Business acquisitions involve a multi-layered process that first-timers may find confusing. It may be risky, and some might even describe it as a gamble. But as with any actions you take in business, there are ways to mitigate risk. Do your due diligence, find out as much as you can, and what was once a challenge may become as easy as following a step-by-step manual.
In this episode, Elliot Holland, founder of Guardian Due Diligence, joins our host, Tim Winders, to discuss business acquisition. He shares his tips on what to do and not do when it comes to the field of business. Elliot also shares his own story of struggles and how he ended up where he is today.
If you want to know more about buying and selling businesses, tune in to this episode just for you!
Elliot Holland is an expert in the field of business acquisitions and private equity. He has spent more than a decade studying, working, and honing his expertise. Elliot has worked for The Watermill Group and Linx Partners before starting his own acquisition firm.
Elliot earned a degree in mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech before he found his passion in business and studied at Harvard Business School. He founded Guardian to provide buyers with the help and guidance they need through the risky process of business deals and acquisitions.
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