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How to Buy or Sell a Business-Holland

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

  • Eric Seifert, MI-SBDC
  • Brian Picarazzi,SBA
  • Thomas Munroe, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Randy Rua, Rua Associates,
  • Nick Good, NuVescor
  • Haans Mulder, Cunningham Dalman P.C.
  • Craig Sutherland, Bank of America
  • Mac Dobson, Bank of America


Topics Include:

Specific Topics will be addressed in breakout sessions and will include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing to Sell

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy or Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business

When: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 8:30 AM-1:00 PM. Registration will begin at 8:00am. A final Panel Discussion will be held at the end with a question and answer session between panelists and attendees. There will be networking opportunities both before and after the event.

Where: Double Tree Conference Center, 650 East 24th Street, Holland, MI

Cost: $50.00 (free for Veterans with proof of military service)

To register: Pre-registration is required online for this event. Call (616) 331-7370 or visit www.SBDCMichigan.org/Training
Questions? email: sbdc@gvsu.edu


How to Buy or Sell a Business-Ann Arbor

Thursday, February 09, 2017
 

The Michigan SBDC has assembled a team of experts to discuss various topics about Buying or Selling a business.

Speakers 

  • Opening remarks-Charlie Penner, MI- SBDC 
  • Greg Light, Rehmann
  • Dawn Drozd, Rua Associates
  • John Carter. Insyght Legal
  • Dave Ellis, Old National Bank
  • Eric Seifert, MI-SBDC, Panel Discussion Moderator

Topics Include:

Topics to include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing for Sale

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy and Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business as well as other professional business advisors

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017  8:00 AM-12:00 PM.  Breakout sessions will target buy and sell side challenges. There will also be a panel discussion at the end from 11:15am to 12:00pm

Where: Washtenaw Community College,Morris Lawrence Building, Room 101, 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Cost: $25.00 (includes full breakfast buffet served at 8:00am-8:30am)

To register:
 www.SBDCMichigan.org/Training
Search Topic: Buy/Sell a Business


Questions? Contact 734-477-8765

How to Buy or Sell a Business-Traverse City

Thursday, May 12, 2016
 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

  • Eric Seifert, Growth Consultant/SBDC
  • Greg Light, Rehmann,
  • Alex Calder, Rua Associates
  • Tim White, Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge
  • Huntington Bank, Cyndi Raisanen
  • Intentional Wealth Advisors, Brian Ursu

Topics Include:

Topics to include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing to Sell

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy and Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business as well as other professional business advisors

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016  8:30 AM-12:00 PM.  Breakout sessions will target buy and sell side challenges. There will also be a panel discussion at the end.

Where: Northern Michigan College, Hagerty Center, Traverse City, MI 49686

Cost: $25.00 

To register: https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=21360017

Questions? email us: marketing@ruaassociates.com or phone us: (616) 741-9344

Maximize the Value of Your Business

Friday, April 29, 2016
 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners how to maximize the value of their businesses

Speakers 

Carol Crawford, President, CSquared Advantage, Inc., Alex Calder, Sales and Marketing Manager, Rua Associates, Kristin Britt, Managing Partner, Britt Morant P.C.


Topics Include:

Just some of the topics that will be presented are:
  • Three Attributes Of a Scalable Business Model
  • The Eight Factors That Drive The Value Of Your Business
  • The Six Forms Of Sustainable Recurring Revenue

Event Details

Presented by: CSquared Advantage, Inc.

What: Maximize The Value Of Your Business

Who: Business owners 

When: Monday, May 16,  2016  8:00 AM-1:00 PM.  

Where: Watermark Country Club, 5500 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Registration information: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maximize-the-value-of-your-business-grand-rapids-mi-registration-24484186862?dm_i=1IOM%2C46AKB%2C7YR3G2%2CF6

Cost: $49.00

How to Buy and Sell a Business-Mt. Pleasant

Thursday, April 07, 2016
 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

  • Eric Seifert, Growth Consultant/SBDC
  • Greg Light, Rehmann,
  • Alex Calder, Rua Associates
  • Jonathan Siebers, Rhoades McKee,
  • Peggy Murphy, Hungerford Nichols
  • Doug Holtrop, Mercantile Bank
  • Brad Wahr, Mercantile Bank

Topics Include:

Topics to include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing to Sell

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy and Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business as well as other professional business advisors

When: Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.  Breakout sessions will target buy and sell side challenges. There will also be a panel discussion at the end.

Where: Mid Michigan Community College, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Cost: $25.00 (box lunch will be provided)

To register: visit https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=40360008  to register

  
Questions? email us: marketing@ruaassociates.com or phone us: (616) 741-9344


How to Buy or Sell a Business-Holland

Tuesday, April 05, 2016
 

 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

  • Randy Rua, Rua Associates,
  • Brandon Maat, Rua Associates, 
  • Carrie Osborn, DeBoer Baumann, 
  • Kevin Paul, Mercantile Bank, 
  • Craig Oosterhouse, Mercantile Bank, 
  • Haans Mulder, Attorney, Cunningham Dalman, 
  • Greg Light, Rehmann, 
  • Luba Kagan, BizBuySell


Topics Include:

Specific Topics will be addressed in breakout sessions and will include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing to Sell

•Transition Planning

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy or Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016 8:30 AM-12:00 PM (Registration begins at 8;00 AM); A final Panel Discussion will be held from 11:00AM-12:00PM with a question and answer session between panelists and attendees. There will be networking opportunities both before and after the event.

Where: Double Tree Conference Center, Holland, MI

Cost: $25.00

To register: Pre-registration is required for this event. Call (616) 331-7370 or visit https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=74360004  to register

  
Questions? email us: marketing@ruaassociates.com or phone us: (616) 741-9344




Maximize the Value of Your Business

Thursday, January 07, 2016
 

The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners how to maximize the value of their businesses

Speakers 

Carol Crawford, President, CSquared Advantage, Inc., Randy Rua, President, Rua Associates, Kristin Britt, Managing Partner, Britt Morant P.C.


Topics Include:

Just some of the topics that will be presented are:
  • Three Attributes Of a Scalable Business Model
  • The Eight Factors That Drive The Value Of Your Business
  • The Six Forms Of Sustainable Recurring Revenue

Event Details

Presented by: CSquared Advantage, Inc.

What: Maximize The Value Of Your Business

Who: Business owners 

When: Tuesday, January 26,  2016  8:00 AM-1:30 PM.  

Where: Watermark Country Club, 5500 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Registration information: 
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/maximize-the-value-of-your-business-grand-rapids-mi-registration-18831210658

Cost: $49.00

December Informational Seminar

Friday, October 09, 2015
 

Looking to Buy or Sell a Business?

The goal of this panel discussion is to help you understand the process and challenges as you plan for selling or buying a business.

Topics Include:

Know your options

•Current market demand

•Common issues at every step

Business valuation

•Realistic capital structure

•How to qualify a prospective buyer or seller

Negotiating

•Closing the transaction

Legal

 

Panel Information

Panel Host: Joani Gill, Principal, EXITS
Panel Participants: Randy Rua, President, Rua Associates; Jonathan Siebers, Attorney, Rhoades McKee; Jessica Webster-Huizen, VP-Commercial Lending, Chemical Bank;  James Mersman, CPA, Dolinka, VanNoord & Company

Event Details

What: Preparing to Buy or Sell a Business

Who: Owners who want to sell; potential buyers

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 2:15pm-5:00pm Networking 2:00pm-2:15pm, and after event outside of meeting room

Where: Founders Brewing Company 235, Grandville Avenue SW, Downtown Grand Rapids In the Centennial Room, 2nd floor. Access through elevator in gift shop.

Cost: $35 Includes Appetizers & 2 Drinks

Questions? email us: marketing@ruaassociates.com or phone us: (616) 741-9344

How to Buy or Sell a Business-Ann Arbor

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
 



The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

Randy Rua, President, Rua Associates, Greg Light, CFA, ASA, Rehmann Group

Topics Include:

This half day event offers information from both a Buyer and Seller perspective and concludes with a Panel Discussion as well as questions from attendees.


Event Details

Presented by: Michigan Small Business Development Center

What: How to Buy or Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business

When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.  There will be sufficient time for networking.

Where: Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Morris Lawrence Building-Room 150, Ann Arbor, MI 48105


Cost: $25.00

How to Buy or Sell a Business

Monday, August 17, 2015
 



The goal of this seminar is to inform business owners and others on the many aspects of purchasing or selling a business.

Speakers 

Randy Rua, President, Rua Associates, Jonathan Siebers, Attorney, Rhoades McKee, Peggy Murphy, CPA, Hungerford Nichols, Larry Baumgart,  Business Valuation Specialist, Advanced Business Appraisers, Kevin Paul, Senior Vice President, Mercantile Bank of Michigan

Topics Include:

Specific Topics will be addressed in breakout sessions and will include:

•Business Valuation

•Preparing to Sell

•Due Diligence

•Financing Your Purchase

Event Details

What: How to Buy or Sell a Business

Who: Business owners and others who desire to learn about acquiring or selling a business

When: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 8:30 AM-12:00 PM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM); A final Panel Discussion will be held from 11:00AM-12:00PM with a question and answer session between panelists and attendees. There will be networking opportunities both before and after the event.

Where: GVSU L. William Seidman Center, 50 Front Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Cost: $25.00

To register: Pre-registration is required for this event. Call (616) 331-7370 or visit https://clients.sbdcmichigan.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=70350058  to register
  
  
Questions? email us: marketing@ruaassociates.com or phone us: (616) 741-9344




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