Buying A Business

Whether you are buying a business to run it yourself or acquiring one for a strategic advantage, the process and due diligence conducted is similar. There are many reasons why buying an existing business is better than starting one: reduced risk, immediate cash flows, established vendor and customer relationships, avoiding time consuming and tedious startup work, and so on.
We understand that Buyers need a lot of information before they decide to make the purchase. It is important for the buyer to know if the business is legitimate, valuation is reasonable, industry is attractive and if there are any other better opportunities. The best way to answer these questions is by talking to as many businesses as possible as you will be in a better position to evaluate them.
SMERGERS provides a platform to compare and evaluate various pre-qualified businesses across industries and geographies
Today
REGISTER AND CONNECT WITH BUSINESSES
Explain your requirements and background in a clear manner. Shortlist businesses which match your requirements and express your interest to connect with them.
Tomorrow
PROFILE ACTIVATION & INTRODUCTIONS
SMERGERS reviews your profile and activates it. You will be introduced to the businesses you have connected with and can connect with further businesses based on our recommendations.
By Second Week of April
INITIAL DISCUSSIONS
You can contact businesses directly to have initial discussions. Use our proprietary rating system to evaluate these businesses and their valuations.
By Last Week of April
RECEIVE DOCUMENTS
You may have to sign a NDA to receive further information such as Information Memorandum, Financials and Valuation from the Business
By June
DUE DILIGENCE & CLOSURE
If the business is suitable to your requirements, issue a Letter of Intent. Appoint due diligence advisors for cross-checking information. After due diligence is completed, make the purchase to own the business.
Today
REGISTER AND CONNECT WITH BUSINESSES
Explain your requirements and background in a clear manner. Shortlist businesses which match your requirements and express your interest to connect with them.
Tomorrow
PROFILE ACTIVATION & INTRODUCTIONS
SMERGERS reviews your profile and activates it. You will be introduced to the businesses you have connected with and can connect with further businesses based on our recommendations.
By Second Week of April
INITIAL DISCUSSIONS
You can contact businesses directly to have initial discussions. Use our proprietary rating system to evaluate these businesses and their valuations.
By Last Week of April
RECEIVE DOCUMENTS
You may have to sign a NDA to receive further information such as Information Memorandum, Financials and Valuation from the Business
By June
DUE DILIGENCE & CLOSURE
If the business is suitable to your requirements, issue a Letter of Intent. Appoint due diligence advisors for cross-checking information. After due diligence is completed, make the purchase to own the business.
Note: Illustrative timeline shown above. Actual timelines may vary depending on industry attractiveness, business preparedness and valuation expectations.
Select Buyer Plan
Based on how many businesses you would like to connect with and evaluate, select one of the plans below

Frequently
Asked
Questions

Can businesses from any country register on SMERGERS?
Yes, businesses from any country or industry can register on SMERGERS. The only pre-requisite is that the business needs to be a registered entity with the government and should be able to produce proof of the same when required.
How can I get started on SMERGERS?
Create a profile on SMERGERS to tell us about yourself and your requirements. This is the first step to reach out to prospective interested parties on our platform. SMERGERS has a large network of such members and can help you connect with the right members quicker than traditional methods. It takes about 5 - 10 minutes to tell us about yourself and your requirements.
What happens after profile creation?
Once your profile is live, members from across the world can view it on a "no name" basis. Interested members will contact you and you can contact members who are of interest to you. After an introduction happens you could disclose your identity. Please ensure that your expectations are not unrealistic as this is the major reason why deals don't close.
How can SMERGERS help me?
SMERGERS can help you in several ways. The answer to this question depends on how prepared you are, how serious you are and what support you require for the transaction. Generally, any financial transaction involves a lot of information exchange and there are standard documentation processes. Based on your requirements you can choose the plan which best suits your needs.
How can I avail your services?
All our services are modular and deliverables driven. You can pick any service you want independently. To make things simple, we have bundled some of these services as a package.
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