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At AGPS, we provide both seller and buyer with contractual protection, while at the same time, we analyse the background, ability, character, and business participation of the buyer and seller to come up with the most appropriate match.

The most important aspect of facilitating a transaction is trust. It is our responsibility to set terms on the basis of mutual trust, anticipate the problems that may arise in the transaction and provide solutions. This is how we stand out from free online business selling platforms.

AGPS has been in the business for more than 10 years, and has successfully closed over 300 cases.

AGPS will gather all necessary information of your business depending on the nature of the sale. The extend of detail is important as only the complete and accurate picture of the business can protect both the buyer and seller. We understand your needs and concerns, and provide you the most suitable candidates from our database.

The seller is requested to provide accurate financial data. At the same time, there’s an extra layer of checking from the financial auditor.

The clause “acceptable unfavourable condition” in the purchase contract also states the acceptance of the terms when unfavourable condition arises, where the buyer can choose to forgo the agreement or renegotiate the price.

The clause protects the seller just the same, so as to make sure the business passes the financial audit for deal completion.

It’s totally doable as long as both parties agree. Having said that, the seller will have to consider more about the synergy with a new partner when it comes to partial ownership transfer. The difficulty and cost will increase as it involves complex discussion and negotiation among exiting and staying partners.

The employment contract belongs to the company. As a result, buying company shares will guarantee the stay of the personnel. If the transaction only involves buying the company assets, you will need to renegotiate and re-hire the existing employees. AGPS will be able to facilitate the transition in either way.

There might never be a “perfect” time to buy a business. With certain degree of know-how of the market and industry, sufficient cashflow and manpower, and most importantly, enough conviction, the sooner the better. Why wait to see others succeed and start regretting that you didn’t do it earlier?

The estimation of the business value is a combined assessment from several aspects:

  • Brand History: How established is the brand and the standard operating procedure?
  • Management: Will the key personnel stay after the transition? How’s the training and staffing situation?
  • Profit: What’s the pay-back period given the business model and market forecast?

Most of our competitors only stress on the profit factor, and as a result, the buyers are not getting the full picture of the transaction, which may cause disputes.

There are many factors in valuation, so the price is only one of the indicators if the business suits you. We will match the buyer to appropriate business opportunity based on the background, ability, character and past experience. Those would be the key to future success instead of the selling price.