Panel Discussion: How to Buy or Sell a Business

This discussion will feature a panel, including comprised of experts who have helped many entrepreneurs prepare and list businesses for sale, find buyers, negotiate terms and buy other companies for their organization.

Join us for lunch as the West Suburban Illini Club introduces a panel discussion regarding:  How to Buy or Sell a Business! William A. Price, Growth Law, will moderate this discussion of experts as they delve deep into the particulars of being a buyer, seller or even how to best find a business to buy.

Our Panelists

Linda Purcell, Purcell & Associates.
Purcell Associates LLC serves as an M&A  broker, but for this evening, Linda will talk about how to prepare a company for sale, work effectively with a business broker and  obtain maximum value for the seller(s).
Ralph Dieckmann, Integre Partners
Since 1989, Ralph Dieckmann has been an investor in new ventures and private equity buyouts. He has also helped corporations - from tiny to multi-billion dollar size - expand their scope and positioning through the acquisition process. 
Larry Jones, First State Bank
Larry's presentation will explain how you can qualify for SBA loans , and how he has viewed the business purchase and sale process as a banker, a buyer, and a seller.

William A. Price,
William has a proven track record of successful negotiations for mergers and acquisitions, business organization,  shareholder rights litigation, and other negotiations for clients ranging from individual retail store owners to Fortune 50 companies

11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking

12:00 p.m. Event Start

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