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How Business Buyers Can Plan for a Successful Transition

Is a smooth transition possible when acquiring a business?

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This story appears in the May 2011 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: I've started talks with a company's original owner to acquire her business. How do I make sure my first days as the new owner go … well, is smoothly asking too much?

Man with a Plan: Al Statz of Exit Strategies Group.
Man with a Plan: Al Statz of Exit Strategies Group.
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