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Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition

A new lawsuit by HP shareholders highlights the need to do due diligence when buying a company.

Franchise Forecast Continues Strong for 2013

The number of franchise establishments in the U.S. is expected to grow by 1.3 percent this year.

Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum

The buy-build-sell strategy is spreading thanks to a few high-profile successes. Here's how it works.

Kyle Stock

A Fix-and-Flip Business-Buying Checklist

Plenty of business owners are looking to sell their businesses. Consider these seven points before writing your check.

Brad Sugars

How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner

Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change.

Elizabeth Pope

A New Reason to Buy an Existing Online Business

Like Facebook's acquisition of Instagram, buying an existing web business can supply top talent and product innovations. It can also provide customers and that vital social-media presence on day one.

Matthew Toren

How Business Buyers Can Plan for a Successful Transition

Is a smooth transition possible when acquiring a business?

Jenna Schnuer

How to Buy a Business

A business matchmaker on how to size up a company for sale.

Jennifer Wang