Today we are talking with Mark Bouris – the very well known Executive Chairman of publicly-listed Yellow Brick Road, who has himself been involved in a number of large business sales (and part sales). Mark is also the Chairman of SME Association of Australia and the host of the television show The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice on the Nine Network and The Mentor on the Seven Network. Mark is a passionate advocate of SMEs and in this episode, we discuss his play into the business sales and acquisitions space with his business Mentored. We also discuss the realities of selling a small business, some of the difficulties, and the opportunity for innovation.
- Buy and Sell side of Mentored
- Variables around how you can structure a business sale
- Are there other ways to sell your business?
- Building businesses into something much more appealing to buyers
In this episode, we talk to Mark Bouris who has set up the business Mentored. Mentored provides a very unique multi-channel/multi-media approach for business owners. This business also supplies different kinds of resources for SMEs. As a result, Australian businesses can maximise their value, grow and be more successful. Mark Bouris’ business Mentored has a lot of components. In this episode, we focus on the components that relate to business sales and acquisitions. We dig into the buy and sell side of Mentored and look at the different variables about how business sales can be structured. Mark also tells us how to build a business into something that is much more appealing to buyers.
If you want a bit more background to Mark’s business Mentored and know the reasons for its creation. You can check out our sister podcast, Talking Law, Episodes 94 and 95. In those episodes, we also dig into detail about the first 2 components of Mentored, of education and entertainment for the SME sector and also talk about the real need to create a community and a movement.
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Relevant Episodes :
- [EP 094] Exploring “Mentored” with Mark Bouris – Part 1
- [EP 095] Exploring “Mentored” with Mark Bouris – Part 2
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Our Business Sales and Acquisitions Services
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