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Buy and Build is a weekly podcast that explores the nuances of buying and building small businesses, with a focus on the UK and Europe. If you are interested in small business acquisition or investing, then this show is for you! We will dissect the strategies and insights of small business owners, investors, and other deal professionals that we meet along our journeys to acquire and invest in our own profitable small businesses.

Buy and Build Paul Quirk and David Nefs

    • Business
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

Buy and Build is a weekly podcast that explores the nuances of buying and building small businesses, with a focus on the UK and Europe. If you are interested in small business acquisition or investing, then this show is for you! We will dissect the strategies and insights of small business owners, investors, and other deal professionals that we meet along our journeys to acquire and invest in our own profitable small businesses.

    Alex Glasner - From Searcher To CEO In 10 Months

    Alex Glasner - From Searcher To CEO In 10 Months

    This week we have on Alex Glasner. Alex recently acquired a company in the training sector after searching for just 10 months. In this excellent episode, Alex discusses some of his strategies for searching effectively, building relationships with investors, why he targeted companies in the training sector, and why this particular acquisition is so exciting. Enjoy

    • 40 min
    Philip Jepson - Acquiring 2 Engineering Companies in 12 Months

    Philip Jepson - Acquiring 2 Engineering Companies in 12 Months

    Philip Jepson has completed 2 acquisitions in the last 12 months as part of his plan to build a group of quality engineering companies. In the episode we discuss Phil's passion for UK industry, how he sources and structures deals, and his plans for the group going forward.

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    • 37 min
    Peter Lidgitt - Finding Value In Distressed Acquisitions

    Peter Lidgitt - Finding Value In Distressed Acquisitions

    This week we speak with Peter Lidgitt. Peter has completed an impressive 20 acquisitions since the first lockdown, all while abroad in France. Peter is no stranger to acquiring companies out of administration and he uses his central back office staff to integrate new acquisitions quickly and leverages the cash flow of other companies within the group to support new acquisitions. But not all acquisitions go smoothly... enjoy the episode!

    • 45 min
    Rob LeBlanc [Ambit Partners] - Backing Maverick Searchers in New Markets

    Rob LeBlanc [Ambit Partners] - Backing Maverick Searchers in New Markets

    This week we speak with Rob LeBlanc of Ambit Partners. This excellent conversation covers the characteristics of "maverick" searchers pioneering new markets, the investment thesis of Ambit's first fund, and what investors can expect from this very attractive, uncorrelated asset class. 

    Ambit Partners recently announced the $16M initial close of their inaugural fund, targeting $36M, and are are looking to back ±60 search funds over the next couple of years.

    • 39 min
    Steve Ressler - From 3x SaaS Exits to Backing 30+ Acquisition Entrepreneurs Around the Globe

    Steve Ressler - From 3x SaaS Exits to Backing 30+ Acquisition Entrepreneurs Around the Globe

    Steve is a serial entrepreneur and PE SaaS executive in GovTech space with multiple exits to PE firms including Vista Private Equity & strategic acquirers such as Motorola Solutions. Steve has also backed 30+ acquisition entrepreneurs. Steve is always happy to speak with searchers and share his insights, this conversation is a perfect example. Enjoy

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    • 40 min
    John Andrews - Insights from an experienced M&A solicitor

    John Andrews - Insights from an experienced M&A solicitor

    This week we have on John Andrews, an experienced solicitor and partner at JMW Solicitors who specialize in business sales and acquisitions.

    In the episode we discuss John’s proactive, problem solving approach to legal DD, as well as common red flags and risk mitigants that come up in small business acquisitions.

    If you would like to connect with John, you can reach out to him on LinkedIn.

    • 42 min

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