Michael Girdley (@Girdley) and Bill D’Alessandro (@BillDA) talk about a really fun deal as we go all the way to Port Macquarie, Australia to check out a water-inflatable theme park for sale. This one seems like a great place to take your kids and not only that, we also look into whether it's a great place to park your money.
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(00:00) - Introduction
(00:26) - Our sponsor is Live Oak Bank
(01:32) - Deal: An aquatic amusement park in Australia
(03:38) - What is so interesting about it?
(05:23) - Let’s dig into the financials!
(08:24) - What is the one big problem with this business?
(09:52) - What would Bill ask the operator?
(11:20) - How hard is it to wrap your brain around the liability in this deal?
(13:09) - Girdley’s favorite: Is there pricing power here?
(13:54) - How’s this different from a ski rope resort in terms of capability?
(15:26) - Have you seen the Manager’s residence? It’s so cool!
(16:28) - Who’d be the right person to acquire this business?
(18:36) - Let’s break down the infrastructure here: What should you ask?
(19:54) - Win a Chili's Gift card from @Girdley!
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