Knowledge for business owners: Do you have to keep all employees when taking over a business?

When you want to take over another company, the employees are often the ones that can tip the scales in one direction or another. Most buyers would prefer to get rid of unprofitable employees and keep profitable ones. But is it as easy as that for you as a business owner? In this post, we […]

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Taking over a limited liability company – when is it worth the risk?

Taking over a company rather than setting up your own one sounds like an attractive proposition for shareholders, yet there are both advantages and disadvantages to be had here for you as a shareholder. What I would like to do in the following post is give you an idea of what you should consider when […]

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Holdings: When are they an advantage, and when do they pose a risk for limited liability companies?

At first glance a tempting idea for many entrepreneurs: to control several companies under one holding. But is it really that simple? In addition to many advantages of forming a holding, this also bears risks that the owner will have to bear in mind. In this post, I will discuss whether these risks outweigh the […]