Buyers – Know Your A/R Collection Rules!

In many practice purchase transactions, the sellers will keep their patient accounts receivables (A/R) and the buyer will accept the responsibility to collect them for a period of time at a nominal fee (to help cover their costs) and remit those collections to the seller. While this sounds simple enough, if the asset purchase agreement […]

Buyers – Do not Expect Broker/Seller Cooperation if You do This

As a dental practice buyer, you should have the ability to perform proper due diligence on the practice you want to buy. Most brokers/sellers will be very accommodating with the release of information with a properly executed non-disclosure agreement and other minimally invasive assurances to ensure you, the buyer, is not a tire-kicker. With that […]

What if Your GP Seller Sublets Space to a Smaller practice?

When you are looking to buy a practice, sometimes you may find a seller who sublets their space to another dentist. Maybe that sublet tenant is a general practitioner (GP) or a specialist; does it really matter? Do you care if that sublet practice stays or goes? Well, if they are a GP, I am […]

Buying a Practice When Seller Has More Than One Location

As multiple location owners have risen over the past five to ten years, it was a matter of time before we would start seeing more transactions where the buyers are looking to purchase one of the locations, NOT all of them. While this may not seem like a big deal or add any complexities, it […]

Buying A Dental Practice: Buyins/Buyouts & Mergers

Next up I’ll talk about the “non-traditional” general dentistry practice and how you need to approach those situations. What do I mean by “a non-traditional general dentistry practice”? I’m referring to general dentistry practices that have developed somewhat of a specialty niche that they focus on within their general dentistry practice. This could be services […]

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