Welcome to S|T|O|R|E University!

LESSON ONE: How to Value A Business

Head back to class with STORE Capital and grasp a better understanding of how to evaluate and get the most out of your business. STORE University is what we plan to be ten small introductory courses that Chris Volk, CEO of STORE Capital, will guide you through, that are centered on core business concepts and strategies that can benefit your business.

LESSON ONE, PART ONE

Understanding the Needs of the Business Seller

One of the first concepts Chris Volk, CEO of STORE Capital, was initially passionate about when beginning his career in business was how to value a company, which leads us to our first lesson. The value of a business always begins with understanding the needs of the seller of the business. Hear more from Chris on why this is an important step.

LESSON ONE, PART TWO

How to Calculate the Cash Flow of a Business

Now that we’ve covered the initial strategy to value your business, we move onto step two, how to calculate the cash flow of a business. Chris Volk, CEO of STORE Capital will walk you through how to calculate the amount of cash flow you are buying.

LESSON ONE, PART THREE

How to Use Other People’s Money to Help Purchase a Business

In step three, you’ll learn how much you can borrow against the business you would like to purchase. Actually, it’s more than that: Chris will discuss Other People’s Money or OPM and how you can use OPM to help acquire a business.

LESSON ONE, PART FOUR

How to Value Business Cash Flow After Using Other People’s Money

Now that you have the foundation to determine how to value a business, Chris Volk, CEO of STORE Capital, will discuss how to value the cash flow remaining after using Other People’s Money. This step begins to determine the amount of Your Own Money or YOM you’ll need.

LESSON ONE, PART FIVE

The Final Step

The final step is to add YOM (Your Own Money) and OPM (Other People’s Money), but there is more for entrepreneurs who want to minimize YOM. Listen to Chris Volk’s final comments on how to value your business.

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