I’ve been a member of a few cricket clubs in my time. At each one, there has been one or two people who do all the organising.
They are invariably under appreciated. They are not always ‘one of the lads’. In fact, they are sometimes seen as a bit of an annoyance to ‘the lads’, with their constant badgering for help and organising rotas to run the bar.
In part 1 of this blog we saw how Bob Hollis, a man whose job it is to locate and negotiate with businesses on behalf of clients who want to buy them, gets sent around 4,000 business for sale in a typical year, of which he will look at 100, and sell 10. So how … Continued
I recently enjoyed a lunch with an old friend of Ovation, Bob Hollis. Bob has been in the game of buying and selling businesses for many years now. Generally he acts on behalf of the buyer. Two particular aspects of our conversation are worth repeating. First, numbers. Bob gets sent around 15 businesses a day … Continued