Landelijke Overnamedag (National Business Transfer Day)

Project information

Index: 1242R4
Acronym:TOK-TOC
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location NETHERLANDS NOORD-NEDERLAND Wolvega in 2013 (and in other cities across the country) Friesland (NL) Start/End date of the practice
Start: Unknown
End: Onoging(yearly)

Topic of the practice

An event with presentations, forum discussions, workshops, round tables, matchmaking between buyers & sellers, information market with exhibition space for intermediaries

Good Practice Information

National Business Transfer day is annually organized by Dutch Chamber of Commerce. All branch offices throughout the country organize a regional event in the same week, scheduled between 18h-22h. TG are local entrepreneurs, intermediaries, potential buyers or interested wishing to take over a company, what is involved in the takeover process, possible pitfalls, find a buyer/seller and support.
The programme usually includes:
• case studies;
• information about finding buyers/sellers;
• tax tips from experts;
• identifying and influencing company value;
• explanation of financing for takeover.
• talk over your personal situation with various consultants.
• meeting/networking with potential buyers or sellers

Sellers attending are micro/small entrepreneurs (1-5fte).

Evidence of success

Key factor that made this Good Practice successful is the provision of information so people get an overview of what is involved in buying/selling a business, low barriers for buyers/sellers to get together (free of charge) and regional character. Attracting between 200-400 guests/year. In 2013, 12 regional events were scheduled in May. Direct effects of success (numbers) are not available.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Frank Hiddink

Organization Business Development Friesland

f.hiddink@bdfriesland.nl

www.bdfriesland.nl

Annex completed on: 09-03-2015

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