buying a small business

More Women Buying Their Own Businesses

The majority of women buying a business (61%) are doing so for the first time according to the latest quarterly survey of the business buyer market by website BusinessesForSale.com The research shows that three times as many men as women who buy businesses have already bought four or more firms before. Jeremy Mandell, at BusinessesForSale.com, said: “We are seeing more and more women buy businesses.” BusinessesForSale.com lists more than 58,000 businesses for sale and it has seen some clear differences between male and female buyers. Women are twice as likely as men to be interested in investing in a caravan and camping park business; they are three times more likely to want to buy an education-related business; and women are four times more likely to be interested in the healt... »