Buying and Selling Companies and Eventually Investing in Real Estate with Bart Rupert
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Bart Rupert has a strong mergers and acquisitions background across Fortune 500’s and startups within industries such as Technology, Software, Energy, Managed Services, and Construction. He has made a career buying and selling companies for a living, and taking ownership of businesses across 3 different countries using none of his own money.Today, he’s helping ordinary everyday people buy and sell companies for a living.[00:01 – 02:51] Opening SegmentLet’s get to know Bart RupertBart talks about his backgroundHow he got into real estate[02:52 – 20:05]Buying and Selling Companies to Eventually Invest in Real EstateBuilding rapport and credibility and grabbing investment opportunitiesPositioning yourself to be more central on deals to get more tractionIdentifying businesses you can buy-and-sell without hassling yourself too muchEstablishing connections by simply having a conversationTypes of businesses that are popular in the marketBusinesses that aren’t on the movePreparing to venture into the Buying and Selling business[20:06 – 24:31] Closing SegmentBart’s advice to people who are planning to expand their business holdingsEngage with the person you’re talking to. Make it more personal not transactionalStop holding yourself back on the size of the transactions you’re going afterHow He stays on top of his gameHis way to make the world a better placeHow to reach out to Bart – links belowFinal wordsTweetable Quotes:“People do like to stay in their lanes, but sometimes opportunities come along that you don’t want to say NO to.” - Bart Rupert“Business transactions are done between people, not companies. So In those business discussions, be less transactional, be more personal and build that rapport.” - Bart Rupert“Stop holding yourself back. Really allow yourself to break free and step into that career path that you ultimately want and deserve.” - Bart RupertResources Mentioned: Spartans AllianceStone Peak Alliance------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Connect with Bart through the following links:Looking to sell a business? Go to https://stonepeakalliance.com/Looking to get into buying a company? Go to https://spartansalliance.com/ Connect with me:I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify strategy and provide solid predictable returns.Call: 901-500-6191FacebookLinkedInLike, subscribe, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or whatever platform you listen on. Thank you for tuning in! Email me --> firstname.lastname@example.org
When it comes to getting the highest possible upside from the businesses you buy, negotiation is the most important thing-- but many people aren’t doing it the right way. Luckily, Bart is here to share his One Big Tip for negotiation.Support the show (https://jeffmendelson.com/onebigtip)
574 – Buying and Selling Companies with Stone Peak Alliance’s Bart Rupert
The Thoughtful Entrepreneur
Spectacular exit events.The guest with us today is Bart Rupert, Managing Partner at Stone Peak Alliance.Stone Peak Alliance is a dedicated group of mergers and acquisition specialists with a pure passion for getting owners massive exits. When Bart was growing up, his parents told him he needed to be a doctor or a lawyer. He quickly realized he wanted to be an executive in a company. He went to work in a company and watched it be sold for $20 million and he saw how he could be needed. Now, he helps businesses negotiate the best possible price for their company when selling. He acquires companies to grow them and sell at top rates as well. Learn more about knowing when to sell and the best profitability for exiting business owners and more on this episode of The Thoughtful Entrepreneur.
1913: Bart Rupert: Consciously Buying and Selling Companies for a Living
Conscious Millionaire Show
Welcome to the Conscious Millionaire Show for entrepreneurs who want to build a high-profit business that makes an impact! Make Your First Million, with your Host, JV Crum III… Bart Rupert: Consciously Buying and Selling Companies for a Living Bart Rupert has founded nearly 30 companies, negotiated over $500M in contracts & business deals, and has sold companies for over $100M. He has made a career buying & selling companies for a living and taken ownership of companies across three different countries using none of his own money. Today, he's helping entrepreneurs sell their own companies and showing ordinary people how to buy & sell companies for a living. Like this Podcast? Get every episode delivered to you free! Subscribe in iTunes And, download your free gift today... Born to Make Millions Empowerment Audio - Click Here! Please help spread the word. Subscribing and leaving a review helps other entrepreneurs and business owners find our podcast… grow a high-profit business that makes an impact. Conscious Millionaire Network has over 2,000 episodes and millions of listeners in 190 countries. Our original Conscious Millionaire Podcast was named in Inc Magazine as one of the Top 13 Business Podcasts!
My guest today is Bart Rupert and his story is sure to leave you believing that you can achieve anything you set your mind to. Bart grew up in poverty and it was this that gave him the determination to get a good education so he could achieve his goals. This attitude started at a very young age as he set up his first company at the age of 11. He’s now a phenomenally successful entrepreneur and he helps other people buy and sell companies, but we’re talking deals that are resulting in his clients making $multi-million dollars…without them having to spend a cent of their own money! His CV spans across industries including software, oil and real estate and includes plenty of references to the millions he’s managed to make for various companies along the way. Sandro Forte is a highly respected and successful businessman who has built an astonishing network of well-known individuals, sports stars and celebrities over a career spanning more than 30 years. Author of the bestselling book ‘Dare to Be Different’ and a sought-after speaker, Sandro has decided to access his enviable resources to produce a podcast series, centred around personal development, which invites a different person each episode to talk about their successes, their challenges and what lessons they have learned in life to make them who they are today. Their insights and wisdom both educate and motivate as they explain how success, whilst not always easy, is achievable for anyone. These interviews provide inspiring and informative insight from the perspective of an impressive and varied range of personalities. Subscribe, provide feedback, share what you want to hear more of in future episodes and ask any questions via email at email@example.com www.sandrospodcast.com firstname.lastname@example.org Blog: www.tumblr.com/sandrospodcast Twitter: @sandrospodcast Facebook: /sandrospodcast
Today we have a very intriguing interview with my friend Bart Rupert he's founded over 30 companies and has made 500 million dollars just from contracts and business deals alone, he helps people just like you build sky high businesses in a matter of months...Let's open up the vault and see where this gold mine of an interview go's...-We'll be talking about Barts life and discovering all the gold nuggets that he's willing to share, p.s. He shares a lot...-A marketing secret that is off the charts useful and could get you out of many sticky situations...-All the successful people share one skill that everyone has but most don't implement...-One of the biggest mistakes that almost every small business does that puts a limit on them...In this episode we deliver mind bombs and business gold to help grow your business so if you are ready for an amazing knowledge filled journey your in the right place welcome to The Growth Vault...If you want to go even deeper go check out the Growth Vault Facebook Group click this link Here…
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Ep. 176 – Bart Rupert talks about how entrepreneurs can buy their competitors as part of their growth strategy, without investing their own money!
REACH OR MISS - Entrepreneurial Marketing Success
Bart Rupert has a strong Mergers & Acquisitions background across Fortune 500’s and startups within industries such as technology, software, energy (oil, gas, and solar), healthcare, real estate, managed services, and construction.He founded nearly 30 companies, negotiated over $500M in contracts & business deals, grew a corporate start-up from inception to $10M, grew a healthcare company from $8M to $75M, and grew an energy company from $22M to $115M+.He has made a career buying & selling companies for a living, facilitated the sale of luxury, premium real estate, and taken ownership of companies across three different countries using none of his own money. Most passionate aboutToday I help entrepreneurs learn how to buy and sell companies for a living. The reason we do that is because, statistically, 88% of all new wealth in the world is created by selling small medium-size businesses and real estate.I started off extremely poor. We couldn’t make rent or pay bills. I figured out that I should become an executive to achieve a true level of financial freedom. I stepped into that role and had some degree of success.However, I then met a guy who was paying himself $365,000 so that he could tell everyone he was making more than a thousand dollars a day. At that moment, I discovered that I should be an entrepreneur and not an executive, to achieve the level of wealth I dreamt of. I looked at this guy and thought, ‘I need to start some businesses.’The organization I was working in asked me to work on a special deal and I found out that this entrepreneur was looking to sell the company. I was a major part of these negotiations. We made the deal and I really loved it.This entrepreneur ended up making $20 million on that one transaction. Then I realized that selling businesses was what could enable me to reach the wealth I wanted.Bart’s career and story I’m the classic immigrant type of achiever. Money is very important. However, what I really love is the achievement. When you help someone sell their business and you can help them change their lives in a way that most people can’t, that feels fantastic.Everybody says that when you make your first million dollars, it feels phenomenal, and it does. But a lot of people also say you’ll never feel better than that and I would disagree; I think you can recapture that feeling each and every time you achieve an accomplishment, but it’s got to be something you really love.For me, doing that for myself is great and I like that, but I really have fun being able to do it for other people.Bart’s best advice for entrepreneursAlmost all the entrepreneurs I talk with are focused on growth. And that’s the right thing to focus on. The issue is that 99% of them focus on organic growth. What we are offering is taking the elevator to reach the same goals instead of using the stairs. Entrepreneurs should consider inorganic growth as part of their strategy.You can buy your competitor, their products, their customers, and find a way to merge them into your organization. Through that strategy, you can double or triple your revenue instantly - just by going through the path of an acquisition instead of trying for five or ten years to double or triple your revenue organically.Today, it’s much easier for entrepreneurs to buy their competitors as part of their growth strategy. The best part is that they can do it without their own money.Biggest failure with customers The biggest failure I had with customers over the course of time is communication. And it’s a big lesson learned. If you are not open and transparent with your customers and if you don’t communicate with them regularly, you will lose them.You should set up a call every six months with your key customers to thank them for the business they are doing with you and to ask them how they are doing and what you can do better for them.We’ve got a large portfolio; I’m not leading all those companies; I’m a co-owner. We have an individual who runs each of these companies. Some of those companies go bankrupt and some are doing fine. Sometimes they are in the same industry and you want to understand the difference between those two companies.There is a wealth mindset that allows you to either achieve success or stay stacked where you are.Biggest success due to the right customer approachThere was a company that I took over when it was worth only $8 million. We ended up selling it for over $75 million after six years.The problem with the company when we had just taken over was that they had operational issues, they didn’t have a sales strategy, and they didn’t know how to close deals. We had to fix the operational issues. Then I took the company through very aggressive growth; we called it a movement up market. Rather than focusing on this little tiny deal, we started to focus on multi-million-dollar deals.We partnered with a group to bid on a deal with the U.S. Department of Labor. They thought we should go for $5 million but I decided to bid for $30 million. The people at the Department of Labor freaked out but I knew the money wasn’t a deal-breaker because our solution was by far the best in the market. It took us four years and I had to come back with a different price eight times but we ended up at a price of $23 million.Most recommended technological toolIt’s an easy answer for us: a tool called www.valuationexe.co. It’s a tool to determine the valuation of an organization either before you buy it or before you sell it.If my team needs to evaluate a company, it would take them around three weeks. With this tool, we get it in 10 - 15 minutes.Bart's key success factorI never give up. If you are in a situation in life in which you’re struggling, you have two options. You can either give up and let the world run over you, and you will be a victim. Or you can choose to overcome. And if you have this mindset, no matter what you do, you will succeed.Bart's MountainSince we believe that the best way for entrepreneurs to get fast, big, and sustainable success is by leading your (new) market category, and the entire entrepreneurial journey reminds me of mountaineering, I want to ask you: Is there a mountain you dream of climbing or a mountain you have already climbed?Mountains have a very personal meaning for me both metaphorically and physically. They represent a challenge and they represent a success as well. I live in Colorado, and we go hiking and climb mountains regularly. From another angle, the name of our M&A company is Stone Pick because, as entrepreneurs, we see our goal at the top of the mountain.When I started my entrepreneurial journey, it really felt like climbing a mountain. I’m the guy who just keeps going. There is something so glorious about it.But what I would say now is that, with the acquisition option, it’s like having a helicopter drop me off at the top of the summit. So, growing organically is like climbing to the top of the mountain. If you go and buy a company, it’s like having a helicopter drop you off at the top.And some people have to feel that’s it has to be a struggle or it doesn't worthwhile, and it’s OK. But for those of us who are thinking maybe there is a better way, we consider the option of buying a business. 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Dream Business Radio #405On this week’s show I interview entrepreneur Bart Rupert. Bart has founded nearly 30 companies, negotiated over $500M in contracts & business deals, grew a corporate startup to $10 M in sales. Today, Bart helps ordinary, everyday people buy and sell companies for a living. Download MP3Connect to Bart on their website: http://spartansalliance.com/