Great podcast attached from the Harvard Business Review ideacast series. Whilst it is a US based piece, the discussion around the process of searching for, evaluating and buying your own business is very relevant in the Australasian markets. 

The “HBR Guide to Buying a Small Business” confirms the benefits and validity of this path, and bears out what we see in our work at Nexus International group.

https://hbr.org/ideacast/2017/02/why-you-should-buy-a-business-and-how-to-do-it