#60 - Cleared for Takeover: Collin Hathaway on the Boomer Business Buyout Boom
Passive Income PilotsMay 21, 2024x
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#60 - Cleared for Takeover: Collin Hathaway on the Boomer Business Buyout Boom

Welcome to another episode of Passive Income Pilots! This week, your hosts Tait Duryea and Ryan Gibson are thrilled to bring you an insightful conversation with private equity mogul Collin Hathaway of Skylight Capital, a seasoned entrepreneur specializing in business acquisitions. In this episode Collin shares his journey from buying his first plumbing company in 2008 to building a multi-million-dollar business empire. Discover how pilots can capitalize on the wave of baby boomers retiring and selling their high-cashflow blue-collar businesses. Whether you're looking to invest passively or actively take over a business, this episode is packed with valuable insights and practical advice.

Timestamped Show Notes

(00:00) - Introduction and welcome by Tait Duryea and Ryan Gibson.

(06:00) - Meet Collin Hathaway: Background and journey in business acquisitions.

(10:39) - Private Equity 101: Breakdown of private equity sectors and leveraged buyouts.

(14:00) - The Blue-Collar Business Opportunity: Baby boomers retiring and market dynamics.

(21:53) - Finding and Evaluating Businesses: Resources and initial evaluation tips.

(25:46) - Conducting Due Diligence: Steps and practical advice on due diligence.

(33:35) - Financing Your Acquisition: Options including SBA loans and seller financing.

(37:36) - Day-to-Day Management: Transitioning ownership and managing operations.

(44:00) - Building a Positive Company Culture: Importance and Collin's approach.

(49:00) - Interviewing and Hiring Best Practices: Effective interviewing tips and resources.

(50:57) - Fun Stories and Final Thoughts: Memorable stories and final advice from Collin.

Referenced Materials

Who by Geoff Smart

What You Learn Acquiring 12 Home Service Companies

From False Starts To $100MM+ in Revenue...TWICE

Building a Recession Resistant Business

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