Can you really buy a business with none of your own money?

Discover how to source, finance and close deals for established, profitable businesses, without risking your own money.
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The Dealmakers’ Academy is the leading educator in M&A. Through our online training, we have shown more than 13,000 dealmakers how to buy a business and start their business acquisition journey.

Discover how we help dealmakers like you successfully source and close no money down deals for profitable businesses without risk.

Discover how to buy a business…

... without risking any of your own money

Yes, you really can buy a profitable, established business without using any of your own money or risking your personal assets – if you know how.

Discover a proven Business Buying System developed by our founder, Jonathan Jay, and used by thousands of dealmakers across the globe to successfully buy businesses, regardless of their location, financial situation and experience.

Let us show you how it is possible – and why now is the perfect opportunity – by downloading our free Business Buying Toolkit today. Click below to claim your copy.

Meet Jonathan Jay

Multi-million pound exits and huge deal volumes

Jonathan Jay sold his first business in 1999 and never looked back. After buying a group of companies for £1 and selling to a private equity firm for millions of pounds just 11 months later, he launched The Dealmakers’ Academy and has established the brand as the No.1 educator for M&A, helping thousands of dealmakers learn how to buy profitable businesses and achieve financial freedom.

Discover how buying a business transformed the lives of these dealmakers

Your path to buying a business starts here

Practical M&A programmes built on real world experience and proven to get results

New for 2024

FastTrack Programme

Discover every step of our proven Business Buying System for sourcing, negotiating and closing deals to start your business acquisition journey 

Become an expert

Mastermind Programme

Our signature business acquisition programme blends in-depth expert training with world-class support to help you acquire your first business

Become an insider

Inner Circle

If you have bought at least one business, continue your journey by joining our high-level group of experienced business acquisition entrepreneurs 

Develop your dealmaking network

The Dealmakers Retreat

Come to one of our immersive three-day retreats to learn the latest business buying strategies from expert keynote speakers, network with other dealmakers, and be inspired and motivated to think bigger. New details for the 2024 retreat coming soon!

Annual Dinners, Awards & Events

Join us as we celebrate a year of dealmaking and M&A success at our black-tie Annual Dinner and Awards ceremony, where we recognise the dealmakers who achieved extraordinary success during the year. These are exclusively for Mastermind Clients & Partners.

Dealmakers M&A Networking

Meet experienced business buyers and other M&A entrepreneurs at our regular M&A Networking events in London and Manchester. Each event features expert speakers and plenty of networking time to grow your dealmaking network.

Claim your free copy of Business Buying Strategies

Discover the better way to buy a profitable business without risk and without using any of your own money.

Jonathan Jay’s bestselling book reveals why the fastest way to more growth, more wealth and more free time is by buying profitable businesses with no money down. Claim your copy of Business Buying Strategies (worth £9.99) as part of our free Business Buying Toolkit.

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