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Transfer, buy or sell a business


Information for buyers and future farmers

Information for buyers and future farmers

An exclusive advantage for members

Transferring a business is a rigorous process that can take 2 to 5 years or more to complete. It is very important to develop a structured approach with clear and realistic timetables to keep sight of your goal.

A guidance process to buy or transfer a business

Whether you are interested in buying or selling a business, Desjardins has established a guidance process to create favourable conditions for successfully completing your project.

See Process for transferors.

See Process for buyers and future farmers.

The experts

Desjardins experts can help you throughout the entire process, from beginning to end. Learn more about the experts.

Testimonials from outgoing entrepreneurs and from the next generation

Successfully transferring a farming business requires a careful approach and a lot of preparation for both outgoing farm owners and new farming entrepreneurs. You may decide to do it on your own or get help from industry experts.

Learn from the experiences of other entrepreneurs who successfully faced the same challenges. Watch some videos (in French only) of young farmers who chose Desjardins to help them achieve their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs.

Videos were filmed on location at farms all over Quebec and represent several areas of farming. Enjoy!

Watch videos (in French only).

The Desjardins difference

Learn more about how Desjardins can help you, and read testimonials from businesses that reaped the rewards of Desjardins expertise. Discover the Desjardins difference.


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