Background Research & Information

Stanford Search Fund Site - An amazing source of information on the search fund model, including historical returns and best practices.

HBR Guide to Buying a Small Business by Richard S. Ruback & Royce Yudkoff

HBR Article on Why More MBAs Should Buy Small Businesses by Richard S. Ruback & Royce Yudkoff

JimSteinSharpe.com - the personal blog of HBS Entrepreneur-in-Residence Jim Sharpe.  Source of direct, unfiltered advice that every entrepreneur should read.  Sorted by topic.

Searchfunder.com

SearchFund[dot]org

AN AMAZING SEARCHER BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY by Paul Thompson

Research Reports

Improving Search Efficiency: Search Fund Guide to Internships

Business Press Articles

Videos

Podcasts

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (from The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation @ The University of Chicago)

Invest Like the Best

REALLY Private Equity, with Royce Yudkoff and Rick Ruback – [Invest Like the Best, EP.33]

Seeking A Fortune Through Search Funds

Looking for a Company to Run? Search Funds Could Be the Answer

Episode: Search Fund Experience — Todd Tracey, HemaSource on KCPW's The Bottom Line