Karen was appointed Managing Director of Businesses4Sale South Africa with effect October 2018, and at the same time, she also owns the Businesses4sale Garden Route and Western Cape licenses. Eleven years ago, Karen came into contact with the business broking profession and soon realised her passion for the industry. She became involved in the Garden Route franchise eight years ago, and her passion for her work has grown more intense as time has evolved. Karen was appointed as the Managing Director of LINK South Africa in 2013 after starting her career with LINK as Master Franchise & Principal Owner of the LINK Garden Route & Cape Town Suburbs Franchises. Over the last 24 years, she has accumulated a broad knowledge of business and business principles. She owned and ran her own real estate business from 2006 to 2007 and understands the pressures and rewards of business ownership. Having grown up and spent all her working life in the Southern Cape, she knows the area and its demands, threats and opportunities very well. Outside of work, most of Karen’s spare time is spent reading motivational and personal growth books and having studied psychology; she has a deep desire for understanding the human psyche and behaviour. When working with Karen, you will deal with a professional who understands what key dynamics affect businesses. She will work with you as a seller to enhance the market value of your business by preparing it for sale professionally. Her primary goal is your satisfaction and success in the selling process. As a buyer, you can expect Karen to build a relationship with you to determine your business interests and needs. She will assist you through the process of making an offer, undertaking the due diligence as well as the handover process. Buying or selling a business is a serious undertaking. It requires sound business practice and a thorough understanding and knowledge of a number of disciplines, all of which Karen has thus; no matter the price or industry, Karen will gladly help you sell your business or find the right business opportunity.