Main Street Brokerage at Sunbelt Quad Cities
Deciding to sell your business is often the easy part. How to go about selling it is another challenge altogether. Sunbelt has been in the business of selling businesses for over 30 years, our office over 15 years, and our knowledge and experience will help you achieve your goals.
Sunbelt Business Brokers are trained professionals who are aware of your needs. In fact, many of our brokers have experience as business owners. Whether you are ready to sell your business now, or are just beginning to consider selling, call us for a confidential, no-cost, no obligation appointment. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Contact us and one of our business brokers will help you get started. For a list of historical business sales by our Quad Cities office click here: Sold Businesses
Overview: Sunbelt Quad Cities is a privately held business brokerage and merger and acquisition firm. Its mission is to serve business owners to confidentially market their businesses for sale on a nationwide basis to ensure maximum exposure and price. Our personnel have more combined experience than any other firm in full-time business brokerage in the Quad Cities region. In addition, we routinely handle deals of all sizes and types – from main street businesses to multi-million dollar, mid-sized corporations. No one in this marketplace is more committed and has more resources to attract buyers, both inside and outside Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.
Why Should I Use a Sunbelt Business Broker When I Decide to Sell My Business?
The 260-office Sunbelt Network, by its very nature, helps to ensure the quickest possible sale of your business by leveraging the following resources:
Our Experience: Sunbelt Quad Cities has the ability to support the sale of your business from the signing of a Representation Agreement through closing. Sunbelt Business Brokers has been serving Quad Cities businesses since 2002, and has experienced and professional intermediaries with industry accreditation and professional certifications. The Sunbelt Network has been rated the top brokerage since 1995.
Our Exposure: Sunbelt Quad Cities, as the largest business brokerage in Quad City region, offers your business confidential exposure to more buyers through our proprietary database of over 10,000 business buyers, referral sources, attorneys, bankers, etc. As a member of the Sunbelt Office Network, we place your business in front of a multitude of business brokers across the globe. Each Sunbelt office can confidentially access your listing and help promote the sale of your business. Our typical marketing includes posting our listing engagements on 12 or more of the most popular websites for anyone searching or browsing the internet for a business for sale.
Our Edge: Our office has experience in selling a wide range of businesses, small to upper middle market. Our experienced brokers know how assist our sellers through the whole process and confidentially market the business, knowing how and when to divulge financial information, how to negotiate the deal to a successful conclusion and work with accountants, lawyers, and brokers through due diligence and the closing process. They understand the concerns expressed by business owners in regard to the sale of their businesses. We provide you with practical answers to the basic questions all sellers ask:
- What is my business worth?
- What kind of financials do I need to provide when I sell my business?
- How do I ensure confidentiality?
- What is the most effective way to find buyers?
- What kind of financing is available to help me sell my business?
- How do I deal with “off the books” transactions?
- How do I screen buyers?
- Will I have to carry a note when I sell my business?
- Sold Businesses
Our Method: Our team is trained in the specific business brokerage disciplines that produce results. Consultation on a variety of business issues is available at your request as your selling process evolves. Selling a business is an intricate process that requires a very specific expertise as well as the ability to solve problems in a practical yet creative manner. We do realize, however, that all businesses are unique and that applying a “cookie-cutter” approach will not be the most effective method. We always try to tailor our marketing and procedures to accommodate the needs of your business and your concerns. Our intent is always to keep you informed and involved in the sale of your business. We know you want the freedom to concentrate on your business while we find you the right buyer.
Our office has been the leading business brokerage firm in the Quad City region for over 15 years. Our experienced and professional brokers have extensive business intermediary training and certifications.
Our Sunbelt marketing program includes target marketing to a selected list of potential buyer candidates including strategic buyer prospects, investment buyers and Private Equity Groups by mail and by phone or by person. We also provide the marketing leverage of web posting on the international Sunbelt network website and additionally the most popular 12 websites for internet inquiries of businesses for sale.
Selling your business is a major decision. Contact Sunbelt Business Brokers today to get started.
- M & A Source Group
- International Business Brokers Association
- National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
- Institute of Business Appraisers
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