Frequently Asked Questions
Where do you do business?
Our headquarters is in Metro Atlanta and we have representatives in the Chicago area as well. This allows us to work with clients throughout the Southeast and most of the Midwest regions.
How do you maintain my confidentiality?
We never list our client businesses by name. If a buyer is interested, they are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement and prove financial qualification before we share any specific details about your business
My business is not profitable, can I still sell it?
While it should be obvious that strong financial performance makes any business more likely to sell, there are many factors that go into a buyer’s decision-making process. These can be things like your industry, location and even the belief that they see untapped potential. We’ll work with you to ensure that your business is presented honestly, but with an emphasis on its most appealing aspects.
What kinds of businesses do you work with?
We work with small- and medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries. You can view our list of sales to get a better sense of they types of firms we have worked with in the past.
How long does it typically take?
While every business is different, the sales process typically take between 6-12 months to go from listing to closin
What do I need to do?
To get started, contact us and we’ll have an analyst contact you (with no obligation or cost) and discuss your needs. If you’re interested in moving forward, we’ll come to you and walk you through the entire process. Once you sign on as a client, we require your last three years’ worth of tax returns and other relevant financial information to get started.
How do you locate buyers?
Our buyers come from many sources including a nationwide network of individuals and private equity groups interested in purchasing a business. In addition, we use a number of Internet-based tools to guarantee your business maximum exposure across the US.
How much does it cost?
Our commission structure ranges from 4%-10% and depends upon the size of your business.