Selling your business, for whatever reason, deserves extra attention and caution. Choosing a local, licensed and experienced business broker is paramount for maximizes your chances of success. Our job is to assist you in carrying out this sometimes complex process quickly, efficiently and confidentially. We valuate, list, advertise, screen prospects, present offers and even facilitate a closing. The only charge to you is our commission, paid at closing, after you get paid for your business. There are no other fees.
We know the ins and outs of the selling process, so we can streamline yours to run as smoothly as possible.
Our process is tried and true, and our strategy allows us to quickly get you legitimate offers.
We work to sell your business for the highest price that the market will allow.
To preserve the success and stability of your business, we perform an extensive screening process, validating both seriousness and financial ability. Every prospect has to sign a strict NDA before any disclosures regarding your business are made.
We make sure your business is listed on the biggest businesses for sale websites and create a targeted marketing strategy tailored for potential prospects in your industry. We do this at no charge to you.
We use our expertise to guide you through any issues that might arise, ensuring a smoother, more successful transfer of ownership.
At this meeting, we will review the procedures for the sale of your company. You will be advised of all pertinent data necessary for the sale so we can make up a presentation package for potential buyers.
We have years of knowledge of what businesses sell for in today’s market. We’re a business appraiser in Portland and we use formulas to determine the value so we can get sellers the highest sales price for their business.
Your business is marketed on the internet to the biggest “business for sale” sites out there. We’ll also list your business for sale on our website, which receives a high volume of traffic from potential buyers. Your business will have the greatest exposure available in the area.
We will interview and identify qualified prospective buyers. When a good fit is found, we make an appointment to tour the business and meet with you to get the remainder of their questions answered.
We will do all the paperwork to prepare the Purchaser’s earnest money/offer and present it to you for your consideration. We will negotiate back and forth to obtain the best price and terms for you. We start the closing process at the closing attorney’s office. We use an attorney who is very experienced at Oregon business sales. This is mandatory so that no details are missed, which protects both the buyer and seller.
The buyer does his due diligence and verifying during this time. They will often wish to closely scrutinize your business. They will typically request numerous financial documents to substantiate that the business sales and profits are accurate. We will work to assist in resolving any issues that arise. We coordinate the closing with the Seller, Purchaser, Landlord and Closing attorney. We consult with both parties to arrange a proper transfer of the lease, all necessary licenses and utilities.
We will negotiate with the landlord to facilitate all leasing issues such as the assignment of the remaining lease, or negotiate a new lease as needed to make the transaction work.
We all meet at the Closing attorney’s office to sign the final papers. Ownership is then transferred!
Once the transaction is complete, we follow up after the sale to assure a smooth transition from the Seller to the Buyer, including the training period.