What We Do

What We Do

Sell-Side Services / Main Street Transactions

Our “Main Street” business brokers specialize in helping small business owners sell their businesses quickly and confidentially. Our team’s knowledge of the local marketplace, combined with the global reach of Sunbelt’s 250 offices, benefit you directly. As the world’s largest business brokerage firm, we can confidentially expose your business to thousands of potential buyers. At Sunbelt of Richmond, our fees are success-based, so we get paid when you do – at the closing table. Selling your business is a rewarding event, but achieving a successful sale can be time-consuming and emotionally draining. Sunbelt’s system is designed to streamline the sales process, as well as mitigate the inevitable challenges you will face during the business sale process. Our team will guide you through the entire sales process by doing the following things:

  • Educating you about the selling process
  • Assisting in the valuation of your business
  • Marketing your business confidentially
  • Helping buyers find financing
  • Helping you negotiate deal terms
  • Coordinating due diligence
  • Closing the sale

Sell-Side Services / Middle Market Transactions

At Sunbelt of Richmond, we target a segment of the Middle Market, comprised of privately-held companies with annual sales ranging from $1 million to $20 million or more. This Segment is traditionally underserved by boutique M&A firms and investment banks. Business owners in this segment will have the opportunity to work with our experienced Middle Market team of business intermediaries, many of whom have owned or managed their own Middle Market companies and/or are experienced in bringing these larger opportunities to the marketplace. Our Middle Market professionals provide assistance in the following key areas:

  • Pre-offering Analysis and Financial Performance and Operations
  • Drafting of the Offering Memorandum
  • Development of a Marketing Plan Including Target Acquirers
  • Confidentially Contacting Target Acquirers
  • Facilitating Management Meetings and Due Diligence
  • Coordinating Activities of Other Professional Advisors
  • Facilitating Closing

Franchise Consulting

In addition to listing and selling existing businesses, Sunbelt of Richmond helps business buyers acquire new franchise opportunities. Our franchise specialist can provide you with a free, no obligation consult that will help you identify franchise opportunities in your area that match your skill sets, financial profile and lifestyle needs.