Business Brokerage Overview

Why Choose Murphy Business?

The sale of an active business is more effectively managed by a professional business broker who is experienced in all aspects of the transaction. Buying and selling a business demands a level of expertise that you get from seasoned Business Brokers. We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada.

Service & Expertise

For business owners considering the sale of their company, Murphy’s experienced business brokers will provide the following services:

  • Determine the market value of the business be sold
  • Prepare an informational package describing the business to be sold
  • Market to prospective buyers on behalf of the seller on a confidential basis
  • Qualify prospective buyers on their financial capability and their sincerity in buying
  • Assist the seller in evaluating offers and negotiating terms of the transaction
  • Facilitate the consummation of the transaction in conjunction with the seller’s tax and legal advisors

Identifying the Buyers:

  • Corporate Executives
  • Small Group Buyers
  • Private Equity Groups
  • Public Companies
  • Industry Companies
  • Synergistic Buyers
  • High Net Worth Buyers

8 Basic Steps to Selling a Business:

  • Execute a Non-Disclosure Agreement from Murphy Business brokerage firm to the owner
  • Gather and examine company historical and financial data
  • Determine fair market value and terms
  • Enter into an engagement agreement with the owner
  • Execute marketing plan
  • Qualify Buyers