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SBDA Feature: Client Reporting

By Matthew Baas | August 17, 2018

Small Business Deal Advisors is a different kind of business brokerage firm. We are candid about our low fees, non-exclusivity, and month-to-month agreement. We are revolutionizing the industry by providing professional marketing materials and leveraging robust technological resources for an efficient and a better broker experience. Another industry-first includes SBDA’s client reporting. We developed a […]

MiBiz Features SBDA Growth

By Matthew Baas | August 7, 2018

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River City Partners is now Small Business Deal Advisors

By Matthew Baas | July 24, 2018

River City Partners is now Small Business Deal Advisors! We are re-branding to appeal to a larger, national audience. While the name is new, we will continue to offer discounted-commission broker services that are non-exclusive and don’t require a long-term contract. We are excited about the push into new markets and are laser-focused on filling […]

Non-Disclosure Agreements

By Matthew Baas | June 11, 2018

A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is an important document customarily part of every business sale transaction. It is typically the first agreement to be entered during a transaction. In a nutshell, an NDA is a legal contract between the seller and a potential buyer used to protect the confidentiality and limit the use of information exchanged. […]

Considerations When Buying a Restaurant

By Matthew Baas | May 23, 2018

Have you ever considered owning a restaurant? You aren’t alone. Running a restaurant is a common desire for many people who strive to be business owners. In fact, out of all of the types of businesses that are desired, restaurants are always popular! Instead of starting one from scratch, buying a restaurant can reduce your […]

Asset Versus Stock Sale

By Matthew Baas | May 1, 2018

The decision to structure the sale of your business as an asset sale or a stock sale has many considerations. It can be complicated because buyers generally prefer asset sales, whereas sellers prefer stock sales. Other factors including the company structure and industry can influence the decision. While the vast majority of business sales under […]

Sample Letter of Intent – Business Purchase

By Matthew Baas | April 23, 2018

As mentioned in a previous blog post (see What is a Letter of Intent?), a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) is a written expression of the parties’ intent to enter into a transaction and a summary of the material terms of the deal. Below is a letter of intent written for a sample business transaction. It contains […]

What is a Letter of Intent?

By Matthew Baas | April 21, 2018

A letter of intent (“LOI”) is one of the first documents used during a transaction process. An LOI is a written expression of the parties’ intent to enter into a transaction and a summary of the material terms of the deal. Negotiating an M&A transaction is time-consuming and can be disruptive to the seller’s management of its […]

Tips for Showings

By Matthew Baas | April 16, 2018

Have your facility clean and in order. This may seem unimportant, but first impressions are critical. When a buyer enters your business, you want him or her to be impressed. Having things unclean or in disarray will not be appealing for a potential buyer. It is not necessary to make the place spotless as buyers […]

Tips for Following Up with Buyers

By Matthew Baas | April 7, 2018

Talking with buyers is an important step in the sale process. While this can seem daunting, there are some things to keep in mind to ensure things move more smoothly: Stay relaxed – Working with buyers can be stressful. They often have many requests and may demand a lot from owners. In the end, buyers […]

The Effects of Changes to SBA 7(a) Financing

By Matthew Baas | March 25, 2018

Small Business Association loans, partially guaranteed by the SBA, have long been a great way to finance a business purchase. For many buyers, their availability is a deal breaker. How simple is it to get an SBA loan now, and how does this affect the current market for small and medium-sized businesses? On January 1, […]

What Makes Us Different?

No Long-Term Contract

Our program is month-to-month, which ensures we are hard at work every day to assist with your transaction. If you are not satisfied, you are free to cancel at any time.

High Traffic Marketing

Our database has over 40,000+ buyers (and growing) and our marketing businesses for sale pages have a high Google presence that attracts 1,000s of business buyers per month! Furthermore, we conduct strategic outreach through emails and calls to ensure every potential buyer is aware of the confidential sale. No stone is left unturned!

Best of All...

We leverage technology and a proven process that allow us to charge lower commissions than traditional business brokers. Our commission is 8% instead of the industry standard 10%+, saving you thousands of dollars!

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