You’ve worked hard to build your business. We understand that what happens to it is important to you. You can be confident that we’ll work hard to find the right person to take over your legacy.

Selling your business can be one of the most significant and complex financial transactions you will ever experience. Our knowledgeable professionals possess the perfect combination of expertise and care that you and your business deserve, and can ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.  We listen, learn, apply our skills and prioritize your needs to find the best deal for you and your business.

Our Services

Business Brokerage

Our talented team of experienced brokers have an average of 10-plus years working with Calhoun Companies. They understand what it takes to bring the sale of a privately owned, independent business to a successful close.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of M&A Advisors has the experience and connections to successfully guide the sale or merger of companies with profits greater than $1,000,000. Whether to strategic, financial buyers or to private equity groups, Calhoun Companies is aligned to get the deal done.

Commercial Real Estate

Our team of experienced agents provides a complete range of services related to buying, selling and leasing commercial real estate. Through our extensive professional network, we assist in the purchase/sale of retail, office and industrial properties that typically sell between $1,000,000 to $50,000,000+.

Our Process


Identify business goals and needs

Analyze the market and financial statements

Conduct a business valuation

List your business on national and international databases

Create your marketing and promotion plan


Develop a prospect list

Screen inquiries

Identify qualified buyers

Create confidentiality agreements

Validate buyer interest

Determine the best matches

Deal Making

Arrange and conduct the buyer meeting

Respond to buyer questions

Handle negotiations

Draft an agreement in principle


Coordinate due diligence and financing

Resolve issues

Create the purchase agreement

Review documents

Coordinate all closing activities


Average deals closed yearly


Experience brokers


Upfront seller fees

The Complete Guide to Selling a Business

You’ve spent your life building your business, and now feel it’s time to understand the selling process. We’ve drawn from our experience over the past 100 years to compile this guide to selling a business.  Our goal is to outline the process from start to finish in a way that is easy to understand.  From preparing the business for sale, to bringing to the market, all the way to finding happiness after closing, this guide you will help you feel confident as you begin the process of selling your business. 

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How much is my business really worth?

The value of your business will be based on several factors including the market value of assets, earning potential, cash flow, and return on investment. Other considerations include the terms and structure of the deal.

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When is the best time to sell my business?

Ideally, the best time to sell your business is when sales and profits are up and financing is available for buyers. However, determining the best time to sell a business is based on more than just profit potential.

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