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How To Sell A Business In Virginia

If you are looking to sell your Virginia business you should contact us. We have sold multiple companies in Virginia and have experience finding a wide variety of qualified buyers that will purchase your business.

Potential Buyers for Virginia Businesses

Virginia is one of the fastest growing states on the east coast. As a result, there are many companies based in the Northeast that are interested in acquiring a profitable company in Virginia.  We have potential buyers looking for companies in the industries that we serve throughout Virginia including Fairfax County, Prince William, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Chesapeake, Alexandria, Norfolk, or Richmond.  Synergy Business Brokers combines the best practices of an M&A firm and a Business Brokerage.  We have experienced M&A professionals and a fee structure that aligns our goals with our clients.

Selling Companies in Virginia

M&A firm for VirginiaIf you have a company in Virginia that you are considering selling, we provide a confidential consultation.  We specialize in selling companies in manufacturing, healthcare, services, technology, transportation, distribution, and construction. Our focus is on selling profitable businesses with an owner's net income of $200,000 to $5 Million. If you have a company that fits with our focus, we'd love to hear from you.  There is no fee until your company is sold. We can help:

  • Sell your manufacturing company in Virginia
  • Sell a Virginia Tech Company
  • Get Buyers for your healthcare co.
  • Sell a Construction Company in VA
  • and more

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Maintaining confidentiality while selling a Virginia Company

Confidentiality is important to our clients. You don't want your customers, competitors, and employees to know that you are selling your company. This is where an experienced M&A advisor can help. We are a third party that keeps you insulated from working with potential buyers unless they have signed a confidentiality agreement and have provided information about their qualifications. We only introduce the buyers that are qualified and interested.

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Ways To Sell Your Virginia Business

There are three primary ways to sell your Virginia company. You can liquidate your company, sell your business on your own, or sell your business through a business broker. Each of these options has their pros and cons, and each of these options fit specific scenarios. Learn more below:

1. Liquidate Your Virginia Business

If your business is failing, you should consider liquidating your company. When you liquidate your Virginia business, you sell the assets of your company separately.

Synergy Business Brokers we do not work with liquidating businesses, but we do focus on selling Virginia companies.

2. Sell Your Virginia Business On Your Own

If you are not in a rush to sell your business, you can try to sell it on your own. You will still need to hire a business broker to get a correct business valuation and you will have to go through a large amount of effort to market your company. It’s very difficult to sell your company on your own and to keep it confidential. Selling your business on your own is difficult, that is why you should hire a Virginia Business Broker.

3. Sell Your Virginia Business With A Business Broker

The best way to sell your business is to hire a Virginia business broker. When hiring a business broker to sell your business, you will be able to sell it on a timeline that fits your needs, and you’ll be able to sell it for its full worth. Synergy Business Brokers is your premier Virginia business brokerage firm. Learn more about selling your company with us.

Tips To Preparing Your Virginia Business For Sale

How can you compare your Virginia Business to sell? There are a variety of things you can do to improve the value of your Virginia company and get it ready to sell effectively.

1. Sell Your Virginia Company When It Is Seeing Success

It is most profitable to sell your Virginia business when it is seeing success. Buyers in Virginia are looking for a successful business that they can invest in, not a mediocre or failing company.

2. Get All Of Your Financial Information Organized

When you sell your Virginia company, the buyer is going to want to know your tax history, your business is annual income, and a variety of financial information. Prepare your Virginia business to sell by organizing your financial history.

3. Prep Your Virginia Business To Function Without You

When you leave your company, there will be a gaping hole that needs to be filled. Make sure your business is successful even after you sell it, prepare your employees by training them. You can also increase your business relationships with local Virginia companies to increase their trust in your company’s future.

4. Receiving Payment Over Time Will Lessen The Amount Profit Lost Through Taxes

If you prepare yourself financially, when you sell your business you can set up a payment plan to receive payment for your company’s sale over time. By receiving payment for your Virginia business over multiple years, you can lower the amount of taxes on your business sale.

Common Questions About Selling A Business In Virginia

Since we have so many businesses in Virginia and the United States, we have received many questions about selling businesses. Below are a few common questions about selling your company in Virginia.

Why Should I Sell My Virginia Business?

We are approached by Virginia business owners for a variety of reasons. They may be ready to retire, or they simply want to leave their company. Whatever the reason make sure you are ready to sell your company when you contact a Virginia business broker.

How Much Should I Sell My Virginia Business For?

When you work with Synergy Business Brokers, we will perform a business valuation that calculates the worth of your company. By knowing the worth of your Virginia business, we can help you sell it effectively.

When Should I Sell My Virginia Business?

While you can play the market, the best time to sell a Virginia Business is when you are ready. The best time to sell your Virginia company is what it is seeing a profit, and you are ready to part with your business.

Where Can I Sell My Virginia Business?

Many local Virginia business brokers will only try to sell your business in the state of Virginia. At Synergy Business Brokers we will target local buyers in Virginia, interested buyers in the United States, and the international market. By marketing your business to a wide variety of interested buyers, we can find the best buyer who is willing to pay full price for your Virginia business.

How Long Does It Take To Sell My Virginia Business?

We’ve sold Virginia businesses in a few months, and we have sold out a few Virginia companies in a few years. The typical time it takes to sell a Virginia company is about a year. This is impacted by a wide variety of factors.

Virginia Mergers & Acquisitions

Being located in Virginia there are a lot of opportunities for mergers and acquisitions. From businesses in Washington DC to one in Richmond. Merge and Acquire a business in Virginia with Synergy Mergers and Acquisitions. Contact us for Virginia M&A services.

Valuing and Marketing a VA Business for sale

During our Confidential Consultation, Synergy Business Brokers will find out more about your company and review your financial information. This will allow us to provide you with a potential selling price.  Before we begin marketing a business for sale, we want to make sure that our client's goals are realistic. We don't want to waste anyone's time if a seller's expectations are not within reason.

Having said that, we'll work hard to maximize your price.  The best way to do that is to position the business properly to attract the right buyers and create leverage with multiple offers.  Synergy Business Brokers has an aggressive marketing plan to market the business without advertising the name or exact location of the company.

We have a potential buyer database of over 25,000. We'll spend a lot of time narrowing down potential buyers so that we focus on the ones most likely to purchase your business. The sales process typically takes 6 to 9 months from start to finish but in some cases, we have sold businesses in a couple of months if everything moves along quickly.

Contact us to sell your Virginia Company

Virginia Selling Business BrokerTo get started please fill out our form online, or email [email protected] or call (888) 750-5950.  One of our M&A advisors will be happy to discuss your options and see if we can help you to achieve your goals.

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