Merle Makings represents select individual and private equity group buyers in finding their “ideal deals.” Merle starts by identifying the needs and goals of the buyer and then giving individual attention to identifying opportunities that match these objectives.  He provides professional advice on the valuation of acquisition targets, ensuring that his clients maximize the value they receive in the transaction. Merle will perform “targeted searches” for serious buyers that meet the following criteria: Private Equity Groups – platforms and add-ons. Business owners/entities wanting to expand their business. Investors and Individuals with buying experience. First time buyers – Entrepreneurs, Corporate escapees and former executivesIf you haven’t identified your ideal investment, and would like to arrange a no-cost, no obligation consultation, Merle will provide tips & ideas for your consideration.   Why Buy A Business Now? For investors who think opportunistically and entrepreneurially, there has seldom been a better time to make an acquisition. Business owners are motivated to sell and are more willing to price the acquisition to attract buyers.  Financing is readily available with interest charges at very attractive low rates that are not predicted to rise substantially soon.   Financing Merle maintains excellent working relationships with multiple SBA and conventional business lenders who are aggressively interested in making business acquisition loans.   Merle will approach these lenders with and for our buyers.   The Buying Process Merle personally works with his buyer clients on every detail of the transaction from the first meeting to the close of escrow.  The process of identifying targets, negotiating terms, arranging financing, and closing escrow can take between six and twelve months.   Why Hire A Business Broker? Many of the best deals never make it to the open market; they are sold as soon as they are listed, usually between brokers.  Using a buyer broker allows buyers access to opportunities they otherwise would not be aware of, gives buyers another set of experienced eyes for due diligence, experience in negotiating the best possible price and terms, and a professional to manage the transaction and minimize surprises along the way.   The best news for most buyers is there is NO FEE, as transaction costs are usually paid by the seller! Why Hire Merle Makings? Successful experience representing buyers of all types. Solid relationships with network of Arizona and national business brokers. National network of 100 M&A professionals. SBA and conventional lending relationships.   Non-Disclosure Agreements Prior to receiving details on any business for sale, buyers are required to complete a non-disclosure agreement.  Some sellers require specific NDA agreements and buyer qualification forms including personal financial statements.  Merle assists our buyers in this process are very careful about maintaining discretion and confidentiality. Click here to download our Non Disclosure Agreement.
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“I had the good fortune to work with Merle on a multi-million-dollar transaction which without his specific expertise….”  “When it comes time to buy or sell a business, it is nice to work with someone who has been there before...”  “I recently had the opportunity and pleasure to work with Business Broker Merle Makings on two transactions...” “ I have worked with a number of business brokers and mid market inter mediaries throughout the country... “
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 Merle Makings represents select individual and private equity group buyers in finding their “ideal deals.” Merle starts by identifying the needs and goals of the buyer and then giving individual attention to identifying opportunities that match these objectives.  He provides professional advice on the valuation of acquisition targets, ensuring that his clients maximize the value they receive in the transaction. Merle will perform “targeted searches” for serious buyers that meet the following criteria: Private Equity Groups – platforms and add-ons. Business owners/entities wanting to expand their business. Investors and Individuals with buying experience. First time buyers – Entrepreneurs, Corporate escapees and former executivesIf you haven’t identified your ideal investment, and would like to arrange a no-cost, no obligation consultation, Merle will provide tips & ideas for your consideration.   Why Buy A Business Now? For investors who think opportunistically and entrepreneurially, there has seldom been a better time to make an acquisition. Business owners are motivated to sell and are more willing to price the acquisition to attract buyers.  Financing is readily available with interest charges at very attractive low rates that are not predicted to rise substantially soon.   Financing Merle maintains excellent working relationships with multiple SBA and conventional business lenders who are aggressively interested in making business acquisition loans.   Merle will approach these lenders with and for our buyers.   The Buying Process Merle personally works with his buyer clients on every detail of the transaction from the first meeting to the close of escrow.  The process of identifying targets, negotiating terms, arranging financing, and closing escrow can take between six and twelve months.   Why Hire A Business Broker? Many of the best deals never make it to the open market; they are sold as soon as they are listed, usually between brokers.  Using a buyer broker allows buyers access to opportunities they otherwise would not be aware of, gives buyers another set of experienced eyes for due diligence, experience in negotiating the best possible price and terms, and a professional to manage the transaction and minimize surprises along the way.   The best news for most buyers is there is NO FEE, as transaction costs are usually paid by the seller! Why Hire Merle Makings? Successful experience representing buyers of all types. Solid relationships with network of Arizona and national business brokers. National network of 100 M&A professionals. SBA and conventional lending relationships.   Non-Disclosure Agreements Prior to receiving details on any business for sale, buyers are required to complete a non-disclosure agreement.  Some sellers require specific NDA agreements and buyer qualification forms including personal financial statements.  Merle assists our buyers in this process are very careful about maintaining discretion and confidentiality. Click here to download our Non Disclosure Agreement.