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Our Business Brokerage Services include the following:

Lobo Business Sales LLC is a Professional Business Brokerage and caters to serious buyers and sellers. The core value is maximizing the most important commodity for all, which is time.

Feel free to peruse at your leisure. When you are ready to acquire or exit a business, we welcome the opportunity to assist in making your vision a reality.

Dave Britton, CBI is a member of the Business Brokers of Florida and has past served on the Tampa, FL district board for 5 years.

He is also a member of the International Business Brokers Association and holds the prestigious designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) of which less than 10% of licensed business brokers attain.

Dave Britton, CBI is a professional business broker in Tampa, Florida who can help you buy, value, grow, and sell a business.

To request representation, book a Discovery Call.

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When you're looking to retire, move on to the next business, or simply want to cash out and need to sell your business, the choice is easy - just contact Lobo Business Sales LLC.

Dave Britton has over 15 years experience selling businesses for people in all types of markets.

Lobo Business Sales LLC is a Professional Business Brokerage headquartered in Tampa, Florida. We are headed by Dave Britton, CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) who has over 15 years experience in representing Entrepreneurs with the divestitures and acquisitions of privately held businesses.

Lobo Business Sales LLC services the market referred to as Upper Main Street to Lower Middle Market. This is typically businesses in the $500K to $25M arena.

In addition, our typical business sale is only with businesses that have supported financials representing a minimum of $100K per annum.

If you've been thinking about Selling your Business, you may be wondering:

→ Who would want to Buy my Business?

What is my Business worth?

→ Where do I go to get help?

→ Why should I hire a Business Broker instead of doing it myself?

→ How do I actually Sell my Business while I'm running the Business?

What you can expect when you hire Lobo Business Sales LLC to Sell your Business:

→ Price Opinion and Value Assessment.

Your initial consultation is complementary & we offer a cost effective broker price opinion with your engagement.

This provides you with the data based supported knowledge to make an informative decision on where you would like to price the business for sale in the marketplace.

→ Confidentiality.

We utilize Non Disclosure Agreements, have initial advertising that does not disclose the name or location of your business, and only proceed with inquires after they have signed a non disclosure agreement.

→ Pre-Screen Buyers.

We secure non-disclosure agreements on all inquiries for confidential information, which includes the name and location of your business.

Only buyers who have secured a non-disclosure agreement & provide financial capability to purchase are invited to explore your business for sale.

For specific requirements (i.e., licenses, experience in field, etc.), we also screen these items so only pre-qualified buyers are invited to explore further details.

→ Professional Marketing materials.

We include several marketing materials including - confidential one page introduction sheets and full overview packets for serious potential purchasers.

→ Placement on the MLS of Florida for business sales.

This allows co-brokering to over 1000 business brokers in our network

→ Placement of your Business for Sale in the Largest Business for Sale Network of Websites.

This gains exposure to some of the largest buyer pools & active Private Equity Firms looking to purchase small businesses.

→ Placement of your Business for Sale throughout Social Media Channels.

This provides our registered buyer network & followers to be notified that a potential business match is made.

Why do you NEED a business broker to sell your business?

Real estate agents are great at what they do, but to sell a business in Tampa, FL, you need to know the difference between a real estate agent and a business broker.

This video provides you with an overview of the difference and why hiring a professional business broker to sell your business is the best option.

Yes, we can sell your business and we have buyers looking to buy a business in tampa, fl now.

Get a FREE Initial Consultation, with a Local Business Broker in Tampa, FL.

When you are thinking about selling your business, you will have several questions as you decide what path is right for you.

To help you, here are some of the most common questions from people looking to sell their business and answers below.

  • What is the business worth? We can provide you with a cost effective business broker price opinion of value based on comparable sales from the past 2 to 3 years. Learn more when you book a discovery call with us.

  • How can I sell the business? The best way is to hire a professional business broker. You should speak with several and decide who is best for your particular business sale and exit strategy.

  • How long does it take to sell a business? Every business sale is different and unique in nature. On average business sales transfers take between 8 to 10 months in most traditional settings. There are several factors which can alter this timeline including pricing and strength of financials to name a few. During your discovery call, your business broker can discuss more items which can factor on your business.

  • What is the process to sell the business? We have a full illustrative video presentation that highlights the general process. You can view the video here.

  • Are there buyers looking for my type of business now? There are always buyers looking to buy quality businesses for sale. The definition of "quality" is subjective, however in it's most basic form, it is the following: Businesses that have steady to growing cash flow above the required debt service to acquire the business, are priced within historical market supporting past comparable sales, and provide the required owner benefit to the purchaser of the business. We have several exclusive buyers (both individual and corporate) that we work with. In addition, we have professional relationships with a large amount of Private Equity Groups, and a co-operative business broker network which currently houses over 9000 registered buyers looking to buy a quality business now.

  • How much is the commission to sell my business? Each business listing engagement is structured differently, however most will be via a success fee (also commonly known as commission). This is due on the sale of the business and will typically be structured as a percentage of the gross sale with a minimum fee threshold. We can provide you with a more detailed estimate for you during your discovery call.

You can book a discovery call to have any questions answered you may have about selling a business, order a business evaluation to learn how much your business might be worth, and best of all... it's a FREE Call!

Our Memberships Include the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) & International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).

We are a licensed business brokerage, professional, and an active member of the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF)

Dave is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and holds the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation.

We are a fully licensed business brokerage, professional, and hold memberships with two of the largest business broker organizations worldwide - the BBF & IBBA.

Additionally, Dave holds the prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation, which is the highest designation awarded for Main Street Business Brokers.

The Business Brokers of Florida is the largest co-operative business brokerage network in the state, and one of the largest professional organizations of licensed business brokers worldwide.

With this extensive network, the ability to efficiently buy and sell a business is a streamlined and professional process.

The International Business Brokers Association is a group made up of the most dedicated business broker professionals who seek additional networking, training, education, and top tier support.

One of the designations available through the IBBA, is the Certified Business Intermediary designation.

Through extensive education, training, and experience, this is awarded to business broker professionals.

Are you thinking of selling your business but have questions?

If you answered "yes", feel free to view our seller video collection below.

7 Reasons you want to hire a Business Broker

You can sell a business yourself, but it is challenging to run your business AND sell it at the same time. This is one of the top reasons you should hire a business broker.

This video discusses the 7 reasons you want to hire a business broker to sell your business in Tampa, Florida.

Sell your Business on the Way UP

There are good times and GREAT times to sell your business.

If you sell during a GREAT time, you increase your odds of getting a better price, more attractive terms, and also and most importantly.... actually selling the business!

This video discusses why you should sell your business on the way up.

How much can you Sell your Business for?

This is easily the #1 question we receive from people looking to sell their businesses in Tampa, Florida.

"How much can I sell my business for?"

This video discusses this top topic and outlines the explanation in a very simple and easy format.

Who will buy your business?

Have you ever wondered who is actually going to buy your business for sale? This is good to know upfront because it can be a factor in the marketing strategies used.

This video provides a summary overview of the commonly sought after buyers who may be interested in buying your business.

How does your business get sold?

The process of selling a business has a whole host of items and moving parts. It is important to work with a business broker so you have a great opportunity to sell your business who is familiar with the process and can help navigate to a successful sale of your business.

6 Questions you can ask yourself to sell if you can sell your business.

When you are initially thinking about selling your business, you should ask yourself a few questions before proceeding.

Knowing what questions to ask is a good start, and this video discusses 6 questions you can ask yourself to see if you can sell your business.

10 Items Business Listings should have.

To sell your business, you will want to have the odds in your favor. With only 20% of advertised business actually being sold, it only makes sense to be proactive with the items which can increase your odds of success in selling your business.

This video discusses 10 items business listings should have for a favorable response rate.

The importance of your Why.

Selling a business is great, and you will feel a huge weight off your shoulders when you close and get a nice check!

But before that, one item you will want to know is "WHY" you want to sell your business.

This video discusses the importance of your WHY.

3 Common Items in Successful Business Sales

There are common items that appear in successful business sales. When you are looking to sell your business in Tampa, you will want to know what will help you succeed.

This video highlight the 3 common items in SUCCESSFUL business sales and what you can do to WIN TOO!

The Quick Steps to Sell your Business

Sometimes you just want to get started.

This is for the go getters, who just want to get started now.

This video discusses the quick steps to sell your business.

Dave Britton, Certified Business Intermediary, Professional Business Broker

"One of the quickest way to improve cash flow of your business holding is through the precise and targeted acquisition of prime assets under their current market value being reflected" - Dave Britton, CBI - Lobo Business Sales LLC

Yes, I can find you a business to buy in Tampa, Florida.

"Plan a Strategy, Scout, and then execute that Plan for Success" - Dave Britton, CBI / Lobo Business Sales LLC

Just let me know a general idea of what your searching for, and I'll circle back to you with potential matches. I work in the ~ $500 Thousand to $25 Million Market of privately held businesses, commonly referred to as Upper Main Street / Lower Middle Market. I can provide professional referral for those outside of this niche arena.

Feel free to book a call at your leisure, and we can chat about finding you a business that may be a perfect fit as an initial acquire or strategic bolt on for scale of your current business.

Make sure to register for your FREE Buyer Alerts on business that match your initial parameters.

Lobo Business Sales LLC

Professional Business Broker for Upper Main Street & Lower Middle Market

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