Business Acquisitions by Aprio

M&A advisory and brokerage services for sale-side and buy-side asset transactions up to $20 million.

We leverage the power of Aprio’s comprehensive service offerings on your behalf to deliver a seamless experience before, during and after the purchase or sale of a company.


Grant Hamel, Advisory

Grant Hamel

Advisory, Operations Manager


Clients seeking guidance on exiting their company or pursuing a corporate acquisition are all looking for one thing – results.

As a top 30 business advisory and accounting firm, Aprio understands the complexities involved in changing business ownership and has a strong track record of guiding clients to successful outcomes.


Successful Transactions Completed

Combined Years of Experience

Brokerage = 88
Business Ownership = 168
Business Consulting = 133

See our track record and our current listings

What our clients say about us

Whether you are a business founder, president, CEO, COO, CFO, investor or board member, we understand your perspective and provide a comprehensive tailored approach based on your needs.

Our middle market clients appreciate the high professional standards and attentive service we provide. We are truly passionate about helping our clients simplify the complexity of transferring business ownership and achieving the outcomes they desire.


Business Acquisitions was amazing. Several times throughout the negotiation, we reached an impasse. Business Acquisitions was tireless in coming to the table with new options and different perspectives – finally resulting in the culmination of the purchase of my business.”

– J.L., Business Owner

Business Acquisitions’ understanding of the legal, accounting and tax implications of selling our business was invaluable in helping us achieve our personal and financial objectives.

– K.K., Business Owner

“Professional representation of my firm during the sales process. Knowledgeable brokers who relay information promptly.”

– P.D., Business Owner

Leverage Aprio’s depth of experience across a broad spectrum of industries



Manufacturing and Distribution

Professional Services

Real Estate and Construction Services

Retail, Franchise and Hospitality

Selling a business is a highly personal experience.

We tailor our proven process to your specific needs.

Selling a business is a highly personal experience. Working exclusively on your behalf, Aprio guides you through the process and helps achieve the results you desire. Aprio’s proven sale-side roadmap provides the insights and guidance you need to make informed decisions and move forward with confidence.

As your advisor we guide you through every facet of the process and develop an exit strategy designed specifically for you. From financial analysis, valuation support and marketing to buyer evaluation, negotiations and getting the deal closed, we will provide expert comprehensive guidance every step of the way. We are committed to your success and invite you to review our track record of businesses sold.

Your objectives

Business valuation

Optimal deal structure

Timing of sale


Sales preparation

Marketing materials

Industry and market research

Positioning strategy

Identifying qualified buyers

Tax and wealth planning


Screen and qualify buyers

Discovery meeting

Provide due diligence


Evaluate offers

Present offers

Negotiate offer terms


Coordinate details and documentation

Negotiate binding agreement

Close transaction

Partner with Aprio for a seamless buying experience.

Identifying and vetting the right acquisition targets and financing solutions is time consuming and requires specialized skills. Aprio's experienced advisors do the heavy lifting to validate the companies on your list and provide additional qualified targets that you may not have considered.

Aprio is committed to supporting you in the achievement of your business objectives. From guidance on corporate development strategy to post transaction integration services, Aprio provides the comprehensive support you need to realize synergies and increase value. Review our business listings.

Corporate Development and Strategy

Meet to understand current situation, financials, operating results, capital structure and key employee information

Review long-term strategy and vision

Merger & Acquisition Buy Side Services

Develop and refine target list

Build strategy for targets

Understand source of capital acquisitions

Introduction to private/institutional debt partners

Transaction Advisory Services

Financial, tax and IT due diligence

Tax Structuring and legal entity valuation

Purchase price allocation

Post close accounting and operational preparation

Transition service agreement support

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Debt advisory

Do you have a capital advisor – someone to help secure the funding you need to grow and manage your business? Helping buyers and sellers select the right capital structure, terms and covenants to support their business goals is our specialty. We serve clients as an advocate to provide the right options from our growing relationships with:

  • Large national banks
  • Regional and community banks
  • Non-bank lenders
  • SBA lenders
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Family Offices
  • Asset based lenders
  • National dental lenders

What is “your next”?

Our tagline says it all. We are “passionate for what’s next.” Whatever lies ahead for your business, Aprio stands ready to help you advance. Our clients benefit from a proactive team of specialists that collaborate to build value, drive growth, manage risk and protect wealth.


Leverage our growing suite of advisory services to transform your business, manage risk and support profitable growth.


Provide the financial, non-financial and information assurance reporting and attestation that clients, stakeholders and regulators require.


Get comprehensive tax services for you, your family and business, plus specialty tax services including international, state and local tax and tax credits and incentives.


Integrate financial planning, investment management and tax services to help you achieve your goals.


Control costs and scale your business with technology-enabled outsourced accounting solutions that offer on-demand access to financials and expert advice.

As a top 50 CPA-led business advisory firm, Aprio has a network of hundreds private and institutional capital resources.

We’d be happy to make some introductions.