ENLIGN Business Broker Joe Vagnone Sells Kiddie Kollege Early Learning Center

Charlotte, NC – Joe Vagnone, an ENLIGN Business Broker based in Cornelius, is pleased to announce the successful sale of Kiddie Kollege Early Learning Center, a 5-star rated quality childcare and education center located in the heart of Statesville, NC, 28677 at 547 N. Oakland Avenue. They have served the community since 1996 providing an affordable opportunity for children in a fun and educational environment.

This was a single owner private business owned by Charles W. and Lynn Kincaid sold to Jamie Adams-Lipps and Aaron Lipps. Joe had this to say about the sale; “The structure of this creative deal is a sign of the experience and knowledge of both buyer and seller. It was nice to work with professional people that know their industry.” ENLIGN marketed the opportunity with the top online business listing services, including ENLIGN’s website www.enlign.com, before the purchase agreement was reached.

ENLIGN, representing the seller, prepared a buyer’s information packet, provided a broker’s opinion of value, worked with the seller to determine an appropriate asking price, pre-qualified potential buyers, represented the seller in pre-offer discussions, assisted in the negotiation of the terms of the transaction, and worked with buyer’s and seller’s closing documents for client review and […]

February 20th, 2018|

ENLIGN Sells Shuping Superior Graphics, Salisbury, NC

Salisbury, NC – Formed over three decades ago, Shuping Superior Graphics prints golf score cards and golf course yardage books for hundreds of golf courses throughout the United States.  Their keys to long-term customer retention is a competitive price for a quality product delivered on time and a promise that the golf course will never be without scorecards.

Charles Milam, Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary with ENLIGN Advisors in the Greensboro, NC office facilitated the sale between the Seller, Jim Shuping and the Buyer, The P&A Group who owns several other businesses in North Carolina.  The transaction closed on 19 January 2018.

ENLIGN marketed the opportunity with the top online business listing services, including ENLIGN’s website, www.enlign.com.

ENLIGN, representing the seller, prepared a buyer’s information packet, provided a broker’s opinion of value, worked with the seller to determine an appropriate asking price, pre-qualified potential buyers, represented the seller in pre-offer discussions, assisted in the negotiation of the terms of the transaction, and worked with buyer’s and seller’s attorneys on closing documents for client review and execution.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Quote: “SSG’s founder Jim Shuping exemplifies the American Dream by doing one product extremely well while integrating the vertical processes […]

January 19th, 2018|

ENLIGN Represents Action Rider Tack in Second Successful Sale of Business Assets

MEDFORD, OR – ENLIGN Business Brokers has served as intermediary in the sale of Action Rider Tack, Inc. located in Medford, Oregon for the second time.

ENLIGN, representing Carla Winkler as the seller of an online horse saddle and tack business, prepared a buyer’s information packet, provided a broker’s opinion of value, worked with the seller to determine an appropriate asking price, listed the business online, pre-qualified potential buyers, represented the seller in pre-offer discussions, assisted in the negotiation of the terms of the transaction, and worked with buyer’s and seller’s attorneys in preparing closing documents for client review.

ENLIGN marketed the opportunity with the top online business listing services and received immediate inquiries from interested buyer prospects. Additionally, the opportunity was posted on the ENLIGN’s website and marketed directly to ENLIGN’s internal business buyer’s list.

“It is always a compliment when the buyer of a business where we previously represented the seller chooses us to represent them when they decide to sell the business they purchased.” shared Jeff Snell, ENLIGN’s founder and Principal Broker.

The new owners Heli and John Connors, will relocate the business to Ohio.

Buyers were represented by Carmen Marzella of The Marzella Law Group.  Seller […]

January 5th, 2018|

ENLIGN Sells Acme Sample Books, High Point, NC

High Point, NC – Formed in 1955, Acme Sample Books produces sales tools for furniture, fabric and wall covering manufacturing companies who benefit from customers actually being able to see and feel the exact material before making their choice. Acme Sample Books’ customers are local, regional, national and international and represent some of the most recognized product brands in their industries.

Charles Milam, Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary with ENLIGN Advisors in the Greensboro office facilitated the sale between the Sellers, Keith and Steve Lambeth and the Buyer, The P&A Group who owns several other businesses in North Carolina. The transaction closed on 3 January 2018.

ENLIGN marketed the opportunity with the top online business listing services, including ENLIGN’s website, www.enlign.com.

ENLIGN, representing the seller, prepared a buyer’s information packet, provided a broker’s opinion of value, worked with the seller to determine an appropriate asking price, pre-qualified potential buyers, represented the seller in pre-offer discussions, assisted in the negotiation of the terms of the transaction, and worked with buyer’s and seller’s attorneys on closing documents for client review and execution.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Quote: “Acme’s staff and employees are exceptional in their daily execution and The […]

January 3rd, 2018|

ENLIGN Sells Material Handling Manufacturing Business

NASHVILLE, TN – Michael Fekkes, M&AMI, CBI, CEPA announces the sale of an Overhead Crane manufacturing business in middle Tennessee.  This twenty-six-year-old business designs, engineers, and manufactures overhead cranes.

The Sellers were Bill and Dixie Riddle.  They were represented by attorney William ‘Tim’ Hill.  The buyers were Terry and Carol Moore and used Greg Gill of Rohelle, McCulloch and Aulds for legal counsel.

ENLIGN provided confidential business-for-sale marketing and buyer qualification services in addition to negotiating the term sheet and definitive purchase agreements. “This was a highly profitable material handling business business that supported a wide variety of industries throughout the southeast.” stated Michael Fekkes, the Director of ENLIGN’s Nashville, Tennessee office.

Related Links: www.enlign.com

News Facts:

– ENLIGN Business Brokers has announced that the firm has sold a material handling manufacturing business in middle Tennessee.

– Very stable overhead crane business with a backlog of orders and excellent clientele.

– ENLIGN valued the business, created the marketing materials, discreetly qualified all buyers, and provided term sheet negotiation services.

For listing details, visit www.enlign.com.

Quotes:

“The new owner is looking forward to taking this business to the next level with the expansion of the product and service offering in addition to growing employee resources.” said Fekkes.

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January 1st, 2018|

ENLIGN Sells The Grabbagreen Restaurant in North Hills, Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC – The Raleigh Grabbagreen Restaurant, is a fast food restaurant where great tasting, healthy food meet the speed and convenience of traditional fast food.  Grabbagreen is a nationwide franchise system.  An additional franchise (not opened) is for sale by ENLIGN in the Triangle market.

George Bradbury, broker with ENLIGN Business Brokers facilitated the sale between the Seller, Jeff and Heather Phillips and the Buyer, Jeff Adams.  Mr. Adams also owns Grabbagreen franchises in the Charlotte, NC market.  The transaction closed on December 29, 2017.

ENLIGN marketed the opportunity with the top online business listing services, including ENLIGN’s website, www.enlign.com

ENLIGN, representing the seller, prepared a buyer’s information packet, provided a broker’s opinion of value, worked with the seller to determine an appropriate asking price, pre-qualified potential buyers, represented the seller in pre-offer discussions, assisted in the negotiation of the terms of the transaction, and worked with buyer’s and seller’s attorneys on closing documents for client review and execution.

The buyer was represented by Heath Gilbert, Jr. with the lawfirm Baucom Claytor in Charlotte, NC.  The sellers were represented by Doug McClanahan of McClanahan Law in Raleigh, NC.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Quote: “The closing was able […]

December 29th, 2017|

Michael Fekkes Appointed to Chair of Merger & Acquisition Source Communications Committee

NASHVILLE, TN – ENLIGN Advisors congratulates Michael Fekkes on being appointed as Chair of the Merger & Acquisition Source Communications Committee.  We are glad to see Michael being recognized for his considerable experience in the M&A industry and the numerous credentials he has achieved during his 10 years of success.

News Facts:

  • Michael Fekkes appointed to Chairman of the Mergers & Acquisitions Source – Communications Committee.
  • Fekkes joins an elite group of leaders in the M&A industry.

Quotes:

“It’s nice to see more ENLIGN brokers entering leadership positions with one of the preeminent merger and acquisition associations in the world.” stated Jeff Snell, Founder and Principal Broker at ENLIGN.

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About ENLIGN Advisors:

ENLIGN Advisors, which has its headquarters in Raleigh, NC and regional offices in Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC and Nashville, TN, provides seller and buyer services, professional negotiation, and valuation and marketing services to small and medium business sellers and buyers. ENLIGN provides business owners wishing to sell their businesses with discrete, objective counsel and valuation advice implementing an innovative, comprehensive approach to marketing […]

December 15th, 2017|

ENLIGN Retained by Tennessee Entertainment Company

NASHVILLE, TN – Michael Fekkes, M&AMI, CBI, CEPA has announced that the firm has been retained by a profitable entertainment business to represent them in the sale of the company.  ENLIGN will provide business appraisal and valuation services, discreet business marketing and buyer qualification services, in addition to representing the seller in transaction negotiations.

News Facts:

  • ENLIGN Advisors has announced that the firm has been retained by a Tennessee entertainment business to represent them in the sale of the business.
  • The business, which specializes in events, parties, and catered occasions, has demonstrated solid financial performance over the years and is on track for repeated growth in the coming years.
  • For listing details, visit www.enlign.com/listings

Quotes:

“This desirable listing represents one of the many opportunities that ENLIGN has in Tennessee.  The southeast is experiencing considerable growth and we are facing a situation where we have more buyers than sellers.” stated Michael Fekkes, the Director of ENLIGN’s Nashville office.

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About ENLIGN Business Brokers:

ENLIGN Advisors, which has its headquarters in Raleigh, NC and regional offices in Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC and Nashville, TN, provides […]

December 6th, 2017|

ENLIGN Retained by Coastal Beach Shop Conglomerate

NASHVILLE, TN – Michael Fekkes, M&AMI, CBI, CEPA has announced that the firm has been retained by an East Coast beach shop conglomerate to assist in the structuring and closing of the sale of the company.  ENLIGN will provide project management and value maximization services in conjunction with industry partners to assist in the tax structuring and legal services necessary to successful close the transaction.

News Facts:

  • ENLIGN Advisors engaged by an East coast beach shop conglomerate to assist in the sale of the enterprise.
  • This multi-faceted business conglomerate has provided a plethora of beach and concierge services along the Eastern shoreline for the past 40 years.

Quotes:

“The growth in leisure activity businesses reinforces the strength of the marketplace here in the Southeast.” stated Michael Fekkes, the Director of ENLIGN’s Nashville, TN office.

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About ENLIGN Business Brokers:

ENLIGN Business Brokers, which has its headquarters in Raleigh, NC and regional offices in Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC and Nashville, TN, provides seller and buyer services, professional negotiation, and valuation and marketing services to small […]

November 11th, 2017|

ENLIGN Retained by Alabama Signage Company

NASHVILLE, TN  – Michael Fekkes, M&AMI, CBI, CEPA has announced that the firm has been retained by a custom signage manufacturing company to represent them in the sale of the business.  ENLIGN will provide business appraisal and valuation services, confidential business marketing services, as well as represent the seller in sale negotiations.

News Facts:

  • ENLIGN Business Brokers has announced that the firm has been retained by a signage manufacturing company to represent them in the sale of the business.
  • The business, which specializes in commercial signage products, has experienced consistent growth in both revenue and profits.
  • For listing details, visit www.enlign.com/listings

Quotes:

“The entire Southeast is experiencing tremendous growth and it is company’s like the one represented that will be huge beneficiaries of this regional market expansion,” said Michael Fekkes.

Keywords:

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About ENLIGN Business Brokers:

ENLIGN Business Brokers, which has its headquarters in Raleigh, NC and regional offices in Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC and Nashville, TN, provides seller and buyer services, professional negotiation, and valuation and marketing services to small and medium business sellers and buyers. […]

October 12th, 2017|