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The Best Business Brokers in Asheville NC

Jeff Baxter Jr.

Seller Articles

If you own a business in Western North Carolina and have started to consider selling, you may be concerned about finding the best business broker to work with in your area.

Since we’ve worked with several business owners in Asheville, NC, we’re often asked “what are some of the best business brokers in Asheville?” We believe in being completely transparent with business owners, which includes being honest about our competition.

The fact is, even though we stand behind our services at MidStreet, it’s possible that we aren’t the best fit for your business. For that reason, we’ve compiled a list (in no particular order) of the top business brokers in Asheville. This list includes:

  • Viking Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Transworld Business Advisors
  • WNC Business Brokerage

In this blog, we’ll scan each of these brokers for their services, years of experience, and the typical business sizes and industries they work with. Before we get started, it’s important for you to know that this blog is based purely on the web presence of these brokers, and not our personal experience with them.

Let’s get started!

Asheville NC

Viking Mergers and Acquisitions

Founded: 2018 (Asheville Location)

Services: Seller Representation, Buyer Representation, Free Valuations

Businesses for Sale: $500K-$14M

Viking Mergers and Acquisitions is a Charlotte based M&A firm that was originally founded in 1986 with brokers throughout the Southeast.

The Asheville location’s managing partner, Jeff McKeehan, has sell-side advisory expertise in manufacturing, logistics, distribution, professional firms, staffing & recruiting, engineering, information technology and service providing companies.


Transworld Business Advisors

Founded: 1979 (Franchise Founding Date)

Services: Seller Representation, Buyer Representation, Paid Certified Business Valuations

Businesses for Sale: Under $1M

Transworld Business Advisors is a franchise business broker that was founded in 1979 with locations across the United States.

According to BizBuySell.com, Transworld Asheville’s Lead Advisor Jim Tatem and his team provide business brokerage services, as well as franchise consulting and franchise development, and have sold businesses such as restaurants, landscaping businesses, and massage spas.


WNC Business Brokerage

Services: Seller Representation, Buyer Representation, Advising Foreign Business Investment Buyers

Businesses for Sale: Up to $500K

WNC Business Brokerage is a privately owned brokerage owned by Peter Garrod. According to their website, Mr. Garrod has been a business broker since 2006, and has sold businesses in industries such as advertising, automotive, restaurants/bars, and bicycle shops.

WNC is a very locally focused brokerage with knowledge of the surrounding areas.


Finding the Best Broker for Your Business

Based on these brokers’ presence on the web, we feel that they provide good services in the Asheville area. That being said, it’s still important for you to do your own research on which broker best fits your needs.

One of the best ways to find out if a broker is right for you is to reach out with the right questions. Don’t know what questions to ask? No sweat. We’ve got you covered! We’ve created a free Business Broker Checklist for business owners to use when interviewing brokers. That checklist is available to be downloaded below:

Download Our Broker Checklist

MidStreet has been in the business broker/M&A industry since 2001, and has served thousands of business owners, selling hundreds of businesses all throughout the Southeast. We truly enjoy working with business owners, so even if we aren’t the best fit to sell your business, we’ll be happy to offer referrals or answer any questions you may have.


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