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Finn Business Sales Greater Melbourne can help you take the speculation out of your selling research so you can make the right selling decision. We are experts in both buying and selling businesses. When you have a professional with you each step of the way, you can be confident in your decision-making process.


Being part of Australia’s largest network of business brokers, The Finn Group, our business sales team have access to a vast network of buyers. In addition to our powerful network, our business values have helped us build lasting relationships with our clients over the last decade. We provide sellers with the extensive visibility they need to sell their business. When you’re selling your business, buyers will typically ask for the logic behind your asking price. We have mastered the art and science of appraising, and our professional brokers provide you with a knowledge based business appraisal. Knowing the reasoning behind your business appraisal helps better answer buyers questions, getting a better price for your business faster.

    SELLING A BUSINESS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER.

The Process

We receive the highest level of buyer enquiries at over 1,200 every month. It’s no surprise that we are the number one choice for businesses across Australia when it comes to selling. Our brokers have a deep understanding of the art of selling a business and we support you throughout the entire process. From the initial price appraisal to the final lease transfer, we’re there for you. With our straightforward and easy-to-understand selling process, there are no surprises along the way. We take pride in our ability to facilitate smooth transitions, combining advanced technologies with traditional methods to attract potential buyers.


Enquire now for an obligation-free appraisal and find out the value of your business in today's market. Keep reading to learn more about us and your selling options.

Obligation-Free Appraisal.

  • Experts in preparing your business for sale
  • Extensive visibility to sell your business
  • 100,000 buyers serviced over 15+ years

WIth the Finn Business Sales complimentary appraisal, we assess the value of your business and help you set your price range for sale. The market will determine the final selling price and this will be influenced by banks, accountants, advisors, and the economy. We are 100% in tune with them, and look to maximise the price achieved in the shortest possible time.

STEP 01 Preparation

Determine your selling price

We help you prepare your business for sale by guiding you through the most appropriate documents required to accurately present your business for sale. By preparing your business, being transparent and informative, leads to a greater sales result.


Three options are available:

Prepare your business for sale

Business Summary

A Business Summary is a document that answers all the basic questions about your business.

Micro Business

BASIC

Typically for

Typically for

Typically for

Small Business

Small - Medium Business

Profit & loss, lease details, licences, payroll information, and plant & equipment etc.

+ Due Diligence

Business Profile

The Business Profile provides a full description of your business and assists in marketing the business to interested buyers. The document is used as a valuable resource for dealing with accountants, advisors and banks

+ Due Diligence

We investigate areas such as the customers, business operations, financial performance, BAS statements, payroll, contracts, intellectual property, assets and other relevant details

Information Memorandum

An Information Memorandum provides a comprehensive description of all aspects of the business and market. It is intended to provide all the information required by an investor to make a fully informed decision. It is a necessary resource for buyers when dealing with their accountant, financial advisors and bank.

+ Due Diligence

Conducting a due diligence process is critical to evaluate both risks and opportunities of the acquisition. We provide access to detailed information such as the business operations, financial performance, BAS statements, payroll, customer and supplier contracts, customer and sales reports, intellectual property, assets, and other relevant details.

STANDARD

PROFESSIONAL

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  • advanced business profile & due diligence
  • 5,000+ business appraisals
  • Industry Experts & TRUSTED ADVISORS

Eight proven methods and easy weekly contributions equal market leading-value. Comprehensive marketing packages have been designed to enable you to select a package suitable for your business needs and budget. The greater the exposure, the more leads generated to increase your chances of sale.


With three marketing packages to choose from, The Basic, Standard, and Professional, we will customise a marketing plan for your business comprised of the following:

STEP 02 Marketing

Gain reach and increase your number of buyer enquiries.

Business-for-sale websites

Buyers Database

Direct Email Campaigns

Social Media

Paid Advertising (Social)

Direct Mail

For Sale Signage

Local Area Advertising

Be seen on 30+ leading business-for-sale sites in Australia.

We have thousands of potential buyers contact us each month and 60,000+ engaged enquirers on our books.

We send direct email campaigns to all potential buyers on our database and conduct ongoing telephone follow-ups.

We will place your listing on one of our Carousel Catalogue’s that run all year round on Facebook. We also run regular posts to our network on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Depending on your marketing package, we will set up targeted Facebook/Instagram and LinkedIn campaigns.

Depending on your marketing package, we will target potential purchasers that may own a similar business and are looking to expand.

On site For Sale signage is a great way to encourage enquiry about your business.

Where appropriate, we will establish a proposed local advertising schedule such as newspaper, print media and community display boards.

Professional Video Production

45-60sec

Business Teaser and Stills

“A branded business story teaser for businesses who are keen to start small...”$2,900


Dedicated Producer • Video Briefing Session • Shoot Planning & Assessment

Creative Concepts • Tailored Script & Storyboard

Stunning Shoot • On-site Video Shoot

Expert Editing • Footage Selects • Transcriptions • Editing & Animation

• Rounds of Changes • Re-formatting, Captions & Outputs • Backups & Archiving

Music • Music Search & Licencing

2-3min

Business Explainer and Stills

“An owner interview based business story explainer for businesses who are playing big...”$7,300


Dedicated Producer • Video Briefing Session • Shoot Planning & Assessment

Creative Concepts • Tailored Script & Storyboard

Stunning Shoot • On-site Video Shoot

Expert Editing • Footage Selects • Transcriptions • Editing & Animation

Rounds of Changes • Re-formatting, Captions & Outputs • Backups & Archiving

Music • Music Search & Licencing

Voiceover • Professional Voice over

On-site Aerial Shoot • Drone Footage

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  • advanced marketing TECHNIQUES
  • SOLUTION FOCUSSED
  • 1,200+ Buyer Enquiries per month

Our selling system is well-organised. You can be comfortable knowing that when we deal with your potential buyers, no stone is left unturned, and we manage all the steps along the way.


Industry averages for brokers show that 60% of listed businesses sell between six and twelve months, 20% sell after twelve months and 20% sell before the six months. With Finn, we tend to run a little bit quicker, and on average we sell between three and nine months.


The process to a successful sale is as follows:


STEP 03 Selling

There is an art to selling; you will see more success when there is a strong process behind it.

✓ Notify you

✓ Update you

✓ Feedback

✓ Progress updates

- When we get an enquiry for your business

- On the buyers interest

- Reasons why they are or are not interested

- On each interested buyer

Buyer Screening

Talk to enquiries, screen via initial Enquiries Questionnaire with a Confidentiality Agreement to protect your business and trade secrets (online).

01

Collate qualified buyers, educate them on buying a business and provide business profile.

Business Review with Qualified Buyers

02

Meeting 1: Buyers Questionnaire and decision making criteria. This is where we identify good prospects, by guiding buyers through an in-depth questionnaire, confirming their interest and capacity to purchase.

Fact Finding

03

Meeting 4: Expression of interest, which means getting pen to paper and making an offer. From here, negotiations begin to close the sale and complete formalities.

Offer Made

06

Meeting 2: Due Diligence. Here we have determined the buyers suitability to purchase your business and have provided due diligence. The buyer is now focussed and is considering their conditions of sale.

Meeting 3: 99% of people require meeting the owner and conducting a discovery tour. It is recommended the vendor and buyer meet under the guidance of the broker. Meet-the-Owner and Business Profile videos are recommended for sellers with interstate or international buyers.

Discovery Tour

05

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04

Our Communication Guarantee

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  • PROFESSIONAL HELP AT EVERY STEP
  • AUSTRALIA'S BEST BUSINESS SELLING SYSTEM
  • More than 60,000 qualified buyers

STEP 04 Closing the Sale

Closing the sale is intricate, there are many advisors involved - let us do the work.

This is where most of the work happens, and you have a choice when it comes time to selling your business. You can save money and avoid paying commision by managing the sale yourself, or you can choose to let our expert team do the selling and manage settlement on your behalf - this is where we see the most success. We will coordinate the entire process and deliver results, leaving you to keep running your business.


Selling and managing settlement involves dealing with a variety of people, they are as follows:

BUSINESS BROKER

YOUR BUYER

BUYERS SOLICITOR

BUYERS ACCOUNTANT

BUYERS FINANCE

BROKER

LANDLORD

YOUR ACCOUNTANT

YOUR SOLICITOR

YOU



✓ Contract preparation and signed | ✓ Training organised | ✓ Due diligence managed


✓ Staff handover arranged | ✓ Settlement organised | ✓ Finance approval


✓ Landlord approval | ✓ Plant & equipment check | ✓ Handover organised



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Your Finn Business Broker will coordinate the following in an orderly fashion:

✓ Contract prepared and signed

✓ Training organised

✓ Due diligence managed

✓ Staff handover arranged

✓ Settlement organised

✓ Finance approval

✓ Landlord approval

✓ Plant & equipment check

✓ Handover organised

Your Finn Business Broker will coordinate the following takes place in an orderly fashion:

Sell faster at the highest price possible with the leading business brokers in Greater Melbourne.


Get your obligation-free business appraisal by completing the online form.


  • Experts in preparing your business for sale
  • Extensive visibility to sell your business
  • 100,000 buyers serviced over 15+ years
  • advanced business profile & due diligence
  • Industry Experts & TRUSTED ADVISORS
  • 5,000+ business valuation appraisals
  • Advanced marketing TECHNIQUES
  • SOLUTION FOCUSSED
  • 1,200+ Buyer Enquiries per month
  • PROFESSIONAL HELP AT EVERY STEP
  • AUSTRALIA'S BEST BUSINESS SELLING SYSTEM

    READY TO SELL YOUR BUSINESS?

Obligation-Free Appraisal.

Call us Today

03 9372 0243

    FINN BUSINESS SALES GREATER MELBOURNE

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