VR Business Brokers/Mergers & Acquisitions

At a Glance

Products & Services: Business brokerage; mergers & acquisitions intermediation

Number of Locations: 130

Total Investment: $45.9K - $108.3K

Founded: 1979

Began Franchising: 1979

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2012 100 3 27 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $45,933 - $108,300
Franchise Fee: $19,500 - $39,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $150,000 - $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000 - $100,000
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. Home study program : 2 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,