Could you be a Business Broker?
At Business Partnership we fully understand the challenges our new Regional Partners (franchisees) face when starting their brokerage business, after all we’ve been where you are and have the t-shirt. We bring decades of brokerage experience to your door our package is designed to give you the best chance of success.
What is a Business Broker?
Since founding in 1979 Business Partnership has supported thousands of SMEs through the marketing and sale of their businesses. Collectively, we have sold SMEs in every sector, ranging in value from a few thousand pounds to many millions. In doing so, we have supported fellow business owners in our local communities to move on, be that retirement, or the ability to invest in a new business opportunity.
Where you target your franchise will be where you are most effective. That could be high street, corporate, across all sectors, or you may choose to specialise in just a few.
Our tailored training program
Our Regional Partners come from varied background and experience. We’ll ensure you fill the gaps in your knowledge to become a broker with;
- 10 full days training with senior partners
- How to value a business
- Converting prospects
- How to sell a business
- Regulatory considerations
- Key information resources vital to your success
Systems to do the job well
You can’t run a modern business without flexibility and the systems that enable that. Business Partnership provides;
- Bespoke, cloud based CRM and admin systems for a totally portable office. You just need a reliable broadband connection.
- 2 brands. Business Partnership and Business Partnership Corporate which target different levels of the market
- 2 websites to support the brands
- Marketing launch package
- Ongoing mentoring
We may be a franchise but even the longest serving Regional Partners will seek advice from someone with specific expertise, and everyone brings something to the table. So you will be need to be participative and help your fellow Regional Partners for the benefit of all who operate under the Business Partnership brand, and you can expect the same in return.
What you need to be successful
Our franchisees come from the backgrounds you might suspect like banking and accountancy, but also some you may not, like engineering, marketing, wholesale and the care sector. Some have owned and sold their own businesses. Others have not. What makes them successful business brokers are these attributes;
- An understanding of the fundamentals which make a good business
- The ability to enjoy meeting people and building a rapport
- Self-motivation and drive
- A willingness to network amongst business groups
- A desire to learn
- A personal network amongst which you are well-regarded
- Credibility in at least one business sector
Additional income streams
Business sales are the backbone of the broker’s role, but there are additional income streams. These include paid valuation work, acquisition searches and, once qualified, work as a certified Value Builder coach.
Ongoing fees & franchise renewal
Once part of Business Partnership, our ongoing fees are simple. We charge only a modest, flat monthly fee regardless of earnings so you keep all of the rewards of your efforts. When your initial 5 year franchise term is complete, you renew by agreement, at no additional cost.
Explore starting your brokerage with Business Partnership
If you think this Business Partnership matches your skills and personality, make a formal enquiry and we’ll send you our full franchise brochure by return.