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1095 Nimitzview Dr. Ste 201,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45230 (View Map)
Offering full-service business brokerage services; founded in 1981; completed more than 800 transactions; currently six full-time agents.
Keate Partners Ltd (513) 241-3700
Founded in 1981, Keate Partners, Ltd. is a full-service merger and acquisition firm representing both middle market acquisition opportunities as well as general business brokerage opportunities.
The firms principals and associates have over 125 years combined experience in business sales and acquisitions, and have completed more than 800 transactions. Keate Partners, Ltd. is the largest firm of its kind in the Greater Cincinnati / Tri-state area.
Keate Partners primarily represents owners of privately held businesses with revenues up to $25 million and located within 100 miles of Cincinnati. We manage the entire selling process, including pre-sale analysis, valuation, preparation of an offering memorandum (CBR), confidential solicitation and qualification of prospective buyers, assistance in negotiating and structuring the purchase agreement, securing financing and coordinating due diligence/closing.
Our firm also offers valuation services in preparation for selling a business, divorce and other litigation support, buy/sell agreements, and for estate planning.
John S. Keate, CBI, Founding Partner of Keate Partners Ltd. 1981 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Ohio State University Executive Development Program.
Wayne Corney, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1984. University of Cincinnati, BS, Mechanical Engineering
Lawrence J. Pongonis, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1984 Gannon University, BA. Loyola University, Chicago, MA
Randal A. Sircle, Principal, Keate Partners Ltd. 1991 Eastern Kentucky University, BBA, Accounting. Xavier University, MBA, Finance
Jack W. Sussman, Senior Associate, Keate Partners, Ltd. 1983 Adelphi University, BA
Jeff Moore, Associate, Keate Partners, Ltd. Pennsylvania State University, BS, Accounting
Marina Eger - Administrative Manager
Visit our website at: www.KeatePartners.com
Represent Business Sellers and Buyer Search Clients in the sale or purchase of small to medium transactions.
Perform Business Valuations for use in a sale, exit planning, estate planning, etc.
IBBA, IBA, Ohio Real Estate Brokers License, Kentucky Real Estate Brokers License
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-2583GOLD STAR CHILI FRANCHISE RE-SALE Offered for sale is a Gold Star Chili franchise located in Cincinnati Ohio. The franchise has been operated by the same owner since 1980. Investment Higfhlights:• Excellent Location in a well populated community with multiple schools, churches within one mile• Strong regular customer base• Franchisor support and training in addition to seller assistance• Opportunity exists for an active new owner to increase salesReason for Sale:The owner has been in this business for over 35 years. Between some health issues and a desire to retire, the decision to sell has been made.Purchase Price:This franchise location is being offered as an asset More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE S-2600MUSIC EDUCATION, LESSONS & TEACHING SCHOOLThis business provides music education (lessons) in a wide selection of instruments. The school’s instructors provide the highest quality of music education in every instrument offered. Music instructors (on average staff is between 14-18 teachers at the time) are paid on monthly basis as independent contractors based upon the total number of lesson hours they provide to all of their assigned students. The school offers the widest selection of music lessons in the area. Music lessons include piano, keyboard, voice, singing, violin, fiddle, guitar, ukulele, drums, percussion, trumpet, flute, saxophone, oboe, clarinet, cello More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE #M-2496sNICHE MACHINE MANUFACTURERThis Company manufactures machine tools. The business specializes in a specific type of machine and has developed expertise and a reputation that make it a market leader in its niche. This has enabled the Company to have excellent margins and has created growth opportunities.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Excellent customer base, mostly Fortune 500 and multi-national companies• In its machine niche the Company offers more features and closer tolerances than its competitors at a lower cost - great value proposition for its customers• 2018 anticipated revenues are expected to exceed $2,600,000 with EBITDA of $1,100,000.• Currently there is no More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE D-2567sDISTRIBUTOR OF BUILDING PRODUCTSThis Tri-State (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) company is a distributor of building materials for the building trades. The contractors the company sells to work in commercial, residential remodel, new home construction, and do-it- yourself remodeling. The owner is responsible for estimating and general administration of the business. INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Well known with established name and excellent reputation for quality service• Experienced workforce• Opportunity for growth for new owner willing to focus on business development• Highly profitable operation that has been performing well for decades• Owner is willing to work with the More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE R-2569DRIVE-THRU, MIDDLETOWN OHIOLocated in a highly populated residential and commercial area in the city limits of Middletown, Ohio, this drive-thru was built by the original owner in 1985. The current owner purchased the business in 2007 and made improvements to both the interior and exterior of the building.The drive-thru sells an assortment of products such as cigarettes, beer and wine, soft drinks and snacks.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Sales average $50,000 per month• Strong Customer Base• Highly Populated Area• C-1, C-2, D-6 Liquor License• 3,190 sq. ft. Building on approximately ¼ acre of PropertyPURCHASE PRICE:The business assets, land and building are being offered More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE S-2579GREATER CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL CLEANING AND JANITORIAL COMPANYAvailable for purchase is a well-established Greater Cincinnati area commercial cleaning and janitorial company. INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Long established business in its industry/marketplace• Room to bring sales to previous numbers; owners have not focused on selling• Great mid-sized company that has signed contracts to protect revenue• Long tenured staff to assist in management• Can easily add revenue by increasing focus in specialty services with dedicated sales effort• 2018 trending to be over $500,000 in salesREASON FOR SALE: RetirementPURCHASE PRICE:The purchase price for all business operations, More info
Plumbing / Heating and Air Conditioning Company - SW OHIOThis well-established Company provides plumbing, heating and air conditioning services.The company has two service techs and one administrative person in addition to the owner. The business is located in a small town 15 miles outside of I-275 north of Cincinnati. About 90% of the company’s revenues are from residential customers and 10% commercial.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Well established company - 50 years in business• Exceptional reputation for quality work and services• The company does not have any complaints with BBB.• Extensive repeat business• Very qualified staffPURCHASE PRICE:The business in being offered for sale, assets, More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE S-2562Automotive Repair & Collision Service Center Offered for sale is a seven bay, full-service automotive service & collision center located in the Northern Cincinnati suburbs. Conveniently located on a heavily traveled access road near I-275. Investment Highlights:• Full service auto repair & collision center• 7 bays including four lifts and 4 current mechanics• Well-constructed and maintained free-standing building totaling 5000 sq. ft. • Great location on high traffic road• Fully equipped facility with full service capabilities • Semi downdraft paint booth with 1 million BTU furnace • Integrated heating systems running off used motor oil reduces utilities More info
This well-established Company provides heating and air conditioning services.The company has three service techs and one administrative person in addition to the owner. The business is located in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati that are experiencing rapid growth. About 60% of the company’s revenues are from residential customers and 40% commercial.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Well established company - nearly 30 years in business• Exceptional reputation for quality work and services• The company does not have any complaints with BBB.• Extensive repeat business• Very qualified staffPURCHASE PRICE:The business in being offered for sale, assets, free and clear of all liabilities for $195,000. More info
This company sells used automobiles utilizing the “Buy Here / Pay Here” concept. The business has been in existence for decades and has multiple lots.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• High traffic; demographically attractive area• Steady and profitable operation - between 265 to 320 cars sold each year• Owner will provide transitional training services• Highly profitable with repeat customers for over 20 years• Opportunity to increase sales via social media• Opportunity to make servicing cars a profit centerBusiness: It is expected a sale will be structured as an asset sale for the operating business with all the tangible assets included, and a stock sale for the finance company. Cash will be retained More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE S-2592RESIDENTIAL HOUSE CLEANING SERVICEOffered for sale is a professional house cleaning service started over 25 years ago. The company primarily services single family residential homes in the East and North side of Greater Cincinnati, and Northern Kentucky. The company’s growth is based on referrals, with minimal advertising costs. The owner has run it as less than a full-time business, working about 25 to 30 hours a week. The seller, personally, does no cleaning, just runs the business. The company has six part time employees who do the cleaning.This company is a turnkey opportunity and positioned to grow further. The current market offers easy expansion More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-2584Craft Beer & Wine BarThis is a rustic craft beer and fine wine tap room/restaurant/bar located west of Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to craft beer, wine, and a restaurant menu, the location offers carryout of craft beers and fine wines. The business is located on a well-traveled route and has the only liquor license in the immediate area. Investment Highlights:• Turn-key craft beer and wine tap room and restaurant. • 45 foot 12-seat bar, occupancy for 99 patrons in main tap room, adjacent private/wine room w/ fireplace, and large expanded patio. • D-5 & D-6 liquor licenses. • 28 Taps, include wine taps and a nitro tap, serving a selection of craft beer and More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE Frozen Yogurt Store - Franchise Re-SaleOffered for sale is a nationally recognized frozen yogurt franchise located in a demographically attractive northern Cincinnati suburb. Investment Highlights:• Absentee Owner• Relatively simple, clean, fun business with friendly staff and store manager• High traffic location within an attractive suburban target demographic area• Exceptional franchise name and corporate support • “Healthier” frozen yogurt options appeals to families and an increasingly health conscious population• Proprietary product line differentiates the business from competitors: o No artificial colors, flavors, high-fructose corn syrup, etc. o No rBSTs (growth More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE R-2587DRIVE-THRU CINCINNATI, OHIOLocated in on a busy road in a highly populated area in the west side of Cincinnati, Ohio this drive thru was originally built in 1986. The current owners purchased the business and real estate at the end of 2016 and immediately made interior and exterior improvements on the building while adding new equipment.The drive-thru sells an assortment of products such as cigarettes, beer and wine, soft drinks and snacks.SALES:INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Growing Sales• Strong Customer Base• Highly Populated Area• C-1, C-2, D-6 Liquor License• 2,160 sq. ft. Building REASON FOR SALE The owners have other business investments thatrequire much of their More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-2539NORTHERN CINCINNATI RESTAURANT AND BARThis nicely furnished bar and restaurant offers significant potential due to its location and physical buildout. A turnkey operation, this location needs an active owner operator to fully capitalize on the opportunity.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Well established business - over 7 years at location• Location in great demographic• Loyal, experienced staff• Stunning building with large outdoor patio area for warm weather dining and drinking• High-end buildout with opportunity• Potential to expand in basement• Live entertainment 4 days of the weekREASON FOR SALE: Absentee ownership has decided to focus on other endeavors.PURCHASE More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE #R-2552CONVENIENCE STOREThis convenience store offers the standard array of convenience store items such as beverages, store items, beer, wine, cigarettes, lottery, money orders and check cashing. The current owner has been operating the business for over 13 years.Investment Highlights• Excellent Location with high traffic count• Opportunity for hands on owner-operator • Opportunity to offer additional services Reason for SaleThe owner has other business interests that require most of his time and attention.Asking Price: $25,000 plus InventoryThe business is being offered as an asset sale which includes the business assets free and clear of debt. Inventory extra at cost. More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-25508 SUBWAY FRANCHISESAvailable for purchase are 8 Subway restaurant franchises. Many have been in operation for close to 10 years. All are within the Greater Cincinnati metro area. *Please note that new franchise owners can only purchase one Subway as per corporate requirementsINVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Many long term, solid performers• Some are newer franchises available that have opportunity for growth• Solid employees and management in all locations• Priced well under new franchise costs• Excellent locations, great lease termsREASON FOR SALE: RetirementPURCHASE PRICE:The stores are offered as an asset purchase, free and clear of debt.Sales range from $237,000 to More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-2558RESTAURANT / TAVERN This restaurant being offered for sale is located in a northern suburban community of Cincinnati, Ohio. The nature of the community attracts visitors from hundreds of miles away, providing an excellent customer draw in addition to the local business community and surrounding neighborhood.The building has been newly renovated along with new equipment and interior remodeling.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Full service menu serving lunch and dinner six days a week• Excellent location encompassing both business and residential, and visitors to the area• Attractive dining rooms, bar, lounge and outdoor patio• D1, D2, D3A, D6 Liquor licenses• Growing More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE F-2519Downtown Cincinnati Monday-Friday RestaurantThis newly relocated restaurant serving breakfast and lunch five days a week is situated in the center of Cincinnati’s business district.INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS• Breakfast and Lunch served five days a week, Monday through Friday 6:30am to 3:30pm• Leased space occupying 2,660 sq.ft. with seating for 62 patrons• Excellent repeat business• Opportunity for near future growth related to over 900 apartments under construction within walking distance of the restaurant• Increased revenue attainable by adding more hours or more daysASKING PRICE:The restaurant is offered for sale as an asset purchase, free and clear of debt and More info
This well-known, long-tenured company has been a fixture in the petroleum business for many yearsINVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Long-tenured company with deep roots in a specialized industry• Wide reach of customer base encompassing 4 states• Growing sales each year with room for expansion in newer territories• Long tenured and knowledgeable staff• Multiple revenue sources; allows for long term customer relations• Specialty business with a niche in airports, hospital, and wholesale operations4 mos Y-T-D 2017 Financials: Sales $860,239 / ACF $102,164 More info
BUSINESS FOR SALE #F-2535Quick Serve Restaurant Franchise ReSaleMade to Order SandwichesOffered for sale is a northern Cincinnati suburban based unit of a QSR national franchisor. The Franchisor developed an innovative, yet simple concept that allows sandwiches to be customizable. The ordering process is unique which creates efficiency, customer satisfaction, and brand loyalty. Nearly 400 stores are open or are in development.BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS• QSR with high name recognition• Lunch & catering for surrounding businesses and schools• Weekly school cafeteria lunch ordersThe owners have decided to position their store for sale and plan for retirement.PURCHASE PRICE:The business is being More info
Offered for sale is a gas station & c-store located in Cincinnati. The sale includes the business (gas station / c-store) and the real estate.Investment Highlights:• Excellent Location• Free Standing building 654 sq. ft.• Annual c-store sales of $400,000 to $500,000• Excellent opportunity to increase gas volume and c-store sales• In 2009 a major remodeling was completed, including equipment upgradesREASON FOR SALE: Other business interests and time requirements.PURCHASE PRICE:This opportunity is being offered as an asset sale which includes the land, building and business assets for $595,000 plus inventory at cost, free and clear of debt. More info
This is a well-established (14+ yrs.), well-run, profitable auto collision and body repair and cosmetic painting business. This Cincinnati business is located in a convenient location providing exceptional access to retail customers. The business is also very close and accessible to many commercial and industrial customers.Franchise ReSaleINVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:• Well-established business of 14+ years• History of excellent sales and profitability• Excellent training and support available• No technical knowledge or experience necessary• Extensive transition training to be provided PURCHASE PRICE:The business is offered at $595,000 free and clear of debt. Fixed assets, inventory and all More info
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