Peggy Kragh, BCI, CMAI

Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

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6475 Highway 93 S, Ste 21
Whitefish, Montana 59937 (View Map)

About the Company

We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with offices conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada. Murphy Business provides both clients and business associates with the highest standards of professional service and unmatched performance in the sale of privately held businesses, mergers & acquisitions, franchise sales, business valuations, machinery & equipment appraisals, commercial real estate and business consulting. With the team at Murphy Business, you can be assured you are represented by outstanding, experienced and knowledgeable professionals who will provide you with sound financial, strategic and tactical implementation to achieve a successful transaction.

Identifying excellence in a professional business brokerage firm shouldn't be difficult. Take, for example, the following criteria:

Proven track record of successful business closings
High closing ratios
Ready access to buyers and sellers, both nationwide and internationally
Systems and processes to match buyers and sellers
Highly experienced and credentialed business brokers
Unsurpassed standards of business ethic
Membership in all significant industry associations, group listing services, multiple listing services and brokerage networks

Founded in 1994 by Roger J. Murphy, Murphy Business & Financial Corporation meets these criteria. As a result, the firm has become one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America, with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada.

Members of the Murphy team have been carefully recruited and selected for their high level of achievement as former CEOs, CFOs, CPAs, business owners and senior level executives in a wide range of industries and professions. But their accomplishments don't stop with their prior experience. Our business brokers receive intensive training, ongoing support and many have subsequently received the highest awards, credentials, and designations in our industry.

We invite you to learn more about Murphy's approach to the business brokerage profession. We hope to demonstrate how we provide both clients and professional partners with the highest standards of professional service and unmatched performance.

Broker Biography

Peggy Kragh, BCI, CMAI (406) 862-9300

Introduction

Peggy Kragh is a Board Certified Intermediary (BCI), and Certified Merger & Acquisition Intermediary (CMAI) Real Estate licensed agent in the State of MT and owner of Montana based Murphy Business & Financial NW MT LLC, a construction company and a property management firm. We serve Flathead, Missoula, Gallatin, Ravalli, Lincoln, Glacier, Lake, Sanders and Mineral counties.

Peggy has a track record of bringing business owners and well-matched, qualified buyers over the finish line in a professional confidential manner. Her expertise is critical in helping both the buyer and the seller through a smooth and planned process. This includes assisting the business owner with an exit plan to increase the value of their business prior to sale, assisting them to net the highest proceeds from the sale through competent sale structuring, assisting the buyer with a business plan or to secure financing. Peggy works closely with the attorneys, accountants, lenders and title companies where needed to ensure a win-win situation that covers all bases and provides a successful transition plan that the buyers and sellers are comfortable and excited to execute.

Peggy is a high achiever with well-above average of Businesses listed/businesses sold.

Recipient awards include *2015 #1 Office - Murphy Business *2011-2015 Most Transactions for 5-State Region, *2015 Million Dollar Club, *2012 Million Dollar Club, *2009 Top Sales 5-State Region *2009 Most Transactions for 5-State Region *2009 Million Dollar Club

• 20 years experience in top management of On-line Publishing, E-Commerce worldwide
• 17 years business owner of Construction Company, Property Rental and Real Estate Note Brokerage businesses.
• Developed and sold business plan/model for voice, video and data to the rural home market.
• 3 years experience in managing fiber optic and phone network sales and installations
• 6 years Operations and Business Development for two very successful catalog companies, one in Computer/Accessory sales and one in Nutrition sales.
• 2 years experience as a Customs Broker specializing in the importation of product into the US for clients and working as an intermediary for customs, stevedore services, shipping companies, trucking companies and client.
• Finance degree – graduated with high honors
• Previously held a Montana State Insurance Sales License
• High Concern for Client Satisfaction
• Effective Problem Solver
• Diplomatic Communicator and Successful Negotiator
• Detailed and Organized
• Positive and Upbeat Personality

Services Provided

• Business Valuations and Appraisals
• Business Brokerage
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Franchise Sales and Resales
• Commercial Real Estate
• Machinery & Equipment Appraisals
• Business Consulting

Areas Served

  • Flathead, MT
  • Gallatin, MT
  • Missoula, MT
  • Ravalli, MT
  • Lake, MT
  • Lincoln, MT
  • Sanders, MT
  • Glacier, MT
  • Mineral, MT
  • Professional Affiliations

    BCI, CMAI

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    Marc Sanders Serving Missoula County, MT

    Peggy Kragh is a Board Certified Intermediary (BCI), and Certified Merger & Acquisition Intermediary (CMAI) Real Estate licensed agent in the State of MT and owner of Montana based Murphy Business & Financial NW MT LLC, a construction company and a property management firm. We serve Flathead, Missoula, Gallatin, Ravalli, Lincoln, Glacier, Lake, Sanders and Mineral counties. Peggy has a track record of bringing business owners and well-matched, qualified buyers over the finish line in a professional confidential manner. Her expertise is critical in helping both the buyer and the seller through a smooth and planned process. This includes assisting the business owner with an exit plan to increase the value of their business prior to sale, assisting them to net the highest proceeds from the sale through competent sale structuring, assisting the buyer with a business plan or to secure financing. Peggy works closely with the attorneys, accountants, lenders and title companies where needed to ensure a win-win situation that covers all bases and provides a successful transition plan that the buyers and sellers are comfortable and excited to execute. Peggy is a high achiever with well-above average of Businesses listed/businesses sold. Recipient awards include *2015 #1 Office - Murphy Business *2011-2015 Most Transactions for 5-State Region, *2015 Million Dollar Club, *2012 Million Dollar Club, *2009 Top Sales 5-State Region *2009 Most Transactions for 5-State Region *2009 Million Dollar Club • 20 years experience in top management of On-line Publishing, E-Commerce worldwide • 17 years business owner of Construction Company, Property Rental and Real Estate Note Brokerage businesses. • Developed and sold business plan/model for voice, video and data to the rural home market. • 3 years experience in managing fiber optic and phone network sales and installations • 6 years Operations and Business Development for two very successful catalog companies, one in Computer/Accessory sales and one in Nutrition sales. • 2 years experience as a Customs Broker specializing in the importation of product into the US for clients and working as an intermediary for customs, stevedore services, shipping companies, trucking companies and client. • Finance degree – graduated with high honors • Previously held a Montana State Insurance Sales License • High Concern for Client Satisfaction • Effective Problem Solver • Diplomatic Communicator and Successful Negotiator • Detailed and Organized • Positive and Upbeat Personality

    Shawn Miller Serving Flathead County, MT

    Peggy Kragh is a Board Certified Intermediary (BCI), and Certified Merger & Acquisition Intermediary (CMAI) Real Estate licensed agent in the State of MT and owner of Montana based Murphy Business & Financial NW MT LLC, a construction company and a property management firm. We serve Flathead, Missoula, Gallatin, Ravalli, Lincoln, Glacier, Lake, Sanders and Mineral counties. Peggy has a track record of bringing business owners and well-matched, qualified buyers over the finish line in a professional confidential manner. Her expertise is critical in helping both the buyer and the seller through a smooth and planned process. This includes assisting the business owner with an exit plan to increase the value of their business prior to sale, assisting them to net the highest proceeds from the sale through competent sale structuring, assisting the buyer with a business plan or to secure financing. Peggy works closely with the attorneys, accountants, lenders and title companies where needed to ensure a win-win situation that covers all bases and provides a successful transition plan that the buyers and sellers are comfortable and excited to execute. Peggy is a high achiever with well-above average of Businesses listed/businesses sold. Recipient awards include *2015 #1 Office - Murphy Business *2011-2015 Most Transactions for 5-State Region, *2015 Million Dollar Club, *2012 Million Dollar Club, *2009 Top Sales 5-State Region *2009 Most Transactions for 5-State Region *2009 Million Dollar Club • 20 years experience in top management of On-line Publishing, E-Commerce worldwide • 17 years business owner of Construction Company, Property Rental and Real Estate Note Brokerage businesses. • Developed and sold business plan/model for voice, video and data to the rural home market. • 3 years experience in managing fiber optic and phone network sales and installations • 6 years Operations and Business Development for two very successful catalog companies, one in Computer/Accessory sales and one in Nutrition sales. • 2 years experience as a Customs Broker specializing in the importation of product into the US for clients and working as an intermediary for customs, stevedore services, shipping companies, trucking companies and client. • Finance degree – graduated with high honors • Previously held a Montana State Insurance Sales License • High Concern for Client Satisfaction • Effective Problem Solver • Diplomatic Communicator and Successful Negotiator • Detailed and Organized • Positive and Upbeat Personality

    Patrick McGowen Serving Gallatin County, MT

    Peggy Kragh is a Board Certified Intermediary (BCI), and Certified Merger & Acquisition Intermediary (CMAI) Real Estate licensed agent in the State of MT and owner of Montana based Murphy Business & Financial NW MT LLC, a construction company and a property management firm. We serve Flathead, Missoula, Gallatin, Ravalli, Lincoln, Glacier, Lake, Sanders and Mineral counties. Peggy has a track record of bringing business owners and well-matched, qualified buyers over the finish line in a professional confidential manner. Her expertise is critical in helping both the buyer and the seller through a smooth and planned process. This includes assisting the business owner with an exit plan to increase the value of their business prior to sale, assisting them to net the highest proceeds from the sale through competent sale structuring, assisting the buyer with a business plan or to secure financing. Peggy works closely with the attorneys, accountants, lenders and title companies where needed to ensure a win-win situation that covers all bases and provides a successful transition plan that the buyers and sellers are comfortable and excited to execute. Peggy is a high achiever with well-above average of Businesses listed/businesses sold. Recipient awards include *2015 #1 Office - Murphy Business *2011-2015 Most Transactions for 5-State Region, *2015 Million Dollar Club, *2012 Million Dollar Club, *2009 Top Sales 5-State Region *2009 Most Transactions for 5-State Region *2009 Million Dollar Club • 20 years experience in top management of On-line Publishing, E-Commerce worldwide • 17 years business owner of Construction Company, Property Rental and Real Estate Note Brokerage businesses. • Developed and sold business plan/model for voice, video and data to the rural home market. • 3 years experience in managing fiber optic and phone network sales and installations • 6 years Operations and Business Development for two very successful catalog companies, one in Computer/Accessory sales and one in Nutrition sales. • 2 years experience as a Customs Broker specializing in the importation of product into the US for clients and working as an intermediary for customs, stevedore services, shipping companies, trucking companies and client. • Finance degree – graduated with high honors • Previously held a Montana State Insurance Sales License • High Concern for Client Satisfaction • Effective Problem Solver • Diplomatic Communicator and Successful Negotiator • Detailed and Organized • Positive and Upbeat Personality

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