Celine Dufresne

Murphy Business Sarasota/Lakeland/Brooksville

License Number: BK680823

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Fax: 888-267-8068

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6151 Lake Osprey Dr,#315, Sarasota, Fl 34240, 2420 N Crystal Lake Dr,#100. Lakeland, Fl 33801
Sarasota,Lakeland,Brooksv, Florida 34240 (View Map)

About the Company

Murphy Business & Financial Corporation

"North America's Premier Brokerage Firm"

We are one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada. We specialize in helping clients buy or sell a business and franchises. As well as business & equipment valuations, and exit planning & strategies.
Murphy business brokers have unsurpassed access to buyers and business sellers in North America. Our proven process and system provides our clients with the means to achieve their goals through a more successful and confidential business transaction. We promise that you will not find a more complete, thorough and professional experience as the one Murphy Business & Financial Corporation can provide.
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 in the sales of privately held businesses, mergers, machinery and equipment sales, sales and re-sales of franchise businesses, commercial real estate transactions, business valuations, acquisitions and business consulting.

Broker Biography

Celine Dufresne (888) 299-9380

Introduction

CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards)

CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker

Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando

Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach.

Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers.

Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

Services Provided

We assist buyers with finding the best business that meets their requirements. We help them through the whole process from reviewing and comparing businesses, putting an offer together, financing, to closing.

If you own a business, and considering selling, you may want to know the true value of your business, and if you are not in any urgency to sell right away, get some recommendations on what needs to be improved to get the maximum value.

Our goal is to provide business owners with the right tools and education that will allow them to maximize the value of their business, and ultimately gain freedom to enjoy life. Whether you’re considering selling your business, or just want to know you’re building a valuable asset now and for the future--we can help!

Through Murphy Business, we offer the following services:

• Business Sales/Purchases
• Franchise Sales
• Business Consulting
• Business Valuations
• Machinery and Equipment Appraisals
• Commercial Real Estate Services (when associated with businesses)
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Buyers searches
• Exit Strategies

For more information, please visit our websites at:

www.murphybusines.com/sarasota
www.murphybusiness.com/lakeland
www.murphybusiness.com/brooksville

Areas Served

  • Sarasota, FL
  • Manatee, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Pasco, FL
  • Hernando, FL
  • Polk, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Licensed In

    • Florida
    • BK680823

    Professional Affiliations

    CGMA (Certified Global Management Accountant)
    CMAI (Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Intermediary)
    Certified Value Builder

    Rotary Club Lakeland
    NAWBO (National Association of Women Business owners
    AICPA
    M&A Source
    PR HISPANIC CHAMBER
    BNI

    Business For Sale Listings

    $85,000
    Cash Flow: $61,996 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
    Cafe Restaurant Profitable Main Street Business with growth potential !!

    Wonderful Cafe offering gourmet coffee specialties, breakfast and lunch and all sorts of gourmet ice cream treats! It is located on a very busy major road with excellent visibility in a heavily populated area. A great deal of thought and effort were involved and no expense was spared in the build out and quality of the equipment. The customers always remark about the clean feel of the layout! This is a perfect opportunity for someone wanting a gourmet café. Seller is motivated, a must see! More info

    $1,040,000
    Cash Flow: $421,603 
    Polk Co., FL 
    Highly Profitable Event Equipment Rental Business Profitable main street business with growth potential !!

    Successful Event and Party Rental Business with contracts throughout Central Florida. Clients includes both commercial events and private parties, some that repeat each year. This Business got itself an excellent reputation by delivering what is promised with best customer service. More info

    $125,000
    Cash Flow: $89,076 
    Polk Co., FL  Agent: Alan Garbrecht
    Auto General Repairs Profitable main street business with growth potential! Financing available

    Major Franchise Opportunity! First time buyers or multi business owners wanting to add to their portfolio will appreciate the potential of this listing. Located in a rapid growth area on a busy connecting highway. Complete auto service backed by a seasoned franchise, there is plenty of revenue streams including A/C, brakes, transmission, tires and oil change to name a few. Don't let this one get away, call us today! More info

    $775,000
    Cash Flow: $84,216 
    Polk Co., FL 
    Well-Located, 8-bay Tire & Auto Repair Shop Profitable main street business with growth potential ! Includes Real Estate

    Very well-located Tire and Auto Repair Shop with 8 bays. Newly renovated. More info

    $275,000
    Cash Flow: $167,309 
    Sarasota Co., FL  Agent: Mary Anne Servian
    Lanai/Screen Room Enclosures & Seamless Gutters Profitable main street business with growth potential!! Financing available

    This highly successful 16 year old business is perfect for someone already in the trades that wants to be their own boss. Business will be sold with a truck and all tools and equipment needed. This business is noted for superior quality material and installation in the following areas: screen rooms, screen enclosures, seamless gutters, lanai screen enclosures, vinyl siding, vinyl exterior ceiling and aluminum or vinyl soffit and fascia systems. More info

    $750,000
    Cash Flow: $292,537 
    Polk Co., FL  Agent: Alan Garbrecht
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    Reputable Dog Breeder/Kennel

    Very reputable kennel/dog Breeder. Quality lineages and professional approach rare in the industry. More info

    $20,000
    Cash Flow: $20,752 
    Sarasota Co., FL 
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    Specialty Educational Program

    Great well-sought-after technology-oriented school program and summer camps. Currently offers the program in 10 different schools. Ideal for a retired teacher. Buyer who would like to do some part-time teaching can earn more. A buyer who actively develops the business could make a lot more. More info

    $325,000
    Cash Flow: $63,012 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant

    Well established breakfast/lunch restaurant with huge potential for growth. Seller does very little advertising. Restaurant has been a town staple for 49 years, but nights could increase revenues along with beer and wine. Real Estate is included in sale. Property has been well maintained, new roof just recently along with well-maintained interior. Kitchen has a double Ansul hood, grill etc. Seller is motivated and looking to retire and relocate north but will train for a smooth transition. More info

    $85,000
    Cash Flow: $54,419 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    Very Original Cafe

    Very original & creative concept cafe with raving reviews. It offers very original presentations and flavors. It is becoming a to-go place where food, coffees & Teas never stop to impress. Although this Cafe only opened recently, it is already very profitable and will continue to grow. More info

    $425,000
    Cash Flow: $79,312 
    Florida 
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    Well-Located & Friendly Pet Resort

    Very special pet resort with very clean facility, large land and well-organized business. More info

    $109,500
    Cash Flow: $59,803 
    Hillsborough Co., FL 
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    Flower Shop- Perfect for Owner-Operator

    Perfect Flower shop. Well-located, Profitable, & well-established. Should qualify for a Visa. Mostly flowers with a few gifts/accessories. More info

    $139,000
    Cash Flow: $70,261 
    Sarasota Co., FL 
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    Profitable Pool Service Business

    Well-established pool service with around 130 accounts - a few of them commercial. Very efficient routes. The owner is active in the business and takes care of one route. This business has good records and should qualify for Visa. More info

    $115,000
    Cash Flow: $70,674 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    High-Potential Lawn Maintenance Service

    Lawn Maintenance Business with 118 monthly lawn maintenance clients generating $11,565 monthly. This business does very little additional work and this provide potential for a Buyer able to offer landscaping, irrigation, or other complementary services to this client base. More info

    $149,900
    Cash Flow: $59,029 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Restaurant/Tavern

    A successful and profitable well-established 3000 sq ft sports bar themed family favorite restaurant is located on a major thoroughfare in a major plaza with several major anchors, excellent foot traffic. The area is booming now with continued substantial growth anticipated with planned communities in the area. Currently a franchise but is optional to buyer. Serves beer/wine but adding a 4 COP would increase revenue substantially. Seller is retiring after almost 20yrs! Selling price is negotiable. Seller motivated - come see! More info

    $975,000
    Cash Flow: $156,901 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    Highly Profitable RV Park

    High return on Investment of around 15%. *** Cash Transaction Only ***95% of the lots are rented year round typically to retired and low-income workers who use it for permanent residence. Considering the limited number of options available in this range of price, the population of this park is very stable. The Park is well-maintained and peaceful. More info

    $89,900
    Cash Flow: $32,400 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Pack and Ship For Sale

    Well-established pack & ship franchise, located on a main highway in a very popular plaza with 2 major anchors. Strategically situated between several large high end communities. PO/FedEx/UPS, 24 hr. mailboxes, shipping supplies, etc.. Ample parking, easy in/out, incredible foot traffic, community & loyal customer base makes this listing a must see! A full time working owner will increase the bottom line along with adding DHL + estate packing. Seller retiring and priced below initial franchise startup fee! More info

    $450,000
    Cash Flow: $153,816 
    Polk Co., FL 
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    Large Independent Dollar Store with Real Estate

    Excellent opportunity for family business being sold for less than the value of its assets. This is a very large store with a lot more options than Dollar General & Family Dollar which have been located nearby for years. This store also includes a deli, snacks & canned food, cigarettes, beer, wines, gifts, etc. The proximity of the other stores is actually favorable in generating more traffic and sales considering that this store offers more variety. Financing available - Mustqualify. More info

    $100,000
    Cash Flow: $51,748 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    Awards and Trophies For Sale

    Well-established awards and trophies store with excellent community standing. Offering all services for building, engraving trophies and plaques, custom logos, stock logos signage, ribbons, recognition and sports related promotional items and plaques and many many more! Sellers are looking to retirement and are motivated! More info

    $110,000
    Cash Flow: $27,565 
    Hernando Co., FL  Agent: Darlene Pane
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    E-Commerce Retail

    Travel the World...vicariously! A fun and rewarding business. Internet retailer. Over 16,500 maps to countries/cities around the world, plus 3,800 travel videos and 1,000 language courses. Great for trip planning and independent travel. Plus world globes, guides, accessories, etc. This is info that neither GPS technology nor streaming videos, are able to provide. Owner/1 employee + 1 employee in Madras, India. Can be located anywhere in the continental US. Currently lists approximately 22,000 products on its website and 3,000 on Amazon. More info

    Darlene Pane Serving Hernando County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

    Mary Anne Servian Serving Sarasota County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

    Alan Garbrecht Serving Polk County, FL

    CELINE DUFRESNE-- Top Performer (47 Awards) CGMA, CMAI, Certified Value Builder, Broker Sarasota/ Manatee/ Polk/ Pasco/ Hernando Celine’s exceptional qualifications and success are due to a unique combination of education/certifications, 30+ years of business ownership, 16 years as Business Intermediary, as well as hard work, dedication, and a solution-driven approach. Celine’s wide spectrum of experience comes not only from the ownership of software, & computer, electronics & high-tech, and a variety of service businesses, she also acquired an understanding of various other industries while working as a consultant in manufacturing. Such industries include, but are not limited to plastic, electronics, pharmaceutical, chemical, perfume, food, furniture, automotive, pre-fab homes, paint, pool fabrication, equipment, etc. She has also provided consulting with exit strategy and partner buy-outs. That experience has been proven instrumental in successfully putting together offerings, selling over hundreds businesses, and working with buyers. Celine is an achiever with above-average business transfer completions. She has received over 47 industry-related awards as top producer since 2001, including Murphy’s President award in 2004 and Broker of the year in 2008.

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