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Walden Businesses Inc.

Phone: (678) 277-9951

Fax: 678-277-9346

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8395 Dunwoody Place, Building 5, Northridge 400
Atlanta, Georgia 30350 (View Map)

About the Company

Walden Businesses assists corporations and individuals in the sales, acquisitions and mergers of light manufacturing, distribution, and service companies with valuations up to $100 million. Based in the southeast, our approach is one of flexibility; offering a full array of advisory services to a local, national and international marketplace. Our clients range from small businesses and serial entrepreneurs to major corporations and private equity firms.

The principals of Walden hold varied industry-relevant designations, from CPA to CM&AP, CBI, M&AMI, and are committed to assisting clients achieve their business objectives while maintaining a confidential relationship. We can help sell your business or find one for you to acquire.

We welcome your inquiries.

Broker Biography

Sara Burden (678) 277-9951

Introduction

Walden is an Atlanta based firm serving the southeastern United States. Offices in Atlanta, Athens and Raleigh specialize in closely held manufacturing, distribution and select service-related businesses. The principals of Walden Businesses have backgrounds in management, finance, real estate and have all previously owned their own companies. Using these skills, along with years of industry experience, the principals have created a powerful tool for the business owner looking to hire the right intermediary. We believe our experience, ethics and professionalism make the difference! Whether you are positioned to acquire or divest, your choice of Walden Businesses to assist you in the transaction will be a wise one.

Walden Businesses also provides confidential valuations, consulting, buyer representation, and real estate sales, with specialization in mergers and acquisitions of closely held companies.

Services Provided

SELL SIDE SERVICES include Strategic Analysis and Planning, Real Estate, Marketing and Research, Web Marketing and Negotiations and Screening. More details available at www.waldenbus.com/services. BUY SIDE SERVICES ~ If you are considering the purchase of a business and would like to explore how Walden will benefit you, please contact one of the Buy Side Specialists at (678) 277-9951.

Areas Served

Fulton, GA
Palm Beach, FL
Wake, NC
Charleston, SC
Henrico, VA

Professional Affiliations

Southern Business Alliance, IBBA, M&A Source

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$5,000,000
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$990,000
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$1,499,000
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$250,000
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$849,000
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$1,800,000
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$59,000
Cash Flow: $70,304 
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John Webster Serving Fulton County, GA

Walden is an Atlanta based firm serving the southeastern United States. Offices in Atlanta, Athens and Raleigh specialize in closely held manufacturing, distribution and select service-related businesses. The principals of Walden Businesses have backgrounds in management, finance, real estate and have all previously owned their own companies. Using these skills, along with years of industry experience, the principals have created a powerful tool for the business owner looking to hire the right intermediary. We believe our experience, ethics and professionalism make the difference! Whether you are positioned to acquire or divest, your choice of Walden Businesses to assist you in the transaction will be a wise one. Walden Businesses also provides confidential valuations, consulting, buyer representation, and real estate sales, with specialization in mergers and acquisitions of closely held companies.

Pat McDonald Serving Cobb County, GA

Walden is an Atlanta based firm serving the southeastern United States. Offices in Atlanta, Athens and Raleigh specialize in closely held manufacturing, distribution and select service-related businesses. The principals of Walden Businesses have backgrounds in management, finance, real estate and have all previously owned their own companies. Using these skills, along with years of industry experience, the principals have created a powerful tool for the business owner looking to hire the right intermediary. We believe our experience, ethics and professionalism make the difference! Whether you are positioned to acquire or divest, your choice of Walden Businesses to assist you in the transaction will be a wise one. Walden Businesses also provides confidential valuations, consulting, buyer representation, and real estate sales, with specialization in mergers and acquisitions of closely held companies.

Jason Werner

Walden is an Atlanta based firm serving the southeastern United States. Offices in Atlanta, Athens and Raleigh specialize in closely held manufacturing, distribution and select service-related businesses. The principals of Walden Businesses have backgrounds in management, finance, real estate and have all previously owned their own companies. Using these skills, along with years of industry experience, the principals have created a powerful tool for the business owner looking to hire the right intermediary. We believe our experience, ethics and professionalism make the difference! Whether you are positioned to acquire or divest, your choice of Walden Businesses to assist you in the transaction will be a wise one. Walden Businesses also provides confidential valuations, consulting, buyer representation, and real estate sales, with specialization in mergers and acquisitions of closely held companies.

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