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Chicago is the largest city in the Midwest and the third largest city in the nation. With 9.5 million people residing in its metropolitan area and over 46 million visitors each year, the Windy City is constantly buzzing with energy. Chicago is recognized worldwide as a hotspot for business, sports, education, arts, entertainment and culture.

Powerhouses from many different business sectors have chosen Chicago as home base, making it a well-balanced and highly diversified economy. In fact, Forbes recently named Chicago the fifth most economically powerful city in the world. Business giants like McDonald's, Walgreens and Boeing are just a few of the many companies that have flourished in the Chicago area. An abundance of local colleges and universities also lend to the city's allure by providing a steady labor pool of highly educated workers for businesses to draw from.

It's clear that Chicago is teeming with opportunities to find a lucrative business for sale, and each neighborhood has it's own exciting personality and vibe. Whether it's a sub franchise for sale in “The Loop” or a hip retail establishment in the trendy Lincoln Park neighborhood, BizQuest can help you navigate the city of Chicago to find a local business for sale today.
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Contact Broker View all IL Brokers Jim Beno - Illinois Business BrokerIL
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Business Broker, M&A Specialist Connect with me using: Registered Professional Business Broker with CBI (Certified Business Intermediary) who has successfully helped business owners prepare exit strategies, find qualified buyers and sell their company for top dollar. Whether the owner is thinking of selling in a year or five years, steps should be implemented to increase the company value and minimize the taxes paid on the proceeds of the sale. I help business owners confidentially sell their company for maximum value. I offer full service brokering that handles all the day to day tasks of selling a business, with no upfront fees. I also offer a do-it-yourself manual for business owners that want to avoid a back-end commission. Below is a partial list of activities I perform for our full service broker customers: • Give a range on where to price your business • Assess the “Sell-ability” of your business • Generate a comp report for similar businesses that sold • Prepare a Confidential Marketing Booklet for potential buyers • Work with our Nationwide bank contacts to get your business pre-qualified for SBA lending • Create a blind ad to confidentially attract buyers • Pre-screen prospective buyers...NDA filled out and a phone or in person interview • Work with our network of business brokers • Prepare and advise you for Buyer meetings and conference calls • Facilitate buyer seller meetings / conference calls • Address buyer questions • Guide the buyer in submitting a Letter of Intent • Facilitate negotiations and deal structure • Monitor and manage due diligence (50% of deals fail here) • Set up a data room so all due diligence documents are exchanged in a secured environment • Refer and work with business attorneys and CPA's • Work with lenders to secure financing for your buyer (paperwork expedition, references, etc) • Work with government agencies as required • Bring both parties to closing (physically and emotionally) If you would like to learn how I can help you confidentially sell your business, call me at (630) 890-5072 or email me at

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