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Marigold Resources Office at 308 E River Drive in Davenport, Iowa

Marigold Resources is proficient at advising businesses in the lower-mid market with $5 to $25 million in annual sales.

Independently owned since 2011, Marigold Resources is one of Iowa's leading M&A advisory firms.

Value Builder System: 8 Key Drivers

Driver 1: Financial Performance
Driver 2: Growth Potential
Driver 3: Switzerland Structure
Driver 4: The Valuation Teeter Totter
Driver 5: The Hierarchy of Recurring Revenue
Driver 6: The Monopoly Control
Driver 7: Customer Satisfaction
Driver 8: Hub & Spoke

The Marigold Team

Chris Barnard
Managing Partner


Todd McGreevy
Managing Partner


Larry McDonald
Brand Advisor


Justin Holstein
Digital Media Advisor


Tony Grau
Certified Value Builderâ„¢


Bill Karben
Accounting & Valuation Advisor


John Mack
Business Appraiser


John Crowe
Senior M & A Advisor


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A well-established automotive collision repair center in Western Illinois. The business currently offers free estimates, insurance company assistance, lifetime warranty, loaner vehicles, and 24-hour towing. The business has a staff of experienced technicians that diagnose, estimate, source parts for, and repair.


The business is an authorized Sherwin Williams auto body paint shop and is the only auto body shop within a 30-mile radius.

Asking Price: $750,000

2021 Gross Revenue: $1,300,000

2021 Cash Flow $250,000

Real Estate: $550,000*

*Not included in asking price



Brew Pub 1204647372An award-winning, well known brew pub (established in 2010) servicing a valuable region conveniently located between three states. A unique opportunity to a buyer interested in expanding their footprint into the Midwest markets.

Primary location is in a popular historical district within a clustering of restaurants, bars and night life. Location features indoor dining for 125 guests, outdoor/curbside takeout with sales at 55% food and 45% beer/liquor, retail/gift shop, and brewery tours. Primary location (leased) is 15,290 sq. ft. on two floors with a two-lot frontage of 83 ft. The building has a loading dock and two remotely controlled rollup doors. Location also includes additional rental income.

Secondary location (leased) seats 80 and can implement nano system to self-distribute. Location does not currently offer food. Location is within walking distance to regional event center. 

  •  Numerous national craft brewing awards
  • Sellers not involved in day-to-day operations or brewing
  • Formally trained brewer is full-time employee
  • Business has successfully contract brewed for out of state brands



Asking Price: $650,000

2021 Total Sales: $1,318,000

2021 EBITA: $176,000 

2021 SDE: $218,000

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Locally owned and operated Home Helpers Home Care franchise in Iowa Quad Cities. Professional non-medical, in-home health care services provider with 20+ years of experience in companion care, personal care, Alzheimer's and dementia care. Offering services such as care and companionship, specialized care, wellness calls, 24-hour monitoring, meals and nutrition planning.


Asking Price: $275,000

2021 Gross Revenue: $477,400 

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Highly organized and efficient auto parts salvage operation with knowledgeable and talented staff. Sale includes $750,000 of inventory at seller's cost, with an estimated wholesale value of $2.6MM+. 37,000 parts are fully inventoried, inspected, photographed, barcoded, shelved, and ready to sell with an average invoice of $192. 3 delivery vehicles, 2 forklifts, 1 wheel loader.

Business inventory is updated daily and contains parts for all makes and late-model vehicles. The business provides standard 90-Day warranties, as well as extended and labor warranties. In addition, most parts can be purchased with a lifetime warranty.

12,500 sq. ft. office, shop, and storage on five acres adjacent to a major state highway interchange. Seller values property and facilities at approximately $400,000, not included in the business asking price.


Asking Price: $1,200,000

2021 Gross Revenue: $1,750,000 

FF&E: $225,000