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


Bill Karben
Accounting & Valuation Advisor


John Mack
Business Appraiser


John Crowe
Senior M & A Advisor


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Leading auto repair and service center in Eastern Iowa specializing in industrial, fleet, ag, fork trucks, skid steers, semis, passenger cars, trucks, and more. Well-established customer base is 60% industrial/fleet/ag and 40% consumer.
Services include:
  • Oil change
  • Brake repair
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Tire Repairs, Rotating, and Replacement (air, solid core & foam fill) 
  • Batteries
  • Automotive repair on passenger-car, medium-sized trucks, mini-van, or SUV
  • Shuttle and towing services 
The building features 8 service bays with the ability to lift and secure up to 15,000 pounds. The only 200 ton cylindrical press within a 100 mile radius.


Asking Price: $400,000

2021 Total Sales: $1,020,000

2021 Cash Flow $242,000

Real Estate: $500,000*

*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 $1.5MM+. Seller currently has 45 cars on-site, 37,000 parts that 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: $750,000

2022 Gross Revenue: $1,540,000 

2022 SDE: $184,000

FF&E (included): $225,000

Inventory (included): $750,000 at cost