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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iStock 1198056592The business owns and operates two sales/parts/service branches in Western Iowa. Each branch is a one-hour drive from each other and is ideally located in the heart of agriculturally rich western Iowa.  

The business is an OEM dealer for top tractor lines and also carries a wide variety of OEM short-line brands. Among its deep customer base, the business sets up and services equipment for additional brands.

The inventory is fully documented in an industry-standard accounting/inventory management software system that does not allow for any inventory to be removed without evidence of a sale transaction. 

The business recently invested in new trucks for the service staff, building upgrades for the service bays, a new service building, and more. 

  • Asking Price: $3.2MM
  • Includes $3MM+ in inventory
  • Includes $175K in FF&E
  • $9.74MM - 2021 Gross Revenue
  • $0.71MM - 2021 Adjusted EBITDA
  • $0.52MM - 3 Year Weighted Average EBITDA  
  • Real Estate: $700,000*
    *Not included in asking price

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Services to the local agricultural and farming communities include manure spreading, land rolling, bin whipping, cleaning of bulk storage bins and silos, equipment rental, trucking, vacuuming, and more.

Locally owned and operated, the business also provides sales and service to agricultural, construction, and lawn & garden equipment customers in west-central Iowa since 1991.

The business sells and services high-quality agricultural equipment from prominent manufacturers across the region. Additional services include bin cleaning, mobile oil changes, parts, online auctions, and more.

The business maintains a large fleet of continuously upgraded rolling stock required to provide its land application, hauling, and trucking services for customers within a 120-mile radius.

  • Asking Price: $5.5MM
  • Includes $4MM Rolling Stock 
  • Includes $500K Inventory
  • 2017-2021 Average Annual Sales:  $6.67MM
    • 2021 Sales: $5.48MM 
    • 2021 EBITDA: $1.6MM 
    • 2021 EBIT: $0.81MM 
    • 2021 SDE: $1.77MM 
  • Real Estate: $1,000,000*
    *Not included in asking price

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  • 2022 Gross Sales: $3,525,000
  • 2022 SDE: $689,000 
  • 2022 EBITDA: $573,000

  • 2021 Gross Sales: $3,040,000 
  • 2021 SDE: $773,000
  • 2021 EBITDA: $657,000

  • Business Asking Price: $3,500,000
A full-service automotive repair shop with two locations offering a comprehensive list of auto repair services ranging from tire repair to engine repair. The business also manages repairs and maintenance for commercial fleets. The business's towing & roadside services provide a full range of heavy-duty towing services in the surrounding communities as well as private property towing. 

Fabrication Machining Millwrighting

Annual Sales 

  • 2016: $1.7MM 
  • 2017: $1.9MM 
  • 2018: $1.9MM 
  • 2019: $1.8MM 
  • 2020: $1.8MM 
  • 2021 $2.0MM $387K EBITDA 
  • 2022: $2.25MM
  • 2022 EBITDA: $455K

    The Business makes and repairs parts & equipment for the leading 24/7 industrial businesses and corporations predominantly operating on or near the Mississippi River.  

The Business provides Machining, Fabrication and Millwright services to industrial, manufacturing and mining customers who rely on the Business for both large scale heavy-duty problem solving, fabrication and assembly, as well as smaller scale higher volume recurring job shop metal finishing.