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Marigold Resources' Exit Strategies for Business Owners

We're experts at successful exits. 

Clockwork like successful exits. Marigold Resources is an Iowa based independently owned M&A advisory firm, located in the Quad Cities.  Started in 2011, Marigold provides business owners strategies for successful exits.

In the thiry-month period 2016 through June 2019, twenty-two business owners celebrated a successful exit as a result of engaging Marigold Resources.

Marigold customers' business transitions are personally guided by one or both Managing Partners. Our team is here for as much or as little as you require.  This includes coachng and brand optimizing a business to increase its value all the way to a successful exit. 

These resources include the following: 

  • Rules of Thumb by Industry Report
  • Value Builder Score & Estimate of Value 
  • Personal Readiness to Exit Analysis 
  • Value Builder System Business Coaching 
  • Brand Optimization & Business Development 
  • Historical Financial EBITDA/SDE Analysis 
  • Seller Documentation Management 
  • Confidential Blind Profile Copywriting 
  • Prospective Buyer List Building & Sourcing 
  • Offering Memorandum Publishing 
  • Confidential Reserve Buyer Marketing 
  • Confidential Worldwide Marketing
  • Buyer Confidentiality NDA & Screening 
  • Buyer Financing Referral  
  • Purchase Offer Development & Analysis
  • Transactional Lawyer & CPA Referral
  • Deal Structuring & Negotiation
  • Deal Team Leadership & Alignment
  • Timely Due Diligence Fulfillment
  • Closing Documentation Coordination
  • Secure Project Management & Archiving

Our most meaningful engagments are with business owners who have realistic and acheivable exit goals. When a business owner understands what needs fixing, and our expertise fills those needs, we all strike gold. 

Practicing good business in our book includes non-disclosure agreements, strict confidentiality and plain language, signed agreements. 

Your business exit strategy is one of the most important considerations in your life. 

Getting out of your office and gathering a new perspective for one whole day is the most important next stpe to find your exit strategy. 

Business owners seeking solutions for more exit options are encouraged to consider qualifying for a Day in Davenport, which includes confirming your Value Builder Score, an Estimate of Value Report and Scenario Planning at our riverfront offices in in Downtown Davenport.

The Marigold Team

chris
 
Chris Barnard
Managing Partner

 

todd
 
Todd McGreevy
Managing Partner

 

larry
 
Larry McDonald
Brand Advisor

 

justin
 
Justin Holstein
Digital Media Advisor

 

tony
 
Tony Morales
Strategic Growth Advisor

 

bill
 
Bill Karben
Accounting & Valuation Advisor

 

john
 
John Mack
Business Appraiser

 

crowe
 
John Crowe
Senior M & A Advisor

 

$9.12MM 2018 Sales
$1.64MM EBITDA 
70,000 sf Multi-Function Facility 

The upper-Midwest Company operates a highly recognized, family founded and owned, premier ISO 9001:2015 certified machining and fabrication business. 

The Company's machining capabilities, fabrication and repair expertise, stocking and lead times set the business apart in the precision manufacturing industry. 

From highly complex parts, both large and small, to one off's and prototypes, short or long runs this business provides customers profitable solutions, including a stocking program while generating higher margins on larger quantities. 

Specialties include, but are not limited to, contract machining, customer designed product repair and fabrication of primarily stainless steels, cast and forged steels, mild steels, and non-ferrous alloys.

dav barThis establishment has had legendary and very profitable brands own and operate it over the decades

In the heart of a bustling and growing downtown Davenport, the sellers are relocating and are open to a new owner who has their own brand and recipes. With the exception of a stand up freezer and pizza oven, the sale of this business' assets includes all one needs to be up and running with a full service bar & restaurant.

2016-2018 Average $1.25MM Sales & $200K EBITDA

Founded nearly 40 years ago, the Company provides automotive collision repair and paint services. With a superior industry reputation, extensive repair capabilities, and industry expertise, the Company is well positioned for growth.

The Company primarily serves people that have been involved in an automobile accident surrounding its location in Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota. The majority of customers are individuals that come to the Company through referrals from local dealerships, insurance companies, and positive word of mouth. 

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