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Franchise VR Business Brokers/Mergers & Acquisitions



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Franchise VR Business Brokers/Mergers & Acquisitions





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$19,500 - $39,000

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About Franchise

Select locations available throughout The United States, Canada, and Internationally!

The time has never been better to become a part of the VR business brokerage organization. Defined small businesses (under $25 million in enterprise value) make up over 56% of the annual U.S. Gross Domestic Product ("GDP") and every year a staggering amount change hands. Spanning five decades, VR Business Brokers has been recognized as the innovative industry leader in facilitating such transactions.

Just fill out the form below and we will be in contact to discuss VR's franchise philosophy, how we see the future in business sales, and explain our growth plans and who we are looking to attract. You will learn about the business broker franchise, as well as training, support, licensing and operations. Now is the time to find out if you need a business broker license in your State, if owning a franchise meets your goals and if becoming a business broker is right for you!


"We have selected not to use franchise sales people. You will be talking and communicating directly with one of the two partners in VR. Our goal is not to sell you, our goal is to see if there is a match in what we are both looking to achieve."

Peter King, CEO

Franchise VR Business Brokers/Mergers & AcquisitionsOwning a VR Business Brokers / Mergers & Acquisitions Franchise is the best way to start or expand a firm specializing in the buying and selling of privately and family owned businesses. As a VR Franchisee, you will operate as a trusted advisor in your business community, and an advocate for helping unlock the true value in peoples largest individual investment; their business. Working with buyers and sellers for every type of business, including those from other franchise organizations that VR represents, you will be on a gratifying and rewarding career path.

Once successfully completing our proprietary 3 week VR Initial Training Program, you'll feel confident that you have joined the right team. Our initial training compliments a powerful VR support team available to help you with any questions or issues that may come up during the course of business operations or transactional needs. Live VR chat rooms allow continued interaction between the most experienced and new to the profession team members.

Being part of VR can save you time, money, and frustration versus' being on your own. Surround yourself in a peer group with like minded professionals, whose goals and aspirations are to unlock true value for today's and tomorrows entrepreneurs. While helping others with their needs, in VR you are building equity in a business that one day you will have the opportunity to sell or transfer, which is significantly different from being a sole proprietor or home based business that has no later value.

VR searches for individual whose experiences in life can add to the power of our organization.

Benefits of being a VR Franchisee include:

  • Being part of an international network of professionals with wide experience in Business Sales and Mergers & Acquisitions since 1979.
  • Access to proven methodologies and operational procedures, along with specialized tools that provide tailor-made and value-driven solutions for franchisees and their clients.
  • Secured access to all VR businesses for sale around the globe and the industries largest proprietary database of completed transactions.
  • Initial and continuous training and support using blended educational programs that include live, virtual classroom, and cloud based formats.
  • Regular meetings and conferences at no additional cost.
  • Customized electronic publications and social media campaigns.
  • A search engine optimized developed office website that markets your business engagements to dozens of other business-for-sale websites.

Franchise VR Business Brokers/Mergers & Acquisitions

Accept the challenge! Make a change! Fulfill the need of business owners worldwide by offering Valued Representation to buyers and sellers. Join the leading business sales organization in the world. Join VR!

VR is selective when choosing those to join its network of professional intermediaries, and is seeking full time, committed individuals with entrepreneurial drive. When you join VR, you are choosing to team up with the worlds premier business intermediary firm specializing in privately held and family owned businesses, no matter the size. Today our core business is presented to the public through and our ever expanding middle market presence at . While others talk about their scope of business, VR has a proven track record backed up by transactions that successfully stand the test of time.

Spanning five decades, VR's leadership in the industry has pioneered and set the professional standard by which all other business sales and intermediary firms are measured. VR's unparalleled experience and expertise, unmatched resources, and the most highly trained network of professional business intermediaries have been instrumental in positioning the organization globally as the choice of serious buyers and sellers of business enterprises.

VR. . . Valued Representation: It's who we are, it's what we deliver.®

When you become a VR intermediary and office owner you will be trained to provide every client with the same level of service and professionalism that a large institutional client receives from the finest investment bank. VR is committed to work diligently with every franchisee as advocates and mentors, providing each with the proper tools, training, and support needed to be successful. Our organization provides a comprehensive team consultancy approach to each and every business transaction, and therefore a value unmatched to our clients. You'll find yourself in extremely good company when you join VR; as a professional dealing with other like-minded professionals.


Finance Information

Investments: $45,933 – $108,300

Franchise fee: $19,500 - $39,000

Royalty fee: 7.5%

Minimum Cash: $50,000

Net Worth: $150,000

Training and Support

Put simply: VR offers the most comprehensive training program available in the industry! Realizing how important education and professional development are to one’s success, VR operates with a blended training approach that encompasses; live in person training, virtual classrooms, and cloud-based self-study. As a new VR franchisee you will begin your education with the 3 week VR Initial Owner Training, which is broken into a 3 phase proprietary program.

Phase 1

Through the VR Master Business Intermediary Academy you will begin your education with a variety of proprietary online VR classes. The ten day program includes, but is not limited too:

-How to do a Local Market Analysis

-Essential Tips for Being a Productive Intermediary

-Competitive Intelligence

-Business Networking

-Prospecting for Engagements

-Formal Seller Presentation

-Strategic Marketing for Buyers

-Buyer Management

-Negotiation Techniques

-Transaction Management

-Recasting and Financial Analysis

-Advanced Recasting and Financial Analysis

-Business Valuation and Pricing

-Due Diligence

-Closing the Deal

These courses are selected from our MBI Academy inventory of over 80 courses and presentations to give you an understanding and basic background prior to attending class at our Corporate Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our staff will be there to discuss each course as you work your way through the agend

Phase 2

Once you have successfully completed Phase 1, you will be scheduled to attend Phase 2 training in the VR Corporate Headquarters. This 5 day intense training class is limited to no more than 3 franchisees at any given time, and takes place in a boardroom setting. Taught by our Director of Education and Professional Development, this phase of training will leverage the courses you have already completed, and build the operational knowledge for being a successful business intermediary and VR business owner. Topics covered during Phase 2 include:  

-VR in Your Marketplace

-Building Goals

-VR Business Development Plan

-Social Media and Your VR Office Website

-In Front Marketing and Database Creation

-Quality Inventory

-Seller's Interview

-Sales Process -Recasting Financial Statements

-Understanding the Balance Sheet

-Valuing the Business

-Selling Memorandum and VR Business Profile

-Marketing the Engagement

-Dealing with Buyers and Due Diligence

-Transaction Negotiations

-Contracts and Forms

-Due Diligence Conflict Resolution

-Recruiting and Team Building

These and other topics including real life examples of transactions and role playing complete a hectic week. During the time spent at the corporate offices you will have the opportunity to meet and bond with your support team and the others in your class. With Phase 2 complete it's time to return home and prepare for opening.

Phase 3

This phase of training encompasses your daily operations as an intermediary and office owner. Using today's available technology we coordinate one-on-one training with our Director of Technology to learn about our VR BizEx System (MLS and database of completed sales), and VR Webmanager (forms, contracts, business profiles, educational courses and presentations, VR Business Development Plan). These operating systems link all VR offices worldwide for ease of transactional process.

The VR Director of Internet Services will also train you one-0n-one how to benefit from your VR website, VR Blogs and social media campaigns, and the set up of Today's Business Owner electronic magazine for your office and future clients. One last lesson on using the online VR Superstore and you have completed your VR Initial Owners Training.

We are prepared and ready to support all your day-to-day operations. Phase 3 of your training reinforces that we are on the same team, with like goals and aspirations for success. The people in VR have always been the foundation of the organization and our strength. In today's ever changing business environment, the importance of strong relationships and shared goals are at the forefront of the VR culture and driver behind our future. With our focus clearly defined, VR strives to exceed the expectations created from a glorious history. With diligence and expertise, a commitment to internal education and unsurpassed professionalism, we can proudly state: VR Has Sold More Businesses In The World Than Anyone.® 


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