Baltimore Maryland Business Brokers

Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) and Business Brokerage Services in Baltimore

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Business brokerage and M&A services for Baltimore and surrounding areas

Known as the “Charm City,” Baltimore boasts a rich history and a strategic location along the East Coast of the United States. The city serves as the region’s major economic hub, attracting established companies and emerging startups.

The city is home to renowned medical institutions, such as Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center, fostering a vibrant research, innovation, and collaboration ecosystem. This has attracted numerous biotech companies and startups to the area, contributing to the life sciences industry’s growth.

Due to its prime location on the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore has a thriving maritime industry. The Port of Baltimore is one of the busiest ports on the East Coast.

The city’s proximity to Washington, D.C., has also adds to Baltimore’s strong economy. Many technology, cybersecurity, and defense companies have established a presence in the region to leverage the opportunities presented by the federal government and its agencies. This has created a favorable environment for technology startups and provided a strong foundation for innovation and growth.

Baltimore is an attractive destination for businesses and entrepreneurs looking to thrive in a vibrant and diverse urban environment.

The highest level of business brokerage and M&A for Baltimore

At Raincatcher, we dedicate ourselves to assisting our clients in achieving the highest possible value for their businesses.

Our services encompass the complete transaction process, offering a holistic approach. We initiate the journey by conducting scrupulous business valuations and comprehensive market analyses. Utilizing our expertise as established business brokers nationwide, we meticulously assess businesses’ fair market value and thoroughly evaluate prevailing market conditions. This ensures our clients are equipped with the necessary insights to make well-informed decisions. We extend our support by providing strategic positioning guidance, conducting thorough financial analysis, and implementing effective marketing efforts to attract qualified buyers.

Discover a world of possibilities and delve into the extensive expertise and services Raincatcher offers.

100+
Transactions

$500M+
In Deals Closed

20+
Industries Served

We understand the business landscape and economy in Baltimore

A track record of servicing Maryland companies

Discover the thriving economic landscape of Baltimore, a city brimming with opportunities for ambitious business owners. Known for its diverse industries and strategic location, Baltimore offers an advantageous environment for selling your company. 

Baltimore’s economy showcases a robust market with various industries, including healthcare, technology, finance, education, and manufacturing. The city’s strategic growth initiatives, fueled by government support and private investments, have created an environment ripe for entrepreneurial success.

The city fosters collaboration enabling entrepreneurs to tap into valuable resources and expertise. This supportive community encourages innovation and provides an ideal platform for business owners to scale their ventures.

The Raincatcher Process

How we get top dollar for our Baltimore clients

Sell-side due diligence

Due diligence is traditionally done by business buyers and not business brokers. However, our comprehensive sell-side process includes a diligence process before we bring a business to market. 

Our comprehensive diligence process is designed to drive the highest value for the business owner as buyers know that there won’t be any skeletons in the closet once they submit an offer and start spending money on legal and financial diligence.

Specially designed brokerage or M&A auction process

Depending on the size of your business and industry your company operates in, we may recommend a traditional brokerage process with a listing price. Or, a competitive auction process with buyers submitting the price and terms for negotiation. 

Our buyer list is comprehensive and will be tailored to include (or exclude) and participants in your industry who may make great strategic buyers or who you want to avoid knowing the business is on the market.

Short-listing finalists

It isn’t uncommon for strong, sizable companies to get 5+ indications of interest (soft offers). We’ll then validate those buyer groups, attend dinners where they meet out clients, prepare further data on the business and negotiate the deal terms that buyers will propose in their final offer.

Negotiate LOI terms and facilitate diligence

Once LOI’s have been received from potential buyers we work with our clients to select the most attractive offer before executing the exclusive LOI.

It’s common for diligence to take 60-90 days before closing. This requires a significant time commitment from all parties. Additionally, final deal points are negotiated and contested during this period.

Talk to the experts

Care to learn more about Raincatcher’s brokerage and M&A processes and what we can do for your business? Get in touch with us for a complimentary consultation.

Our business brokerage and M&A team for Maryland

Our remote approach enables us to break geographical barriers and connect with clients nationwide, providing tailored support and guidance in selling and buying businesses. With a team of dedicated experts and a deep understanding of various sectors, we seamlessly navigate the dynamic landscape, empowering entrepreneurs and unlocking new opportunities in every corner of the nation. Having advisors spread out across the country allows us to meet our clients virtually and at their place of business to better understand the operations and to travel to meet with the investors for management meetings.

Request a Complimentary Consultation with a Business Broker

Selling your business is a big move and deserves you working with a team who understands what you’re going through. At Raincatcher, all our business brokers do is work with founder and family-owned companies to help maximize their exit. 

Meet the team serving Baltimore

Get introduced to the #1 business broker according to Inc. magazine and learn about our process and what you can expect when selling your business.

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Fully remote and still serving Baltimore

It is important to us to build a relationship with our clients, and our advisors can provide regional support and schedule remote consultations. Should we elect to work together, we would be happy to meet you at your place of business or at a local co-working space to understand your operations better.

Other areas we have served in Maryland

400 E Pratt St 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

The benefit of being spread across the country is that we have a business broker and M&A advisor within an hour or two of most businesses based in the lower 48 and can meet clients at coworking spaces or their place of business.

Business Broker FAQs

We aim to provide complete transparency to our clients to help illuminate what can prove to be a complicated process of selling their business.

How Long is the Process to Sell A Business

Most of our clients are lower middle-market companies ($500k – $10M in EBITDA). Clients in this size range typically benefit from a full auction process as it will drive multiple bids for their business. This process takes 7-9 months on average.

Is The Selling Process Confidential?

Yes. We make every prospective buyer register with us, sign an NDA and go through a vetting process before they ever see the name of a business that is listed for sale.

How Many Companies Do You Sell Per Year?

We work as partners or as teams of three on most of our clients deals. On the average year each member of our team will be a part of 4-6 successful closings.

How Do Business Brokers Get Paid?

Like most business brokers, we charge a small retainer when signing a client on, but primarily get paid by charging a success fee that is a percentage of what we are able to sell the business for. This fee varies based on the size of the business, how quickly it will sell, how much preparation work and sell-side due diligence will be required from us, etc.