Daniel Kite

Daniel Kite



Chicagoland Sunbelt: Expertise, Valuation, Broad Market Reach, Confidential Execution, Success Fee

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Daniel Kite is President and Managing Partner of Sun Street LLC, an affiliate of Chicagoland Sunbelt. Chicagoland Sunbelt is part of the Sunbelt Network which is the world’s largest brokerage firm. Sun Street LLC was formed as a partnership between Mr. Kite and Chicagoland Sunbelt to expand Sunbelt’s rapidly growing brokerage firm into the downtown Chicago Market.

Dan has twenty years of entrepreneurial business experience and is considered an expert in business development, franchising, retail operations, technology development, and real estate development. Dan began his career working with his family’s business. The business, the Marcus Corporation based in Milwaukee, WI, is the sixth largest movie theatre chain in the country and owns or operates over sixteen full service hotels.

He has owned, developed, operated, and sold his own businesses. He founded two software companies and has licensed his technology to Fortune 500 companies throughout the nation. Additionally, he has owned and developed a number of retail and B2B companies, including, a chain of Blockbuster Video stores throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota, Screenz Computing Centers, and Tailor’s Touch.

Dan has been both a franchisee and franchisor giving him a unique perspective on the world of franchising. Dan most recently spent five years as a Director of a private equity firm.

Daniel Kite holds an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Services Offered:
Confidentially Buying and Selling of Businesses, Valuations, Negotiation Management, Exit Planning.  
Areas Served:
Cook County, Illinois. DuPage County, Illinois. Will County, Illinois. Kane County, Illinois. Lake County, Illinois.  
Motivated sellers need a determined partner. That’s why sellers engage
Chicagoland Sunbelt to confidentially sell their businesses. Our proprietary
methods and team of experienced professionals ensures a successful and
rewarding ownership transition.

How do you go about selling a business? Our team helps you to determine and set a listing price, market the business, maintain confidentiality, negotiate offers, and navigate through a host of complex closing details. Chicagoland Sunbelt will oversee and manage the process so you can keep doing what you do best: managing your business.

Running your business is your expertise. Selling businesses is ours. Our well trained professionals, most of whom are previous business owners themselves, understand your needs. They are skilled negotiators with your best interests in mind as they overcome crucial challenges in deals every day.

With hundreds of businesses on the market, selling a business is a competitive ordeal. We can create a market that brings multiple buyers, giving you leverage to maximize price and terms. Our marketing efforts produce the greatest number of buyers who will be a good fit for your business.

We can market your business without employees, customers or competitors knowing. This is critical to the on-going operation of the business. All inquiries and meetings regarding the sale of your business are confidential. Prospective buyers are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and Non-Disclosure prior to us sharing information about your business.

Every day we encounter accounting practices that aim to minimize taxes when internal financials may present a different picture. A third party independent valuation is always recommended. Understanding what determines value will assist in best positioning your company.
Kellogg School of Management - MBA Georgetown University - Degree in Finance, graduated Magna Cum Laude  
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