Tony Gavros

(847) 722-1877

We specialize in helping you to confidentially buy or sell businesses in or near Chicago

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Advantage Business Acquisitions

One of the unique features of having Advantage Business Acquisitions represent you is that we have the experience owning and selling small businesses of our own as well in Chicago. We are an entrepreneurial firm and enjoy working with clients that have the same spirit.

Like many businesses, our greatest assets are the knowledge, experience, and contacts that our people bring with them.

Tony Gavros is an Illinois Licensed Business Broker and also an Illinois Real Estate Broker.

Tony has over 20 years working in, managing, consulting with and selling all kinds of businesses. While many of the businesses have been within the food & beverage industry, Tony has also sold businesses in more than 200 other industries.

Tony started working in the restaurant industry when he was 15 years old and for the past 12 years has specialized in selling all types of businesses, including food and beverage related businesses.

Given Tony’s past history in business operations & consulting, he understands the key elements of analyzing a business and identifying areas of opportunity. Being a business owner, Tony also fully understands the importance of confidentiality when advertising a business for sale, along with the potential impact to the business if employees, customers & competitors find out the business is for sale. Advantage Business Acquisitions takes the necessary steps to properly prepare your business for sale. Preparation, is the key to success.

Advantage Business Acquisitions provides decades of experience in helping people buy and sell established and operating companies. We can help you to understand the process of selling a business and the various factors involved, including... • Helping you Determine the Market Value of your business. • Recasting your financials to discover the true Cash Flow or Profit. • Bringing you Qualified buyers with the financial wherewithal to buy your business. • Creating a Confidential Business Profile or presentation for your business. • Marketing the Business for Sale and Screening for Qualified Buyers. • Maintaining Confidentiality & keeping your employees, customers & competitors from knowing your business is for sale. • Advising prospective buyers on strategy and funding. • Negotiating the Price and Terms and assisting with Due Diligence tasks. Advantage Business Acquisitions also enjoys helping people achieve their goals of business ownership by helping them locate and acquire established businesses for sale.

Thank you for inquiring about Advantage Business Acquisitions.

We take great care in the representation of our clients. Confidentiality, attention to detail, and years of experience sum up the quality of service that we provide.

The marketing and sale of an existing & operating business, if handled properly, will result in the successful matching of buyer and seller who otherwise, may have never met . We look forward to consulting with you and learning about your specific business opportunity. We invite you to learn more about our firm and discover what makes us different. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about our services here at Advantage Business Acquisitions.

Our business brokers have experience in many different industries. Some of these industries include Banquet Halls, Bakeries, Coffee Shops, Fast Food, Restaurants, Bars, Catering, Breweries & Lounges, Convenience Stores (Liquor Stores, Grocery Stores, Wine Shops), Automotive Services (Rentals, Repairs, Sales, Towing, Tires), Entertainment (Billiards, Bowling, Concert Venues), Manufacturing (Electrical, Metal Goods, General, Machinery, Plastic products, Signs, Valves), Distribution/Wholesale (Liquor, Medical Equipment, Grocery, Industrial), Franchises, Retail stores (Clothing, Gifts, Supplies, General, Hardware, Bedding, Books, Sporting Goods), Car Washes (Hand Car Washes, Tunnel Car Washes & Automatic/Self-Serve Car Washes), Salon & Spa Services (Hair Salons, Nail Salons, Spas, Barber Shops, Beauty Salons, Tanning), Medical Services (Billing, Labratories, Practices, Transcription), Home Services, Assisted Living Facilities, Moving & Storage, Gas Stations, Cell Phone Stores, Bed & Breakfast, Bicycle Shops, Boat Dealers, Services (Accounting, Dentistry, Payroll, Tax Services, Staffing), Pet Services (Grooming, Walking, Pet Sitting, Boarding, Pet Shops, Pet Supply), Coin Laundries, Radio Stations, Construction, Day Care Centers, Real Estate/Business Brokerage Offices, Waste Collection, Truck Stops, Insurance (Companies, Agencies, Brokerages), Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Printing (Silk screen, Commercial, Quick Print), Laundromats, Rental Centers, Publishers (Books, Newspapers, Software, Internet), Nurseries, Parking Lots, Movie Theatres, Marinas (Storage, Sales, Yacht Services), Lock & Key Shops, Drug Stores, Junk Yards, Injection Molding, Photography and many other industries.

Areas Served

  • Cook County, IL
  • Kane County, IL
  • DuPage County, IL
  • McHenry County, IL
  • Lake County, IL
  • DeKalb County, IL
  • Kankakee County, IL
  • Kendall County, IL
  • Montgomery County, IL
  • Will County, IL


  • Advantage Business Acquisitions is proud to have been affiliated with the following professional organizations; AMAA Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors AMBB Association of Midwest Business Brokers ASA American Society of Appraisers BBB Better Business Bureau BBF Business Brokers of Florida CAR Chicago Association of Realtors CBC Certified Business Counselors FBBA Florida Business Brokers Association IAFP International Association of Financial Planners IBA Institute of Business Appraisers IBBA International Business Brokers Association IFA International Franchise Association IRA Illinois Restaurant Association M&A Source International Business Brokers Association MABBA Mid-Atlantic Business Brokers Association MABIA Mid-Atlantic Business Intermediaries Association MBBI Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries MLS Multiple Listing Service NAR National Association of Realtors

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Cook County, IL

I confidentially bring together buyers and sellers of established businesses in the Chicago Metro. I've helped many small businesses successfully transfer ownership since 2005. I am a licensed business broker and a licensed real estate broker in...

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