Key market areas served for the smaller general business clients are throughout South Carolina. Larger middle market clients are typically located in the Southeastern US. The Company focuses on divisions of larger companies or owner operated small business with revenues typically ranging from $1,000,000 to $30,000,000.
Gary Gunderson brings a broad range of business experience to his current clients. His business career includes being a fortune 500 company executive; a CEO of a middle market company and a small business owner. He has raised startup capital and launched a technology based venture.
Gary has an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Maryland and is a Sloan Fellow with a Master of Science degree in management from Stanford University.
We help business owners prepare for the transition of their business through strategic review, exit planning , business valuation and identifying value enhancement opportunities. In addition, we help those owners prepare their business for sale, manage through a successful sale and coordinate the closing process. Application of our process typically results in the Seller attaining a premium price and attractive terms.
We help individual Buyers find the right business for them; one that fits their skills and their financial capabilities.
We also assist Companies seeking to grow through acquisition, by finding attractive target opportunities and representing the Company through the evaluation, negotiation, and closing process.
We also have relationships with certain private equity groups and work with lower middle market Companies to arrange growth financing or sell their business to this Buyer group.
Empire Business Advisors-Southeast helps individuals and companies buy and sell businesses. The Company assists Sellers with Exit Planning, Business Valuation, Value Enhancement, and finding a Buyer for their business. The Company assists Buyers in finding the right business to acquire and also facilitaties the necessary financing to enable the completion of the transaction.
- Lexington County, SC
- Greenville County, SC
- Richland County, SC
- Spartanburg County, SC
- Anderson County, SC
- Gary is a member of the International Business Brokers Association and has earned the Certified Business Intermediary designation by that organization. He is a member of the M & A Source, and is a member, on the Board Of Directors and past President of the Carolinas Virginia Business Brokers Association.