Rick Parker

(405) 286-6344

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Sunbelt Of Oklahoma City

Sunbelt of Oklahoma City is an independent licensee of Sunbelt Business Brokers, the largest organization of professional business intermediaries in the world. Our network is made up of trained experts in managing the business sale and acquisition process and they are capable of putting Sunbelt's global reach to work for you. As part of your team of advisors, our Business Brokers and Middle Market professionals work with you to navigate the complexities of buying or selling a business. Our interests are aligned with yours and we know business transactions do not close unless all parties feel they have reached an equitable outcome. We are committed to confidentiality, integrity and professionalism. When you choose Sunbelt of Oklahoma City, you save time and money with an authority in business sales you can trust.

Sunbelt was founded in 1978 and during the past three decades has rapidly grown to become the world’s largest business brokerage firm. Today, we have approximately 250 independently owned and operated offices, with nearly 1,400 transaction professionals, located in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia. Collectively, Sunbelt manages 3,000 to 4,000 business sales each year.

As the world’s pre-eminent business brokerage firm, Sunbelt historically specialized in representing sellers of privately held businesses with a value of $1 million or less. During the past five years, as Sunbelt’s footprint has expanded and the Sunbelt brand has become more widely recognized, our local offices have managed increasingly larger transactions. This trend has been accelerated by our expanded service capabilities, our growing international presence and the propensity for national and regional investment banking firms to increasingly focus on “megadeals.” Sunbelt’s presence in the $1 to $20 million transaction market has steadily expanded so that, at any given point in time, our offices are collectively involved in managing approximately 100 transactions in this market segment. To the best of our knowledge, our organization is now handling as many or more of these sales transactions than any other Middle Market transaction firm.

Sell-Side Services / Main Street Transactions Our "Main Street" business brokers specialize in helping small business owners sell their businesses quickly and confidentially. Our team's knowledge of the local marketplace, combined with the global reach of Sunbelt's 250 offices benefit you directly. As the world's largest business brokerage firm, we can confidentially expose your business to thousands of potential buyers. At Sunbelt of Oklahoma City, our fees are success-based, so we get paid when you do - at the closing table. Selling your business is a rewarding event, but achieving a successful sale can be time-consuming and emotionally draining. Sunbelt’s system is designed to streamline the sales process, as well as mitigate the inevitable challenges you will face during the business sale process. Our team will guide you through the entire sales process by doing the following things: • Educating you about the selling process • Assisting in the valuation of your business • Marketing your business confidentially • Helping buyers find financing • Helping you negotiate deal terms • Coordinating due diligence • Closing the sale Sell-Side Services / Middle Market Transactions At Sunbelt of Oklahoma City, we target a segment of the Middle Market, comprised of privately-held companies with annual sales ranging from $1 million to $20 million or more, that is traditionally underserved by boutique M&A firms and investment banks. Business owners in this segment will have the opportunity to work with our experienced Middle Market team of business intermediaries, many of whom have owned or managed their own Middle Market companies and/or are experienced in bringing these larger opportunities to the marketplace. Our Middle Market professionals provide assistance in the following key areas: • Pre-offering Analysis and Preparation of Operations • Drafting of the Offering Memorandum • Development of a Marketing Plan Including Target Acquirers • Contacting Target Acquirers • Facilitating Management Meetings and Due Diligence • Coordinating Activities of Other Professional Advisors • Facilitating Closing Buyer Representation/Targeted Search Services Purchasing a business is a complicated and time-consuming effort that can involve hundreds of hours spent evaluating opportunities, meeting business owners, negotiating purchase terms and conditions, conducting due diligence and coordinating a successful closing – all before you even step foot in a business as the new owner. Let our team proactively assist you in identifying business opportunities that meet your financial and lifestyle needs. Each and every year we encounter thousands of buyers who ultimately do not purchase a business because, without professional assistance, they become overwhelmed by the process. As your representative, our experienced business intermediaries can streamline your business search process. Learn more about our Targeted Search Services. Franchise Consulting In addition to listing and selling existing businesses, Sunbelt of Oklahoma City helps business buyers acquire new franchise opportunities. Our franchise specialist can provide you with a free, no obligation consult that will help you identify franchise opportunities in your area that match your skill sets, financial profile and lifestyle needs.

Rick Parker is the owner of Sunbelt of Oklahoma City. Rick has an extensive, 35 year business background in a variety of senior executive roles in both public and private companies. His prior experience includes serving as CEO during the "roll-up" of six mid-size, private equity held manufacturing companies ultimately resulting in a $155 million transaction. Rick, along with his wife Tami, has successfully owned and operated several small businesses providing Rick with a keen understanding of the small business owner. Rick is a 1979 graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in business management.

Areas Served

  • Oklahoma County, OK
  • Garfield County, OK
  • Payne County, OK
  • Comanche County, OK
  • Cleveland County, OK

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