Alan Horwitz

Broker License # 54316

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Sunbelt Business Brokers of Las Vegas

Services Offered

1. FORMAL VALUATION OF THE BUSINESS and/or APPRAISAL We prepare a third party Cash Flow & ROI analysis to specifically justify the highest possible asking price. We also ensure that you are not underpriced or overpriced so that you can accomplish your goal of selling your business.

2. MAXIMIZE AND JUSTIFY THE SELLING PRICE We utilize tools such as Analysis Software, Comps, Business and/or Land Appraisals, Detailed Demographic Information etc. A key to selling a business for the highest price is being able to justify the selling price in a way that is understandable by a buyers advisor.

3. PREPARE INFORMATION NEEDED FOR THE SALE Lease review, Lease transfer and Sub-lease requirements, Tax returns, FF&E Details, Franchise Agreement, Review of Asset Allocation issues. It must get through due diligence to be able to close escrow and we begin that process prior to even taking the listing.

4. PREPARE BOUND PRESENTATION Goal of Answering Key Questions so that Buyer will want Meeting with Seller. We focus on Upside Potential, Business Details and Defending the businesses defects.

5. MARKET THE BUSINESS FOR SALE Your ad will appear on over 125 National Business for Sale Internet Sites, Newspaper Sites, Street Journal, etc. We utilize National and Las Vegas Buyer Pools. The goal is to generate many buyers and not just one buyer.

6. SCREEN BUYER PROSPECTS All potential buyers sign a non-disclosure statement and are screened for the ability to purchase the business.

7. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ALL BUYERS ASK Why are they selling? How do they justify the price? Is the income verifiable? What is the upside potential? Is the seller willing to carry or is financing available? Will it pay me a fair salary & still pay the debt service?

8. SHOW THE BUSINESS Prepare Seller for all Meetings with Pre-Screened Buyers.

9. ASSIST IN NEGOTIATIONS AND HELP WITH PURCHASE AGREEMENT We are Licensed to Sell Business in Nevada Representing Your Interests as the Agent for the Seller Only. We handle all Negotiations which are often Detailed & Confidential. We can refer you to the most reasonable and competent local attorneys and other professionals as needed.

10. ASSIST IN DUE DILIGENCE Contingency Sign Offs, Timing Issues, Franchisor and Landlord Issues

11. ASSIST IN FINANCING Qualify Business & Buyer, Promissory Note Terms, SBA & other sources

12. ESCROW & CLOSING Review Escrow Docs, UCC Searches, Escrow Instructions, Notes, Loans, etc.

13. ORDERLY TURNOVER PLAN Help with Licensing, Tax Bonds, Utilities, Business Services, Banking, Entity Formation, Accounting, Legal Services, Insurance, Franchise Requirements, Training Plan etc.


Alan Horwitz graduated at the top of his class with a degree in Business Entrepreneurship from Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. Mr. Horwitz has had a long and distinguished business career in various industries as a business intermediary, business consultant and sales consultant. He has owned and operated successful businesses including an Advertising Company, a Consulting Agency specializing in the sale of McDonald’s restaurants, an Internet Distributor, a Computer Software Company and various national franchised restaurants including McDonald’s, Tropical Smoothie Café’s & CiCi’s Pizza. He has sold over 100 restaurants and over 25 Tropical Smoothie Café’s.

In addition, Alan has acted as an outside consultant for the Small Business Administration and has been involved in business sales, mergers and acquisitions within almost every industry. Alan is extremely experienced and qualified with regards to valuation, financing and creative deal structuring. He prides himself in his negotiating skills and being able to bridge the gaps that lead to successful transactions. Over the last 30 years Alan has been an outside consultant in the area of business valuations and in preparing businesses for a future sale. Alan continues to sell extremely high percentage of his listings due to appropriate valuations and marketing. He is experienced in both main street business sales along with mergers and acquisitions involving larger companies. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Horwitz has consistently been one of the top ten producing brokers in the Sunbelt Network Business Brokerage System. Recent business sales include a National Medical Equipment Company, a Las Vegas Casino, the largest Floral Chain in Las Vegas, an entire National Franchise System, a Specialty Pharmacy Manufacturer, a large Executive Suites Company, a large Medical Practice and various other Retail businesses, Restaurants, Service businesses, Manufacturers and Distributers. In 2014, Alan will have closed on over $35M in total transactions.

Mr. Horwitz is familiar with valuing, marketing and selling businesses that range in value from as little as
$100,000 to as high as $35 million. In the last 5 years Mr. Horwitz has developed a close and ongoing relationship with Tropical Smoothie Café and is the exclusive broker for the MainStreetChamber of Commerce, The Furniture Chamber of Commerce and iDeal Furniture owners and members nationwide. Mr Horwitz has over 30 years of experience owning, valuing, marketing and selling business, Alan brings experience and integrity to business brokerage.

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  • Clark County, NV

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