Beauty & Personal Care
Plumbing & HVAC
Restaurant & Bar
How It Works
Learn how buying a small business with Beacon works.
Buying with Beacon
Templates, resources and opportunities to help you buy a small business.
Everything you need to know about buying or selling a business
Our articles will take you from beginner to deal-making professional
Want to chat?
Our resource center includes everything you need to know about buying and selling a business, all in one place.
Buying a Business
Selling a Business
Beacon's Exit Planning Community
Join our community of business owners planning to sale in the next 2 years. Here you'll learn how to prepare for the sale of your business and boost your valuation prior to listing.
Using a 401(k) to Buy a Business
You can partially or wholly fund your business purchase by executing a 401k Rollover as Business Start-up (ROBS). But that’s not the only way to leverage a 401k to buy a business.
Our non-disclosure agreement template is a great starting point for ensuring confidentiality of both parties throughout the sales process.
How to Value a Restaurant
Understand how to value a restaurant, the factors that can increase how much a restaurant is worth, and how to analyze a restaurant for sale as a buyer.
Transition Periods in a Small Business Acquisition
Almost all business acquisitions include a transition period. This post details the purpose of transition plans, their structure and compensation, and more.
Why Owners Should Reasonably Price Their Businesses
Setting an asking price for your business is a mix of art and science. In this article, we run through our best practices for pricing a small business for sale.