Sell a Business

Selling a Business with Murphy of the Mountain West Region

Murphy Business is a leading Mountain West Region business brokerage in affiliations with National and International Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition associations. These connections provide maximum exposure in selling a business yet still ensuring confidentiality.

Our experienced valuation professionals help owners realize the true value of their business to properly establish a suitable marketing plan to sell a business. The professionals at Murphy Business know the Mountain West market, (Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming) and provide you access to the broadest number of qualified buyers.

Below is a testimonial from a client who worked with the Murphy Business Brokerage Firm to sell a business.

“When it was time to sell the log home manufacturing business I had built for 18 years, I turned to Ezra Grantham at Murphy Business. He found a great buyer who is taking my business to a new level. I am very satisfied with Ezra and the folks at Murphy Business."
Jay Hansen - President SLIP Ltd Partnership dba Paramount Log Homes

How to Sell a Business

The Murphy’s experienced professionals will be with you each step of the way when answering the daunting questions of “how to sell a business”.

  • Prepare a detailed offering portfolio
  • Arrange a business valuation
  • Develop a marketing plan to sell a business
  • Implement the plan and promote to potential buyers
  • Negotiate offer to purchase or letter of intent
  • Perform Due Diligence
  • Finalize Closing through Financing and Funding

Partnering with the Mountain West Business Brokerage

We provide a detailed offering portfolio above the typical on page MLS form. Going above and beyond in information gathering and presentation is just one way Murphy Business exceeds expectations to help provide information for buyers in their due diligence efforts. These efforts often help make selling a business smoother with speedier transaction times.

In addition, Murphy Business brokers can create a customized marketing plan to attract the most suitable qualified buyer. Our local and national connections and associations create a network of thousands of brokers seeking out the correct buyer.

We provide our network of banking professionals to assist the buyer with traditional financing or SBA small business loans. While providing this service we can often minimize the amount of seller financing, if needed.

Murphy Business assists sellers during each step of selling a business, even through closing. Contact the Mountain West office today to receive a business valuation and all the information you need on how to sell a business.


The Mountain West Murphy Business Brokerage Firm services the following states and cities: Idaho - Coeur D'Alene, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Twin Falls, Boise, Nampa. Montana - Helena-Butte, Kalispell, Missoula, Dillon, Bozeman, Great Falls, Billings, Central Montana, Eastern Montana, Western Montana, Dakota. Wyoming - Jackson, Sheridan, Buffalo, Casper, Gillette. North Dakota - Bismarck, Grand Forks, Fargo, Williston. South Dakota - Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Dakota Lakes, and Sturgis.