Buyer Sherpa Program

Deal Experts to Help You Navigate Your Acquisition

Buying a business doesn’t need to be hard. Let our experienced team guide you through the process.

Once you’re interested in a particular acquisition, whether you sourced the deal yourself, or one of our Searchers found it for you, our Buyer Sherpa program is there to help you analyze, negotiate, and close your deal.

What Does the Buyer Sherpa Program Include?

All of the services in our Buyer Sherpa program can be combined with the services in our Search-For-You Program, making the business buying process seamless and easy.

Valuation opinion of target businesses

Deal structuring & negotiation (including Letters of Intent)

Connections to our preferred third-party experts in legal matters, tax, finance, Due Diligence, and more

Sourcing documentation for bank financing and/or investors

Keeping the deal on track – navigating inevitable obstacles and surprises and maximizing your odds of closing

Straight Forward Pricing


Quarterly Retainer: $1,000/Quarter

You’ll be matched with a deal expert. Bring them the opportunities you’re looking at and receive value opinions.

*Retainer is waived if you come with one specific deal you want our help on. Retainer applies if you’re wanting ongoing feedback on multiple deals and includes a monthly check-in call.

Milestone Success:
Each Successful LOI

Charged once LOI has been negotiated and countersigned by the Seller.

Milestone Success:
Fee Varies Based on Deal Size

$15K for deals less than $1M
$25K for deals $1-1.99M
$35K for deals $2M or greater


Can this be combined with the Search-For-You Program?

Yes. Retainer is waived for Sherpa is charged for Search Program Clients. But the success fees for the Sherpa program do apply if you want our assistance analyzing, negotiating, and closing your deal. Both success fees will apply at closing if you’re in both programs simultaneously.

Why don’t you charge a percentage?

The Sherpas are working for the Buyer and don’t want a conflict of interest where we’re paid more if you pay more, which is why we went with a tiered pricing structure based on size ranges.

Why do you charge a fee at LOI? I only want to pay at closing.

The LOI essentially pays for our time negotiating the deal structure up front and protects our time investment if for any reason you can’t get financing or have to walk away because of any issues found in Due Diligence. LOI fee only applies if offer is accepted and countersigned.

Who are the Sherpas?

Experienced transaction advisors that have worked on dozens of transactions buy-side and sell-side and can help you navigate the process. You will get a chance to interview your Sherpa before you engage with us and make sure they’re a good fit.

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