Jerry Ledingham | Boulder Colorado (CO) Business Broker

Murphy Business – Boulder, Colorado


Murphy Business & Financial Corporation is one of the largest and most successful business brokerage firms in North America with business brokers conveniently located throughout the United States and Canada. We are members of virtually all associations, group listing services and networks that exist in the business brokerage industry. Choosing to partner with a national business broker like Murphy Business & Financial Corporation provides you with exceptional advantages, the biggest being access to over 180 offices that have affiliations with National and International Business Brokerage and Merger & Acquisition associations. We simply have unsurpassed access to buyers and sellers nationwide and our networks along with our proven processes and systems provide our clients with a higher closing ratio than the national average.


Whether our clients are selling, purchasing or assessing the market value of their business—we are committed to serving with the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality in the industry.


Murphy Business Brokers provide a comprehensive list of services including:



Why Buy or Sell a Business in the Boulder – North Denver and surrounding areas?


Colorado’s Front Range is one of the most desirable places to live and conduct business in the country. Boulder and Metro Denver are situated on the high plains at the base of the Rocky Mountains, providing amazing views and incredible sunsets, limitless outdoor activities and a plethora of cultural attractions. Moderate temperatures, 300+ days of sunshine a year, and low levels of humidity provide an ideal climate for year-round activities.


The Denver Metro area, including Boulder, has a population of over 2,750,000 people and continues to grow at a faster pace than most areas of the nation. According to the Metro Denver Economic Development Council, Colorado was the fifth-fastest growing state in 2008. The Denver Metro area also has one of the nation’s most educated populations, ranking third among the 50 states (behind Massachusetts and Maryland) for percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher and is home to the most physically fit population in America. In 2008, the Milken Institute ranked Colorado #3 in the ability to support a knowledge- and technology-based economy, based on education, a science and engineering workforce, research and development, high-tech employment concentration, and entrepreneurial environment. Forbes magazine recently ranked the Metro Denver area, which includes the Boulder, Louisville, Lafayette, Brighton corridor, as the 8th most wired city in the country.


Boulder and North Denver have a wide spectrum of business types and diversified economic bases. Boulder was ranked #20 on the Forbes magazine 2009 list of the nation’s “Best Places for Business and Careers”. The area is home to many new technology companies, including solar, wind and other renewable energy companies, which are both socially conscientious and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. The area is also home to a multitude of more traditional companies as well, including manufacturing, oil and gas, mining, aerospace, aviation, high-tech (computer, computer storage and software), communications, professional services, construction, retail, travel, recreation and recreation manufacturing, biomedical, medical device design and manufacturing, and agriculture. Tourism is also an important income producer. Many World-Class Hotels and Resorts cater to visitors from around the World.


Whether you would like to sell your business in order to spend more time enjoying your Colorado backyard, or you would like to buy a business in the area and take advantage of the multitude of outdoor and cultural attractions Colorado has to offer, as Murphy Business Brokers we want to help you make your dreams come true.


Colorado’s Front Range is a great place to live…. and do Business! That’s why we live and do business here too!!


Sellers – Determine the Value of Your Business


The selling process starts with determining the value of your business. Murphy Business Brokers can provide different levels of analysis to determine the value of your business and assets.


Brokers Opinion of Value is a valuation of your company, done by the broker, based on a recasting your financial statements to help reflect the true cash flow of your business, evaluating and determining a multiplier (based on comparable business sales across the country), and creating a final opinion of value. The result will provide you an accurate assessment of your company’s fair market value and assist you and your broker in determining a reasonable listing price for your business.


Business Valuation and Board Certified Business Appraisals provide qualified, experienced professional appraisers and are in compliance with Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of the Appraisal Foundation. An appropriate business valuation is essential if your goal is to sell your business in a reasonable amount of time without leaving money on the table.


Machinery and Equipment Appraisals can also provide business owners with a fair market value of tangible assets. These reports can be used in a variety of instances, including Business Transfers, Divorce, ESOP’s, Life Insurance, Mergers and more.


Buyers – Let us Conduct Your Business Search


The Boulder – Metro Denver North Murphy office is convenient to Denver International Airport and provides expertise in the local market. We also have the resources to connect you to opportunities worldwide. Whether it’s a franchise opportunity, merger and acquisition consulting, or site selection for commercial real estate, we will provide the confidence and expertise needed to partner with you on your business venture.

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