Kyle Kerrigan, Nashville, TN

Kyle Kerrigan

Managing Partner

Kyle, with over 20 years of experience in business development, finance, and operations from renowned companies, leads Viking Mergers & Acquisitions' efforts in the Nashville, Tennessee market, bringing expertise in successful turnarounds, operations, and finance from his previous roles at GNC, Carrier Corporation, and FedEx, enabling him to guide entrepreneurs through the crucial process of selling their businesses.

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The Nashville Business Environment

Business is booming in Nashville, TN, which recently took the #1 spot as the metro area with the most economic growth in 2021. Fondly dubbed Music City, Nashville is known around the world for its music scene, but this popular city is also known for its great schools, sports teams, affordable cost of living, and stable economy. Nashville ranked in the Top 30 of U.S. News and World Report’s 2021-22 list of Best Places to Live and ranked #12 in Best Places to Retire. The city’s innovative spirit, booming job market, and thriving entertainment scene all contribute to the high quality of life in this community.

Oxford Economics’ 2021 Metro Economic Forecast highlights that “Nashville has evolved from a city mostly recognized for country music into an important business center and healthcare hub.” The area is credited with many key strengths, including a highly-skilled labor force, low living and business costs, and numerous cultural amenities. Be sure to keep your eyes on these top growing industries in Nashville.

Selling a Business in Nashville

Get in touch with us for expert guidance on preparing your Nashville business for sale. We’ll work with you to maximize the value of your investment and hard work. Using our proven 7-step sales process, our Nashville business brokers will help you navigate the sale of your company, putting your business in front of our 2,500+ strong network of pre-screened potential buyers while keeping your private information safe from competitors.

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Buying a Business in Nashville

Maybe you’re retiring in the area and want a Nashville small business to help keep you busy and productive while earning extra income? Or perhaps you’re a longtime Nashville resident who’s been setting aside money for years and is ready to take the plunge into the world of business ownership? Viking has helped people just like you buy successful businesses—in fact, 95% of businesses we’ve sold are still in business today. If you’re serious about buying a business in Nashville, TN, contact Viking today.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Do you need assistance with merging or acquiring a Nashville business? We can help. Whether you’re looking to set up a minority ownership deal or need help working with private equity firms and strategic buyers, find confidence knowing that our business brokers in Nashville are as well versed in M&A as in selling businesses outright.

Viking’s Nashville business brokers have a proven track record of selling businesses and will work with the buyer on your behalf to negotiate a deal that gives you the cash you need while specifying your continued level of involvement. To learn more about Viking’s merger and acquisitions services, contact us today.

Brokerage Services

Viking specializes in selling businesses valued in the range of $1mm to $75mm+. Through the years, we’ve found that most businesses valued in this range are still being run by the original founder, each of whom has his or her own unique reason for wanting to sell the business.

Regardless of your reason, Viking can help. Since 1996, we’ve been building a network of thousands of prospective individual buyers, and we can get your business in front of them. Many times, our existing buyer pool snaps up businesses before we ever need to advertise elsewhere. Get started on the path to selling your business by contacting our Nashville business brokers for a no-cost consultation.

Confidential, No-Cost Business Valuation

You already know that you need to calculate what your business is worth when it’s time to sell. But there are many other circumstances when you may need to know this figure. Perhaps you’re obtaining a loan and need to know your net worth, or maybe you’re shopping around for life insurance or doing estate planning? No matter your reason, Viking’s proprietary business valuation approach will provide you with a transparent, accurate estimation of your business’s worth, based on data and science—not best guesses. And the best part? This valuation is part of a no-cost consultation that we offer clients and potential clients. Contact us today to get your business valuation started.