What is a Business Broker?

Business Brokers assist buyers and sellers of privately held business in the buying and selling process.

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Why do I Need One?

The process of selling a business can be very complex. It involves many aspects that most successful business owners…

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Why Use a Murphy Broker?

Confidentiality and the right asking price are two key elements to the success of almost any business transaction. As a…

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About Murphy Business Atlantic Ltd.

At Murphy Business Atlantic, our mission is to help entrepreneurs achieve personal and financial success by guiding them through the process of buying and selling businesses. As entrepreneurs ourselves, we believe in the incredible financial power and freedom that owning a business creates. We provide professional services to businesses in all four Atlantic Provinces, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island.

As a part of Murphy Business, we have access to one of largest and most successful business brokerage networks in North America, with experienced professionals working out of 160 offices located throughout Canada and the United States.We help entrepreneurs by:

  • Selling your business without disclosing its identity
  • Assisting you or your business in the process of selecting and buying a business
  • Matching you with appropriate Franchise Opportunities that give you the best chance for success
  • Valuing your business so you know what its worth
  • Consulting on exit strategy planning and implementation.

Our proven process and system provides our clients with the means to achieve their goals through a more successful and confidential business transaction. We promise that you will not find a more complete, thorough and professional experience than the one Murphy Business Atlantic will provide.

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Selling Your Business is a Down Economy

by Sean Murphy  Comments (0)
Is now an ideal time to sell your business? Maybe not. Buyers are nervous. Financing is hard to find (applications are being rejected left, right, and centre). And valuations are likely to experience downward pressure,...

Let Us Do the Work!

by Dan Murphy  Comments (0)
Business owners hire us for a lot of reasons. Most have never sold a business before. Some, smartly, want a buffer between themselves and the buyer. Others are in trouble, need help, and see us...


I know you made this happen and I wouldn’t be out of my business if you hadn’t made the efforts to start cold calling … your efforts and result is appreciated. I am officially unemployed! I would definitely recommend your services.

K. Wall

Our Experienced Business Brokers

Sean Murphy, MBA

Partner | President

Sean helps entrepreneurs achieve financial freedom through the buying and selling of businesses.

Dan Murphy

Partner | Vice President

Dan has been a Business Owner and Entrepreneur for most of his 36 years of business experience.

Mark Pothier

Partner | Broker

Mark is the Broker for Murphy Business and has extensive experience in commercial real estate.