Minnesota’s Largest Seller of Companies is Hiring Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors

Experienced Deal Makers + Experienced Entrepreneurs Wanted

Join the team that has been honored as among the “Best Places to Work,” according to annual rankings published by the Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ).

Sunbelt is Minnesota’s largest seller of companies.   We provide both mergers & acquisitions and business brokerage services to business owners seeking to maximize their life’s work™.

Ideal M&A Advisor candidates possess 1) experience facilitating multi-million dollar transactions, or 2) experience selling their own company, or 3) private equity or similar experience.

What is an M&A Advisor?

The primary role of an M&A Advisor is to help owners sell their companies when they are ready to exit.

Business Development

Source and secure engagements through relationships with other professionals such as wealth managers, accountants and attorneys.


Work with M&A team to evaluate a business from a financial and operational perspective to develop an opinion of market value.


Once an engagement is signed, the M&A team will confidentially market to Strategic and Financial buyers.

Meetings & Calling for Indications of Interest

Manage the process with the M&A team, including screening buyers, meetings with ownership, pre-due diligence, financing the deal and calling for offers.

Transaction Management

Work with sellers, buyers, bankers, accountants, attorneys, and third parties to ensure a successful completion of the transaction.

Who are we looking for?

Most are former business owners, experienced intermediaries, sales professionals, or have come from transaction-oriented industries. They possess strong sales, leadership, negotiation, management, or finance experience and are known to be persistent and resilient.  Incoming advisors will be expected to have or be willing to secure the appropriate license.

Why become an M&A Advisor?

  • Number of business transactions is growing due to the following:
    • Aging Business Owners – Over 50% of businesses are owned by people 50 to 88 years old. There has been and will continue to be a flood of baby boomers who need to sell their businesses due to retirement (Age Tsunami).
    • Strategic Growth – The economy is strong and successful companies want to acquire other companies as a part of their growth strategy.
    • Capital – Private Equity Groups and banks have extensive capital for business acquisitions.
  • Lifelong career opportunity that offers a flexible lifestyle.
  • A career that allows you to “be your own boss” without having to buy or own a business.
  • It’s difficult to replace an M&A Advisor with technology, given the complexity and sophistication of the position.

Why Sunbelt?

  • Sunbelt has been honored as among the “Best Places to Work,” according to annual rankings published by the Minneapolis-St Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ)
  • Team approach provides a high-earning career with a balanced life style.
  • 20 years of proven success in both M&A and Main Street business sales
  • Professional management and extensive deal maker support
  • Sunbelt Business Advisors is a part of the Sunbelt Network, which has locations globally. Sunbelt sells more businesses than any other firm in the world which makes the Sunbelt Brand a powerful draw for both buyers and sellers.
  • Comprehensive training program with a track record of success.
  • Sunbelt’s exclusive training and certification.
  • Strong support and team environment with over 34 deal makers, admin team, analyst team, marketing team, and an internal finance department.


Brokers and Advisors are commission only and are independent contractors.

  • Top M&A Advisors can earn $250,000 – $1,000,000+
  • Top brokers can earn $250,000 – $500,000.

How to apply?

If you would like to be considered for an M&A Advisor position, please submit your resume to web@sunbeltmidwest.com