Private Equity Groups

If you are a Private Equity Group (PEG) looking to invest in businesses valued between $1-25 million, make a commitment to participate in The M&A Source Dealmakers Expo. The M&A Source Expo attracts over 150 experienced merger and acquisition professionals who are eager to discuss business opportunities with you.

Education and Certification

To learn more about M&A Source certification, online courses and webinars, please visit the Education and Certification pages


Terms that are applied within the Lower Middle Market to facilitate the transfer of business interests may not be familiar to non-M&A practitioners.

Member Directory

Are you looking for an intermediary to handle the acquisition or sale of a business in the middle market? Search our member directory to find the experienced and qualified intermediary that is right for you.

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Businesses For Sale

To search for middle market opportunities posted by the members of the M&A Source, click here.

Market Pulse Report

The M&A Source and IBBA, along with Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project publish a quarterly report on the current business brokerage environment. Intermediaries are asked to complete a survey, answering questions about recent closings and what is in the pipeline, and the information is compiled into a report that allows intermediaries to keep a finger on the pulse of the marketplace.

Monthly Newsletter

The Bridge, M&A Source’s monthly newsletter, publishes timely articles on a variety of topics. Past Bridge articles can be found by topic below on this page.

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