Gavin Raphael

LIGHT & RAPHAEL LLC

1201 SYCAMORE SQUARE DR # 1203

MIDLOTHIAN, VA 23113


8043552458

Company Overview

Light & Raphael, formerly known as Light-VanAusdall, was founded in 1966. Light & Raphael is a business brokerage firm specializing in acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, financing and formal valuations for a select number of closely held private companies. The Principals of Light & Raphael have over 45 years of experience buying, selling and owning companies of various sizes. Our firm has completed several hundred transactions over that time frame. In addition to Virginia, transactions have been consummated in multiple states along the East Coast. Transactions have ranged from various types of retail service establishments to those in manufacturing and heavy industry.

Services Offered

Business Brokerage: Selling a business is time-consuming and for many, an emotional venture. While there are many options for business owners who want to cash out, the best way depends on the nature and health of the business and the owner’s intentions to stay with the company for a sufficient period of time or move on following a transition period. Understanding all of the options, and getting good advice from experienced business professionals, can make it easier to pursue the route that’s best for all involved. Our personal hands-on involvement and well-trained staff with extensive expertise in merger and acquisition activities will provide the following services, including: Assistance with valuation of business to determine price Strategic planning to develop a business transition plan Preparation of an offering memorandum Access to database of qualified buyers Assistance in negotiation of the transaction Deal structuring Assist purchaser in obtaining a loan to acquire the business and including working capital funds. You and Light & Raphael working together will create a team to successfully market your business and obtain the highest price possible, while acting with confidentiality and professionalism. The foundation of our success is trust. Our efforts are directed to the service of others, to our clients and the business community in which we operate.

Broker Profile

Mr. Raphael joined Light & Raphael in 2014 as a Principal. Mr. Raphael has 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, where he worked in mergers and acquisitions, research, strategic planning and financial analysis. During his over 20 years in corporate America, he worked at several companies, including: Wachovia Securities, Philip Morris International and Rohm and Haas Chemical Company. Mr. Raphael possesses a B.S. in business administration from the University of Vermont and an MBA in finance and strategy from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also actively involved in the community, having served as Board President for the Sabot at Stony Point School. Mr. Raphael has also coached boys and girls teams in the local recreational league and has raised funds for Anthem Lemonaid in support of kids with cancer. Married and the father of three, he enjoys tennis, traveling and following the Boston Red Sox.

Areas Served

Virginia - Richmond & Surrounding Areas.

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$2,000,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$2,000,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a niche staffing agency for sale in Central Virginia. Firm’s revenues grew strongly in 2021 as did its profits. The company employs a large dedicated workforce acro…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $4,000,000
Owner Financing Available
$600,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$600,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a title agency not affiliated with any business source for sale in Central Virginia. Revenues consist primarily of settlement fees and title insurance revenues. The…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $1,600,000
Owner Financing Available
$875,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$875,000
This accounting and tax practice has been serving business owners and individuals throughout Virginia for more than 10 years. The firm has multiple revenue streams including primarily tax work, bookke…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $800,000
Owner Financing Available
$750,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$750,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a chemical analysis laboratory for sale in Central Virginia. The company has more than 1,000 clients. The largest client represents roughly 15% to 18% of annual rev…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $1,100,000
Owner Financing Available
$595,000
Richmond, VA
$595,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a popular restaurant and bar for sale in Richmond, Virginia. It provides American fare and a large selection of beer, wine and cocktails. The business has a very st…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $1,230,000
Owner Financing Available
$189,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$189,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a crypto mining company for sale in Richmond, Virginia. The owner works only 5-10 hours per week in this profitable home-based business. It can be easily relocated …
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $80,000
Owner Financing Available
$150,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$150,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer an ice cream shop for sale in Richmond, Virginia. The shop sells ice cream, milkshakes and coffee drinks. It has a strong social media presence and a loyal followin…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $750,000
Owner Financing Available
$275,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$275,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a residential landscaping firm in the Richmond area. The company provides mowing, seeding, mulching and aeration services to clients across Central Virgini…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $260,000
Owner Financing Available
$275,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$275,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a cell phone and computer repair franchise for sale in Central Virginia. Revenues are split roughly 60% for sales and 40% repair work. Revenues and profits have act…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $1,000,000
Owner Financing Available
$490,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$490,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a residential landscaping firm in the Richmond area. The company provides landscape design, lawn and garden maintenance company services across the Richmon…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $750,000
Owner Financing Available
$300,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$300,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a residential landscaping firm in the Richmond area. The company provides mowing, seeding and aeration services to clients across Central Virginia. The fir…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $560,000
Owner Financing Available
$200,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$200,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer a dog grooming company for sale in Richmond, Virginia. It does little social media advertising or other advertising, preferring to rely primarily on its word of mou…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $425,000
Owner Financing Available
$395,000
Not Disclosed, DE
$395,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer an established cleaning and restoration company for sale in Delaware.The company was founded over ten years ago and has enjoyed consistent profits since inception a…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $500,000
Owner Financing Available
$1,100,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$1,100,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a commercial hardscaping/landscaping firm based in the Richmond, VA area. The company provides exceptional hardscaping/landscaping services for commercial …
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $2,650,000
Owner Financing Available
$200,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$200,000
Light & Raphael is pleased to offer for sale a home renovation business in Richmond, Virginia. Business services include any residential renovations, additions, garages, window replacement, hardscapin…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $650,000
Owner Financing Available
$1,700,000
Not Disclosed, VA
$1,700,000
Locally owned and operated upscale Convenience-Store offering fuel service and lottery in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Great location. Sales price includes real estate. Inside Sales - $720,000 ann…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $2,000,000
Owner Financing Available
$1,100,000
Charlottesville, VA
$1,100,000
Locally owned and operated upscale c-store offering deli, fuel service and lottery in a warm and friendly atmosphere.2,800 square feet building in excellent location and with limited competition.Insid…
Cash Flow Not Disclosed
Revenue $5,000,000
Owner Financing Available

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