• Certified Business Intermediaries

    Focuses on business in the manufacturing, services, distribution, educational and medical related fields

  • Focus on Maximizing the Value of your Business

    We design and execute a marketing plan targeted solely for buyers of your company.

Active in the Southeast for over 20 years

All About Anchor Business Advisors

Anchor Business Advisors has been active in the Southeast for over 20 years. The firm focuses on businesses in the manufacturing, services, distribution, educational and medical related fields. The typical transaction size handled by Anchor Business ranges from $1,000,000 to $50,000,000 with an accompanying revenue base of $2,000,000 to $80,000,000.

The firm’s President and CEO came from an integrated background of a large national CPA firm coupled with experience as a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of 3 companies.  With his education and senior management experience, Patrick Harkins operates as your right hand man in maximizing the value of your company.

  • 90% Close Rate on engagements undertaken.
  • Brings seasoned judgment to your transaction.
  • Outstanding reputation in the marketplace.
  • Listens attentively to you to understand your objectives and goals.
  • Superb communicator in representing your company to skilled buyers.
  • Keeps you fully informed at every stage of the transaction.
  • Works well with all of your advisors including CPAs, Attorneys, & Banks.
  • We fully understand the online marketplace.

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What Our Clients Have To Say About Us

  • Enervex, Inc.

    "Pat utilized his extensive senior management background to provide sage advice on corporate planning, organizational structure as well as ideas on other challenges we faced"
    Steen Hagensen, President & CEO
  • Georgia Paving, Inc.

    "I viewed Pat more as a partner that was a skilled financial advisor and negotiator"
    Dan Skinner, President & Owner
  • ProLandscapes, Inc.

    "Pat’s background was instrumental in gaining the greatest value for my Company"
    Hugh Glidewell, Chairman & CEO
  • Pollak Levitt & Partners

    "Pat knows business in general and learned the peculiarities of our business quickly"
    James S. Pollak , Chairman & CEO
  • D & C Fire Protection

    "We faced a myriad of complex problems and Pat communicated effectively with all parties culling out a compromise position that was palatable to all"
    Benny Durden, President
  • Howell Landscape Design

    "We could not have been more pleased with the professionalism of Patrick Harkins and Anchor Business Advisors, Inc"
    Carroll Howell, President
  • Leadtrack Software

    "Patrick Harkins did a remarkable job negotiating a fair price and terms and closing the sale within 3 ½ months of the start of the engagement"
    Norman R. Koltys, Former CEO
  • Land Wizard, LLC

    "They were truly my advocates in the sales process and their knowledge of my business translated into me obtaining top dollar for my company"
    Larry Brown, President
  • ABRA Kitterman Collision

    "Pat was with me in every aspect of the negotiation and sale of my business.  I felt like we became friends as well as business associates"
    Larry Kitterman, President
  • Purchased D & C Fire Protection

    "The deal would never have happened without Pat. He articulated the process at the beginning and it happened exactly as he described"
    Jim White, President
  • Purchased Racer Parts Wholesale

    "Pat Harkins and his firm were very knowledgeable about business, finance and how a deal gets structured"
    Thomas R. Volk, President
  • Purchased Astro Events of Atlanta

    "Pat is an experienced professional who is able to balance both the seller and acquirer’s point of view"
    Tom D’Anna, President & CEO
  • Financing Company

    "I was most impressed with the very comprehensive package provided by Pat in his deal. He understood every aspect of the credit and was instrumental in the approval process"
    Claudia J. Wilson, CIT Small Business Lending / Regional Account Manager