About BRG

The Leading Guide for the Pricing of Businesses

For almost three decades, the Business Reference Guide (BRG) has been the leading guide for the pricing of businesses. The BRG provides business transaction professionals with a wealth of up-to-date rules of thumb and essential pricing information on over 600 businesses.

Who Uses the Business Reference Guide?

Experts – from bankers, accountants, and business brokers to the Small Business Association (SBA) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – all turn to the Business Reference Guide. Some of the world’s most trusted companies, associations, franchisers, and entities, such as the AICPA and the International Business Brokers Association, also rely on the data contained in this comprehensive resource.

How Can the BRG Can Help You?

  • Easily search all entries containing a specific keyword.
  • Quickly create a specific industry profile for your buyers, complete with your branded logo, colors, and a disclaimer.
  • Find insightful pricing tips ready to be copied and pasted into any marketing piece or presentation.
  • Confirm the accuracy of your valuations with the most current data available, including entries added throughout the year.

The Book

The 2024 Business Reference Guide, now in its 34th edition, is the essential guide to pricing businesses and franchises.

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BRG Online

BRG Online has the most update rules of thumb and pricing information and is updated constantly year round.

About the Publisher

Built on Nearly 50 Years of Hands-on Experience and Research

The Business Reference Guide is compiled by Business Brokerage Press (BBP). For the last 50 years, BBP has built a legacy of serving business brokerage professionals with a wealth of information and resources including books, videos, software, websites and marketing materials.

Other Business Brokerage Press publications include The Business Broker Blog, The Resource Handbook for Business Brokers and Intermediaries, as well as The Complete Guide to Business Brokerage. In the creation of the industry’s leading business pricing guide, our team has combined business brokerage experience with the invaluable contributions of numerous industry experts and veterans, and thousands of hours of ongoing research in the marketplace to create the industry’s leading pricing guide.

At Business Brokerage Press, our mission, our history, our products, and our services are all focused on supporting and equipping the business brokerage industry. Visit businessbrokeragepress.com for more information.