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Grandworth Business Brokers & Intermediaries guides private business

sellers & buyers through what can be a complex and difficult process.

Also, We Happily Pay Referral Fees!

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Experience you can trust.

For nearly three decades, Grandworth Business Brokers & Intermediaries has been serving central Ohio private business sellers and buyers, catering to a multicultural society, with access to a worldwide network.


When the time comes to sell your company, you can count on Grandworth to handle your executive sale confidentially and provide a top return on the years of hard work you invested to grow your business.


We provide the confidence you deserve to know you're making the right decision.

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Why Grandworth?

When you work with Grandworth Business Brokers & Intermediaries, you benefit from nearly 30 years of combined experience and our commitment to:  

White Glove Service
White Glove Service

We extend respect and courtesy universally to our clients. We are straight forward, reasonable, and always operate with truth and honesty.


When you reach out, you get us, not an assistant. We strive to be available 24/7 including nights and weekends.

Local & Accountable
Local & Accountable

We are Columbus residents - your neighbors.

Professional Network
Professional Network

We are members of the Ohio & International Business Broker Associations, and practice by their ethics.

Skilled Communicators
Skilled Communicators

We listen first and offer expert advice as needed. We move at your preferred tempo.


75+ years of combined business experience has helped us successfully represent clients from a broad range of industries.


We’re extremely proud of our 4x industry average closing rate and we’re ready to get to work for you!

Our Team

Our experienced team has nearly 30 years of combined experience to help ensure outcomes that meet or exceed your objectives and expectations. 

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Rick Barth

President & Broker

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Richard Barth

Senior Broker

Here is what our clients have to say:

"The business needed to go to the next level of expansion and we didn't feel like we had it in us anymore to do that... (You) helped us through the process of determining our need to sell as well as what the business would be worth on the market... (You were) always there when we called with questions and advertised our business in such a way that no one knew we were even planning on selling until we had an actual buyer."

Seller, Wood Furniture & Cabinetry Manufacturing Company

"We are pleased with the ultimate results which maximized our return from the sale, but we are also comfortable that the new owner can be successful. Thank you for going beyond our expectations and proving to us that we chose the right professional broker."

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The expertise you need to navigate the complexities of selling and buying a business.

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