Mergers and Acquisitions

The Difference Is Experience

Our team of experts has participated in over 800 acquisitions and mergers with purchase prices in excess of $1.5 billion. We bring over 55 years of M&A experience specific to the real estate industry. We are capable of handling everything from your small merger or partnership buy-out up to the largest, most complex transactions in the industry.

Our experience in being owner/operators, senior executives with multiple brands, and leaders in the industry allows us to bring a unique perspective unmatched by other advisory services. Our practical knowledge allows us to properly value the most important assets of your organization: your reputation and people.

Comprehensive M&A Advisory

Acquiring More Profit: A 9-Part Webinar Series!

Discover the keys to successful real estate mergers and acquisitions in our 9-part webinar series, “Acquiring More Profit.” We will delve into the core topics discussed in the book, offering invaluable insights and practical strategies. Hosted by authors and industry experts George Slusser and Victor Lund, each session provides first-hand knowledge to navigate the world of M&A effectively. 

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George Slusser
George Slusser
Mark A. McLaughlin
Mark A. McLaughlin
Victor Lund
Victor Lund
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Recent Insights

A New Era of MLS Mergers and Acquisitions Arrives

June 25th, 2024|

There is very little clarity today about the fast spreading news that Realtor Association shareholders of RE Colorado have given notice that they intend to sell their shares of the MLS to a private equity firm. The Realtor Associations want out of their investment, and it doesn't really matter why. To date no MLS has ever been sold to private equity investors. Some MLSs have been sold outright to fellow Associations and MLS, but to our knowledge, we never seen private equity enter this space until now. This could set off a wave of transactions if private equity starts to pay attention to the profitable business models of Multiple Listing Services.

Invitation to Acquiring More Profit: A 9-Part Webinar Series

February 2nd, 2024|

Don’t miss this comprehensive look at successful real estate brokerage M&A. WAV Group colleagues George Slusser and Victor Lund will be covering each chapter of their new book Acquiring More Profit: The Definitive Guide to Successful Real Estate Brokerage Mergers & Acquisitions, during the 9-part webinar series.  Acquiring More Profit is a collection of the best practices and invaluable insights George and Victor have garnered over decades of M&A work and thousands of brokerage acquisitions. George Slusser, renowned as the foremost expert in real estate M&A today, has completed more successful transactions in this space than anyone else. As the Head of the M&A division at WAV Group, he continues to assist brokerages in finding profitable growth opportunities.

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How Market Trends Impact Brokerage Valuation

December 4th, 2023|

If you are thinking of buying or selling in these markets, having some predictive analytics on what will happen in the housing market should temper your opinion of the valuation of a brokerage.