Traditional and Self-Funded
Live Oak’s search fund lending team is solely focused on helping traditional and self-funded search funders access capital to acquire businesses. With over three decades of experience and industry connections, Live Oak Bank’s Search Fund lending team understands the challenges that searchers face. We are dedicated to helping search funders through education and financing and have created a robust set of resources to help along the way. Download our free resources now:
Download the results to see search process and funding related data and trends.
Through our years of experience, we have seen trends in what is likely to eat up your very precious time in a search and potentially kill a deal.
This FAQ includes over 50 of the questions we get most from searchers.
We know that searching for a business to buy isn’t easy, so we hosted a special session for searchers to discuss common challenges in their search process, including our observations as bankers. Watch the recording of this meeting to learn from our expertise and the experience of your peers.
Check out our resources tailored specifically to veterans interested in entrepreneurship through acquisition.
There is a solid path to veteran business ownership using entrepreneurship through acquisition (ETA) or search fund approach. Here's what you need to know.
In this session of our CEO series, our customer, James Maxwell, shares how his military experience prepared him for ownership and the skills that make veterans successful business owners.