Light & Raphael, formerly known as Light-VanAusdall, was founded in 1966. Light & Raphael is a business brokerage firm specializing in acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, financing and also formal valuations for a select number of closely held private companies. Our mission is to provide outstanding business brokerage services to potential buyers and sellers of privately held businesses, with gross revenues between $500,000 and $10,000,000.

The Principals of Light & Raphael have over 45 years of experience in business brokerage, including buying, selling and owning companies of various sizes. Our firm has completed several hundred transactions over that time frame. In addition to Virginia, transactions have been consummated in multiple states along the East Coast. Transactions have ranged from various types of retail service establishments to those in manufacturing and heavy industry.

We invite you to explore our website and, when you are ready to purchase or sell a business, please contact us so that we may work together to help you reach your business goals.

Current Offerings

We offer a variety of businesses for sale and new listings are posted frequently. Please check back often.  View Offerings Here! For a complimentary business consultation, please contact us.

Contact Us

We would love to discuss your interest in either buying or selling a business. Please contact us for a complimentary business valuation. We are readily accessible by telephone or e-mail.  Contact Us Today!