Since 1990, the clients of Wals & Associates, Ltd. have received the professional assistance necessary to complete the Transfer of Ownership of their business. Our clients’ goals are our primary concern. Wals & Associates, Ltd. acts as an intermediary, providing access to a national network of small to medium sized companies and corporate or strategic buyers.

Bud Sandberg is the President and the Broker of Wals & Associates, Ltd. All Agents of Wals & Associates, Ltd. are licensed by the State of Minnesota. Each Agent is capable of guiding a client through an entire transaction with great care, to ensure that nothing is overlooked. All of our Agents take advantage of the education and training programs that are provided by the professional organization such as AMAA, IBBA, and I-CBC, NEBB, ISBA. We recognize that buying or selling a business is a financial transaction of great significance and we strive to provide the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.

The business valuation profession is a specialized field that requires a solid foundation of experience, continuing education, and the highest level of professional integrity. In todays litigation climate, a qualified and accredited business valuation professional can serve as either an expert witness or consultant to an attorney.

meet Bud SandbergBud Sandberg, CM&AA, MCBC, CMEA, CBB, President and Broker of Wals & Associates, Ltd. Prior to entering the business brokerage business 25 years ago, He owned and operated several businesses. He is a member of the International Society of Business Appraisers (ISBA), The Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AMAA), The Institute of Certified Business Counselors (I-CBC), The National Equipment and Busines sBorkesr Institute (NEBB), The International Business Brokers Association(IBBA) and The Business Brokers Network (BBN) Bud received his education at Bethel College, Southern Illinois University, the University of Minnesota and Loyola University Chicago. Bud is a certified Business Appraiser and is a certified Machinery/Equipment appraiser. He is affiliated with The TASA Group and Expert Resources, Inc. He been President of the Institute of Certified Business Counselors. For a number of years, he has served as President of the BBN Advisory Council. Contact Bud at 612-269-8597 or send an e-mail to Bud at