Over 2,000 small business owners have already told their friends about Live Oak Bank.

Live Oak Bank made its first loan in 2008. Since then, we have successfully financed over 2,300 small business acquisitions across a variety of industries nationwide. The bank started with a focus on lending to veterinarians and has expanded to 17 industry-focused verticals and growing.


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We’re headquartered in Wilmington, NC, and we’re proud of our national lending footprint, with the highest loan volume in CA, TX and NC.

Our dedicated mergers and acquisitions lending team has extensive SBA expertise. Whether you are a broker, intermediary, search fund or individual, our team will help you understand the process of acquiring a business structured with SBA financing.

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