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Main Street News March 2019

Letter From The Chair Jeffrey Snell, IBBA CHAIR I hope your 2019 is off to a great start. The economy remains strong and transaction volume is on pace to meet or beat 2018. It should be a BIG year for our industry! Many BIG things are underway here at IBBA as well: Membership is steadily […]

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Business Brokers to Gather in Orlando

(Independence, OH / Orlando, FL – January 30, 2019) Sales of businesses are reaching record numbers, and today’s political world is having a greater impact than ever on Business Brokers – the professionals who aid in the buying and selling of businesses. To stay ahead of the rapid change and identify future trends in their industry, […]

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IBBA Partners With ValuSource for New Member Benefit

(Independence, OH – December 3, 2018) The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has partnered with ValuSource to provide IBBA members with free access to the ValuSource Market Comps database (formerly known as the IBA Market Data), a $575 annual value. This database contains more than 37,000 comparables for small to medium sized private businesses and […]

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What’s the Big Idea?

International Business Brokers to gather in Orlando (Independence, OH / Orlando, FL – November 14, 2018) With business sales reaching record numbers, and today’s political world having a greater impact than ever on businesses, Business Brokers – the professionals who aid in the buying and selling of businesses – will gather in Orlando, Florida, May […]

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Main Street News December 2018

Letter From The Chair WARREN BURKHOLDER, IBBA CHAIR The Question “And how much do you think I could get for this place?”, that is The Question that you will need to respond to if you’re going to get the listing. The IBBA has just introduced a new benefit to our members. ValuSource Market Comps will […]

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IBBA Announces 2019 Board Election Results and 2020 Chair Elect

(INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – November 1, 2018)–The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is pleased to welcome new Board member, Kyle Griffith (NY), and second term member, Lisa Riley (AZ), to its 2019 Board of Governors. The Board also unanimously approved current Education Chair, Barry Berkowitz, as the 2020 Chair of the Board. “We had another amazing […]

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Main Street News September 2018

Letter From The Chair WARREN BURKHOLDER, IBBA CHAIR Get It & Share It When asked ‘What Does the IBBA Do?’ I am reminded of the overarching end, or objective of the IBBA, that says it exists so that business brokers, advisors and intermediaries within the Main Street business brokerage profession have access to like-minded members and […]

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IBBA Q2 2018 Market Pulse Report

National Survey: Business Brokers Say 2018 is the Best Year to Sell a Business in Last Five Years Small businesses (<$2 MM) struggling to find qualified workers and talent shortage is impacting ability to sell business August 9, 2018 – LOS ANGELES – Optimism in the M&A market is at an all time high according […]

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Certified Business Intermediaries surpasses 500 mark; near historic high

(INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – June 19, 2018)– The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is excited to announce that more than 500 individuals have achieved its prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation. “This is a very challenging and time intensive certification to achieve,” said Jeff Snell, IBBA Credentialing Committee Chair and 2019 IBBA Board Chair-Elect. “It takes dedication […]

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