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Main Street News September 2016

Letter From The Chair SCOTT BUSHKIE, IBBA CHAIR I hope everyone has had a great summer. It is hard to believe that summer is already over and kids are going back to school. As you may know, the IBBA added two new member benefits in June 2016. It is my hope that everyone is taking […]

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Pool of Potential Small Business Buyers Is Changing Says Market Pulse Quarterly Report

LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2016 – Compared to a year ago (Q2 2015), business sales in the second quarter of 2016 were comprised of more small companies, says the quarterly Market Pulse Report published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source, and the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project. When compared to data from the Q2 2015 Market […]

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IBBA Launches New Industry Awards Program

August 12, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has launched a new industry awards program, the IBBA Member Excellence Awards Program. The IBBA Member Excellence Awards program has been created to highlight the outstanding achievements of active IBBA members. Members who have achieved one or more business sales totaling to […]

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IBBA Welcomes 34 New Certified Business Intermediaries

June 6, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has granted the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification for use to an additional 34 members of the IBBA. The use of the certification comes after the 34 individuals completed the required course work and passed the required exam at the IBBA 2016 […]

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Main Street News June 2016

Letter From The Chair   This past quarter has been an exciting one for the IBBA, as we have wrapped up a record breaking Spring Conference, welcomed 34 new Certified Business Intermediaries (CBI), rolled out two new IBBA Member benefits, and are continuing to grow our membership. The Spring Conference had a theme of “The […]

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IBBA Partners With Business Reference Guide for Member Benefit

June 1, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has announced that IBBA membership will now include unlimited access to the Business Reference Guide’s (BRG) online database of pricing information for 700+ types of businesses, beginning June 15, 2016. “The IBBA and BRG have a long history of working together and […]

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IBBA Partners With PeerComps for Member Benefit

May 25, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has announced that IBBA membership will now include unlimited access to PeerComps’ business valuation tool and comparable transaction database, beginning June 1, 2016. “We wanted to enhance the IBBA membership value proposition with something that the business broker uses every day, and […]

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IBBA Market Pulse Q1 2016

Market Pulse Quarterly Report Shows Retirement is No. 1 Reason Sellers Go to Market; Strategies for Selling Large and Small Businesses Are Very Different LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2016 – The quarterly Market Pulse Survey published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project found that retirement is the number one […]

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The 7 Habits of a High Volume Broker Office: The 6th Habit

The 6th Habit: Compiling Your Memorandum What buyers look for in your listing and why lenders read your memorandum! By Stephen Mariani A complete and comprehensive memorandum is not only a great advertising tool for buyers but also lenders will use much of the information included in them for their internal write ups. Countless times […]

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