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Valuing Inventory Heavy Businesses

We get a significant amount of questions on businesses with large amounts of inventory. More specifically, “how does inventory influence…

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…

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…

IBBA Launches New Industry Awards Program

August 12, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has launched a new industry awards program,…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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…

Compiling Your Memorandum for High Volume Broker Office

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…

What Defines a Serious Business Buyer

What Defines a Serious Business Buyer?

Michael Fekkes, CBI – ENLIGN Business Brokers Individuals who desire to purchase an established small business must be well prepared…

Benefits of Structuring Small Business Transactions

Benefits of Structuring Small Business Transactions

Michael Fekkes, CBI – November, 2015 Selling a privately held business is often romanticized as face-to-face negotiations over business valuations…

When Not to Hire a Business Broker

When Not to Hire a Business Broker

Jeff Snell, CBI, M&AMI – November, 2015 In this article I explore some of the reasons a business owner should…

IBBA Releases New Online Courses, Lowers Pricing on All Education

March 14, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – Today the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) announced the release of three new…

Main Street News March 2016 – 1st Quarter

  A Message From The Chair More Value, Less Cost I’m excited to be your 2016 chair and look forward…

IBBA Market Pulse Q4 2015

Market Pulse Quarterly Report Shows 2015 Ended With Strong Sales of Businesses and Optimism is Growing for 2016 Main Street…

Main Street News December 2015 – 4th Quarter

A Message From The Chair Dear Members and Colleagues, As another year draws to an end, it is important to…