Introduction to The Real Deal

The successful sale of small businesses underpins a strong economy and is the ultimate reward for business owners. Why, then, do so many people do it wrong? The Real Deal brings industry trends, expert insights, real life stories and passionate debate to business owners and the transaction advisors that serve them. Learn from the successes, mistakes and wisdom of others as we focus on the critical last stage of business ownership: getting out and moving on.

Recent Episodes: Season 1

EPISODE 6 When to Walk Away

Is it really worth it? Know your time commitment versus the payday. Understand when to disqualify a business sale opportunity...


Who’s behind the mic?

Cress V. Diglio, CBI, M&AMI, Managing Partner of Calder Associates

Cress has more than 20 years business brokerage experience and has been an active member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) for 15 years. He has earned both the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designations and has been involved with more than 500 successful business transactions. Cress is recognized as a Fellow of the IBBA for his achievements and contributions and served as IBBA Chairman in 2015. In 2017 he was recognized with the IBBA’s Chair Award for his ongoing work on behalf of the industry.

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