Our award-winning, highly-credentialed, accessible team at Edison Business Advisors has well over 120 years of combined business experience. We have participated in many forms of business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spinouts, and roll-ups. Our proven process for properly preparing a business for sale, maximizing marketing exposure, and expertise in guiding the sale to completion has resulted in a significantly higher percentage of our listings closing than the industry average.
As a result, we are the most awarded business brokerage in Southwest Florida since 2014!
2018 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) #1 Top Dollar Producer Award for Southwest Florida
2016 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) #1 Top Dollar Producer Award for Southwest Florida
2014 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) #1 Top Dollar Producer Award for Southwest Florida
2019 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Deal Maker Award
2018 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Deal Maker Award
2010, 2012-2019 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Million Dollar Sellers
2019 International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Chairman Circle Award
2019 International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Deal Maker Award
2018 International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Chairman Circle Award
2018 International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Deal Maker Award
Why You Should Buy or Sell a Business with a BBF Broker
CREDENTIALS We are the highest credentialed business brokerage in Southwest Florida since 2014!
Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designations from the International Business Brokers Association
Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Professional (CM&AP) designations from M&A Source. We are the only brokerage in Southwest Florida staffed with three CM&APs
Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) designation from the American Business Brokers Association
Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts “Recognized as an Industry Expert by Business Brokerage Press”
MBA degrees from top-notch business schools including the University of Michigan, the University of Iowa, Arizona State University, and Stetson University
LLM degree in Real Property Development and Finance Law from the University of Miami School of Law
MPA degree from Drake University
Licensed to transact real estate in Florida and Iowa
Trained Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) from the Exit Planning Institute
Trained Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) from the National Equipment & Business Builders Institute
Trained Senior Business Analyst from the Society of Business Analysts
Trained Certified Divorce Financial Analyst from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
Why Work with a CBI?
What is a CM&AP?
The CBI requires meeting stringent education and performance requirements as well as the high ethical standards of the IBBA. The CM&AP requires achieving in-depth knowledge of the specialized approach required to successfully prepare and execute lower-middle-market transactions (above $1M in EBITDA). The ABI requires meeting a specified number of years in the business and completed transactions.
EXPERIENCE Wehavebeen in your shoes as business owners!
Bought, sold, and operated businesses in automotive, IT, transportation, veterinary, medical staffing, medical clinics, technology law, and retail.
Worked in corporate M&A at Ford Motor Company, General Electric, McGladrey, and ASG Technologies.
Have well over 100 years of combined business transaction experience.
Participated in many forms of business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spinouts, and roll-ups totaling well over $200M.
Members of IBBA, M&A Source, BBF, and NACVA. Our broker, Eric Gall, is Vice President of the BBF Tampa Region and the leader of the American Business Brokers Association's (ABBA) National Best Practices Forum.
If you considering selling or buying a business, please contact us for a complimentary, confidential consultation.