The Pacific Northwest’s Premier Business Brokerage Firm Since 1975
IBA has the knowledge and experience to sell your business
International Business Associates, commonly known as IBA, is a full service business brokerage firm. We sell privately held companies and family owned businesses. We provide business buyers with quality companies at fair market values to evaluate for potential acquisition.
IBA has completed over 4000 business sale transactions since 1975 in industries ranging from the traditional economy components of manufacturing, distribution, service, & retail to the 21st century economy components of E-commerce, software, and technology infrastructure. Our clients receive confidential representation by professionals with the market knowledge, transactional experience, and negotiation skills required to successfully complete sales of family owned businesses and privately held companies with market values between $250,000 and $10,000,000. IBA professionals are also licensed, real estate brokers with the knowledge & experience to successfully facilitate the sale of commercial real estate, when associated with the sale of a business.
We complete “win-win” transactions and achieve results for our clients!
Please contact our office if we can assist you with the sale of your business, a merger, or the acquisition of a company.
The sale of a privately held company or family owned business requires knowledge, experience, and superior transaction negotiation and facilitation skill. Each business & industry has unique characteristics requiring different knowledge & experience for successful representation. IBA has a regionally unmatched record for performance involving companies in almost every industry in the business community. The following is a list of the industries we serve: Manufacturing, Distribution/Wholesale, Technology, Service, Retail, Virtual, Marine, Transportation (Auto), Human Resources (Staffing), Hospitality (Restaurants), Industrial, Horticulture (Floral), Education, Franchise Resales, Wineries/Distillers and Professional Practices.
- Human Resources
- Professional Practice
- Franchise Resales
November 22, 2016
Selling a Retail Business in 2017
The foundation of a successful retail business is built on four pillars; selection, price, location, and customer service. Each holiday season the public votes with their dollars making purchases for family & friends based on need, impulse, price, location, and customer service. December 31 results from this critical time period are assessed in terms of revenue, profit, and inventory turns. If it is your desire as a retail entrepreneur to sell your business in 2017 it is critical to pay attention to detail this holiday season and strategically plan and implement systems that facilitate maximum business performance. The following are four strategic suggestions from IBA, the Pacific Northwest’s oldest business brokerage firm, for retail entrepreneurs who are thinking of selling their business in 2017 that want to maximize the sale price for their business: Read More