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IBA (International Business Associates) maintains a blog on its website on a regular basis as a regional resource for information about selling or buying a privately held company or family owned business and entrepreneurship in the Pacific Northwest. The president of IBA, Gregory Kovsky, frequently posts information on the blog. Mr. Kovsky has approximately 25 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, business brokerage, and commercial real estate. He has personally completed over 300 transactions involving manufacturing, distribution, industrial, marine, education, retail, service, and technology companies. Blog articles will also be posted on www.ibainc.com by professionals serving the mergers & acquisitions and business brokerage industries. Blog article submissions are welcome from the accounting, legal, banking, financial planning, and other industries affiliated with the sale or purchase of businesses and real estate. Blog articles submissions should be submitted to info@ibainc.com with the subject line indicating BLOG ARTICLE.

IBA, the Pacific Northwest’s premier business brokerage firm since 1975, is available as an information resource to the media, business brokerage, and mergers & acquisitions community on subjects relevant to the purchase & sale of privately held companies and family owned businesses. IBA is recognized as one of the best business brokerage firms in the nation in terms of successfully negotiating transactions that are “win-win” in an environment of full disclosure between the parties.




Planning for the Death of a Business Owner

Planning for the Death of a Business Owner

October 11, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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Avoiding Unrealistic Expectations of Value in a Business Sale

Avoiding Unrealistic Expectations of Value in a Business Sale

October 9, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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IBA’s CURT MAIER JOINS THE FRANCHISE BROKERS ASSOCIATION

IBA’s CURT MAIER JOINS THE FRANCHISE BROKERS ASSOCIATION

October 5, 2018

Orlando, Florida (October 2018) The Franchise Brokers Association (www.franchiseba.com) announced today that IBA (www.ibainc.com) Vice President of Business Development, Curt...

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Entrepreneurial Success in the Tech Sector – American Immigrants Seize the Opportunity

Entrepreneurial Success in the Tech Sector – American Immigrants Seize the Opportunity

October 2, 2018

Earlier this year at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Kleiner Perkins partner, Mary Meeker, made a fascinating...

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Due Diligence Paralysis by Analysis in Buying a Business

Due Diligence Paralysis by Analysis in Buying a Business

September 25, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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Why Buying a Private Plane in 2018 Could Be Financially Prudent for a Business Owner

Why Buying a Private Plane in 2018 Could Be Financially Prudent for a Business Owner

September 18, 2018

IBA, the Pacific Northwest’s oldest business brokerage firm serving the middle market, periodically facilitates transactions with sell side clients and...

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The Best Time to Sell a Business

The Best Time to Sell a Business

September 11, 2018

The Best Time to Sell a Business Most businesses have a seasonal component where for a period of time monthly...

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CURT MAIER JOINS IBA AS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

CURT MAIER JOINS IBA AS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

September 6, 2018

 PRESS RELEASE   CURT MAIER JOINS IBA AS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BELLEVUE, WA.  (September 7, 2018) – International...

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Why You Need a Business Sale Transaction Team

Why You Need a Business Sale Transaction Team

September 6, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale – A Brief Overview

Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale – A Brief Overview

September 4, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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Executive Leadership Post Business Acquisition

Executive Leadership Post Business Acquisition

August 28, 2018

This summer on a road trip from Seattle to see the Canadian Rockies my family took turns playing disc jockey...

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Goal Setting & Team Building for a Business Sale

Goal Setting & Team Building for a Business Sale

August 21, 2018

IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest, is firmly established as a respected professional service firm...

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