Gregory Kovsky

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Gregory Kovsky is the President & CEO of IBA (International Business Associates), the Pacific Northwest's oldest business brokerage firm. Mr. Kovsky has successfully negotiated the purchase & sale of over 300 privately held companies and family businesses in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, North Carolina, and Massachusetts since joining IBA as a mergers & acquisitions intermediary in 1994. He has successfully facilitated transactions involving manufacturing & distribution companies; industrial, marine, and automotive businesses; technology & software companies; and service, education, and retail businesses. An approximately 25 year real estate professional, Mr. Kovsky commonly provides his clients with comprehensive representation in both the sale of a business and the associated real estate. As the President & CEO of IBA, Gregory Kovsky manages an experienced, knowledgeable team of highly skilled business sale intermediaries individually recognized as industry experts in areas ranging from manufacturing to education and from cannabis to the marine industry. Mr. Kovsky is a common author of industry relevant articles, seminar speaker, and has appeared on radio & television. Mr. Kovsky is a strong advocate for collaboration, the distribution of knowledge & information, and employment of "best practices" in the business brokerage industry. Gregory Kovsky can be reached directly at (800) 218-4422 or gregory@ibainc.com.

Selection of Local or National Representation to Sell a Business

Selection of Local or National Representation to Sell a Business

May 16, 2019

May 1, 2019 I successfully facilitated the sale of a privately held company in a stock sale for $7,500,000.  The...

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M&A Sales Success Involving Manufacturing Companies in Washington

M&A Sales Success Involving Manufacturing Companies in Washington

April 18, 2019

Many mergers & acquisitions intermediaries attempt to sell their clients on putting them on retainer or paying upfront fees for...

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Columbia Bank, B2B CFO®, Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC & IBA Collaboratively Present an Entrepreneur 101 Seminar

Columbia Bank, B2B CFO®, Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC & IBA Collaboratively Present an Entrepreneur 101 Seminar

April 9, 2019

Exit Strategies To Maximize Business Value   Featured Speakers: Bob Burger – Partner of B2B CFO® Rodger Kohn – Partner...

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Business Opportunity in a Cup of Hot Cocoa

Business Opportunity in a Cup of Hot Cocoa

April 4, 2019

A few entrepreneurs change the way the world operates (Think Henry Ford, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos), while some entrepreneurs...

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Selling an Education Business

Selling an Education Business

March 28, 2019

The 2018 Childcare Aware of America Report found Washington was one of the most expensive states for childcare. The average...

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Selecting a Quality Business Broker

Selecting a Quality Business Broker

March 19, 2019

Sunday, March 17 was St. Patrick’s Day.  It also was the day when the 2019 NCAA Men’s College Basketball tournament...

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Business Sale Transactions Start & Finish with CPA’s

Business Sale Transactions Start & Finish with CPA’s

March 12, 2019

The Major League Baseball season will have its earliest opening day in history, excluding international contests, this year with all...

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Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned from Eddie the Eagle

Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned from Eddie the Eagle

March 7, 2019

The snow days that limited vehicle transportation recently in the Puget Sound area provided an excellent opportunity to watch missed...

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Applauding Performance in Business Acquisition Financing

Applauding Performance in Business Acquisition Financing

February 26, 2019

The February 12 issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal featured a special report on Banking & Financing.  One component...

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Construction Industry Business Brokerage

Construction Industry Business Brokerage

February 12, 2019

IBA is commonly recognized as the premier sell side representation mergers & acquisitions firm in the Pacific Northwest to facilitate...

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English as a Second Language Entrepreneurship

English as a Second Language Entrepreneurship

February 5, 2019

Approximately 45 million people living in the United States were born in a foreign country.   Approximately one in five people...

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Selling a Recreational Boating or Fishing Business in Washington

Selling a Recreational Boating or Fishing Business in Washington

January 29, 2019

The Seattle Boat Show opened for its 72nd year last Friday at CenturyLink Field & Event Center and on the...

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