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.

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January 8, 2019

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