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    Sep 6, 2018




    BELLEVUE, WA.  (September 7, 2018) – International Business Associates (IBA) announced today that Curt M. Maier has joined the firm as their Vice President of Business Development.  Commenting on Mr. Maier’s appointment, IBA’s President, Gregory Kovsky stated “We are pleased that Curt Maier has agreed to join the IBA team.  Mr. Maier’s prior executive & entrepreneur experience combined with his knowledgeable, outgoing personality are a perfect fit to market & promote IBA’s regional brand as the oldest, professional intermediary firm selling privately held companies and family owned businesses in the Pacific Northwest.”  Earlier in his career, Mr. Maier worked for FORTUNE 300 Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. in increasingly responsible business management positions including mergers & acquisitions.   More recently Mr. Maier owned Murphy Business Northwest in Bellevue where he successfully negotiated and facilitated the purchase and sale of privately held companies in a variety of businesses (B2B and B2C) in both manufacturing and service industries.  Additionally, he leveraged his previous successful personal experience as a franchisee/area developer in the healthcare market through his franchise consultancy service assisting buyers in the selection of the appropriate franchise concept.

    About the International Business Associates

    International Business Associates (IBA) is a 43-year-old business brokerage firm which sells privately held companies and family owned businesses with values ranging from $500,000 to $20,000,000. IBA has completed 4000+ transactions in industries ranging from retail to manufacturing, technology to service, and professional practices to education. Clients receive confidential representation by mergers & acquisitions professionals with the knowledge, experience, & professional skill set required to complete a business sale for the maximum possible market value while employing best practices. All IBA professionals hold real estate broker licenses for one or more geographic areas served by the firm.

    Questions or comments about this news release may be directed as follows:

    Gregory Kovsky

    President IBA

    40 Lake Bellevue DriveSuite 100Bellevue, WA 98005(425) 454-3052 gregory@ibainc.com www.ibainc.com



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