Sell a South King County Business

Are you an entrepreneur interested in selling your business in the Kent Valley between Renton and Auburn?

IBA, the Pacific Northwest’s oldest business brokerage firm, has represented business owners in the sale of their privately held companies and family owned businesses since 1975 with knowledge, experience, and professionalism.

Our professionals regularly meet with clients and facilitate meetings in the Kent Valley, the fourth largest center for manufacturing and distribution in the United States, as the premier, locally based business brokerage firm serving the area.

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IBA has successfully sold businesses in the cities of Renton, where Boeing, the preeminent aerospace manufacturing company in the world, has built airplanes since the 1940's; SeaTac, the corporate headquarters and main hub of operations for Alaska Airlines; Kent, the home of an 885,000 square foot Amazon distribution center that took more steel to build than the Eiffel Tower; and Auburn, the base of operations of Orion Industries, the Seattle Business Magazine 2018 Non Profit Manufacturing Company of the Year. IBA, a full service business brokerage firm with the ability to sell associated real estate, has a superior reputation built over multiple decades for selling businesses in an environment of confidentiality at premium market values while employing "best practices" throughout the sale process. IBA intermediaries have successfully sold businesses in Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent, Covington, Maple Valley, Des Moines, Federal Way, Auburn, and Enumclaw from manufacturing & distribution companies to service providers to community favorite retailers & restaurants. If you are interested in selling your business, we would welcome the opportunity to provide you with an overview of the services we provide our clients. All information provided to IBA is held in strict confidence.

100% of IBA's fees are paid on performance at the completion of a transaction.

Client Feedback

"I had another mergers & acquisitions broker do a valuation of my company. His evaluation was not what I had hoped for so I decided not to sell. I mentioned this to a friend who told me I should contact Gregory Kovsky of IBA. I contacted Mr. Kovsky and his valuation came in $1,000,000 higher. That was enough to convince me to go to market. We went to market and within a few months we had multiple full price offers and sold the business for full price. Gregory Kovsky did an incredible job. While I had bought a number of businesses in the past, this was the first business I sold. Gregory did a great job of holding my hand, keeping me calm, and giving me sage advice throughout the sale process. I have unconditionally recommended Gregory to friends and recommend him to anyone interested in selling their business"


Keith Lee
Former President & CEO
American Retail Supply

"On behalf of my partners and myself, I wanted to take the time to thank you for a job well done. We are very pleased with the professional representation you provided us throughout the sale process. The fact that the other mergers & acquisitions firms we contacted required a large deposit and what appeared to be an open checkbook before they would assist in selling our company was very disconcerting to us.

Your unique approach of no money down, only selling a small number of businesses a year, and only the ones that you felt you could assist with was exactly what we needed to set our minds at ease. We are very pleased with your efforts.

Your knowledge was quite useful when questions arose and was always very timely. The manner in how you presented options and negotiated on our behalf was professional and I never felt we had made the wrong choice selecting you and IBA."


Patrick L. Scott, CEO
Electronic Transactions Advantage, Inc.

Kent Valley Businesses Sold

Kent is the seventh fastest growing city in the United States with job growth in the municipality and surrounding areas predicted to be close to 40% over the next decade. This population growth when combined with local employment opportunities and housing costs below the Seattle/Bellevue metropolitan area has created a robust environment for entrepreneurship. IBA, as the premier business brokerage firm in the Pacific Northwest since 1975, has locally based professionals on its staff with the knowledge, experience, and professional skill set required to successfully represent business owners in sales of businesses in Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent, Covington, Des Moines, Federal Way, Auburn, and Enumclaw.

American Retail Supply

Multiple state sales & distribution company specializing in support products for retail merchandisers ranging from fixtures to lighting to bags. The business was sold by the founder to technology industry entrepreneurs who identified upside online opportunity.

Sound Building Supply

Manufacturing & distribution company specializing in quality roofing & siding products. The business was sold by the founders to a private equity firm.

Pacific Parking Lot Maintenance

Parking lot sweeping and maintenance company serving office, hospitality, and retail locations throughout the Puget Sound region. The business was sold by the founder to a local entrepreneur.

The Little Gym

Kent, Maple Valley, and Federal Way locations of this award winning children's fitness franchise. The business was sold by a successful entrepreneur to an entrepreneurial couple with relevant experience.

Pirtek

Manufacturing & service company specializing in the fabrication & replacement of hydraulic hoses, fittings, and assemblies. The business was sold by a successful entrepreneurial couple to a local entrepreneur.

Advanced Ladders

Wholesale distributor and sales company specializing in ladders, scaffolding, and pump jack systems. The business was sold by the founders to a local entrepreneur.

Camcal

Company specializing in the sale & installation of lubrication equipment and related meter calibrations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska. The business was sold by the founder to a local entrepreneur.

Electronic Transactions Advantage

Regional outsourced service company for bank ATM's. The business was merged into a national company providing the same service.

The examples provided of past transactions successfully facilitated by IBA in the Kent Valley communities of Renton, Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent, Covington, Maple Valley, Des Moines, Federal Way, Auburn, and Enumclaw illustrate the broad spectrum of businesses our professional business brokers have the ability to sell for our clients. We welcome the opportunity to share our knowledge, experience, and negotiation & deal facilitation abilities with entrepreneurs. The goals for our representation services and compensation are 100% aligned with our clients. We only seek payment from satisfied clients upon completion of a transaction.

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