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Why Choose Edison Business Advisors? Our award-winning, highly credentialed team at Edison Business Advisors has participated in many forms of business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spinouts, and roll-ups. Our proven process for properly preparing a business for sale, maximizing marketing exposure, and expertise in guiding the sale to completion has resulted in a significantly higher percentage of our listings closing than the industry average. RESULTS Our team has completed 250+ transactions totaling over $325M. In 2020-2022, we sold 57 businesses totaling over $79M. We have earned an impressive 52 awards since 2010. Our Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Awards include BBF #1 Florida Top Dollar Producer among 853 BBF intermediaries; seven BBF Dealmaker Top 50 in Sales Volume, won every year since inception; four BBF #1 Southwest Florida Top Dollar Producer; and twenty-two BBF Million Dollar Plus. Our International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) awards include two IBBA Platinum Chairman’s Circle $10M+; six IBBA Chairman's Circle $3M+; two IBBA Outstanding Producer $1M+; and four IBBA Deal Maker 10+ Transactions. Our M&A Source awards include M&A Source Platinum Club $15M+; and three M&A Source Executive Club $5M+. CREDENTIALS Our team is highly credentialed having obtained a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from IBBA; Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CM&AP) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from M&A Source; Certified Business Broker (CBB) from ACI; Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) from ABBA; and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) from NACVA. Five team members hold MBA degrees from the University of Michigan, Arizona State University, University of Iowa, Concordia University, and Wayne State University. Three team members hold master's or undergraduate degrees from Indiana University, Rutgers University, and Drake University. EXPERIENCE Our intermediaries have walked in both buyers’ and sellers’ shoes having personally operated, bought, and/or sold automotive, transportation, logistics, IT, veterinary, retail, e-commerce, marine, business intelligence, medical staffing, medical clinics, business brokerage, and real estate development businesses. Prior to focusing on main street and lower-middle-market clients, we worked in Corporate M&A at Ford Motor Company; as Executive General Manager for GE’s Global Business Services; as Valuation Analyst at RSM McGladrey, and Manager/Senior Valuation Analyst at predecessors to Clifton-Larson-Allen; as Vice President of Relationship Management, Sales, and Investor Relations Support at Deutsche Bank; as Business Development Officer at US Bank; as Estate Manager/Operations at an overseas family office; as Series 7 Stockbroker; as Tax Accountant; as Local Elected Official; as Administrative and Clinical Director positions at UnityPoint Health; and as Adjunct Faculty for undergrad and graduate-level college business courses. In total, we have over 225 years of combined business experience. We remain highly involved in our profession as members of IBBA, M&A Source, BBF, NACVA, and NAA. Our broker, Eric Gall, is the leader of ABBA National Best Practices Forum, President of BBF Southwest Florida Region, and serves on M&A Source Deal Market Committee and BBF State Board. He is also a speaker and contributing author for numerous local, national, and international publications. By investing time and money in education, certifications, and best practices, we have achieved a tremendous return for our clients by transacting businesses at a significantly higher rate than the industry average.
SELL A BUSINESS Edison Business Advisors helps business owners successfully transfer their business by properly preparing it for sale, marketing it confidentially, and guiding them through the process. Our proven processes, methods, and tools have produced a significantly higher percentage of successful sales than the industry average. BUY A BUSINESS Edison Business Advisors assists business buyers by successfully identifying and acquiring a business by matching their financial strength and business acumen to the appropriate business. VALUE A BUSINESS Edison Business Advisors helps business owners understand the value of a business to support their needs. Whether you want to sell to a third party, partner, key employee, or family member; gift the business to charity; or liquidate, we will give you a data-driven analysis of your business value. PLAN YOUR EXIT Edison Business Advisors assists business owners who want to sell but their business has not met or exceeded a valuation the business owner needs to exit comfortably, and they do not have a system in place to maximize the business's value. We help create a plan to grow the business to a value to achieve post-exit needs and a strategy to select the best exit method. SERVICES OFFERED Business Sales Recaps, JVs, Spinoffs, etc. Acquisition Searches Mergers & Acquisitions Roll-Ups, ESOPs, etc. Business Valuations Equipment Appraisals Commercial Properties Exit Planning
Eric Gall is the registered broker and founder of Edison Business Advisors. Eric has the results, credentials, and experience to sell your business or assist you in buying a business. RESULTS Over the past 25 years, Eric has participated in many forms of business transactions closing in on $300M. In the past three years, 2020-2022, Eric sold 33 businesses totaling over $51M. He has earned an impressive 34 awards since 2010. His Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) Awards include BBF #1 Florida Top Dollar Producer among 853 BBF intermediaries; five BBF Dealmaker Top 50 in Sales Volume, won every year since inception; four BBF #1 Southwest Florida Top Dollar Producer; and twelve BBF Million Dollar Plus. His International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) awards include two IBBA Platinum Chairman’s Circle $10M+; three IBBA Chairman's Circle $3M+; and four IBBA Deal Maker 10+ Transactions. His M&A Source awards include M&A Source Platinum Club $15M+; and two M&A Source Executive Club $5M+. CREDENTIALS Eric is highly credentialed having obtained his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from IBBA; Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CM&AP) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from M&A Source; and Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) from American Business Brokers Association (ABBA). Eric completed all available CBI-Dental training through IBBA and will be among the first certified in this specialized field. He was the first to obtain a CM&AP and M&AMI, second to obtain a CBI, and is the only ABI in Southwest Florida. Eric holds BSE and MBA degrees from the University of Michigan. The CBI requires meeting stringent education and performance requirements as well as the high ethical standards of the IBBA. The CM&AP requires achieving in-depth knowledge of the specialized approach required to successfully prepare and execute lower-middle-market transactions (above $1M in EBITDA). The M&AMI requires meeting education requirements, attending two M&A Source conferences, completing three transactions over $1.5M, and recertification every three years. The ABI requires meeting a specified number of completed transactions and years in the business. EXPERIENCE Prior to founding Edison Business Advisors, Eric spent six years as Regional Vice President for Florida Business Exchange (business brokerage); three years as President of a private equity group where he bought, sold, and operated several businesses in the IT, automotive, and transportation sectors; and 17 years at Ford Motor Company where he worked in corporate M&A, led the post-merger integration efforts for Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, and Mazda, and helped establish an Asia-Pacific product development group. Eric was recognized as an expert in multicultural negotiation. Eric is an active member of BBF, IBBA, and M&A Source. He is the leader of ABBA National Best Practices Forum, President of BBF Southwest Florida Region, and serves on M&A Source Deal Market Committee and BBF State Board. Eric is also a speaker and contributing author for numerous local, national, and international publications. By investing time and money in education, certifications, and best practices, Eric has achieved a tremendous return for his clients by transacting businesses at a significantly higher rate than the industry average. Eric enjoys playing in adult baseball leagues and tournaments.
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