Eric Gall, MBA, CM&AP, CBI, ABI, M&AMI

Edison Business Advisors

8891 Brighton Lane Ste 105

Bonita Springs, FL 34135


239-738-6227

Company Overview

Our award-winning, highly credentialed team at Edison Business Advisors has completed over 200 transactions totaling over $250M. We have participated in many forms of business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-outs, 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 sold 17 businesses totaling $40M in 2021. We won the 2020 M&A Source Executive Club Award; 2020 IBBA Platinum Chairman's Circle Award; 2020 IBBA Outstanding Producer Award; 2019 & 2018 IBBA Chairman's Circle Awards; 2020, 2019 & 2018 IBBA Deal Maker Awards; 2020, 2019 & 2018 BBF Dealmaker Awards; 2020, 2018, 2016, & 2014 BBF #1 Top Dollar Producer for Southwest Florida Awards; and 2010 & 2012-2020 BBF Million Dollar Plus Awards. CREDENTIALS Our team is highly credentialed including Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designations from the IBBA; Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CM&AP) and Certified Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) designations from M&A Source; Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) designation from the ABBA; and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) designations from the NACVA. All team members hold MBA degrees from top-notch business schools including the University of Michigan, the University of Iowa, and Arizona State University. EXPERIENCE Our team has been in the buyers’ and sellers’ shoes. We bought, sold, and operated several businesses in the automotive, IT, transportation, veterinary, and retail sectors. We worked in corporate M&A at Ford Motor Company, General Electric, and McGladrey and have over 100 years of combined business transaction experience. Our team is members of IBBA, M&A Source, BBF, and NACVA. Our broker, Eric Gall, is Vice President of the BBF Tampa Region and the leader of the ABBA's National Best Practices Forum. By investing time and money in education, certifications, and best practices, Edison Business Advisors has achieved a tremendous return for Edison Business Advisors' clients who have successfully transacted businesses at a significantly higher rate than the industry average.

Services Offered

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 process, 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; sell to a 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 have not achieved a valuation or system that maximizes the business's value. We help you create a plan to protect your most valuable asset, grow it to a value that supports your post-exit needs, and evaluate and select the best exit method to match your exit terms.

Broker Profile

Eric Gall is the registered broker and founder of Edison Business Advisors. Over the past 25 years, he has participated in many forms of business transactions totaling over $200M. Eric has the results, credentials, and experience to sell your business or assist you in buying a business. RESULTS Eric sold 12 businesses in 2021 totaling $32M; transaction sizes were $62K to $15M. Eric won the 2020 M&A Source Executive Club Award for completing $5M+ in total transactions. Only 12 members won this award nationwide. He was awarded the 2020 International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Platinum Chairman's Circle Award; an award initiated in 2020 for completing $10M+ in total transactions. This places him in the top 15 producers out of 1,600 IBBA members worldwide. In addition, he was awarded the 2019 and 2018 IBBA Chairman's Circle Awards for completing $3M+ total transactions, and the 2020, 2019 & 2018 IBBA Deal Maker Awards for completing 10 or more transactions. Eric's total volume sold earned him the 2020, 2018, 2016 & 2014 Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) #1 Top Dollar Producer for Southwest Florida Awards beating out 70 other BBF brokers. He also won the 2020, 2019 & 2018 BBF Dealmaker Awards for being in the top 50 in sales volume in Florida; an award initiated in 2018. In addition, he won the 2010 & 2012-2020 BBF Million Dollar Plus Awards. CREDENTIALS Eric is highly credentialed having obtained his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA); Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CM&AP) and Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from M&A Source; and Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI) from the American Business Brokers Association (ABBA). Eric has also completed all available CBI-D (Dental) training through the IBBA and will be among the first certified in this specialized field. Eric is the only M&AMI and ABI in Southwest Florida. He was the first to obtain a CM&AP and the second to obtain a CBI 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 years in the business and completing transactions. 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 a corporate expert in multi-cultural negotiation. He is an active member of BBF, IBBA, and M&A Source. He is the ABBA's Best Practices Forum Leader and Vice President of the BBF's Tampa Region. By investing time and money in education, certifications, and best practices, Eric has achieved a tremendous return for Edison Business Advisors' clients who have successfully transacted businesses at a significantly higher rate than the industry average.

Areas Served

Florida and rest of US non-real estate states

Affiliations

IBBA, M&A Source, BBF, ABBA, NACVA

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Well established Screen Printing & Embroidery company - 38 plus years - located in central Naples, FL. Focused on B2B: Landscaping, Construction and the service/hospitality industries. Business was on…
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$250,000
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$250,000
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$2,500,000
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$2,500,000
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$340,000
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$340,000
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$320,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$320,000
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$800,000
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$60,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$60,000
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$35,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$35,000
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$199,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$199,000
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$505,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$505,000
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Revenue $602,274
Owner Financing Available
$1,250,000
Naples, FL
$1,250,000
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Not Disclosed, OH
$400,000
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Revenue $1,367,003
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$350,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$350,000
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$140,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$140,000
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Revenue $394,023
Owner Financing Available
$325,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$325,000
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Cash Flow $79,390
Revenue $426,791
Owner Financing Available
$400,000
Fort Myers Beach, FL
$400,000
Italian Deli & Pizza located in a busy plaza across from the beach. Successful fifty-year operating history. Current (third) owner has operated for twenty-three years. Great family business - owner wi…
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Revenue $596,000
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$299,000
Not Disclosed, FL
$299,000
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Cash Flow $195,503
Revenue $1,162,634
Owner Financing Available
$200,000
Fort Myers, FL
$200,000
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Revenue $352,089
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$140,000
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$140,000
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