George is the Founder and Chief M&A Officer for The M&A Brokers, having over 30 years of business experience and over a decade as a top Business Broker in California. www.TheMABrokers.com
Simply stated, The M&A Brokers does 3 things really well:
1) Sell businesses with revenue between $1m-$20m in Southern California,
2) Provide Broker Opinion's of Value for businesses
3) Help buyers find the right business for them.
George has both a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and a Certified Business Broker (CBB) designations and has been selected by the International Business Brokerage Assn. and the California Assn. of Business Brokers to present to his peers on business mergers and acquisitions. He is qualified in the California Superior Court as an Expert Witness and has also been awarded the Industry Expert designation by the publishers of The Essential Guide to Pricing a Business, published by Business Brokerage Press.
George's history as an owner of multiple businesses, mastering execution of sales, marketing and operational disciplines has earned him a unique perspective of what drives value in the M&A world. He has received multiple awards for being the top M&A producer in both dollar volume and quantity of deals from one of the largest brokerage offices in the country. His transactional experience has made him a sought after speaker and author for business media, educational institutions, peer associations and industry trade groups.
Specialties: Business M&A in all sectors with specialty in the Manufacturing, Distribution, B2B and Professional Services segments,
Here are a few comments from his clients:
'Thanks so much for your help on this transaction. At important times, it was very valuable.'
Ara Babaian, Esq., The Atty. firm of Ervin, Coen & Jessup LLP, Beverly Hills, CA
'This deal would have never happened without George's help!' Meredith Stines, President, American Ultraviolet, Lebanon, IN.
'BusinessTeam's broker, George Hicks, suggested how to finance the deal. Without that piece of advice, the deal would not have happened. Brad Denger