The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA®) is having its 47th Semi-Annual Conference this month, June 1 -7, in Denver.

The IBBA®, established in 1983, is the largest international non-profit association operating exclusively for the benefit of professionals and firms engaged in the various aspects of business brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. The association represents professional, ethical and practice standards by which its members operate. This semi-annual event is seven days of professional development and top-notch education and networking. Educational and Workshop courses number close to 100 and include such topics as:

  • Up-to-date legal and tax issues that impact business transfer transactions
  • Analyzing and recasting financial statements
  • Techniques for pricing and maximizing value of privately-held companies
  • Succession planning and exit strategies
  • Negotiating the M&A Process
  • M&A Tax Strategies and Deal Structures
  • Solutions to closing challenging transactions
  • Getting deals financed
At each conference the newest products, techniques, and services are introduced at the IBBA® Trade Fair. In addition, merger and acquisition professionals and Private Equity Groups (PEGs) from around the globe gather to make deals happen during the M&A Source Middle Market Expo. Sponsors and nationally recognized keynote speakers include global economists, banking and lending professionals, private equity and other investment groups, and tax and legal experts involved in business transfers transactions.

When choosing a business brokerage firm to represent the sale of your business, it is important to ascertain the firm's participation in the IBBA®. For more information, visit the IBBA website & M&A Source website.