MERGERS  ACQUISITIONS  BROKERAGE SERVICES

Gateway Business Sales specializes in Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Brokerage and Consulting Services.

Our core value proposition: We maximize the value our clients receive for their businesses, simplify the process and build ongoing relationships with our clients.

WE MATCH BUSINESS BUYERS and SELLERS 

Our team members serve as “master architects,” matching and guiding business sellers and buyers. 

WE OFFER BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES

GBS professionals have hands-on experience in buying, selling, starting and operating closely held businesses — that makes us uniquely qualified to advise our clients. We are committed to professionalism and technical excellence.

 

WE FACILITATE SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTIONS

With experience in diverse industries, we negotiate and simplify transactions, resulting in successful outcomes for our clients. In fact, more than 75% of our engagements come from referrals from satisfied clients.

WHAT WE DO

 

STRATEGIC BUSINESS MODEL

#1 DISCOVERY 

The GBS marketing and sales team meets with you and utilizes a variety of techniques and tools to define, map and analyze your company’s organization. . . and plan your exit strategy.

#2 VALUATION

We perform an in-depth analysis of your business, using the most recent market data and state-of-the-art industry metrics, with the goal of maximizing the value of your business. We help you determine what your business is worth today, and more importantly, what it can be worth when you sell.

#3 MONETIZATION

The final piece is the systematic approach of our business model. We help determine the soundest path to monetization of your company while recommending strategies and solutions that protect and build the value of your business and net worth.

 
OPINION OF VALUE REPORT

Are you thinking of selling your business?  Do you know what your business is worth?  Get a no obligation opinion of value report.

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

Acquired by

ENTREPRENEURIAL BUYERS

Acquired by

CERTIFIED RECYCLING, INC.

         

Acquired by

 

STRATEGIC INDUSTRY BUYER

         

Acquired by

PRIVATE INDUSTRY BUYER

         

Acquired by

Acquired by

 
 

OUR TEAM

Gregg Tobin

An entrepreneur for nearly 40 years, Gregg has sold seven of the companies he started or purchased and thus is a veteran of both sides of the negotiating table. That makes him uniquely well qualified to address and understand the needs of both sellers and buyers. As an industry leader in brokerage services for mergers, acquisitions and business sales, Gregg since 2003 has brokered the sale of more than 200 small, closely-held companies spanning a wide range of sectors, including wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, service, food and restaurant, automotive and retail. Throughout this period, 75% of Gregg’s engagements have come through referrals, a sure sign of client satisfaction. Gregg grew up in Pittsburgh in an entrepreneurial family where his late father founded and developed the largest junior panel billboard business in the country. Gregg and his wife Ruth, also a Pittsburgh native, live in Coto de Caza in Orange County.

Gregg Tobin
President
DRE# 01365233

David works with GBS clients to help build and monetize business value. In addition to helping clients buy and sell businesses with M&A advisory services, David crafts exit plans, designs management buy-out plans, and provides consulting services to enhance enterprise value and prepare companies for a profitable transition. David has worked with more than 100 companies to help enhance enterprise value or convert business value into family wealth. David is an entrepreneur who has founded, grown, and crafted exit plans for three companies. He splits his time between Southern California and Pittsburgh where he is the managing partner of TobinLeff, LLC.

David Tobin
M & A Advisor

Randy assists GBS in an advisory capacity with guidance in a variety of industries. He has over 20 years’ experience advising clients in mergers, acquisitions, valuations and raising debt and equity capital. Randy has completed more than 100 transactions and brings a wealth of transaction and complex negotiation experience to critical situations.

Randy Krauthamer
M & A Advisor 

Joe Rutter is a long time GBS advisor and has worked with our group on projects that require strategic real estate expertise involving commercial and property management. Joe is owner of EHM Real Estate, a full-service real estate company located in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Joe has been a strong referral source for GBS and provides a high level of service to his clients and his years of experience as a real estate broker have earned him respect and popularity in Orange County and beyond. Joe, a Pittsburgh native, lives with his wife Kourtney and 3 boys in Dove Canyon.

Joe Rutter
Advisor
Jason Rhoda
Advisor

Jason has over 20 years of experience performing business valuations and providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services.  He has held senior leadership positions at investment banks and in private industry. Throughout his career, he has led over 800 sell-side engagements across a wide range of industries including manufacturing, technology, distribution, medical, retail, and commercial services.  Prior to joining Gateway Business Sales, Jason worked as a Vice President for RSM EquiCo, which was a financial services division of McGladrey & Pullen, LLP.  During his tenure, Jason managed a group of ten individuals responsible for providing fair market opinions of value for private, middle-market businesses as well as market preparation materials. Jason's experience also includes a senior role for a subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney, where he evaluated and marketed privately held, middle-market companies. Jason graduated with honors from the University of California, Riverside, with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He has also received his master's degree in business administration from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Stephanie works closely with GBS clients in business development and marketing while managing the data base and building targeted prospect lists. With over 15 years of background in Business Bulk Escrow, Stephanie brings a wealth of experience in working with business owners and buyers. Stephanie also interacts with GBS clients throughout the sales process and is instrumental in lead generation for prospective buyers on the sell side and also marketing the GBS brand. Stephanie, a California native lives with her family in Mission Viejo. 

Stephanie Olson
Business Development
OUR ADDRESS
114 Pacifica, Suite 370
Irvine, California  92618
phone 949.546.0903 | fax 949.266.9435
info@gatewaybizsales.com

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