Silicon Valley Business Brokers is a full service business brokerage firm specializing in the confidential sale and purchase of privately held businesses. We represent sellers and buyers of all kinds of businesses including high-tech businesses, main-street businesses, and larger or strategic mergers and acquisitions. We serve clients throughout Silicon Valley and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
We are a member of the California Association of Business Brokers and have access to all of the tools and Business Brokers that are part of that large organization.
Silicon Valley Business Brokers is headed by Jim Sutton. Jim is a native Californian, a former high-tech executive and an entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience in the Silicon Valley. Jim has started, acquired, sold, managed and operated many diverse businesses–$100K start-ups to $200 million high tech operations. Jim believes in confidentiality and a result oriented approach. He understands the “real world” methods of selling and buying businesses. He will guide you from the basic valuation methods and what buyers are looking for in a business, to proper construction of offers that work, to financing and due diligence and effective closing. You can count on us to put sellers and buyers together and guide you through the entire process of transferring business ownership.
Jim’s education includes Bachelor of Science and graduate degrees from M.I.T.; he also attended the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Jim has guest lectured at California State University at San Jose and at Stanford University. He has published and presented several papers at high-tech business and academic conferences. Jim enjoys sailing and skiing; he was a member of the National Ski Patrol for twenty-five years.
Jim is a licensed California Broker (BRE 01477040) able to act as a Broker/Agent for buying/selling businesses as well as commercial and residential real estate. He also is a California Licensed General Contractor. Jim is member of Stanford Alumni Association, MIT Alumni Association, and California Association of Business Brokers (CABB).
No business is too big or too small for us. Let us guide you through a rewarding experience of selling or buying a business. Contact us to schedule your free consultation:
Broker: Jim Sutton, California BRE 01477040
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