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Minnesota Senior M&A Advisor Receives International Award

True North Mergers & Acquisitions Managing Director Erica Gilson today announced that Senior Advisor Brent Engelbrekt was recently recognized with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) of the Year Award.

MINNEAPOLIS – June 2, 2022 – True North Mergers & Acquisitions Managing Director Erica Gilson today announced that Senior Advisor Brent Engelbrekt was recently recognized with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) of the Year Award, bestowed on the applicant who closed the single-largest qualified business transaction in 2021. The award was announced at the IBBA Annual Conference, held May 6-7 in Denver.

A Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) is a trained and experienced business intermediary who possesses the expertise to perform business valuations, confidential marketing, and negotiations and to review lease documents and the multitude of complex details involved in the sale or purchase of privately held businesses. The CBI designation is a professional credential earned by business intermediaries who are members of the IBBA and have satisfied work experience and academic requirements in addition to adhering to the ethical standards of the IBBA.

“We are fortunate to have Brent on the True North team,” said Gilson. “This award is well-deserved and affirms his excellence as a trusted advisor who consistently delivers sound exit strategies for owners of privately held businesses.”

More information about Engelbrekt is available at https://www.tnma.com/team/brent-engelbrekt/.


TRUE NORTH MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS – True North Mergers & Acquisitions, formerly the lower middle market M&A practice within Sunbelt Business Advisors, is a practice focused on providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services for companies with annual revenues ranging from $5 million to $150 million-plus. True North Mergers & Acquisitions was formed to capitalize on the M&A expertise that Sunbelt Business Advisors has developed and on the success the company has had in middle market transactions. More information is available at www.tnma.com.