American Business Masters & Investments, Inc (ABMI) is a full service business brokering company, offering ultra professional services to entrepreneurs, business owners and business buyers in the pursuit of "The Great American Dream" of business ownership and of the opportunity to pursue the freedom of buying, selling and financing the sale of business assets of all kinds, all types, all prices and sizes.
ABMI usually charges no front fees to sellers or buyers and is paid a commission by the seller when the business is sold/bought. ABMI also accepts special consulting engagements by business buyers/sellers whereby ABMI receives a retainer for it's search/acquisiton services, against a commission when the business is purchased. However, most business acquisition engagements with business buyers/sellers are on a no-front fee basis.
ABMI's Middle Market/Mergers & Acuisitions Division also accepts special fee based engagements from buyers or sellers of larger businesses.
History of ABMI
ABMI has been continuously engaged in providing business brokerage services to business buyers and sellers for almost 30 years. During that time, we've been involved in the sale of thousands of different small businesses, totaling hundreds of millions of dollars in successfully completed transactions, plus completing many additional Middle Market/Mergers & Acquisitions transactions.
ABMI entered full time business brokerage consulting in 1982 as Martin Marketing Corporation, performing listing and selling services for Business Concepts, Inc (BCI), at that time the largest business brokerage agency in metroplitan Kansas City, Mo. In 1989 Martin Marketing Corporation opened it's own business brokerage office in Kansas City, changing the name to American Business Masters & Investments, Inc. ABMI grew from a one-agent agency to become the largest business brokerage in the Midwestern USA, and is recognized as one of the most successful business brokerage agencies nationwide.
ABMI has specialized in helping entrepreneurs buy and sell businesses in the Midwestern USA for almost 30 years. If you are a business owner, and you're curious about how to sell a Kansas City business, or a Missouri business, or a Kansas business, we can help. Or, if you are a buyer, curious about how to buy a Kansas City business, or a Missouri business, or a Kansas business, we can help.
ABMI, having successfully brokered the sale of thousands of different businesses during the past almost 30 years, has had the privilege of representing thousands of buyers and sellers, as we've assisted in the completion of these acquisitions, including our dealing with thousands of accountants, attorneys, landlords, creditors, lenders and other professionals in coordinating the management of the details of those transactions. ABMI provides a wide variety of customized services to it's clients and customers, the business owner/seller and buyer/acquirer, ranging from confidential marketing of business assets for business owners, to targeted acquisition assignments for buyers, to acquisition financing information and introducing buyers to likely sources of financing, to exit/transition planning for business owners...our team of skilled professionals are here to serve and insure an orderly progression of these important events. Having started brokering businesses in metropolitan Kansas City in 1982, ABMI now represents business owners in Missouri, Kansas and throughout the Midwestern USA, and has assisted buyers in every state in the USA in finding and acquiring their "ideal business deal".
ABMI Agents, Consultants and Advisors
Over the years, ABMI has hired and trained an agent staff comprised of former business owners, and folks with other professional backgrounds, including agents with prior experience in real estate, retailing, banking, manufacturing and service industries. The agent staff offers a blend of experience and maturity that allows us to provide clients and customers with the most professional services possible.
ABMI has developed and administers our exclusive "ABMI Certified Agent Training In Successful Business Brokerage", the most complete agent training system in the business brokerage industry, to insure that the services offered by our agents are the most reliable, most informed, lowest risk services possible for all parties. Each ABMI agent/consultant/advisor is required to complete our comprehensive training courses, which cover business selling, buying, acquisition financing, financial records analysis, business pricing and evaluations, business assets marketing/packaging/advertising, commercial real estate pricing/listing/selling/financing, techniques for assisting buyers in their search for a business to buy, techniques and systems for assisting sellers and buyers in clearing the seller's accounts payable prior to closing, equipment inspections, allocations of purchase price, development with attorneys of final documents, coordination with accountants and financial planners, due diligence and closing process management, fiduciary aspects of acquisitions, and all other aspects of top quality business brokerage services. ABMi also provides it's agents/consultants/advisors with training on a continuing basis, and publishes timely bulletins, sharing with each agent the latest information about proper professional practices.
You are encouraged to contact any of our agents/consultants/advisors about arranging a no cost consultation about buying, selling or financing a business acquisition. To see more about each agent, including their backgrounds, interests and experiences, click on ABMI Agents, Advisors, Consultants & Personnel.
Technology And Methodologies
ABMI has been on the cutting edge of the most moodern, up to date technologies available in the business brokerage industry for many years.
ABMI Web Site: ABMI has had custom designed, industry leading web sites since 1994.
Business Buyer Discovery Systems: These unique systems have produced incredible numbers of business buyer candidates through a multi-media mix of internet marketing, direct mail, email promotions and conventional advertising in newspapers, magazines and other print media, in addition to the networking efforts of our professional agents.
Seller Discovery Systems: The thousands of different businesses that ABMI has listed and sold over the last almost 30 years were generated by our multi-media mix of telemarketing, direct mail, internet marketing, email promotions and conventional advertising, along with the networking efforts of our agents.
National/International Business Opportunity Web Site Marketing: In the 1990's ABMI pioneered the use of listing our listings on business opportunity web sites (such as Bizbuysell.com, Businessnation.com, Bizquest.com, Restaurantsforsale.com, etc) and our listings were registered with each biz opp web site as those sites were originally created from time to time. Today ABMI lists its listings on over 170 different "businesses for sale (biz opp)" web sites. ABMI is also registered in each of those sites' "Broker Directory". ABMI maintains a data input staff sufficient to market our listings on every known site, whereas many of our competitors only register their listings on less than 20 available sites.
Administrative Systems: ABMI has developed state-of-the art lead control, advertising and office management systems over our many years in business, some of which are custom designed, and have been tested, tried and proven by decades of successful utilizaion. We are constantly improving and adding to those systems, as new, improved aspects are available. All of which are designed to support the efforts of our professional staff of agents/advisors/consultants, so they may offer the most sophisticated, advanced, high quality services possible to the entrepreneurs/buyers/sellers who count on ABMI for their business brokerage needs.
Free Information And No Obligation Consultation
Entrereneurs (business buyers and sellers) who are considering buying or selling a business should register with this ABMI web site to arrange to receive information which can help you investigate how you might buy or sell a business enterprise with minimum risk and maximum benefit to you. ABMI will then provide you with information and a free, no cost, no obligation consultation, including a free evaluation of your project. To register, click on "Register with ABMI".