Doug has always actively supported the M&A profession by way of industry memberships, lecturing, and presenting workshops for numerous business associations.

D.M. (Doug) Robbins


Since 1974: President and Founder of Robbinex Inc.

Doug is an internationally renowned Canadian Business Intermediary and Business Broker. He is a seasoned businessman having completed more than 1,500 assignments relating to advising clients on business activities. He has completed more than 450 business sales; and invested in 32 businesses. Doug is a licensed Real Estate & Business Broker in Ontario, Canada.


As a well-received speaker and workshop leader on business topics, Doug has addressed the Industry Standing Committee at the Canadian House of Commons, appeared numerous times on news television shows, and written two books, the first entitled “Getting into Business” and the second “There’s Always a Way to Sell Your Business”. He has also provided regular columns for numerous business publications.

Doug has always been committed to education and excellence in the Mergers and Acquisitions field and has addressed more than 100 major Merger & Acquisition conferences as a keynote speaker and industry expert. He regularly addresses professional associations and groups on an array of business topics.


Current Activities

  • Member of Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) 2016 – Present
  • Exclusive Canadian Representative to M&A Worldwide 2015 – Present
  • Member of the Carolina Virginia Business Brokers Association (CVBBA) 2000 – Present
  • Member of the Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA) 1998 – Present
    • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) 2003
  • Member and Founding Director of the M&A Source 1991 – Present
    • Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) 2002
  • Member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) 1988 – Present
    • Lifetime member of the Certified Business Intermediary 2016
    • Board Member IBBA Canada 2022 – Present

Past Activities

  • Member of the Institute of Certified Business Councillors (ICBC) 1995 – 2009
    • Served on the ICBC Board of Directors 2006 – 2007
    • Master Certified Business Counselor (MCBC) 2006
  • National Equipment and Business Brokers Institute
    • Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) 2008
  • Founding Member of the International Corporate Finance Group (ICFG) 1999
    • Board member 2006 – 2007
  • Founding director of the Ontario Business Brokers Association (OBBA) 1989 – 1993
  • Certified Senior Business Analyst (CSBA) from the Society of Business Analysts

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