Neil is a Mergers and Acquisitions advisor and Managing Broker specializing in lower mid-market transactions under $100MM in Canada. He is a designated Certified Business Intermediary and an expert in valuating businesses using approved methods and market based techniques including; critical analysis of corporate financial reports, industry trends, and other market indicators that enhance and drive the values of companies.
Since 2005, Neil has represented many owners in the sale of a variety of businesses, while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality in the transaction details. He has negotiated the highest possible price for these companies including the best structure of the deal, best financial terms of any notes and earn-outs, while helping the owner minimize the transaction tax implications.
He specializes in getting the price right and managing the sales transaction from beginning to end. The Western Canadian marketplace has come to rely upon Neil’s guidance for a successful exit.
Neil has run businesses both large and small, and understands first hand the challenges of selling a business while keeping focused on its successful operation. He has worked in many industries including retail services, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, hi-tech, automotive, construction, transportation and the aeronautics sector.
Mr. Thomson graduated from BCIT in Computer Science and the University of Calgary’s Business Administration faculty. He holds the highest designation in the industry, of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) by the International Business Brokers Association – IBBA. Neil is also a member of M&A Source and is a pending Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary (M&AMI), the highest designation in the industry from M&A Source. He is a licensed BC Managing Broker for Trading Services, and a member of Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna.
Tel: 403-801-3402 | Fax:403-264-1262