Years of Experience Selling Businesses
LINK was established in 1996, however many of the key personnel have over 30 years' experience in business brokering. LINK has steadily grown into the largest and most successful business brokerage in the Southern Hemisphere, with its origins in New Zealand where the group Managing Director, Aaron Toresen resides. The strong demand for the high quality, industry specific service which LINK provides, led us to establishing offices in major cities across the globe.
LINK in the United States is led by Ron Hottes, one of the leading business brokers in the country. Ron has served on the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB) Board of directors since 2004 and served as the president in 2008 and 2009. He still serves on the CABB Board of Directors and was most recently elected to serve as Vice President, Education. Ron obtained his CABB Certified Business Broker (CBB) credential in December 2006, he has credential number 0001. He received his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) credential in 2003 with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) of which he is a still an active member. Ron is a certified instructor for CABB and IBBA.
Our success and reputation as a market leader comes from our unique approach to marketing and selling businesses.
We offer a focused service, whereby our business brokers are assigned into specific, specialized divisions. These LINK divisions focus on different industries, from franchise and restaurant businesses, to tourism and hotel businesses. Our brokers will have past experience in their assigned industry, offering buyers and sellers a better insight into these areas of business.