Peter is a very experienced business broker who became a broker in 2005 and who has received numerous awards for his performance throughout the years. He has a considerable list of buyers who are in the market to buy a company right now. These are companies in different industries starting from small over medium size to large companies. In addition, he has excellent relationships with lenders who are in the business of financing business sale transactions. That means that everything is in place for the successful sale of all types of businesses.
He is a member of the International Business Broker Association (IBBA) and of Business Brokers of Florida (BBF), the largest and most revered domestic association of business brokers. Actually, Florida Business Exchange (FBX) is one of the three founding members of BBF which has been founded to promote and maintain exceptional professionalism and ethics in business brokerage. Working with an FBX broker guarantees service, performance and ethics on the highest level.
Throughout his successful career, Peter strongly believed in unwavering customer support and customer service on the highest level of experience and ethics. He had actually been personally recognized during a Ford Motor Company’s annual shareholder meeting for his exceptional customer support and service performance. Peter started out as a very successful sales engineer in the automotive industry having generated contracts well over one billion $. From there on, he concentrated on the turnaround of midsize to larger high volume manufacturing and engineering companies in the steel, office furniture and automotive industries, as well as in the medical device, medical consumables and medial equipment industries.
Many of the tools necessary for the successful turnaround of companies are also required in business brokerage. Among others, being able to understand the value of a business, having exceptional management and project management skills, being able to understand the inner workings of a company and its current and future place in the market, as well as having a deep understanding of costs, expenses and financial statements are absolutely necessary for a successful sale of a company.
This deep understanding of a company is instrumental in being able to successfully present a company to a buyer which allows him to recognize the company’s value and selling price. This presentation is the basis for a successful sale of a company.
Peter majored in metallurgy, the science and manufacturing of metals and their alloys, received his Ph.D. on the same field and was a lecturer at the most prestigious engineering university RWTH Aachen in Germany. He moved to the U.S. because of an engineering position at NASA in Cape Canaveral.
Peter lives in Fort Myers with his wonderful wife of 38 years. They enjoy nature, boating and tennis. Peter loves the waters in SW Florida and is an avid boater and the holder of several marine licenses, including the captain’s license.