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The Chairman’s Circle Award for 2015

THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BROKERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS RUSSELL COHEN OF DAVIE, FL WITH THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE AWARD FOR 2015 NOVEMBER 17, 2016, INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) presented Russell Cohen of Davie, FL with the Chairman’s Circle Award at its 2016 Fall Conference in Tempe, Arizona during the Member Excellence Awards ceremony on November 12, 2016.  Awards were bestowed upon IBBA members who achieved various levels of transaction volume and value in calendar year 2015. “Member Excellence Award winners represent some of the best in the business brokering profession, and we are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these individuals,” stated Scott Bushkie, 2016 Chair of the IBBA.  “We applaud Russell on this well-deserved achievement, and are proud to have him as an IBBA member.” The Chairman’s Circle Award was given to individuals who closed one or more business sales (excluding real estate) totaling to $3 million and above in total purchase price during the 2015 calendar year.  Winners were given a signature graphic to use, a certificate of achievement and a Chairman’s Circle commemorative lapel pin. “We encourage those seeking to sell or buy a business to carefully select their transaction advisors,” stated Kylene Golubski, Executive Director for the IBBA.  “This award distinguishes Russell as a true professional who knows how to get deals done.” Russell is with the Murphy Business & Financial Corp. brokerage firm located in Davie, FL and can be reached at (954) 646-7651 or rcohen@murphybusiness.com. The 2016 Member Excellence Award winners will be announced at the 2017 IBBA Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on May 5th – 8th, to recognize IBBA...

The Deal Maker Award for 2015

THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BROKERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS RUSSELL COHEN OF DAVIE, FL WITH THE DEAL MAKER AWARD FOR 2015 NOVEMBER 17, 2016, INDEPENDENCE, OHIO – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) presented Russell Cohen of Davie, FL with the Deal Maker Award at its 2016 Fall Conference in Tempe, Arizona during the Member Excellence Awards ceremony on November 12, 2016.  Awards were bestowed upon IBBA members who achieved various levels of transaction volume and value in calendar year 2015. “Member Excellence Award winners represent some of the best in the business brokering profession, and we are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these individuals,” stated Scott Bushkie, 2016 Chair of the IBBA.  “We applaud Russell on this well-deserved achievement, and are proud to have him as an IBBA member.” The Deal Maker Award was given to individuals who sold at least 10 businesses during the 2015 calendar year.  Winners were given a signature graphic to use and a commemorative wall plaque. “We encourage those seeking to sell or buy a business to carefully select their transaction advisors,” stated Kylene Golubski, Executive Director for the IBBA.  “This award distinguishes Russell as a true professional who knows how to get deals done.” Russell is with the Murphy Business & Financial Corp. brokerage firm located in Davie, FL and can be reached at (954) 646-7651 or rcohen@murphybusiness.com. The 2016 Member Excellence Award winners will be announced at the 2017 IBBA Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on May 5th – 8th, to recognize IBBA members’ accomplishments in calendar-year 2016. ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BROKERS ASSOCIATION The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is the largest...

City News Readers Choice Award 2012

Russell Cohen was named 2012 Reader’s Choice as favorite business broker in the Coral Springs, Parkland City News.  Here’s what they had to say :    Buying or selling a business is part of the American dream. Let Russell Cohen, Licensed Real Estate Agent with Transworld Business Advisors, help you make this dream come true. He has brokered over 400 business transactions from small businesses to multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions. Russell will maintain your confidence while marketing your business on 15 websites.  Using his world-wide network, Russell researches all prospective candidates, allowing you to continue to run your business during this complex process. Whether you are looking to buy a business, franchise your business, or sell your business, Russell will work hard to get the deal done. He has been a #1 Transworld agent since 2000 and has been Florida’s #1 agent since 2005(most sold businesses) See Reader’s Choice...

Transworld Business Advisors names its Top Deal Maker and RC Cup recipient for 2010

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 29, 2011 – For Immediate Release Transworld Business Advisors has announced Russell Cohen, Managing Director as its Top Deal Maker companywide and recipient of the RC Cup Award for 2010. At a company gathering on January 14th in Boca Raton, Cohen was presented the RC Cup Award that is annually presented to the firm’s associate whom completed the most deals. The award was presented by Andrew Cagnetta, CEO of Transworld Business Advisors. “Russell has raised the bar the number of deals completed by an agent in the industry year after year. The RC cup will forever be something that Russell inspired” stated Cagnetta. This is Cohen’s 6th consecutive RC award. Cohen, a ten year veteran of the industry, specializes in the sale of small to mid-sized, privately held businesses though Florida and the US.  About Transworld Business Advisors Transworld Business Advisors is the premier business brokerage firm in Florida and now a worldwide franchisor. Established in 1979, the company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL. with over 30 offices throughout the USA. The company specializes in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, service, technology, and retail businesses. Currently, the company boasts a staff of 100 agents and more than 1500 business listings, making it one of the largest brokerage firms in the...

Highest Number of Businesses Sold in Florida 2009

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, April 15 2010 PRNewswire Russell Cohen, Senior Sales Agent with Transworld Business Brokers, LLC, has been announced as the top deal-maker in 2009 by the Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) an association of Business Brokers in the state. Mr. Cohen finished the year with 30 completed sales. In the past ten years, Mr. Cohen has orchestrated over $45 million in business transactions and sold over 350 businesses, more than any other agent in the state. His practical expertise can be found in almost every industry from retail locations to distributors and in businesses of any size, from mom-and-pop to multi-million-dollar corporations. “We are proud to be able to call Russell a member of our team. His colleagues and clients alike had complimented his persistence in providing clients with viable business solutions that best fit their needs,” said Andrew Cagnetta, President, Transworld Business Brokers. Mr. Cohen has been honored as the recipient of numerous awards including the “Most Closed Transactions at Transworld” consecutively from 2000-2009. Mr. Cohen was recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a “2004 Heavy Hitter in Finance.” Mr. Cohen is very involved in the local business community and local networking groups. As a part of the Transworld team, the industry leader in sales, Mr. Cohen has the experience and resources to network with thousands of buyers and sellers throughout the country to maximize a business’s exposure and value. Buyer and seller resources including a current list of available businesses can be found at http://www.sflabusinesses4sale.com. Prior to working with Transworld, Mr. Cohen was a top sales producer at two Fortune 500 companies, Lanier...

Think Partnership Acquires Real Estate School Online Inc.

NORTHBROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 18, 2005–In a move that will make CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. (the "Company") (AMEX: THK – News) a major player in the growing field of online education, the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Real Estate School Online Inc. ("Real Estate School Online"). ADVERTISEMENT Located in Miami, Fla., Real Estate School Online is a leading provider of online education products and services specializing in delivery of fully accredited real estate licensing and continuing education courses. Already an industry leader in Florida, Real Estate School Online has begun expanding its services to other states. Perry Johannesburg, the president of Real Estate School Online, will continue to serve in that capacity following the merger. The Company has acquired all of the stock of Real Estate School Online in exchange for $2.2 million in cash and CGI common stock with an aggregate value of $2.2 million. Former shareholders of Real Estate School Online will also be entitled to a one-time cash payment of up to $500,000 if the pre-tax earnings of Real Estate School Online exceed specified targets during the first twelve full calendar quarters following the closing. The merger is expected to be immediately accretive to the earnings of Think Partnership. Gerard M. Jacobs, the Company’s CEO, stated, "Real Estate School Online is a growing and highly profitable company with a very scalable business model. While we plan to expand the Real Estate School Online services to other states, we expect Real Estate School Online to realize over $1.6 million of pre-tax income over the next twelve months without the benefit...

Best buys: Tight capital leads to mergers

Harry Hishon, president of Top’s Choice merges with Innovative Ideas & Solutions. Buyer & seller brought together by Russell Cohen of Transworld Business Brokers in Fort Lauderdale. Top’s Choice an office furniture dealer has been acquired by Innovative Ideas & Solutions TRANSWORLD BUSINESS BROKERS THE SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS JOURNAL A corporate fire sale may be getting hotter. Three public companies in South Florida have announced planned mergers in recent days and a banking deal got a $175 million nod from the state. Acquisitions are heating up since corporate valuations have ebbed, experts say. The buyers’ market comes as companies looking to raise money retreat from public markets rocked by fraud scandals and economic pressures. ProxyMed’s (Nasdaq: PILL) $24 million purchase of MedUnite earlier this month followed word of AmeriPath’s (Nasdaq: PATH) purchase of a medical practice in Georgia and a laboratory in Utah. AmeriPath, which closed four acquisitions in the fourth quarter, now faces a shareholder lawsuit attempting to halt its planned $840 million merger with companies formed by buyout firm Welsh Carson Anderson & Stow. Admiralty Bancorp (Nasdaq: AAAB) won approval from Florida’s Department of Banking and Finance for its merger with RBC Centura Banks (NYSE: RY), the U.S. banking subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, on Jan. 7 in a deal worth $150 million.On Dec. 20, Daleen Technologies (OTC BB: DALN) acquired the assets of privately held Abiliti Solutions in a reverse merger. "Valuations are pretty low, companies are undervalued, and there are some bargains out there now," said Mark Bloom, co-chairman of the National Reorganization, Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice at Greenberg Traurig in Miami. Bloom is...