Since 1999, Eric Landis has been assisting family owned, founder run, and privately held companies with revenues $2 to $30 Million with the sale of their business. His success has been based upon the quality of his associate professionals, the depth of his experience and commitment to excellence. Eric’s proprietary methodology drives value to his clients’ businesses, maximizes business attractiveness to prospective buyers and improves economic results.
SELLING A BUSINESS
Selling a business involves knowledge and expertise in a wide range of areas including researching various industries, analyzing financial statements, business valuation, evaluating or creating commercial leases, marketing a business, vetting buyers, negotiations, managing due diligence, preparing contracts, compliance, structuring financing, managing processes and more. Eric manages the entire process to accomplish a successful closing for all parties involved.
BUYING A BUSINESS
Buying a business can be a life-changing decision. There are many factors to consider in this process. Working with the right business advisor to help navigate through this process is critical. We are trained to assist buyers in making sure all areas of the transaction are addressed and that the transfer of ownership is successful.
As Business strategists, we analyze existing strategies and practices, identifying areas for improvement and developing innovative strategies related to the goals they help establish. They may be specifically focused on areas like the sale of the business or marketing strategies and expanding revenue sources for the company. We help determine targets for their organizations and prepare strategic plans to ensure that those targets are met.
Proven Business Expertise You Can Rely On
Eric Landis's passion is helping business owners either sell their company now or grow it and sell it later for more. Eric’s proprietary methodology drives value to his clients’ businesses and maximizes business attractiveness to prospective buyers. He has key relationships with C-level executives, entrepreneurs, private equity groups, high net worth individuals, government and community leaders, and business owners.
After graduating for UC Berkeley with a degree in Applied Mathematics, he participated in two startups (i) the first talking yellow pages and (ii) pioneer integrator of software/hardware solutions for small to mid-size companies. Eric was the Founder and CEO of Symetrix, a business consulting firm in San Francisco, CA which specialized in advising business owners on transitions and turnarounds. He represented Greece in the EU technology transfer program.
Co-founded American Equity Partners, a private equity group in Beverly Hills, CA focused in acquiring companies in arts & entertainment, music publishing, hospitality, parking, B2B, oil & gas, and QSR brands. Eric was the founder and CEO of Landis Associates, a business brokerage firm in CA & CO, providing business owners with merger & acquisition and business sales advisory services. Currently, Eric is the Managing Partner of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A Advisory Firm, in Orange County, CA; and part of the leadership team of Exit Planning Institute’s (EPI) Orange County Chapter.