G.B. (Nick) Nicholson, president of Nicholson & Associates, Inc., has directed the buying and selling of businesses since 1984. He holds a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation, MBA in finance, BS in engineering and a real estate broker’s license. Nick is a past president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers and a member of the International Business Brokers Association and M&A Source.
Nick has advised companies of sizes up to $15 million in revenues from relatively straightforward transfers of ownership to complex deals involving valuations, financing, private equity groups, strategic buyers. He has taught courses to CPAs on selling businesses, and is himself a student of his profession, having taken years of courses and exchanging information with intermediaries from all over the US and the world.
Nick’s business experience includes starting a distribution company that grew to $20 million in sales within two years. He also sold engineering services for a major engineering and construction company, worked for several small and midsize manufacturing companies in sales and operations, and owned a small retail business. His diverse experience is a valuable asset in marketing businesses, understanding the needs of sellers and buyers and advising business owners on their business operations.