Ronald (Ron) C. Johnson, M&AMI, CBI, CBB

ABI Business Sales - Mergers & Acquisitions

Phone: (925) 838-8150x20

Fax: 925-838-8173

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3160 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 145
San Ramon, California 94583 (View Map)

About the Company

Founded in 1984, ABI is one of the oldest and most highly regarded firms in California specializing in the Valuation, Sale, Merger and Acquisition of privately-held companies. ABI professionals work confidentially with each client and their advisors, to develop custom solutions designed to achieve their objectives and maximize business value.

Using a time-tested system, our firm has successfully managed hundreds of transactions for small to mid-market companies across a wide-range of industries. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, ABI is licensed in the State of California, with nine M&A affiliates throughout the USA. The firm maintains national and global strategic alliances providing broad access to active investors and acquirers.

Broker Biography

Ronald (Ron) C. Johnson, M&AMI, CBI, CBB (925) 838-8150x20


M&AMI, CBI, CBB, Fellow of the IBBA, Fellow of the M&A Source, Chairman of ABI Group, Inc. Past President of the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB), 2007 Chairman of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), 25 years experience in business brokerage/M&A. Instructor for: IBBA course 301 - Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions, CABB courses 101 and 201, Introduction to Business Brokerage, and Advanced Recasting and Business Valuation CABB 501 "CBB Renewal.". Two-time recipient of CABB's Presidential Award (only five ever awarded). Current member of the Board of Directors of both the IBBA and the CABB, Education Chair of the CABB. Managed over 400 transactions.

Services Provided

Business sales (Main Street and M&A), brokering, valuation, marketing consulting on Sales of Businesses.

Areas Served

Alameda, CA
Contra Costa, CA
Fresno, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Mateo, CA
Santa Clara, CA
Solano, CA
Stanislaus, CA

Professional Affiliations

IBBA (International Business Brokers Association)
M&A Source
CABB (California Association of Business Brokers)
IBA (Institute of Business Appraisers)

Business For Sale Listings

Cash Flow: $252,148 
Contra Costa Co., CA 
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Well-established Automotive Repair Shop

This shop has provided high quality full service general auto repair and smog service to its customers since opening in this location over 30 years ago! The shop has an excellent reputation for their services. Located in a very clean, well kept commercial area, the business has 7 in-ground lifts plus 2 above-ground lifts, a smog ma-chine, and Tire and Alignment center. All Technicians are ASE Certified, the company is AAA approved, and is an official Smog Inspection/Repair Station. More info

Contra Costa Co., CA 
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SOLD! - Profitable Medical Billing

SOLD! - The company's mission is to assit the medical office in obtaining maximum reimbursement forthe physician(s) from insurance companies and their patients. The company stries to provide support and encouragement to the physician and staff to be the very best they can be. The company's personnel are highly skilled in medical billing as well as HR rules and regulations. This enables them to go beyond the regular 'billing' business and provide advanced services such as assisting physicians with the new hire interview process, advise physicians on changing HR laws and impacts to them. This excellent service to its customer base has allowed the company to generate long lasting More info

Cash Flow: $42,497 
Alameda Co., CA 
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REDUCED - Quaint French Bakery

The sellers opened the business in 2012 and support the community by serving some of the finest breads, pastries, soups, and sand-wiches, all using locally grown and milled products. The bakery essentially offers artisan bread and pastries based on the highest quality ingredients, particularly flour, as well as a variety of light meals as one might find in a French café or bistro establishment. Customers not only enjoy the quality and taste of the bread and pastries, but also experience the atmosphere of an authentic French country bakery! In addition, the city has recently approved plans for a large downtown renovation which will include 12,000 sq. feet of new restaurant and retail space More info

Cash Flow: $39,447 
Danville, CA 
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ABSENTEE Owner - Candy and Gift Shop REDUCED!!

This fun candy shop is managed by an ABSENTEE owner (works approx. 6 hours/month on payroll, scheduling, and admin)! Located in the heart of downtown DANVILLE and just a few blocks from the Veterans Memorial and Clock Tower, the store boasts over 6,000 varieties of sweets, gelato, sodas and chocolates that will capture the imagination of everyone who is a kid at heart! SELLER IS MOTIVATED - WILLING TO CONSIDER ALL OFFERS!! The shop receives lots of walk-ins as it is surrounded by retail shops and restaurants, as well as close proximity to the Village Theater and Art Gallery. New construction and renovations have recently completed adding even more stores and retail to the area.NOTE:  More info

Cash Flow: $198,914 
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Profitable Language Translation

This highly profitable language translation business is located in the San Francisco/Bay Area, in a community surrounded by corporate offices and within close proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The business provides translation of spoken word, ASL interpretation, document translation, cultural competency training, and proofreading and editing services. Both individual and contract services are available. The seller has worked very hard to ensure the services her translators provide are of the highest quality and maintains an excellent reputation within the industry. The future in the translation industry is very bright as medical, educational, and corporate business continues More info

Cash Flow: $230,000 
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SOLD - Commercial Window Cleaning Service - Long Term Customers

Servicing the San Francisco Bay Area commercial building market for 30+ years, this well-established window cleaning company has what every buyer wants - recurring revenue, an excellent reputation for top-notch customer service and reasonable prices.With a skilled professional staff in place and established relationships with over 500 customers including property management firms, janitorial companies and retail & government businesses in the bay area, the firm offers full window cleaning services and is fully compliant with OSHA compliant and Cal-OSHA requirements.The firm seeks a buying entity or business-experienced individual to carry on the excellent reputation and continue serving its More info

Cash Flow: $500,000 
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*SOLD* Speciality trade custom glass

SOLD - Located in a very affluent area of the San Francisco Bay Area, this company specializes in sales and installation of specialty glass for high-end residential market, serving contractors, architects, designers, and homeowners. Known for high quality products and service Well established customer base Experienced craftsmen and staff Solid reputation in the industry The Company has a great reputation and is well established in its primary market. With its well trained staff, and excellent reputation, the company is very well positioned to grow as the economy improves. The National Association of Home Builders forecasts that residential remodeling expenditures for owner-occupied More info

Cash Flow: $379,800 
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*SOLD* Top sustainability & green building consulting firm

Are you seeking to expand, complement or launch your Green Building Consulting operation? Serving the West Coast for 15+ years, this well-established practice provides nationally recognized green building, LEED and Green Point Rated consulting services. The company has helped develop & implement green building code and policy and can serve as the owner s rep for Sustainability. Additional services include specifications review, materials research and educational training. With a skilled professional staff in place including top Green Building consultants, a long-term list of >60 active projects and established relationships with leading architecture & engineering firms, developers, More info

Cash Flow: $516,500 
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*SOLD* Established wholesale importer & manufacturer

This established, growth-oriented wholesale importer of high quality dishes, glassware, textiles, kitchenware and flatware has served thousands of North American clients for 15+ years. More info

Cash Flow: $278,487 
Contra Costa Co., CA 
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Profitable Automotive Repair Shops

The seller is ready to retire, so the shops are available for acquisition! All the shops specialize in Foreign and Domestic cars, trucks, and SUV’s servicing and repairs. The shops have state of the art equipment, and extended warranty on all parts and service. These businesses are located in an affluent area of the East Bay, and within short distances from major highway onramps. With many years of combined experience in the industry and ASE Certified Master Technicians, these shops enjoy excellent reputations and a long list of repeat customers and referrals. More info

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Marin Co., CA 
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*SOLD* - Custom Cushion Manufacturer and eCommerce

This established, growth-oriented e-commerce firm has served over 125,000 North American clients for 20+ years by offering custom and ready-made products through a sophisticated website and a retail showroom. Strengths include a well-developed ecommerce platform, streamlined operation, well run factory, outstanding quality products, an experienced staff and excellent customer service. More info

Cash Flow: $207,642 
Alameda Co., CA 
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Profitable Aviation Flight School

The company offers pilot training, aircraft rental, pilot supplies, FAA and other proctoring services, fingerprinting for foreign flight students, as well as birthday parties and Aerocamps for the younger aerospace enthusiasts! The owners purchased the business in 2004 as an existing flight school with a great Bay Area reputation, and they have continued to grow the business over the last 13 years. As a flight school, the owners offer training which includes ratings starting with the recreational pilot up to careers in Commercial Piloting. Due to a world-wide shortage of aviation pilots in general, this business is in a ready position for expansion and growth to meet demands. The business is More info

Cash Flow: $62,085 
Contra Costa Co., CA 
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Automotive Repair Shop

The shop specializes in Japanese and Domestic cars, trucks, and SUV’s service and repairs. State of the art equipment, and extended warranty on all parts and service. Located in an affluent area, easily accessible off of main thoroughfare. With over 20 years experience in the industry and ASE Certified Master Technicians. Strong customer list, returning customers, Five above-ground lifts. Shop does not do smog. This business has the potential to increase revenues with a new full-time owner. Current owner has been mostly unavaila-ble 2016-2017 due to family illness outside the USA as well as managing another shop. More info

Cash Flow: $474,000 
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Well Established e-Commerce Specialized Business Electronics

This business is a highly reputable e-commerce Specialized Business Electronics company founded in 2001 by its current owner. While sales of new and used equipment are the bread and butter of this company, it also holds the title for being the only company in this field that specializes in system rentals. The company’s highly skilled team of technicians will design your rental system, package all of the components, and then ship your solutions to your location(s) overnight for daily, weekly, monthly use or longer. The company also offers its customers high quality post-sales support and technical service. Many of the systems supported come with an automatic One Year Warranty, others More info

Cash Flow: $267,176 
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*SOLD* Recycling Center in San Francisco Bay Area

We are representing the owner of a recycling business who has decided to sell after 20+ years of ownership. This business focuses primarily on beverage containers (CRV) with some scrap metal recycling. The average annual Seller Discretionary Earnings (SDE) exceeded $1,000,000 during the period 2007 - 2010. In late 2010 the owner substantially reduced his hours, which together along with other factors caused revenues and earnings to decline. He is currently unable to give more than 4 - 6 hours weekly to this business. Partial seller financing is available for a qualified buyer. Seller will provide training to a new owner. The real estate can be leased or purchased. Owner is also selling his More info

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HARDWOOD FLOORING CONTRACTOR Turnkey Business With Great Reputation

Location: SF East BayWorking Owners: 1FTEmployees: 0Independent Contractors: 4Licenses Required: C-15, Flooring ContractorMonthly Rent: $1,150.00/monthLease Term: Through April 30, 2018Seller Financing: Seller financing may be available to a qualified buyerReason for Sale: Relocation2016 Sales: $629,2522016 SDE: $121,047FF&E (approx.): $140,000Inventory (approx.): $5,000The CompanyThis business is a well-established hardwood flooring contractor. The business has a great reputation and is well positionedfor growth. The current owner is relocating, making this opportunity available for a buyer who can take the business to the next level. This company offers everything hardwood floors, More info

Cash Flow: $260,000 
Contra Costa Co., CA 
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Commercial Pool Biz - SF East Bay

Established commercial pool business services over 60 recurring revenue accounts (>$45k per month), located in upscale SF East Bay corridor. Turn-key operation provides pool and spa servicing, filter cleaning, parts/heater repair, chemical management and general maintenance to homeowner associations, apartment complex owners, golf clubs and community centers. More info

Cash Flow: $293,200 
San Francisco East Bay, CA 
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*SOLD* Established CPA & Accounting Services Firm

Are you seeking to expand or complement your existing CPA or Accounting services operation? Serving the San Francisco East Bay Area for 40+ years, this well established practice provides professional accounting, taxes and consulting services to individual and business clients. With a skilled professional staff in place, including both CPAs and enrolled agents, an excellent record keeping system and an updated website, the firm enjoys a longstanding reputation of providing high quality service to a database of more than 2000 clients. Interested prospects - please download the confidential profile & Confidentiality Agreement, complete and follow instructions for submission. More info

Cash Flow: $350,000 
San Mateo Co., CA 
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Door & Hardware Supplier - Commercial

15 year established door and hardware supplier offers custom and ready-made doors and complimentary door hardware to Bay Area commercial and residential clients. Full-service shop provides field measurement, estimating, framing, plan take-offs and delivery. No contractors license is required as 3rd party installers are utilized by clients. More info

Cash Flow: $270,000 
Contra Costa Co., CA 
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Commercial Pool Service - SF East Bay

Highly-regarded commercial pool service company has 60+ loyal, recurring revenue accounts, all located in small upscale SF East Bay set of cities producing >$45k per month in revenue.Turn-key operation provides pool and spa servicing, filter cleaning, parts repair, chemical management, heater repair and general maintenance to homeowner associations, apartment complex owners, golf clubs and community centers. Current owner works full time servicing clients, additional staff includes 1 route supervisor, 2 pool technicians and a part-time bookkeeper. More info

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