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

ABI Business Sales - Mergers & Acquisitions

License Number: 01100230

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

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

    • California
    • 01100230

    Professional Affiliations

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

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