Thomas W. Kerchner

BMI Mergers & Acquisitions

Phone: (610) 777-7029

Fax: 610-978-2978

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33 Village Center Drive,
Reading, Pennsylvania 19607 (View Map)

About the Company

Focused on our clients success, BMI is a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that represents business owners who wish to merge, acquire, or sell all or a portion of their business ownership interest. We provide no-cost business value and sale consultations to assist in this important decision-making process. We take the time to understand our clients’ business and their personal needs. Our 15-step process is designed to maximize value, maintain confidentiality, and allow owners to focus on running their business. Our extensive database and network of regional, national and international business buyers, including corporations, investment groups and high net worth individuals, combined with our tactics for identifying buyers means maximum market access. BMI advisors include industry certified and licensed brokers, advisors and investment bankers.

Broker Biography

Thomas W. Kerchner (610) 777-7029


Tom has been involved in business acquisitions for over 35 years and has been Managing Director/Owner at BMI for the past ten years. Prior to BMI his experience included operating businesses including the buying, selling and integrating of companies. He is industry certified as a Mergers and Acquisitions Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary (CBI). He has successfully concluded transactions with revenues up to $3 billion. He has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, distribution and financial management. He was a key member of a management team which grew an international business from $60 million to $220 million. This experience has helped our buyers and sellers successfully navigate the buy/sell process. Tom has owned businesses and turned around a business which had been in a thirty year decline. Tom is President of the Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association. In addition he is one of a few in the industry that have taken the additional steps to obtain the FINRA Series 79 Investment Banking and Series 63 securities licenses. He also holds a Pennsylvania real estate license for the protection and convenience of his clients. He holds a degree in Finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business Administration from Villanova University.

Services Provided

BMI serves privately owned businesses with revenues between $1 million and $100 million, through out the US, with an emphasis on the Northeast and Mid Atlantic regions.. All of our intermediaries and brokers provide professional and confidential assistance to buyers and sellers of businesses. Our professionals include former executives and business owners and all have prior experience in mergers and acquisitions. Securities are transacted thru Stillpoint Capital LLC. Certain members of BMI are registerd representatives of Stillpoint Capital which is not affiliated with BMI.

Areas Served

Lehigh, PA
Fairfield, CT
Philadelphia, PA
Dauphin, PA
Berks, PA

Professional Affiliations

M&A Source
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association (PBBA)
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)

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