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Thomas W. Kerchner

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1650 Market St., Suite 3600,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 (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

Introduction

Tom Kerchner, Managing Director of BMI, is a Merger and Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) and Certified Business Broker(CBI) . He has over 30 years of experience in general management, manufacturing, distribution and financial management. Tom has worked on business sales and acquisitions for all of his career. Tom started with bank mergers in the early 1980’s however most of his career was spent in manufacturing and distribution where he worked on a number of acquisitions from negotiations thru integration. Thru organic growth and acquisitions his team grew a metals and plastics business from $60 million to $220 million in a period of seven years. In the battery business, he was responsible for integrating certain operations of five acquired European companies spread over seven countries. He also assisted in the planning and implementation of the merger of two companies with $1 billion and $2 billion of revenue. As a hands on integrator of companies, Tom has seen the advantages and pitfalls of acquisition strategies.

Tom has worked on numerous national and international acquisitions, mergers and divestitures ranging in size up to $1 billion. Tom has purchased, owned and sold small businesses and turned around a business which had been in a thirty year decline. Through this and other business ventures, Tom learned an appreciation for the challenges and rewards of private business ownership. He works on quality businesses of between approximately $1 million and $100 million in revenue.

Tom is a board member and past President of the Pennsylvania Business Brokers Association and he holds professional certifications with the M&A Source and the International Business Brokers Association. He earned his Master of Business Administration at Villanova University and has a degree in Finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kerchner* holds the Series 79 and 63 registrations as a representative of StillPoint Capital, LLC.

Contact Tom at 610-777-7029.

Services Provided

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 and maximum value.

Areas Served

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Berks, PA
  • Dauphin, PA
  • Montgomery, PA
  • Allegheny, 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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