Bob Karlis

Cabot Business Brokers

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P.O. Box 498,
Hingham, Massachusetts 2043 (View Map)

About the Company

CABOT Business Brokers is an established business brokerage firm representing buyers and sellers throughout the New England region. Our staff is comprised of experienced business people who have owned and managed businesses themselves and are both knowledgeable and qualified to value and market businesses, to identify appropriate potential acquirers, and to structure and close the business transaction.
Our professional brokers work confidentially with sellers in valuing their businesses, in preparing an effective marketing plan, and in negotiation and closing successful business sales.
With buyers we similarly approach and evaluate acquisition opportunities as disciplined business executives, reviewing not only business profitability and performance, but also valuing commensurate business strategy, the market and competitive environment, growth opportunities, and ROI.
If you are just beginning to consider selling your business, or are entertaining thoughts about a business acquisition, contact CABOT Business Brokers for a no-commitment, free consultation to explore how we might be able to provide you with valuable, competent assistance in this important decision.

Broker Biography

Bob Karlis (781) 783-6998


CABOT BUSINESS BROKERS - Professional, Experienced and Discrete in Valuing, Marketing and Selling Businesses. As an accomplished entrepreneur and marketer, Bob has served as president/CEO of multiple successful businesses including start-up divisions of Johnson & Johnson, Cadbury Schweppes, Millipore, and a series of smaller, privately held and financed ventures. With an impressive success rate leading business start-ups and turn-arounds, Bob founded CABOT Business Brokers as an outgrowth of his prior work with early-stage ventures and his identification of their need for a disciplined, experienced business approach when pursuing a sales transaction.
Bob holds both a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University. He has taught entrepreneurial business courses at Manhattanville College and Quincy Junior College and is a member of the New England Business Brokers Association (NEBBA.) and is a licensed RE Salesperson in Massachusetts.

Services Provided

- We provide business valuations to reflect the true fair market value of your business.
- We confidentially market businesses through our own database of buyers, the internet, our network of brokers and industry experts, trade publications, newspapers and other sources.
- We assist business owners in preparing their business for sale.
- We interview, screen, and qualify prospective buyers.
- We assist the owner in negotiating offers, and tenaciously manage and resolve those unique issues and contingencies that may arise.
And CABOT carries out this whole process and is paid only upon the successful completion of the sale. Find out more about our services at
If you are considering selling your business and want to better understand the sales process and how this would make sense for you now or in the future, please feel free to give us a call at 781.749.3087. As experienced business people and prior business owners ourselves, we at CABOT are pleased to assist and look forward to hearing from you.

Areas Served

  • Plymouth, MA
  • Norfolk, MA
  • Suffolk, MA
  • Bristol, MA
  • Barnstable, MA
  • Professional Affiliations

    New England Business Brokers Assoc. (NEBBA)
    BS Mechanical Engineering

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