Eric Petty

Corporate Consultants, Inc.

License Number: BK3089226

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Fax: 727-474-9806

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1631 Chateau Drive,
Clearwater, Florida 33756 (View Map)

About the Company

Broker Biography

Eric Petty (727) 343-0444


Company Information:
Corporate Consultants specializes in mergers and acquisitions of privately held Florida businesses. The firm uses cutting-edge research and communications to reach qualified financial and strategic buyers worldwide while protecting the confidentiality of our clients. Our thorough, systematic, and professional approach to the process greatly increases the likelihood that sellers will receive maximum value within an acceptable time frame.

We do not charge our sellers fees for packaging, marketing, or determining valuation, although we perform a full range of services. Our compensation is earned when a transaction is completed. If we don{t effect a transaction, we don{t deserve to be compensated.

Other services offered by Corporate Consultants include:
Buyer representation
Due diligence services
Business appraisals
Capital restructuring
Management buyout representation Strategic and financial consulting
Exit planning

Eric Petty began working in the corporate mergers and acquisitions field in 1984. Until 2003, he focused on telecommunications carrier transactions, serving as Director of Corporate Development for a telecom carrier that acquired 24 other carriers and as a consultant to numerous clients.

Prior to forming Corporate Consultants, Eric was an intermediary in the Clearwater, Florida office of Sunbelt Business Brokers. He received the office's top sales awards for 2005 and 2006.

Eric's career has also included owning three small businesses and serving as a Minnesota Senator for six years. As a Senator, he was the chief sponsor of legislation that included a rewriting of the States corporation laws, Minnesotas first interstate banking law, medical malpractice insurance and litigation reform, and an updating of the no-fault automobile insurance statutes.

Eric received his MBA degree in finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A. degree in political science from Occidental College in Los Angeles.

Eric is a Certified Public Accountant, and a Florida licensed real estate broker. He is a member of the Business Brokers of Florida.

Services Provided

Our firm has associates who speak Spanish and Korean. They can assist buyers and sellers with all types of businesses in Florida. They work with buyers seeling E-2 Visas or Green Cards.

Areas Served

  • Pinellas, FL
  • Licensed In

    • Florida
    • BK3089226

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