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Mr. Carpenter has represented sellers and buyers of businesses since 1985, completing over 350 transactions. He has represented publicly traded companies including Textron (NYSE: TXT) and AMR (formerly NYSE: AMR until acquired by Laidlaw) in divesting divisions. He has sold private companies to large businesses such as Underwriters Laboratories and Deloitte. Private equity groups have benefited from Mr. Carpenterís representation in sourcing and acquiring manufacturing companies in a highly competitive economy.
Gregís focus is representation of sellers and buyers of middle market private companies with enterprise value of $5 million to $100 million. Greg manages a team approach to the business sale process in which he coordinates activities with accountants, attorneys, financial planners and wealth managers for the principals. The broker must be the champion of the process defining activities, facilitating communications, solving problems and expediting activities by the various professionals working for the principals.
Greg is a non-attorney fee arbitrator and an associate member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association.
Greg is a member of the M&A Source, a professional association for merger and acquisition professionals. He is a member of the International Business Brokers Association and holds its Certified Business Intermediary credential. He has been a member of the California Association of Business Brokers since shortly after itís founding, and has served three terms on the Board of Directors and over ten years on the Forms Committee. He has been a speaker at annual CABB Education Conferences and Conference Chairman.
Gregís career experiences prior to mergers & acquisitions includes positions as national sales manager, European sales manager, product marketing manager, materials manager and project manager in electronics manufacturing. Greg holds an MBA from the University of Santa Clara, a BA in business management from the University of LaVerne, and an AA in real estate from DeAnza College.
Married for 24 years, Greg has three adult children (two attorneys and a doctor!!!) and four grandchildren. He is a fitness enthusiast and works out six days a week including swimming, cycling 3,000 miles a year, strength training and lots of healthy eating.