The most valuable asset gained from membership at MBBI is the enrichment of your business via networking. The annual membership fee is often less than the cost of one business reference. The productive conferences and networking availability through MBBI offer a priceless opportunity to learn and grow as a business broker or affiliation.

MBBI consists of Business Broker members who are active in business brokerage, and affiliate members who are active in industries that support the business brokerage process.  To become a broker member, you will need to be a practicing professional who has some demonstrated experience in business brokerage, and have a current active IL/WI Real Estate License as required under IL/WI Law.

If you are interested in a membership with MBBI, please Click Here to register.  In addition, you are welcome to attend the next monthly meeting and ask about membership in person.

Member Benefits Include:

  • Networking Opportunities are always available during formal presentation periods and at the seven informal monthly meetings. Opportunities are also available during our fall and spring annual conferences, golf outings, and other events hosted by MBBI. Contacting members is easy via the membership directory.
  • Deal-Mart offers member its own electronic marketplace where members can list businesses for sale.
  • High Return on your Investment is guaranteed because most of the benefits of MBBI membership is available to brokers and agents for an annual fee less than the cost of just one marketing or business reference tool alone. Course and conference fees are kept to a minimum.
  • Education through key speakers on industry relevant topics at our seven monthly meetings, as well as our fall and annual educational conferences.
  • Website Communication tool is available reach groupings of other members fast and effectively.
  • Promotional benefits are apparent through sponsorship opportunities at the majority of MBBI’s  monthly meetings.


Private Equity Info

MBBI Members are granted platinum level access ($1,860 value) to – a comprehensive M&A research database specifically designed to help business intermediaries close more deals. Quickly build exportable lists and create industry-specific transaction alerts. Watch Overview Video

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  • Private Equity Firms (acquisition criteria, portfolio companies & key executives)
  • Mezzanine Lenders
  • Investment Banks
  • Public Companies
  • Private Companies
  • Small Business Investment Companies
  • Senior Lenders
  • Institutional Real Estate Investors
  • Hedge Funds
  • Valuation Firms




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