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Orange County Business Brokers / M&A Advisors Offices

Office DRE # 02061088

8 Whatney
Irvine, CA 92618

18592 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Managing Partner and Advisors

Eric Landis - M&A Business AdvisorsEric Landis, CBICertified Business Intermediary - International Business Brokers Association and Exit Planning Institute

Managing Partner

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Email:
DRE # 02061088 / 01270875

Designations:
Certified Business Intermediary (CBI)

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Eric Landis is the Managing Partner of the Orange County office of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A Advisory Firm in the Western US. Eric has over 25 years of experience with a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from two guys in a garage to Fortune 1000 companies; including family owned businesses, closely held corporations and entrepreneurs. His buyer pool includes financial, industry, strategic, family office and private equity prospects. Eric has extensive experience in Manufacturing, Distribution, Service, Technology, Internet, e-Commerce, Software, Hardware, Health Care, Franchises and Food & Beverage related businesses as well as other industries. Client companies typically have revenues of $1MM-$30MM.

Eric’s clients benefit from his broad experience of improving economic results by implementing individualized market strategy, operational and financial reviews, profitability enhancement, innovative problem solving, strategic positioning and astute negotiations.  Eric’s proprietary methodology drives value to his clients’ company and maximizes business attractiveness to prospective buyers.  His accomplishments and involvement in numerous transactions have earned him the trust of his clients and the respect of his colleagues throughout his career.

Eric has been a licensed California Business Broker since 1999 and his credentials include a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley. Although he no longer maintains his designations, Eric is a former Merger and Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI), and Certified Business Broker (CBB).

Eric is recognized as a Business Sale and Acquisition Expert, Trusted Advisor, M&A Thought Leader and Business Strategist in the industry.

To schedule a confidential consultation and a business price analysis with Eric, call (949) 307-7950 or email

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Edward Testo

Senior Business Broker

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DRE # 02061088 / #01291185

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Edward Testo, ASA, has been a licensed California commercial/industrial real estate broker since 2008.  He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) by the American Society of Appraisers in the Machinery & Technical Specialties discipline.  His business experience includes key management position in a publicly owned company as well as founding, growing and selling successful start-up businesses in multi media advertising, heavy-haul transportation and financial services industries.  Edward has held board observation seats in several high technology venture capital backed start-up companies in the semi-conductor industry as the due-diligence expert representing a key financial investment company.  He has 30 years’ experience in business asset sales including both tangible capital assets and intangible intellectual property.

Edward’s focus is working with clients to identify the value proposition(s) their company possesses that make it a desirable, well-positioned choice for a successful acquisition by either strategic or financial buyers in the following industry segments:

  • Specialized outsourced service providers (security, property management, HOA management, maintenance)
  • Professional service practices (medical/diagnostics specialty, legal, insurance)
  • Manufacturing (commercial, industrial, aerospace and electronics)
  • Food & chemical processing facilities
  • Durable goods distribution wholesalers
  • Logistics/Transportation companies

“The key to a successful business sale is in determining supportable and achievable pricing that represents fair value to both seller and buyer.”

To schedule a confidential consultation and a business price analysis with Edward, call (909) 260-6592 or email

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James Reppert

Business Broker

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DRE # 02061088 / 02120124

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

James has successfully served business owners for more than twenty years in Los Angeles and Orange County in a broad range of professional roles, including as Business Development Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Stockbroker and Registered Investment Advisor. Through these experiences James has gained a practical understanding in the following vertical industries: information management, manufacturing, financial, service and construction. In addition, he has served a number of non-profit corporations, including as Senior Pastor of Enhancing Life for Our Homeless, as Hospice Chaplain for St. Joseph Health System, and as Lecture Series Coordinator for international speaker, Josh McDowell.

As a Business Broker, he considers his primary role as that of a consultant, seeking the most beneficial solutions to the business owner’s personal as well as financial goals and objectives in the selling of his or her business. From start to finish, his attention to detail, constant communication and unwavering commitment to achieving his clients’ goals ensures superior results. He has earned a reputation of meeting and exceeding his clients’ expectations and delivering results no matter the task at hand.

Please contact James for a consultation and opinion of value at (949) 449-2124 or

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Danette Bothwell

Business Broker

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DRE # 02061088 / 02121545

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Danette Bothwell brings more than twenty years of experience and leadership in both the private sector and not-for-profit organizations to M&A Business Advisors. Danette is widely recognized for her commitment to clients and perseverance in achieving positive results with complete satisfaction and professionalism.

When evaluating, analyzing, and making recommendations to her business clients, Danette draws upon her “hands on” expertise in human resources, financial analysis, banking, acquisitions, real estate investment, and corporate management to better assess each business’s strengths and opportunities for improvement. Her perspective as a third-party provides unique insight that ensures a business’s key assets are marketed to prospective buyers.

Her foundation of knowledge from the private sector has also benefited nonprofit organizations by bringing financial solutions and support in the form of successful connections to creative sources of fundraising. Danette brings her passion for serving others and collaboration to each client engagement as she dedicates herself to accomplishing the goals and objectives defined for the business sale while serving as a true partner to the business owners from initial discovery to the successful close of sale.

For a complementary consultation, please contact Danette at (310) 480-8778 or .

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Kimberly Park

Business Advisor

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DRE # 02061088 / 01270013

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Kimberly Park comes to M&A Business Advisors with many years of business ownership and a diverse background. Kimberly is a graduate of University of Colorado with a BA in Mathematics and an MBA with an emphasis in Finance.

Her professional experience ranges from manufacturing, aerospace, international oil and gas concern, several service industries. In her professional capacity, Kimberly has held positions ranging from Senior Financial Analyst, VP of Sales, and the President of her own manufacturing companies. She has also owned a commercial real estate company in Southern California, helping investors with acquisitions and divestments, specializing in tax-deferred investment vehicles beyond 1031 Exchanges.

As a successful entrepreneur with many years in corporate management and natural aptitude for analytical work, Kimberly is well equipped with critical skillset to help owners achieve their goals as they exit their business. Her years as business owners has enabled her to bring tremendous empathy when faced with fears, doubts and concerns of long-time owners. She is highly effective and will expertly guide her clients, especially when dealing with confidential matters and post-sale issues to protect the employee and client relationships.

Kimberly firmly believes that the secret to her success is her single-minded focus on meeting clients’ needs and exceeding their expectation. She is a great listener, and her business motto has always been, Under-promise and Over-deliver.

Kimberly holds a California Real Estate Broker license and speaks fluent Korean. She is ready to assist you formulate your optimal exit strategy so that you can move on to the next stage of your life.

Give Kimberly a call at 310-882-3767 or email her at for a confidential, no-obligation discussion.

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Laszlo J. Klima

Business Broker

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DRE # 02061088 / #02137970

Professional Affiliations:
International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)
California Association of Business Brokers (CABB)

Laszlo is an experienced business owner, entrepreneur, and business advisor. With more than twenty-five years of experience in the following industries:

  • Entertainment
  • High-Tech
  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Service

Laszlo brings to M&A Business Advisors exceptional business acumen, industry expertise, and deep business wisdom.

Laszlo is a recognized expert on the concept and delivery of excellence in service and performance. He is the author of the forthcoming book “Whatever Happened to Service in America”. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from University of Hungary and studied advanced business and real estate law in the US. His unusual blend of financial management expertise, innate ability to identify winning opportunities, and strong people skills helps his clients reach their goals in selling their businesses.

To schedule a confidential consultation and a business price analysis with Laszlo, call (818) 209-0730 or email 

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