Brian T. Franco
President & Managing Partner
Brian T. Franco provides Meritage Partners with almost a decade of experience in the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Financing.  Brian’s success rate is amongst the highest in the industry having sold over 80% of the companies he’s represented through Meritage Partners. Brian’s experience in the M&A Industry has greatly contributed to his understanding of transaction structure, strategic placement of buyers, and the attainment of maximum market value for his clients.  Brian has represented and sold numerous small to medium-sized businesses in a number of industries and has significant experience working with companies in:  manufacturing, trucking, distribution, construction, retail, wholesale, consulting, and other professional services.

Brian is a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, Certified Business Intermediary and Certified Business Evaluator as well as an active member of Alliance of Mergers and Acquisition, International Business Broker Association (IBBA) California Association of Business Brokers (CABB), American Business Consultants, Inc. (ABC) and the The Society of Business Opportunity Appraisers (SBOA).

ETV Global & Meritage Partners, Inc.

ETV partnered with Meritage Partners, Inc. a licensed M&A advisory and valuations firm. Through this partnership, ETV works with clients to better position businesses for growth and attain maximum valuation. Meritage Partners, will then provide advisory services to clients seeking growth through mergers, acquisitions and or exit strategies.

Business Appraisals

The business appraisal process is a crucial element to business owners in need of establishing value for estate planning, institutional financing, sale of business, partnership buy-outs and other reasons that may require an actual valuation of the business that can be defended in litigation.  Meritage Partners has the ability, knowledge and experience to advise in these matters and to prepare the business appraisal for our clients.  

Business Financing

Meritage Partners has the resources and relationships to the business financing needed to keep your company moving forward. Our Commercial Finance solutions include business loans to improve cash flow, restructure, debt consolidation, and provide working capital. Asset based business loans are just one facet of commercial finance to meet your needs.  Commercial loans can also provide leveraged business financing for acquisition & buyout based on cash flow.  Meritage Partners specializes in Commercial, SBA, and Private Placement Loans starting at $1MM and above.

Loan Products:

Asset Based Lending - Utilizes business assets for collateral.
Cash Flow Lending -Utilizes businesses predictable and historically sustainable cash flows.
Private/Short Term Loans - Private money loans are extremely popular for business owners in need of cash flow for opportunity growth.

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