Maine Business Broker Stephen P. Vlachos Earns National Industry Recognition

November 06, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Stephen P. Vlachos has earned the prestigious Accredited Merger and Acquisition Advisor designation from APMAA, the Association of Professional Merger & Acquisition Advisors.

Vlachos is a principal in the business brokerage firm of Caswell Vlachos Group LLC, with headquarters in Portland, Maine. The firm provides exit strategies for business owners throughout New England, specializing in the sale of successful businesses to qualified individuals, corporations or private equity investors.

"Very few individuals have the education, significant work experience, and business transaction history to obtain this professional designation," said Gregory Dupuis, President of the APMAA. "Stephen is to be commended for this achievement as it truly sets him apart from other business brokers working in our industry."

"Selling is often difficult for owners who spend many years—often a lifetime—building a business" according to Vlachos. By working directly with Vlachos and Caswell, the firm's principals, business owners are assured that the sale of their business is handled in a discreet, professional, and confident manner. He notes "With a proven record of successful sales transactions, the Caswell Vlachos Group has a history of achieving business sale closing rates that exceed industry averages, while maintaining an unsurpassed commitment to the client and quality of professional service." Vlachos may be reached at Caswell Vlachos Group, 281 Veranda Street in Portland, Maine, or by phone at (207)699-3314, or at