Global Reach, Local Expertise
Cole & Company, Inc. is a professional business brokerage and appraisal firm working with privately held companies wishing to obtain maximum value for their business operations. We represent Sellers in Western Colorado and NW New Mexico and Buyers nationwide. Our niche markets are “main street” businesses and individual and financial Buyers who buy and sell businesses with earnings from $100,000 to $10,000,000. We are experienced, ethical and discreet in our representations. When experience matters, call us for a free, confidential consultation. 970-335-9660.
Western Colorado (for Sellers)
NW New Mexico (for Sellers)
Nationwide (for Buyers)
International Business Brokers Association
International Society of Business Appraisers
National Equipment & Business Builders Institute
National Association of Realtors
Durango, CO Chamber of Commerce
Farmington, NM Chamber of Commerce.
Charlie Cole is a mergers, acquisition and valuation specialist with a diversity of experience in the private, closely held business arena. Having worked in large corporate environments, but primarily in small and family owned businesses, Charlie has a comprehensive business background spanning over 30 years, which includes experience in startups as well as established entities. Charlie spent a large portion of his career as President of manufacturing and service firms and served on the boards of both state and nationally chartered banks. His experience comes from direct hands-on management, ownership, valuation and transfer of small to mid-size companies.
As founder and President of Cole & Company, Inc., a Durango Colorado firm that offers business intermediary services, business valuations and machinery & equipment appraisals; Charlie has consulted, valued and transferred ownership of manufacturing, service, medical, agricultural, retail, distribution and professional practice firms throughout the United States. Charlie has been awarded several prestigious designations including; Certified Business Intermediary (“CBI”) by the International Business Brokers Association, Business Certified Appraiser (“BCA”) by the International Society of Business Appraisers and Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (“CMEA”) by the NEBB Institute. These designations are held by a select group of individuals located throughout the U.S. and around the world offering business valuation and transfer expertise to Entrepreneurs, Lenders, Attorneys, CPA’s, Governmental Agency’s and Business Buyers and Sellers. Charlie supports entrepreneurial clients throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah with national and international business brokerage and appraisal services.