Matt Coletta – Certified Business Intermediary & Certified Business Broker

Matt Coletta Business Broker Matt Coletta, CBB, CBI, M&AMI

 Co-Founder / Managing Partner
 Phone:  818-999-9621


License #01009458

Matt Coletta is the Co-Founder / Managing Partner of M&A Business Advisors, a full-service Business Brokerage and M&A Advisory Firm and The Leader in Business Sales & Acquisitions. Matt has over 25 years of industry experience representing Sellers and Buyers in the CONFIDENTIAL sale of privately owned businesses in a wide range of industries including Manufacturing, Distribution, Service, E- Commerce, Technology, Software, Health Care, Construction, Automotive, Food & Beverage Related Businesses as well as other industries with revenues between $1M – $25M. Each Seller and Buyer receives the same personalized, quality service from Matt no matter how large or small. Matt is considered one of the most “Active Deal Makers” in California and is consistently in the top 10% industry-wide. Matt has earned the confidence and respect of both Sellers and Buyers he has represented as well as his fellow colleagues in the industry.

Matt has been a licensed California Broker since 1989 and his credentials include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Finance and a Designation Degree in Real Estate Development from SDSU & UCLA. Additionally, Matt has earned the Certified Business Broker (CBB) designation thru the California Association of Business Brokers (CABB). Matt has served on the CABB Board of Directors since 2013. He also served as the President of the California Association of Business Brokers and is currently an officer and on the Executive Committee. Matt currently chairs two committees and is an instructor, teaching the California Association of Business Brokers re-certification course for the Certified Business Broker (CBB) designation.

Matt has also earned the designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) from the International Business Brokers Association. The CBI designation is granted to a select group of individuals who are seasoned in the business brokerage industry, have completed over 68 hours of course work including financial analysis, pricing/business valuation, legal and tax implications related to the sale or purchase of a business and have passed a comprehensive exam. With this designation, comes the guarantee that you will be working with an individual who is specifically trained and has met all the requirements to be a professional and knowledgeable intermediary. In 2017, the IBBA awarded Matt Coletta the Lifetime CBI Designation. To date, there are less than 60 internationally awarded Lifetime CBI Designations. In addition, the IBBA awarded Matt Coletta the Chairman’s Circle Award for being a Top Producer and influencer in the business brokerage industry.

Additionally, Matt has earned the Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) from M&A Source. The M&A Source is the world’s largest international organization of experienced, dedicated merger and acquisition intermediaries representing the middle market. The Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary designation is awarded to intermediaries who have proven professional excellence through verified transaction experience, education and peer review.

There are only a handful of advisors in the industry that hold and more importantly maintain all 3 designations. This shows a firm commitment from Matt that he is committed to maintaining the highest level of professionalism possible.

Selling a business involves knowledge and expertise in a wide range of areas including researching various industries, analyzing financial statements, determining value (business valuation), evaluating and/or creating commercial leases, marketing a business, negotiations, managing due diligence, preparing contracts, compliance, structuring financing, managing processes and more. Matt knows that selling or buying a business can be a complex, intimidating and time-consuming process. He is committed to making this process a smooth, fair and successful experience or all parties involved.

Call Matt for a Complimentary Consultation and Opinion of Value.

Trust your business to a Certified Business Broker with experience and resources. Look under Testimonials to see what Matt’s clients are saying and remember…Experience Counts!

Certified Business Broker, California Association of Business Brokers
Certified Business Broker – CBB
CA Assoc.of Business Brokers
Board of Directors since 2013
2016-2018 CABB President

Lifetime Certified Business Intermediary, International Business Brokers Association
Lifetime CBI Designation
Certified Business Intermediary – CBI
International Business Brokers Association

Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary - M&AMI
Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary – M&AMI
M&A Source

In the News:

IBBA April 2017:  The International Business Brokers Association has awarded the Lifetime CBI Designation to Matt Coletta. The Lifetime CBI Designation is awarded to a select group of highly experienced professionals in the business brokerage industry who have complied with the IBBA Code of Ethics and maintained an IBBA Membership in good standing and have maintained a CBI Designation for more than 15 years. To date, there are less than 60 internationally awarded Lifetime CBI Designations.

IBBA 2017: The International Business Broker’s Association has awarded to a select group of individuals their Industry Excellence Awards for outstanding achievement in the Business Brokerage and M&A industry. Matt Coletta was awarded the Chairman’s Circle Award for his outstanding achievements in closed transactions and overall production.Business Broker Chairmans Circle Award, International Business Brokers Association


CABB September 2020: “It is with great pleasure to announce the 2020 CABB Honorary Acknowledgements is awarded to Matt Coletta, CBB, CBI, M&AMI. Matt has been a CABB member since 2000 and has served on the board since 2013. In addition to being on the CABB Executive Committee, Matt chairs the CBB committees and is an active member of the forms committee. He has devoted hundreds, if not thousands of hours serving the organization over the years. Matt’s voluntary contributions of his time and efforts have been an integral to the advancement and improvement of CABB forms and the CBB program, among many others. CABB is grateful for Matt’s continuous dedication and tenacity to the CABB organization and our members.”
2020 CABB Board of Directors

IBBA 2021: The International Business Broker’s Association has awarded to a select group of individuals their Industry Excellence Awards for outstanding achievement in the Business Brokerage and M&A Industry. Matt Coletta was awarded the Chairman’s Circle Award for his outstanding achievements in closed transactions and overall production in 2020, one of the most challenging years in the industry.

Business Broker | Business Consulting | Business Brokerage | M&A Advisor | Southern California | Business Valuation | Selling Your Company | Buying a Business | Exit Strategy | Business Broker Los Angeles |Business Appraisal Los Angeles |Business Broker LA | Sell my business Los Angeles | Sell your business Los Angeles

Matt Coletta, CBB, CBI, is a Certified Business Broker and a Certified Business Intermediary with over 25 years of experience in successfully representing Business Sellers and Buyers in various industries. Matt is a Los Angeles Business Broker and represents Business Owners and Businesses for Sale throughout Southern California including: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, West Los Angeles, City of Industry, Downtown Los Angele, Gardena, Whittier, San Gabriel, Upland, South Bay, Torrance, Newport Beach, Irvine, Brea, Anaheim, Long Beach, San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Chatsworth, Sherman Oaks, North Hollywood, Northridge, Van Nuys, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, Sun Valley, Valencia, Santa Clarita, Palmdale, Ventura, Camarillo, Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and other cities in the greater Southern California area.