ST PETERSBURG, FL – TUESDAY, September 18, 2018 Aberdeen Advisors, a leading Florida-based mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Hartford to its expanding advisory team. With another consecutive year of growth in the number of M & A deals completed across North America, Aberdeen Advisors is anticipating continued growth and expansion.
“Bob’s experience advising lower middle market companies through mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, and divestitures, spans 30 years,” commented Emery Ellinger, Aberdeen’s CEO. “Professionally and culturally, Bob is a natural fit for Aberdeen and for our clients.”
“Aberdeen has a great reputation in the marketplace and I am very impressed with the collaborative culture that exists within the Firm,” added Mr. Hartford. “I am very excited about the opportunity as my experience, values, and goals are in alignment with the Firm’s.”
Prior to joining Aberdeen Advisors, Bob served as a principal with a private equity firm, actively advising clients in the merger and acquisition of both domestic and international companies in a variety of industries including technology and medical manufacturing. Additionally, he has decades of experience advising companies in strategic, financial, and operational strategies. Bob is a graduate of the University of South Florida, a veteran of the United States Army, and a licensed pilot. He enjoys flying and golfing and spending time with his family.
Southeastern-based Aberdeen Advisors is a leading mergers and acquisitions firm, specializing in sell-side transactions, representing successful companies, across all industries, with revenues in the $ 5 million to $ 100 million range. Aberdeen’s advisory team guides business owners through the complex process of selling a business. Comprised of former business owners and operators, Aberdeen’s deal teams have a comprehensive understanding of the sales process.