AdvantEdge Advisors - Investment Bankers - Mergers and Acquisitions Helping client companies achieve maximum value in exits, transitions, and acquisitions AdvantEdge Advisors - Investment Bankers - Mergers and Acquisitions Trusted Advisors, Skilled Negotiators, Expert Facilitators

AdvantEdge Advisors - Business Brokers - Alan Tronson - Bob Heffner Helping client companies achieve maximum value in exits, transitions, and acquisitions

Investment Bankers - AdvantEdge Advisors

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors

Operating with strict integrity and confidentiality, AdvantEdge Advisors delivers results for our clients. For business sellers, we employ a time-tested and proven marketing system and competitive sales process to obtain the highest price and best terms available. For business buyers, we locate and screen multiple high-quality opportunities to pursue—and can help to find business partners and lenders for the purchase.
Focused on clients in the Pacific and Intermountain Northwest, we offer the experience, resources, and customized approach of a middle-market investment banker. All our principal advisors have been business owners themselves. We understand our client’s viewpoint, from personal experience. Our combination of business ownership experience and dealmaking expertise is the edge that assures you maximum value—and we’ve proven our ability to deliver that result, time and time again.
  • $128,000,000 in closed transaction value​

    We specialize in helping companies with revenues $10 - $100 million.

  • Success fee model

    We work for results and we align our interests with yours.

  • Proven track record

    We have dozens of testimonials and recommendations on file.

  • Experience & methodology that deliver results

    Our average price received by sellers exceeds the independent valuation.

  • 55 years of collective experience

    Our three dealmakers have a combined half a century of deal making experience.

  • Free Value Assessment

    We’ll help you with a free estimate of value…and what you can do to increase it.

How valuable is your business?

Would you like to understand how your company compares to others in the same industry – in the eyes of a buyer? How about what strengths and weaknesses should be addressed, in presenting your company to the market?

How valuable is your business?

Would you like to understand how your company compares to others in the same industry – in the eyes of a buyer? How about what strengths and weaknesses should be addressed, in presenting your company to the market?

Satisfied Clients

David L. Goetz, President ~ CZ Marketing

"Not only does its principle Alan Tronson conduct business with high integrity and acumen, he understands deeply today's competitive market environment and how to position a company to sell at the best price."

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David L. Johnson, Johnson Fabrication

"I sold my business through the services of Alan Tronson and his firm. I had tried to sell it myself for quite some time without success. Alan provided outstanding financial analysis and prepared excellent marketing materials."

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Darrin Erdahl, Erdahl Holdings

"I found Alan to be quite knowledgeable about the host of issues required to bring a deal to completion.  He made convincing arguments about the value of a prospective acquisition, mediated delicate issues effectively and came up with creative structural advice for me as an absentee owner to team up with key management."

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Steve SerVoss, Frontier Windows & Doors

"We felt that if we could obtain a good result from a sale, someone with more resources and energy could be better at taking it to the next level.  That’s exactly what happened when we engaged Alan Tronson to market our company." 

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Dennis Carver, Carver Engineering

"Not only is he patient, diligent and refined, Alan is also an excellent communicator who is highly capable of managing the transactional intricacies that arose with a multifaceted international buyer."

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Dave & Suzanne Peterson, Quality Supply

"Your approach to marketing the businesses and negotiation for the best price possible were solid and we feel certain that your help allowed us to realize almost 30% more from the sale than we would have if we’d followed the suggestions of our accountant and simply set a price."

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Scott’s deep experience as a dealmaker, as well as extensive background in marketing and business development, allows him to help round out the team’s ability to drive valuation via buyer competition. Scott’s has a breadth of experience as an entrepreneur and business owner, as well as in the corporate environment.

Robert Heffner’s expertise as a senior M&A Advisor builds on his extensive and varied experience as a business owner (in building construction and in retail foods), economic development chief (at the Montana Department of Commerce), commercial banker, and acquisition finance consultant.

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Leading the organization, Alan Tronson, has advised companies to successfully acquire and enhance value for over 30 years including a long tenure as a CPA in public practice. He has helped hundreds of businesses with their transactional needs and exit strategy planning.

AdvantEdge Advisors Managing Partners - Alan Tronson - Bob Heffner

Alan Tronson

Leading the organization, Alan Tronson, has advised companies to successfully acquire and enhance value for over 30 years including a long tenure as a CPA in public practice. He has helped hundreds of businesses with their transactional needs and exit strategy planning.

Bob Heffner

Robert Heffner’s expertise as a senior M&A Advisor builds on his extensive and varied experience as a business owner (in building construction and in retail foods), economic development chief (at the Montana Department of Commerce), commercial banker, and acquisition finance consultant.

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