Todd Cushing CM&AA, CMEA, SBA, FRC, BTS

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(847) 566-0500

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EBIT Associates is a Midwest intermediary firm specializing in lower middle-market mergers and acquisitions. EBIT provides sophisticated solutions in private placement, financial restructuring, and valuation opinions. We use a customized marketing strategy and state-of-the-art resources, allowing us to close transactions over three times the industry average. With EBIT, you will be working with experienced intermediaries who have first hand knowledge of the details and emotions involved in selling a company.

Todd Cushing Condensed BIO. Complete BIO available on EBIT Associates, Ltd. web site. In 1976, at the age of 12, Todd Cushing began his career working in his family business. The company, Sound of Music, Ltd, provided satellite communication services to businesses across the country. Todd worked his way to VP of Sales and Marketing and played a key role in generating over $1.1 million in EBITDA for the company. The company customer base was sold to Muzak Corporation twenty two years later for over a 8X multiple. Todd was directly involved in Muzak’s acquisition of this successful family business. Through that experience, Todd gained an interest in the brokerage industry and it was then that EBIT Associates, Ltd. was formed. EBIT provides business brokerage and advisory services to private and corporate clients in the lower middle market arenas. EBIT provides sophisticated solutions in merger and acquisitions, private placement, financial restructuring, and valuation services.

Todd is an entertaining and sought after public speaker, giving presentations and seminars on the benefits of having broker representation when it comes time to buy or sell a business. He has also written several articles on the importance of broker representation.

Todd is a Candidate for an Associates Degree from Trinity University of Deerfield Illinois for finance and Biblical studies. He is the principal and founder of EBIT Associates, Ltd., a Barrington, Illinois.

Todd has bought and sold companies personally over the years and serves on three company boards. He is the past 2007 President of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI), a not-for-profit organization. Todd is an instrument rated pilot, enjoys golfing, and has been married for over 13 years. Todd and his wife serve together at their church as premarital mentors and reside in Wadsworth Illinois.

CM&AA (Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor) as designated by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)
CMEA (Certified Machinery/Equipment Appraiser)
SBA (Senior Business Analyst)
FRC (Financial Recasting Consultant)
BTS (Business Transfer Specialist)

Member: Midwest Business Brokers Intermediaries (MBBI) past president 2007, board member 2000-2009
Member: Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA)
Member: NEBB Institute
Past Member: Stick & Rudder Flying Club (S&R), member 1993-2008 and board member 2004-2006
Licensed by Illinois Business Brokers Act of 1995 Illinois Securities Department.
Guest Speaker for many organizations. Todd Cushing is the principal of EBIT Associates, Ltd. in Barrington Illinois, founded 1999 Todd Cushing is on the board of three companies plus one non-profit organization.

Areas Served

  • Lake County, IL

Established Businesses For Sale

Listing Headline
Date
Sale Price
Asking Price
Gross Revenue
Cash Flow
02/25/2014
$1,035,000
$1,500,000
$1,000,000
$300,000
01/05/2010
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$1,600,000
$655,000
12/09/2009
$1,900,000
$1,900,000
$1,545,000
$588,000
10/25/2007
$1,200,000
$2,000,000
$3,700,000
$1,200,000
Janitorial Services Business
North Metro Chicago Sub, IL
06/05/2006
$477,000
$560,000
$1,485,000
$130,000

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