Pino Bacinello is President and founder of Pacific Business Brokers Inc. He is a Certified Business Intermediary a Mergers and Acquisitions Master Intermediary a Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser and a Certified Senior Business Analyst. Having owned several businesses both in Canada and South Africa over the past thirty plus years, he has garnered much knowledge and expertise in buying, selling, developing and restructuring of privately held businesses. Through his own experiences, Mr. Bacinello recognizes that the process of selling or purchasing a business is a major undertaking. “There is a lot at stake and it must be done right the first time. The alternative consequences can be devastating” he says.
Pino’s vast knowledge of divestitures, acquisitions, mergers and succession has earned him the reputation he currently enjoys as an authority on the subject and a mentor to other professional business brokers and intermediaries.
Pino lives in Vancouver and is a member of the International Business Brokers Association, where he serves in the capacity of director and past Chair. He has served in several capacities including, Chair of the International Committee, President and founder of the Canadian Chapter, Treasurer, Chairman of the Board and is a recipient of several prestigious awards. He is also a certified instructor and teaches on the subject of valuations, and systematic processes.
He is also an active member in good standing of M&A Source, the National Equipment and Business Brokers Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth, the BBB of BC, and the Vancouver Board of Trade. Has co-hosted a weekly radio show on the Voice America Talk Radio Network titled “Entrepreneurial Insights”, and has served on the board of various not for profit organizations including Peace Arch Community Service, is a founding member and past President of the Semiahmoo Peninsula Marine Rescue Society as well as the founder and past Unit leader of the Royal Canadian Marine Search And Rescue Station 5. He also serves on the advisory board of Winston College and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Governance Officer for Small Business BC. Pino also holds a Trading and Managing Broker License under the Province of British Columbia and is the broker of record.
2003 Apollo Nominee
2007 Sunbelt Network Leadership Award
2008 IBBA Chairman’s Award
2009 Sunbelt Network Leadership Award
2012 M&A Source Chairman’s Award
Past Director: Peace Arch Community Services
Past Director/President and Founded: Semihamoo Peninsula Marine Rescue Society
Founder and past Unit Leader: Coast Guard Auxiliary Crescent Beach Unit 5
Past President and Founder: Association of Canadian Business Intermediaries/IBBA Canada Chapter
Advisory Board Member: Winston College
Past Board Member: M&A Source
Board Member, Chair, Chief Governance Officer: Small Business BC
Director, past Chair and past Chief Governance Officer: International Business Brokers Association
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