Bill ShattuckAtlanta, Georgia – 12/10/2014 – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) announces it has conferred Bill Shattuck, CCIM, CBI of Las Cruces, New Mexico its’ prestigious designation of Certified Business Intermediary (CBI).

The IBBA is the world’s largest international organization of experienced, dedicated business brokerage intermediaries representing the middle market. The CBI designation is awarded to intermediaries who have proven professional excellence through verified transaction experience, education and peer review. Shattuck’s designation demonstrates exemplary commitment and experience as a professional business intermediary.

Since 1983, the IBBA has addressed professional issues of business brokerage specialists. The organization has over 1,000 cooperating intermediaries active in middle-market transactions across the world. It provides education, networking, conferences, member tools, peer-to-peer roundtables, private equity expos and other support, all specific to business brokerage specialists.

“The CBI designation is a true mark of distinction that helps business owners in selecting advisors for their business brokerage transactions. I have put the education to use for my clients and guide them through the complicated process of Valuing and Selling a Business,” said Shattuck. “Through the IBBA, the designation sets the standard for professional intermediaries.”

Shattuck is the Business Broker of NAI 1st Valley Commercial Real Estate and has devoted his professional career to assisting buyers and sellers of businesses. Shattuck is seasoned in acquisitions, sales and asset management with over five years of experience, exceeding over $2,741,500.00 in closed business sale transactions.

Additional information is available from Shattuck by telephoning 575-546-1995. He is available to the news media as a source of information or comments regarding acquisitions, sales and mergers of closely held businesses and the market for them.


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About IBBA: Formed in 1983, the International Business Brokers Association® is the largest international non-profit association operating exclusively for the benefit of people and firms engaged in the various aspects of a business brokerage and mergers and acquisitions. Today, the IBBA has more than 1,300 cooperative business brokers and intermediaries across North America, Asia, Europe and Australia. For more information, visit