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VR Congratulates Joe Braier of Waukesha, WI
2019 VR Mergers and Acquisitions Award Recipient
 
 
For Immediate Release:
VR Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Joe Braier at VR in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Wins VR
 
Mergers & Acquisitions Award.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida / April 1st, 2020
 
VR Mergers & Acquisitions, the recognized leader in the sale, acquisition, and valuation of middle-market closely and privately held enterprises, is extremely proud to announce Joe Braier, at VR in Waukesha, Wisconsin the winner of the 3rd annual VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award.
 
Considered one of the “VR Big 3” awards, this prestigious honor is based on the largest transaction in VR during the calendar year and combined mid-market leadership by an individual. Winners of the VR M&A Award assist companies with enterprise value between $5 to $50 million. The VR mandate is to offer professional services to individuals, companies, investors, and acquiring entities looking to exit or enter the middle market, that rival what publicly traded clients receive from investment banks.
 
For over a decade, Mr. Braier has been a top advisor to companies locally, nationally, and internationally. Joe has been recognized over 30 times through the VR Victory Awards program, making him one of the most decorated individuals in the organization. Combining a master’s degree from Marquette University, with an extensive corporate background and personal business ownership expertise, he offers his clients a perspective from multiple platforms. His reputation for transparency, diligence, and negotiation skills are attributes that help lead VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
 
“We could be no prouder than to present Joe Braier with the VR M&A Award. We have observed him grow to one of the leaders in the VR organization, always willing to help and assist others when asked. He is part of a team in Wisconsin that helps drive VR’s growth in the midmarket. Congratulations to Joe for all his hard work and dedication”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
“Joe is the first person to pay tribute to the great team he is part of, led by Tim Bullard and Mark Smith in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Mr. Braier’s winning of the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award is a culmination of not only a years’ worth of hard work, but that of a career focusing on client needs. On behalf of everyone in VR we congratulate Joe on this accomplishment”, expressed Peter C. King, CEO of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
 
For more information on VR and Joe Braier, visit www.vr-ma.com.
 
About VR Mergers & Acquisitions
Founded in 1979, VR is the innovative leader in the sale, acquisition, and valuation of closely held, privately owned, and founder operated businesses. Through 6 decades, VR has comprehensively addressed the needs of its clients using a detailed focus on planning and execution. The organization is acknowledged as the only remaining founding firm of the International Business Brokers Association, and continues its formula, “Our Strength is Our People”.
 
 
 
 
 
VR Congratulates Andy Schmelzer of Waukesha, WI
2018 VR Mergers and Acquisitions Award Recipient
 
For Immediate Release:
VR Mergers & Acquisitions Announces Andrew Schmelzer, Senior Advisor, at VR in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Wins VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida / April 30th, 2019
 
VR Mergers and Acquisitions, a leader in the sale of closely and privately held companies, is pleased to announce that Andrew Schmelzer, Senior Advisor, at VR in Waukesha, Wisconsin has been awarded the VR Mergers and Acquisitions Award. This prestigious honor is based on successful transactions in the middle market, the largest transaction in VR for the year, and over all mid-market impact by an individual.

Winners of the VR M&A Award focus on assisting companies with an enterprise value between $5 to $50 million transition ownership. The VR mandate is to offer professional services to individuals or companies looking to enter or exit the middle market, that an investment bank would offer to its publicly traded clients.

Mr. Schmelzer brings over 20 years of marketing, branding and sales experience both nationally and internationally to the VR team. With an MBA from Edgewood College, combined with his experience negotiating intellectual property and licensing agreements, he has assisted clients across the nation with their merger and acquisition requirements.

“We are proud to present Andrew with the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award. His accomplishments in the middle market position the entire VR organization for continued growth in the segment of the market. His reputation for creative deal structure with full transparency makes him an industry and organization leader. I can’t emphasize how glad he is part of the VR team.”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
 
“It is quite an honor to win the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award. Though this is an individual award, I could not be the recipient if it was not for a great team. Helping the entrepreneur who has spent a life time to grow a business exit with maximum benefit, while protecting their legacy is a passion. I want to thank everyone in VR for their assistance and support.”, expressed Andrew Schmelzer.

“VR pays homage to its advisors and managing partners quarterly and annually through its VR Victory Awards Program. To win the VR Mergers & Acquisitions Award means you have successful closed the largest transaction in the VR organization for the calendar year. That alone is quite an accomplishment, but what really needs to be acknowledged is the manner in which Andrew identifies the true needs of his clients and how diligently he works to achieve those goals. It is an honor to award him the VR M&A Award.”, communicated Peter C. King, CEO of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.

For more information on VR and Andrew Schmelzer, visit www.vr-ma.com.
 
About VR Mergers & Acquisitions
Founded in 1979, VR is the innovative leader in the merger and acquisition, of closely held, privately owned, and founder operated businesses. Spanning 5 decades, and celebrating its 40th anniversary in business, VR comprehensively addresses the needs of its clients by using a detailed focus of planning, communications, and execution. Over the past two years VR set average transaction size records in which it doubled industry standards. The organization is widely acknowledged as the only remaining founding firm of the International Business Brokers Association.
 
VR is currently expanding its foot print of offices around the world. For more information please call 1-800-377-8722 or email pking@vr-ma.com.
 
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