International Business Exchange (IBEX) successfully brokered the sale of a trailer retailer in Fort Worth, Texas on January 20, 2017 to private individuals. IBEX acted as the merger and acquisition advisor to the deal, helping the business owner list, market, wade through buyers, due diligence and close the deal. The company was established in 1978 and is a highly regarded dealer of trailers which sells to commercial, industrial, and the general public industry leading branded trailers, or it will manufacture to a client’s specifications customized units. This operator also provides a full service repair department with 15 bays. Located in the Dallas Metroplex, they has a very large pool of industrial and consumer clients to draw from but, because of their reputation for quality, they build for clients all over the US. There are four major revenue drivers to the company operation. The sale of brand name manufactured trailers which accounts for ~ 60 % of revenue; custom built trailers which represent ~20% of revenue; the sale of parts representing ~12% of revenue; and service representing ~8% of revenue. CLTW also has a small rental fleet of trailers. The major brands presented by CLTW are: PJ Trailers; Diamond Trailers; Haulmark Trailers; and Load Trailers. The targeted gross profit margin varies per sector. As expected, service is the greatest with a service labor rate of $90/hr. versus employee wages ranging between $10 to $15 per hour. Part sales are targeted at 50%; manufactured trailer sales are targeted at 30%, and customized trailer range between 40-45%. An independent third party finance company works with CLTW on the financing of trailers when necessary. The paper written by the finance company is non-recourse to CLTW. The company’s effective trade territory is within an approximate 100 mile radius of the Dallas Metroplex, which represents their exclusive marketing terror for their branded, manufactured trailers. Because of their reputation for quality, CLTW builds trailers for clients throughout the US.