Brian Baldwin is the founder and managing director of Baldwin M&A Partners (formerly Baldwin & Associates, Inc.) Baldwin is a founding member of International Merger and Acquisition Partners (IMAP), one of the world’s leading M&A organizations, and has served as IMAP’s President, Chairman and as a member of the Board of Directors.
Prior to forming Baldwin M&A Partners, Brian Baldwin was Senior Vice-President of an international investment firm based in London, and in that capacity, completed a number of large acquisitions in Europe and North America, playing a key role in related negotiations and financing. As a result of one of these acquisitions, Baldwin served as Chairman of a major London commodity shipping firm, Director of a London merchant bank, and Chairman of an international computer systems company.
Baldwin also served as President, CEO, and a major shareholder in Vestar, Inc., a real estate development and construction firm. Vestar completed a number of commercial and residential real estate projects on Seattle’s East Side.
Baldwin is the former Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Fisher Flouring Mills, Inc., one of Seattle’s pioneer firms, and served on the Board of Directors of that firm and several of its related companies. At Fisher, Baldwin successfully completed several related acquisitions and dispositions, which was the beginning of his career in the merger and acquisition field. Baldwin has since led the acquisition strategy for many technology manufacturing firms and has served as an outside director for several information technology companies in the Pacific Northwest.
Baldwin’s educational background includes degrees in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Washington and he is a graduate of the General Electric Financial Management Program in New York City.