Theresa Eagle of LINK Bay of Plenty is regarded as one of the top business brokers not only in New Zealand, but internationally too. However, you’d only realise the depth of her success if you sifted through her impressive stack of accolades. When you engage with her, she’s humble, professional & committed to delivering the best possible results regardless of the business, client, or value.
A 20-year career in hands-on business management and ownership eventually led Theresa to LINK Business Brokers following the sale of her business.
Since her strong arrival into the world of brokering, she has garnered a reputation for excellence which is reflected in her enviable upwards trajectory.
I know what it’s like to be in the position that my clients are in. I bring a lived perspective that buyers and sellers can appreciate and find comfort in. That shared experience brings another dimension to my role.
Her method towards doing business is simple, but certainly effective: transparency, reliability and a pragmatic approach!
Theresa’s business ownership experience has given her first-hand knowledge and genuine insight not often afforded so authentically to prospective buyers and sellers.
“I know what it’s like to be in the position that my clients are in. I bring a lived perspective that buyers and sellers can appreciate and find comfort in. That shared experience brings another dimension to my role,” says Eagle.
Don’t bother trying to box Theresa in, her skills shine across several industries and you’ll swiftly learn that there’s much more to her than meets the eye. Possessing a unique skillset, Theresa’s stand-out abilities include her knack for numbers, understanding motivations and maintaining long-term relationships with clients 3-5 years before selling.
Dedicated to simplifying what is categorically a difficult process, Theresa consistently puts those who work with her at ease.
“There’s no room for nonsense in this industry,” Theresa says.
“Buying or selling a business is the biggest transaction imaginable, so clients respond well to forthrightness. I’ve always been that way, so it was natural for me to approach business through that same perspective and I’m fortunate that it’s been well-received by my clients.
“It’s afforded me with the opportunity to work with a lot of great people doing what I love to do,” she says.
Viewing her home’s business landscape through a passionate lens, Theresa says, “businesses are the lifeblood of the Bay of Plenty, so to be involved in keeping the region healthy and active is incredibly exciting. That aspect is rewarding for me not just as a broker, but as a proud local too.”
Theresa’s apt last name suggests maybe she was destined to be a business broker. Keeping an eagle eye on all parts of the process, from the appraisal to handover, her clients cannot fault her sharp attention to detail and commitment to navigating a seamless deal for buyers and sellers.
With a big-picture outlook on business and life, it’s no wonder that the hundreds of clients who’ve entrusted Theresa Eagle to guide them through a major milestone feel nothing but absolute confidence in her capable hands.