Jeremy Harbour is a British born entrepreneur, and even though he is not traditionally educated, he is a leader in the field of small business mergers & acquisitions (M&A), and is a best-selling author. During his career spanning over thirty years, Jeremy has been involved in well over three hundred mergers and acquisitions transactions, taken companies public, completed reverse mergers, and advised on hundreds more transactions.
As the CEO and founder of The Unity Group, he leads the private equity firm which specializes in attracting investments and creating opportunities for small to medium-sized enterprises to scale. He is also co-creator of the Agglomeration™ model, a radical new approach to SME roll-ups, and the ExTrA Bonds, an innovative way for small companies to finance acquisitions without bank or institutional debt.
He is the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of Go Do Deals, in addition to the international bestsellers Go Do!, and Why You Should Never Buy a Company That’s for Sale. He is also the coauthor of Agglomerate: From Idea to IPO in 12 Months.
In 2009, Jeremy founded the Harbour Club and began teaching mergers and acquisitions (M&A) tactics, specializing in deals that do not require cash up front.
His in-depth knowledge of insolvency, company law, and a gift for devising creative deal structures that require little or no funding and no bank leverage have made him a sought-after speaker internationally. Renowned for being truly sector-agnostic in business, his track record includes a health club and spa, a music school, IT support, telecoms, training, business process outsourcing, a cleaning business, an air conditioning firm, and a cooking school, just to name a few.
Jeremy lives between the UAE and Singapore with his wife and two children. He also has homes in Mallorca, Spain, and Ukraine. He is actively involved in buying and selling SMEs around the world and has business interests in twelve countries at the time of writing. He is also the founder of the Democratizing Wealth Foundation, a keen art collector, and fine wine consumer.