Saul S. Komisar, MBA, the managing director of Transworld Business Advisors, leads companies across industry sectors through strategic mergers and acquisitions, building on a career during which he has invested and brokered well over $1 billion in complex transactions over the last two decades. Throughout his career, Saul’s specific experience includes business intermediary services, capital formation, operational management, corporate finance, and business development.
Saul joined Transworld Business Advisors in 2011 with a track record of success in creating, building, acquiring, and selling businesses of all sizes and is the founder of Transworld Business Advisors of Utah in Salt Lake City. Transworld Business Advisors is the world leader in the marketing and sales of businesses, franchises and commercial real estate and offers professional services that successfully bring buyers and sellers together.
Prior to joining Transworld Business Advisors, Saul served as president of Protherics Plc, a London-based biotechnology company. During fifteen years with the company, he led the initiative to publically list Protherics on NASDAQ. After Protherics Plc was successfully sold in 2008 to BTG Plc for $450 million, Mr. Komisar was one of five founding organizers of Franklin Synergy Bank, a Federally Chartered Bank in Tennessee. In 2015, Franklin Synergy Bank was listed on the NYSE at an opening value of approximately $72 million. As matter of public record, Saul has been reviewed by the Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Trade Commission, London Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Saul started his career with SunTrust Banks in the Healthcare Finance Group, primarily financing acquisitions of hospitals and larger medical practices, gaining an expertise in valuation, debt finance, mergers and acquisitions. After a four year career with SunTrust, he started his first business in medical waste management, which was sold four years later to a public company.
A contributor and commentator for business publications including Harvard Business Review, Saul has participated in executive education at Stanford University, The University of Chicago and Cambridge University. He received his Bachelor of Applied Science from Birmingham Southern College and his Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Saul spends his free time skiing, watching and coaching his two teenage children in various sports and serving on the leadership committees and Board of Directors of several for profit and charitable institutions, including Oak Hill Academy, Young Leaders Council, The AIDS Project and Friends of Radnor Lake.
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