Aaron Toresen

Business Broker - Founder
Office: Auckland – Ellerslie


There are perhaps few people internationally with more experience in business broking than Aaron. Since 2005, he played the lead role in driving the growth of LINK as major shareholder and CEO of the group. He took what was once a boutique NZ business brokerage and grew it into an international franchise, with over 500 brokers in five countries. LINK remains the largest most awarded business brokerage in New Zealand. Aaron won numerous awards as the CEO of LINK for innovation, franchising, and sales.

A proven board executive and manager he has extensive experience in frontline leadership of sales, marketing, customer success, professional services, customer services and finance teams. He has been a franchisee, franchisor and salesperson, providing an unparalleled understanding of the needs of both businesses and clients, from the ground up. With extensive experience gained over 20 years and overseeing thousands of business sales, Aaron has relished returning to a pure broking role, servicing high value businesses and their owners.

Selling businesses between $3m and $20m in value, with an outstanding track record of results (at over 90% success).

Awards and Recognition

  • NZ Broker of the Year 2nd 2022
  • International Deal of the Year 2021
  • International Broker of the Year 3rd 2021
  • NZ Broker of the Year 3rd 2021
  • REINZ Brokerage of the Year 2017,2018,2019,2020
  • LINK Chairmans Club (top 2% of brokers world wide)
  • Founder of LINK
  • 20 years business broking experience