Buy & Sell Businesses

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About Us

Blackhawk is a leading financial advisory firm assisting companies and individuals in maximizing the value of their assets. Our team has assisted many companies with M&A transactions including sale of product lines and financial transactions such as financing, restructuring, workout, exit and liquidation.

We work with venture-backed startups to Fortune 500 companies and always focus on our Client’s needs. Our firm delivers real results we are proud of.

Our core values are:


Blackhawk professionals takes the time to understand your needs, develop effective value propositions and staff our team to deliver desired results. Our processes are straightforward and defined at the onset of the engagement with the client. Our services are grouped into three categories:

Our Focus

Our team includes experienced professionals from multiple industries and companies ranging from Fortune 500 to venture-backed. Most of our clients have businesses reinforced with intellectual property including patents, trademarks and knowhow in the following areas:

We service companies worldwide.


Blackhawk’s network can help you maximize the value of your assets. It includes:

Our clients are:


Our professionals have “emotional courage” to...

...In the best interest of our clients regardless of its financial impact on Blackhawk. This builds credibility and demonstrates integrity, the two main ingredients to win clients for life.

We have proven processes that keep to a schedule and deliver real results.


Blackhawk Technologies, LLC executive leadership team is experienced, flexible, innovative, and committed to facilitating successful transactions for our clients. Our team has strong technical and manufacturing backgrounds with extensive industry connections and real-world experience working with companies ranging from Fortune 500 to early-stage venture-backed entities.

Collectively, the team has concluded hundreds of IP transactions with hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue across several industries including:

... and various technologies related to semiconductors, wireless communications, energy management, cloud computing, networking, LEDs, photonics, displays, and memory, among others.

Please feel free to call us and allow us an opportunity to convince you why we may be the best fit for your needs.

(919) 345-4947

Mr. John Ciannamea is a Senior Managing Director at Blackhawk Technologies, LLC. With over 30-years’ experience working with emerging companies, he has served as a “C” Level manager, sold companies and assets, completed financial restructurings, performed asset valuations, assisted with business development for emerging technologies, and managed venture capital investments. Mr. Ciannamea has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute along with an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.

(248) 918-1087

Mr. Nasser Lukmani is a Senior Managing Director at Blackhawk Technologies, LLC. He has over 30 years’ of solid experience in multiple industries and has owned & operated businesses in engineering and manufacturing. With a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, Mr. Lukmani has been monetizing technology for the last 10 years.