Mergers & Acquisitions

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Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures represent opportunities for businesses to accelerate growth or to liquidate investments. These complex transactions involve negotiation, deal structuring and execution as well as sophisticated target marketing, due diligence and securities laws. Our M&A team has the experience to guide your company through this complex process and can execute all aspects of a merger or acquisition for both buyers and sellers. BCCF’s capabilities include:

  • Market Research and Analysis to Evaluate M&A Opportunities, Risks and Candidates
  • Prospect Cultivation and Recruitment
  • Developing a Pricing Model for the M&A Process
  • Negotiation
  • Due Diligence
  • Deal Structure
  • Transaction Management
  • Coordination of Professional Advisors
  • Closing

Regardless of whether it is a sell side or a buy side transaction, Baldwin & Clarke Corporate Finance, Inc.’s merger and acquisition processes are tailored to the specific needs of each individual client. In all of our engagements, we emphasize confidentiality, exhaustive research, sophisticated deal structuring, effective negotiation, and ongoing due diligence support through closing.

Sell Side Transactions

Baldwin & Clarke Corporate Finance, Inc.’s merger and acquisition sales process seeks to develop multiple purchase proposals, thereby maximizing shareholder value. In counseling our clients through the sale process, we provide the following services:

  • A valuation of the company on a stand-alone basis
  • An analysis of the company’s capital capabilities
  • Identifying target companies
  • Meeting with and assessing potential target companies
  • Negotiating and structuring agreements
  • Assisting in any necessary financing
  • Assisting the company’s professionals with the due diligence process through closing.

The following link provides an illustration of a typical sell side process and timeline. Each transaction is different requiring the development of a plan and timeline tailored specifically and designed to maximize value to the company’s shareholders.

Buy Side Transactions

Baldwin & Clarke Corporate Finance, Inc.’s merger and acquisition buy side advisory practice is structured to meet the needs of focused corporate and financial buyers. Whether an acquirer’s objective is industry consolidation or vertical/horizontal expansion, BCCF has the skills to assist in the realization of your objectives. Our full-service capabilities include:

  • Strategy Conceptualization
  • Shareholder Value Evaluation
  • Prospect Identification and Solicitation
  • Target Valuation and Structuring
  • Letter of Intent Preparation
  • Deal Negotiation
  • Financial Due Diligence Evaluation

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