Mergers & Acquisitions

Expert Guidance towards a Profitable Outcome

All too often, middle-market companies do not attract the attention of larger investment banking firms and are left without a viable option for their company. Raindance M&A specialist's fill a necessary niche to provide these companies with the highest level of skilled representation, an expertise normally only found with large M&A firms.

The selling of a business, under normal circumstances, is a once in a lifetime event. As a business owner, you sacrificed and worked hard over the years to grow your company and deserve the maximum return for your largest asset. Raindance partners fully grasp this, and have the tenacity and strong negotiating skills to work relentlessly on your behalf towards achieving the most profitable outcome.

Working towards this goal, Raindance incorporates a step-by-step list of services into the process:

mergers & acquisitions

• Conduct an in-depth review and analysis of the current business

• Recommend improvements and changes based on our review focused on enhancement of the value of your business

• Develop, in conjunction with key management, pro-forma financial statements

• Develop a preliminary indication of value

• Determine the expectation of business owner

• Prepare a one page summary for distribution to potential buyers, soliciting interest, and obtain confidentiality agreements

• Create a offering memorandum for distribution to qualified and approved prospective buyers

• Identify a list of financial and strategic buyers with known interest for businesses in this segment

• Distribute offering memorandum to approved prospective buyers

• Work with interested buyers to present offers to company that meet the business owners expectation

• Negotiating, with owner, the offers received and finalize letter of intent

• Guide and assist owner and management through the due diligence

• Work with owners attorneys and accountants in negotiations of final purchase price

• Drive the transaction to final close