Buy-Side M&A Advisory is a specialized service offered by investment bankers to assist corporations and private equity firms in acquiring other companies. The primary goal of this service is to provide strategic and financial advice to clients seeking to make acquisitions that align with their growth objectives and enhance their overall value.

When engaging in buy-side M&A advisory, investment bankers work closely with their clients to identify potential target companies. They conduct thorough market research, industry analysis, and due diligence to evaluate the strategic fit and financial feasibility of potential acquisitions. This involves assessing target company’s financial performance, competitive positioning, growth prospects, and potential synergies with the client’s existing operations.

Once suitable acquisition targets have been identified, investment bankers play a critical role in initiating and managing negotiations with target companies. They leverage their extensive network and expertise in deal structuring to optimize transaction terms and maximize value for their clients. This typically involves negotiating purchase price, financing options, and other terms and conditions of the deal.

In addition to negotiation support, buy-side M&A advisory also includes assistance with transaction financing. Investment bankers help clients identify and secure the necessary capital to fund the acquisition, whether it be through debt financing, equity financing, or a combination of both. They often tap into their relationships with lenders and investors to ensure clients have access to the best financing options available.

Another key aspect of buy-side M&A advisory is the coordination and management of the overall acquisition process. Investment bankers work alongside the client’s internal team and other external advisors, such as legal and tax professionals, to ensure a smooth and efficient deal execution. They handle the preparation of transaction documents, regulatory filings, and other necessary paperwork to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Any successful Cross Border acquisition requires expertise to make the right deal with the right business. We target complimentary businesses in order to get the best value for any business we sell, and our global network provides increased opportunities to find just the right one.

We have experience working in many different cultures, with first-hand, up to date local information. Our understanding of cross-cultural issues when it comes to international business deals enables us to handle negotiations with cultural sensitivity. Differing cultures and languages can lead to misunderstandings, but we bring together the two sides, coming along side our clients in this unfamiliar territory and bridging the cultural divide.

Different perspectives on valuation and transparency of due diligence are managed expertly by our team of specialists, who are always available for advice and to guide through the whole process.

Our core areas of industry focus:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automobiles & Components
  • Banking
  • Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Containers & Packaging
  • Energy & Power
  • Healthcare Equipment & Supplies
  • Insurances
  • IT Consulting & Services
  • Machinery
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • 42
    Interested in exploring non-traditional M&A given economic and political uncertainty.
  • 81
    M&A transactions with strategic acquirer outcomes
  • 27%
    2024 M&A Growth Rate

Areas of Focus

  • Buy-Side Advisory

    This service involves identifying potential target companies, conducting due diligence, evaluating the financial and strategic fit, negotiating the terms of the transaction, and managing the overall acquisition process. We play a critical role in ensuring successful transactions by leveraging our expertise in deal-making and providing valuable insights and guidance throughout the entire M&A process.

  • Sell-Side Advisory

    Sell-side advisors play a crucial role in the M&A process by providing strategic guidance, conducting thorough valuations, identifying potential buyers, and negotiating the deal terms. We assist in preparing due diligence materials, managing the document exchange process, and conducting a comprehensive market analysis and make a deal happen.

  • Business Valuation

    The service involves analyzing the company's financial statements, market trends, and industry benchmarks to calculate the fair market value of the business. Different methods of valuation are used, such as income-based, market-based, and asset-based valuation, DCF and more, each depending on the type and stage of the company.

Working with MergersCorp M&A International

MergersCorp™ M&A International is a leading Lower-Middle Market M&A advisory brand, offering professional M&A services to clients across the world.

We offers investment banking and deal advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, origination, execution, research, private capital, and family office services.

We provide a range of investment banking services to lower-mid-market businesses: deal execution, deal origination, valuation of assets, business plans and financial modelling, Capital raising, debt raising and private equity financing, Debt restructuring, Exit strategy reviews, Strategic advisory and more.

  • 2500+
    Businesses for Sale
  • 110+
    Advisors Globally
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