CKS is experienced in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, representing and advising both sellers and buyers in a highly confidential manner. We understand what both financial and strategic buyers are seeking and as part of our Value Creation Consulting practice, we work to maximize the return to our Clients in the transition of their business.
We view selling a business as a highly individualized process that must be specifically tailored to the needs of each Client. No two businesses are the same: the goals and objectives in each transaction vary, as do the challenges.
Each engagement requires insightful analysis and strategic thinking in order to achieve each Client’s goals. This is why we work closely with each Client prior to marketing their businesses to ensure that we seek the potential buyers who best matches our Client’s goals.
We help identify potential target companies that meet our Client’s criteria. Manufacturing, Transportation/Logistics, Restaurant, and Healthcare sectors are of particular interest. Deal sizes typically range from $10 Million to $100 Million.
Our process of identifying and courting potential candidates includes:
Working with our Clients, we first develop an understanding of their goals and objectives. We help them analyze their financial situation and their goals and determine the optimum type and amount of capital, either debt or equity and the best timing for obtaining that capital.
As experienced advisors, we help navigate the capital markets to ensure that our Clients obtain the right capital, at the most competitive price, with attractive terms and with the appropriate partner.
We maintain active relationships with most regional and money-center commercial banks, private equity groups, and mezzanine funds to help our Clients with funding for: