Middle Market Advisory
Your First Choice for M&A
No one has more national or global reach than Sunbelt’s M & A advisor team. You are considering the most important business decision you will ever make – to sell or merge your company or divest of a division. You need and deserve the best M & A advisors to help you. Unlike most boutique M & A firms, Sunbelt doesn’t just send a letter to potential buyers and make a few phone calls. We have the manpower and sales process to directly outbound call to the parties we identify as strategic acquisition candidates nationally and internationally.
Like our competitors, Sunbelt uses a dozen business for sale websites, including our top ranked proprietary website, direct mail, and targeted e-mail campaigns. Unlike our competitors, we have 300 offices worldwide to reach out to the market for additional interest in your business, beyond our targeted and advertised marketing. As the largest business intermediary in the world, no one has more marketing reach than Sunbelt.
- Exit planning and business valuation services
- Expert market intelligence
- Confidential and comprehensive marketing program – the widest reach in the business
- Business Profiles and Growth Plans to highlight the unique value of your company
- Strategic relationships with private equity groups, lenders, mezzanine financing firms, M & A tax professionals and M & A attorneys who are experts in M & A transactions
- Expert M & A negotiators
- Due diligence services including online data rooms to protect your valuable company information
- Closing coordination
When you engage the Sunbelt Midwest M & A team, your business will be sold using Sunbelt’s proprietary strategic acquisition sales process. While this process includes all of the above, it’s key is casting a wide enough net, with outbound calling, to create competition among strategic buyers and private equity groups. We will market your business nationally and internationally. Most importantly, we will create competition with our unique ‘final sales call’ process which assures you that you have sold your business for the highest price.
We Succeed When You Succeed
Sunbelt gets paid when you get paid; at the closing table! Unlike many M & A firms, Sunbelt does not charge large upfront fees. Our success is aligned with yours; therefore, we only take engagements when we are confident we can sell your company and achieve your goals. If the time is not right to sell your company and achieve your target price we’ll let you know.
Only One Chance
You’ve become an expert in running your business. Imagine all the contacts you have, knowledge you posses and nuances you are aware of. Now recall what you knew when you first started. At Sunbelt, we’ve completed 100’s of strategic acquisition sales. We’re the experts in middle market business sales. You only get one chance to sell your business. The consequences of your business sale will likely have a major impact on your future. A poorly structured deal can have tremendous tax implications. A breach in confidentiality can significantly harm the value of your business. You’ve become the expert in your business, now let an expert assist you in selling it.
Making Your Goals a Reality
As your M & A advisor, we put our global reach to work for you. After working closely with you to determine your goals and ideal outcomes, we work to make your goals a reality. Our extensive network of potential buyers includes private equity groups, strategic buyers, financial buyers and many more. We confidentially market your business to these potential buyers – only revealing the right information at the right time.
Closing the Deal
Your Sunbelt M & A Advisor will present your business in the best possible light – maximizing your potential buyer’s offer. From start to finish, we work closely with you, your accountants and your attorneys to ensure the best possible deal. Our proprietary ‘final sales call’ process will provide you with the assurance that we have exhausted all potential buyers and you have sold your business at the highest possible price. Sunbelt Midwest’s M & A team will help you:
- Aggressively and confidentially market your company for sale
- Maximize your selling price
- Minimize your tax burden
- Minimize your time in the process
- Minimize exposure to competitors, employees, customers and vendors
- Decrease your closing risks
- Increase your potential buyer candidates
- Maximize cash at closing
- Understand and realize your post closing goals