Croft & Bender advises private companies and private equity clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and leveraged buyouts.

Sell-Side Advisory
Croft & Bender works closely with clients to review strategic alternatives and advise on a range of marketing strategies to develop a customized approach that optimizes the clients’ goals and expected outcomes.

Croft & Bender provides a comprehensive, turnkey process from initial market preparation through the closing of a transaction.

  • Advising on expected valuation range and market terms for the business
  • Developing the appropriate marketing strategy
  • Identifying and prioritizing potential buyers
  • Preparing marketing materials and a detailed financial model
  • Managing buyer communications
  • Facilitating due diligence
  • Evaluating offers
  • Negotiating the final price and terms of the transaction

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Business Services

M&A Sell-Side

Buy-Side Advisory
Croft & Bender represents purchasers, including public companies, private companies, private equity groups and individuals, in acquiring a targeted business.

Croft & Bender may initiate the transaction by bringing the potential acquisition idea to the client or the client may ask our assistance in completing a transaction with a target that has already been identified or contacted.

Depending on the circumstances, Croft & Bender assists clients with a range of buy-side advisory services.

  • Identifying a target or targets
  • Valuing the target business
  • Analyzing the financial impact of the acquisition
  • Performing due diligence
  • Developing the purchase proposal and negotiation strategy
  • Negotiating the final price and terms of the purchase
  • Arranging financing as required

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M&A Buy-Side