Mergers and
Mergers and Acquisitions Advisors
Acquisition of a Business
Business owners regularly pursue acquisitions as a way to grow their companies. The benefits of such acquisitions may include operating synergies, new geographies, increased product and service offerings, and expanded customer bases.
In the Acquisition of a Business, Apex Capital provides the following:
Some clients who hire us to advise on acquisitions already have a target company in mind with whom they are in active discussions with. In such engagements, Apex Capital provides the services 3 through 8. In other situations we are hired to do an industry wide search for acquisition targets. In those circumstances Apex Capital provides services 1 and 2 below as well.
Prepare Target Criteria
Apex Capital works with management to determine the profile of the company that is being pursued. These will include industry sector characteristics, size and geography to name a few.
Prepare Target List
Through extensive research, Apex Capital will prepare a list of possible target companies to be acquired based on criteria provided by the client.
Solicit Seller Interest
Upon approval of the target list by the client, Apex Capital contacts each prospect to determine their interest in selling. If so, Apex Capital will make introductions, have confidentiality agreements signed, and start requesting information.

Review of Target Information
Request and review financial and other documentation and information provided by the target company and their advisors.
Strategic Fit Analysis
Request additional information from the target company to better assess the risks and benefits of a potential acquisition.
Valuation and Transaction Structuring
Advice and recommendations regarding valuation and structure based on precedent transactions and comparable companies in the industry.

Preparation of a Letter of Intent
Assist the client’s lawyers to draft a Letter of Intent outlining the price, structure and other terms.
Supervising the Due Diligence Process
Collaborate with the client and their other advisors, including due diligence specialists, to prepare additional information requests.
Closing Support
Apex Capital supports and coordinates the company’s accountants, lawyers and other advisors to resolve any outstanding issues to close the transaction.