Mergers &

Mergers and acquisitions are aspects of business strategy dealing with selling, acquiring and combining separate companies in the objective of making growth within an existing market or a new market without starting from the bottom.

Reasons why business owners sell their businesses: Reasons why business owners buy other businesses:

They no longer enjoy the business and lost interests.

It is a faster and easier way of business growth.

Business has become a burden due to declining revenue and severe financial losses.

They buy other companies for their patents.

They work on too many projects with limited resources and spread too thinly in various scenarios.

They seek for their dominance in certain market and technology.

They need capital for various ventures.

It is an effective way to cut costs.

They lack expertise in the business that is needed for higher growth.

They can have purchase negotiation advantage.

They are tired of risks.

It is easier to borrow money and enter into financing.

They are looking to get involved in a new field to pursue different projects and want a change of corporate direction.

They want to expand and integrate their businesses.

Business plan services. Overall planning, monitoring and overview of strategies, achievements and financial projections.
Due diligence (finance, accounting, legal). Evaluating a business situation from all aspects to protect the parties in uncovering potential liabilities and financial matters.
Pre-sale analysis of financial statements and inspection of operations. Review and analysis of the economic value of the business for a potential buyer.
Plan M&A due diligence. Evaluating a business situation from all aspects to protect the parties in uncovering potential liabilities and financial matters.
Structuring for tax efficiency. Overview of possible tax implications and ensure to carry out M&A without unnecessary and undue taxes.
Merger risk management / Acquisition risk management. Managing risks through identification, anticipation and mitigation of risks.
Portfolio evaluation. Assessment of company’s products and services, market position and rate of sales growth.
Analysis and evaluation of working capital, cashflows and internal control. Assessment of the current and the additional working capital necessary, projected cash flows and existing internal controls.
Entity valuation. Series of valuation procedures covering different aspects of the entity's net worth.
Identify and value unrecorded assets and liabilities. Consideration of any possible unrecorded equity of the target company which may affect its overall business value.
Analysis of purchase agreement schedules, terms and conditions. In-depth review of contract details necessary in finalizing the agreement.
Target entity valuation. Valuation of the overall aspect of the target entity which will be helpful in the buyer's decision on the appropriate purchase price.