Mergers and Acquisitions

Buyer Advisory
Aspen is management’s partner throughout the acquisition process. We take the time to know our clients’ objectives and strategic direction and then structure and execute an acquisition plan. We have also served as an outsourced corporate development department for more active acquirers. Services include:
  • Develop a thorough set of target company criteria
  • Identify potential acquisition candidates
  • Contact target candidates and proactively generate interest in a transaction
  • Facilitate due diligence
  • Support contract negotiations
  • Provide financial modeling support for valuation including any potential synergies
  • Develop post-merger integration plans
  • Arrange for financing, if required

  • Click here to read a case study about a set of buy side transactions completed by Aspen.
Seller Advisory
Aspen develops and coordinates a comprehensive process designed to bring the best possible terms for our clients that desire to sell their business. We manage this process so that the company’s management will have the least amount of disruption and can continue to operate the company efficiently. Services include:
  • Review valuation expectations, structure, form of consideration and any other deal requirements with the owners and management team
  • Develop projection models and assist with audit requirements, if necessary
  • Perform valuation analysis
  • Carry out due diligence to prepare for buyer inquiries
  • Develop confidential marketing materials to be circulated to a carefully targeted list of potential buyers
  • Answer initial questions and coordinate management conference calls where appropriate
  • Facilitate the due diligence process of the potential buyers
  • Accept bids and work with the seller to select the best offer
  • Negotiate definitive agreements and coordinate closing

  • Click here to read case studies about sell side transactions.