Timeline: Week 1-2
Agreement on the market capitalization/valuation of the existing business that is intending to do the acquisitions, foundation to determine which acquisitions might meet the return hurdle the share holders require to justify an acquisition.
Timeline: Weeks 1-4
Develop a solid documented aquistion plan outlining why the business should make acquisitions, and what the desired outcomes are, articulate the M&A criteria in a Tear Sheet setting out the specifics such as company value, industry, geography, revenue, margins, growth, employees, etc.
Timeline: Weeks 1-6
Use the above criteria to curate and identify an addressable market of potential acquisition candidates and respond to in-bound interest or Teasers from sell-side intermediaries.
Timeline: Weeks 1-14
Once preliminary discussions have taken place a target company will likely provide detailed financial information which can be used to value the company in more detail.
Timeline: Weeks 1-40
This may have commenced and occured earlier, but the final strokes of financing will come into place after the deal has been signed but before it closes.
Book a complimentary virtual consultation to discuss your professional needs, opportunities, or challenges, brainstorming ways to help you succeed with your sell-side mergers and acquisition process.
Copyright © 2018 The Shaughnessy Group - All Rights Reserved.