We founded the Shaughnessy Group in 2017, our presence has ambitiously expanded across Canada, thanks to our recruitment and growth strategies.
With each member remaining fiercely independent, we continue to seek out and attract innovative, entrepreneurial professionals ready to lead their career and business to the next level, expanding their capabilities and creating new, added value for their clients.
We identified an ignored and underserved segment within the mid-market mergers and acquisitions advisory space.
Sophisticated owner operators whose business in the five hundred thousand to three million EBITA range are considered too small to garner the time and attention or pay the fees of investment bankers and not well served by the passive commercial listing process of a business broker.
Could we deliver “Bay Street” sophistication and attract a cosmopolitan global audience of Canadian and foreign buyers to “main street” Canadian business?
The opportunity to create an organization of like-minded senior executives targeting the thirty thousand lower middle market Canadian organizations with revenues of $10MM to $50MM.
Organizations 83% owned by principal shareholders also known as "baby boomers" (born 1945 to 1964) who have their wealth tied up in their business and are seeking to responsibly transition their business over the next decade.
We have come to exist to create successful outcomes for our business owner clients, and a big part of our job involves educating the various stakeholders, advisors, intermediaries, and entrepreneurs themselves on what the M&A process looks like broadly and strategically to the nuanced tactics and specifics of a successful win-win outcome.
Our members have been on all sides of the table, as advisors, entrepreneurs, lenders, executives, investors, board members and as business operators, and this experience allows us to see the bigger picture, anticipate challenges and effectively navigate the transactional landscape within the lower middle market.
Today, our clients have asked us to aid them beyond the sale or divestiture of a division or business, to advise in their founding, growth through acquisition and source debt to fund their acquisitions.
Support from a collaborative network of professional’s coast to coast and globally.
We continue to attract outstanding geographically focused, or industry specialized deal makers.
Business owners and executives are discovering an alternative of entrepreneurially minded professionals who are proactively taking stock of their clients’ needs and seeking to join a network that offers both an innovative mindset and one-stop-shop specialty services.
Possess a background that includes:
We are looking for market leaders who are:
• Seeking top industry pay.
• Expect to eat-what-you-kill.
• Are Entrepreneurial by nature.
• Prefer an independent environment.
• Are a deal junkie.
Our members have a demonstrated record of success, enabling you to punch above your weight class and win.
Join our team.
By joining our network, former lone wolf members are breaking through traditional barriers to their personal growth.
Members gain access to resources that empower them to provide clients with even greater value, while maintaining the autonomy that leads to their local market and industry leadership.
Become part of a national organization of like-minded senior executives targeting lower-middle-market Canadian business. Leverage your decades of experience as an operator, entrepreneur, shareholder, and investor. Aiding owners, entrepreneurs, and executives; selling their business, buying a business and or financing their business growth.
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