Capital Raise And M&A’s

A Singular Focus On
Creating Shareholder Value

Our Capital Raise Services And
Due Diligence Approach

NOW CFO merger and acquisition consultants’ will approach your acquisition or merger with the single focus of creating shareholder value. This focus requires high-quality, rigorous due diligence performed on the transaction and a thorough understanding of M&A strategy.

Our consultants can perform the due diligence based upon our structured approach or under your direction. Our expert teams provide investment banks, private equity groups, and venture capital firms with the opportunity to maintain lean acquisitions groups and leverage resources as needed. Whether you are an experienced investor or working on your first acquisition, our diligence teams can provide you with the diligence required for your investment decisions.

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Merger And Acquisition Services

NOW CFO consultants’ transaction services provide a unique, seamless follow-through from strategy to execution of your deal. Our consultants tailored approach begins with listening and understanding your transaction needs. Our consultants provide you with the right balance of functional, regional and industry expertise and resources on each of your deals to ensure the quality and scope of deliverables are appropriate for your needs.

Our approach to the deal process provides you with the opportunity to have transparency into your deal and ensure you can make profitable strategic decisions. M&A services provide:

  • Visibility of the total performance of the target business
  • Assistance in negotiation of favorable deal terms
  • Help to identify opportunities for capturing value post-deal
  • Key tax and financial reporting implications
  • Translation of the strategy for the transaction into post-deal direction
  • Assistance with purchase price adjustment post-acquisition
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The Importance Of Post-Acquisition Services

Post-sale integration services provide for a seamless transaction to give the transaction the best chance of success. The transaction closes and your elation and relief slowly fades, as you realize the implications of what this means for you and your business. The list of tasks to manage is overwhelming…

  • Integration
  • Restructuring
  • Synergy identification
  • Excess cost elimination
  • Purchase accounting

These are all enormous responsibilities that if handled incorrectly can ruin the profitability of a transaction.

Post-Acquisition Integration

Integration strategic tasks can be overlooked or set aside when the enormity of an integration becomes overwhelming. NOW CFO consultants assist in integrating key processes and procedures during the implementation and integration of an acquired or merged organization, including:

  • Integration of HR policies and procedures
  • Branding and public relations
  • Rationalization of product portfolios
  • Supply-chain effectiveness
  • Cultural alignment
  • Focus on day-to-day business
  • Retention of top talent
  • Integration-focused due diligence
  • Internal communication
  • Integration planning
  • Establishment of the right management team
  • Customer retention
  • Supplier/Vendor evaluation
  • Risk management

Restructuring, Synergy Identification And Excess Cost Elimination

Often an acquisition means duplication of administrative and operations activities. Our consultants evaluate the structure of your operations and administration to optimize every dollar spent in your business. This includes cost elimination and optimizing the potential of your business operations. We focus our efforts on value adds that will make you a stronger collective organization.

  • Expedited situational assessment
  • Interim and bridge leadership (CFO, Controllers, and Managers)
  • Performance optimization
  • Cashflow management and forecasting
  • Credit recovery alternatives
  • Exit strategies
  • Refinancing alternatives
  • Facility closure execution
  • Exit preparation and execution

Purchase Accounting

We have completed purchase accounting for transactions ranging from $1M to $500M. We have significant expertise and knowledge of requirements of the latest pronouncement and guidance for business combinations.

We will complete your opening balance sheet in a timely and cost-effective manner. Further, our professionals have significant experience in preparing for audits. This experience will ensure that all required analyses and supporting documentation are prepared accordingly and ready to pass the audit. See our audit preparation services for further information.

1. Strategy from Listening

NOW CFO consultants’ transaction services provide a unique, seamless follow-through from strategy to execution of your deal. Our consultants’ tailored approach begins with listening and understanding your transaction needs.

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2. Execution from Experience

Our consultants provide you with the right balance of functional, regional and industry expertise and resources on each of your deals to ensure the quality and scope of deliverables are appropriate for your needs.

3. Profitability from Transparency

Our approach to the deal process provides you with the opportunity to have transparency into your deal and ensure you can make profitable strategic decisions.

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