Selling A Business

Selling your company is one of the most important strategic decisions you will face. Our qualified M&A team will unlock the potential value of your company during the sale process and ensure you get the best price for your business. Coldwater Corporate Finance has a consistently high success rate for sell-side transactions, and our experienced team and proven processes will benefit you in this increasingly competitive M&A marketplace.

By focusing on the lower / middle market, we have honed decades of experience and tailored our processes to attain the best results. You will have the most senior team members handling the sale of your company, who can anticipate and pre-emptively remove any obstacles to the sale process if and when they occur. Our experience, diligence and attention to detail ensure that, with Coldwater Corporate Finance, you have the right firm handling your company.

As part of the sell-side process, we can:

  • Help you identify and prioritize objectives.
  • Develop a work plan that both Coldwater Corporate Finance and the client are accountable to.
  • Conduct a valuation.
  • Prepare all marketing material for the sale.
  • Define a Go To Market strategy, and identify and qualify buyers.
  • Perform outreach to buyers.
  • Develop a "buyer synergy analysis" that highlights and quantifies the synergies that would be realized from a particular buyer.
  • Distribute process letters to optimize the terms and conditions of the offers (i.e. Letters of Intent).
  • Review and analyze offers.
  • Create, schedule and deliver management presentations.
  • Ensure that buyer due diligence is conducted in a secure and confidential manner that minimizes intrusion.
  • Negotiate all aspects of the transaction and manage the closing process, including coordinating efforts with the lawyers, tax advisors and accountants.
  • Negotiate and structure all transaction documents including the agreement of purchase and sale, employment / consulting agreements and any earn-out provisions.

A qualified M&A advisory team will pay for itself several times over simply by unlocking all the potential value of your company during the sale process. In addition, we will help you navigate the often complex issues that are typical in a sale. Let Coldwater Corporate Finance run the process by your side, allowing your team to excel at what they do best during this critical time: running the business.

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