Mergers & acquisitions are both changes in control of companies that involve combining the operations of multiple entities into a single company. In a merger, two companies agree to combine their operations into a single entity.
The complexity of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions demands skilled and dedicated advisors who can recognize threats and prospects and add value throughout the lifecycle of a deal. RBSA’s specialized expertise, broad resources and intellectual capital provide integrated financial services and solutions for managing mergers & acquisitions.
On the “buy side” we represent purchasers in acquiring a targeted business. The purchaser may be an individual, a company or a private equity group. We may initiate the transaction by bringing the potential acquisition idea to the client or the client may ask our assistance in completing a transaction with a target they have already identified or even with whom they have initiated discussions. Depending on the circumstances, we assist our clients by:
On the “sell side” we represent sellers on an exclusive basis and manage the entire process of selling a company or one of its business units. We also represent companies which have received unsolicited merger proposals or have had discussions/negotiations with a friendly third-party. We assist our clients by: