As an owner, the sale or transfer of all or part of your business ownership will rank among the most important and emotional decisions you will ever make and one of the most significant financial transactions of your lifetime. You've likely spent years working on and investing in building a valuable business. So, when you're ready to sell, it's only natural that you want maximum sales value to meet your financial, non-financial, or altruistic goals.
For most business owners, selling their business is unfamiliar territory and can be complex, intimidating, and time-consuming. For the best outcomes, you need an experienced and industry-savvy M&A advisory team like RVR, who partners with you as a powerful and proactive advocate throughout the process. We leverage our decades of M&A experience to maximize results for our clients.
The RVR team actively leads all transactions through completion, guiding you all the way. We help establish objective, realistic values and possible outcomes, formulate strategies, identify buyers, manage your financial representation and negotiation, and always represent your best interests at every step to get you the greatest value for your company.
RVR SELL-SIDE M&A ADVISORY SERVICES — INSIGHT AND VALUE BEYOND TRADITIONAL M&A SERVICES
Mitigate Weakness With Sell-Side Due Diligence - Get ahead of any issues or perceived value detractors — position yourself for a faster sale and stronger negotiations.
EBITDA Add-Backs - leverage accounting opportunities to increase your EBITDA, gain buyer confidence, and optimize valuation.
Wealth and Legal Advisory Coordination - Closely collaborate and prepare with your wealth management and legal teams or connect you with our network of specialized experts if needed.
Teaser And CIM - Develop the materials and narrative to tell your story that optimally positions the company for the market and sets the stage for maximizing value.
Virtual Data Room - Facilitate, build-out, and manage the virtual data room (VDR) to securely share and manage sensitive documents, saving precious deal time and effort.
Buyer Research - Identity, target, and assess best-fit buyers for you and your team, leveraging our relationships with buyers we've worked with before when applicable.
Owners Perspective - Our Leaders have been where you are, enabling us to direct your attention to what matters most, navigate complexities, and guide you through the entire M&A lifecycle.
Coaching And Preparation - Coaching you and your team in clearly and confidently presenting to potential buyers, enabling you to make the right impressions and maximize interest.
Negotiation And Deal Structure - Leverage our expertise to negotiate and advocate creative deal terms for your specific interests.
Go Beyond The Close - RVR's work continues after the transaction is complete; we help with post-close work; follow-up reporting, escrow, indemnification, rolled equity, etc.
Rewarding Your People - RVR helps you plan how to reward the people who helped get you here, including compensation, M&A deal incentives, timing, and communication.
Our focus and expertise extend beyond traditional M&A advisory services. We help clients achieve premium valuations and deal terms while facilitating effective transaction execution. As former company owners and executives, our team intuitively understands the daily pressures and minutia influencing an organization and the crucial steps needed to drive a transaction effectively.
RVR’S M&A TENETS
RVR strongly believes that there are key understandings when approaching an M&A process:
PREPARATION IS KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL EXIT
We will work with you to truly understand the attractors and detractors of your business so that we can portray the company in the best light to a buyer.
WEAKNESSES MUST BE ADDRESSED
We must collectively get ahead of potentially negative items, so they do not come out in due diligence and impact the deal. Understanding these items allows us to control the narrative and perception of their impact and maximize the certainty of closing.
ALIGNMENT OF INTERESTS AND ALTERNATIVE OFF-RAMPS
We value your success and aim to maximize the value of any transaction. If you're not prepared to go to market, we will provide honest feedback and reasons why. We never want to rush you into a deal that may result in significant losses of time, capital, and emotional energy. As a Consulting and M&A Firm, we ensure there is no conflict of interest, and we can assist you regardless of your readiness level. Our priority is to help you succeed, and we will never push you toward a transaction prematurely.
THE GOAL IS TO MAXIMIZE VALUE WHILE BALANCING THE OPTIMAL TRANSACTION STRUCTURE
RVR will work with you to understand your goals for yourself, your family, your team, and your business and then balance those considerations with valuation.
MAXIMIZING VALUE STARTS WITH UNDERSTANDING THE PROSPECTIVE BUYER’S ULTIMATE RETURN ON THEIR INVESTMENT
Said differently, we understand the buyer’s most likely return objectives and can drive them to the top of their ranges for your specific company’s situation.
CHALLENGES WILL ARISE AND WE WILL WORK THROUGH THEM
We will be with you every step of the way. Our team members are entrepreneurs and former successful business owners; we understand the stress and emotions of this process.
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