Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory

Executing your vision

Looking for your next move? Today’s business environment presents an array of opportunities and challenges for companies contemplating a merger or acquisition. With an in-depth understanding of the marketplace, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) helps corporate, entrepreneurial, and private equity clients confidently pursue strategic M&A transactions in both domestic and global markets. We use our significant experience providing investment banking services across key industries and our access to Deloitte’s global network of professionals to offer our clients solutions that help them to execute their strategic vision.

How we can help

Having assisted organizations through complex M&A transactions across key industries, DCF has a demonstrated track record in helping clients pursue M&A transactions and create and act upon opportunities for liquidity, growth, and long-term advantage. Clients turn to us for our significant experience in evaluating available strategic alternatives and in helping execute M&A transactions designed to achieve their objectives.

DCF, together with the Corporate Finance Advisory practices within the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited network of member firms, includes in excess of 1,900 professionals, who work collaboratively across 150 international locations. When needed, we can leverage broader, global Deloitte capabilities and effectively deliver a qualified team to provide clients with a full range of M&A solutions.

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Sell-side advisory and divestiture services

Whether you plan to sell all or part of your business, DCF can bring significant industry knowledge and local market experience from around the globe to your transaction. Clients turn to us for our experience in assisting companies to execute transactions, from initial planning and marketing, through due diligence, closing, and post-closing.

DCF helps anticipate and address issues that arise, and provides clients with M&A advice that helps them pursue change through strategic transactions. When needed, we coordinate with other Deloitte consulting, integration, and tax professionals to provide transaction support and post-transaction services.

DCF’s sell-side advisory services include:

  • Analyzing shareholder alternatives
  • Range of value analysis
  • Pre-sale due diligence
  • Identifying qualified strategic and financial buyers globally
  • Developing marketing materials
  • Conducting competitive marketing processes
  • Coordinating management presentations with client selected acquirors
  • Facilitating post-LOI diligence streams
  • Assisting with transaction structuring, negotiations, and closing

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Divestiture Advisory services

Buy-side advisory services

Is growth on your horizon? DCF has a demonstrated track record of supporting strategic and financial buyers as they execute acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, and alliances. DCF serves in lead financial advisory roles and supports transactions with a range of advisory and specialized buy-side transaction services that help clients create and act upon opportunities for growth.

In addition to investment banking buy-side advisory services, DCF assists clients across the buy-side lifecycle and coordinates with Deloitte’s broader M&A practice to provide technical due diligence and contract review before a deal closes and post-transaction integration services that help clients realize the benefits of their strategic transaction.

DCF’s buy-side advisory services include:

  • Assisting management with establishing acquisition goals and criteria
  • Performing target evaluation and financial modeling
  • Conducting range of value analyses and competitive assessments
  • Assisting with bid preparations
  • Evaluating and arranging financing alternatives
  • Assisting with negotiation, structuring, and closing of the transaction with the seller and financing source

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