Some of the best-run companies can become financially stressed when transactional issues are not properly identified and addressed in a timely matter. TCG’s experienced professionals can provide assistance in analyzing and evaluating your company’s proposed transactions to ensure accurate planning and execution. Our assistance in determining and articulating the value and risk drivers inherent in a transaction can make certain that your growth strategy aligns with your business’s objectives.
Buy-Side Representation – Growth through acquisition or merger can align your company’s long-term strategy with short-term opportunities. Our collaborative and proactive acquisition support services provide comprehensive assistance in the search, evaluation, negotiation, and post-deal stages of the transaction. Our professionals can (1) assist or play a key role in the brokering or representation of clients in transactions; (2) quantify potential operation, tax, and valuation synergies; (3) help establish a company’s value for negotiating purposes; and (4) assist in the performance of financial due diligence.
Sell-Side Representation – Divestitures can provide companies the opportunity to align their strategic goals by redirecting their efforts and operational focus. Our sell-side support services provide assistance through the entire transaction life cycle including: (1) initial valuation of the business, (2) sell or hold determination, (3) potential buyers determination, (4) marketing of the proposed transaction, and (5) brokering or representing the client through the deal negotiation.
Financial Due Diligence – To ensure a proposed transaction has the “value” communicated, a company must know the financial underpinnings of the acquisition target. Our professionals are knowledgeable and experienced in organizing and conducting the due diligence process and can assist you in identifying potential obstacles and risks.
Detailed Financial Modeling & Feasibility Analysis – Have you thought of all possible scenarios inherent in a transaction? TCG has extensive experience creating finely detailed and intricate financial models that can assist you in your transaction decisions. Our forecasting models can provide deeper insight into the effects of your transaction assumptions. This additional insight into the transaction provides decision makers an additional tool with which to effectively judge a deal.
Post Transaction Integration/Post-Deal Support – Our professionals can assist in seamlessly blending financial and tax elements of the transaction with your existing business to avoid typical merger/acquisition pitfalls that can derail full realization of expected synergies.
Fairness Opinions – When considering a proposed transaction, boards of directors look for guidance on the price of the deal. Is the deal “fair” for the company? The employees? The shareholders? Through our detailed analytical process, TCG can provide an opinion as to the fairness of the deal from a financial point of view, thereby assisting board members in meeting their fiduciary duty to their shareholders and other stakeholders in business.
Negotiation and Deal Management – Transaction negotiations are never a simple task and, in some cases, can represent an almost overwhelming obstacle. TCG can support your transactional needs by leading negotiations between involved parties. By managing the entire deal process, our professionals can ensure that both sides experience an objective and fair negotiation outcome.
Capital Structure Advice – Once the terms of a potential deal are determined, how do you structure your capital needs to get the most out of your investment? TCG can assist you in determining how to structure your capital needs through flexible sources of financing, enabling your company to obtain the maximum benefit from the transaction.
Development of Strategic Alternatives – Is the proposed transaction the right choice for your company? Are there alternatives that may better suit your company’s needs and goals? Whether the proposed transaction is voluntary or forced, TCG can provide insight into available strategic alternatives that can enable you to make the most informed decision on your future course of action.