Buying a Business

Professional Support for Acquisition Success

Norton McMullen Corporate Finance provides advisory services to investment groups and high net-worth individuals interested in identifying and acquiring a business that matches their specific acquisition objectives.

We can help identify potential acquisition candidates, including those not currently on the market, which gives you advanced access to businesses that most closely match your desired acquisition objectives. Matching buyers and sellers in these types of transactions requires exhaustive research and planning to identify the appropriate prospects, followed by a methodical, process-driven approach to achieve a successful outcome. Our professional advisors follow the rigorous process defined below which has proven successful for our satisfied clients.

We help you by:

  • Clarifying the essentials of a good fit that meets your acquisition criteria
  • Serving as an objective sounding board for you
  • Providing independent advice
  • Guiding the acquisition process ensuring efficiencies
  • Keeping a focus on your strategic goals and objectives

Norton McMullen Corporate Finance Business Acquisition

1 Define Goals This is the critical step in order to identify success from your perspective.We help you clarify your acquisition objectives to ensure that a proper plan is developed.
2 Identify Targets We use our knowledge of the markets, various databases and our broad network of contacts to develop the list of potential targets.
3 Marketing Our advisors contact owners of target companies to create awareness and interest.
4 Screen Targets Our advisors meet potential sellers to understand their business and determine if the business is a match, based on your acquisition goals.All of this is completed confidentially and the buyer is not identified.
5 Deal Negotiation We guide every aspect of your negotiation to help you optimize your investment.
6 Due Diligence We will coordinate with your team of advisors to ensure the deal stays on track.