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  • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are consummated by management teams and stakeholders seeking to maximize value

MANAGEMENT AND SHAREHOLDER MOTIVATIONS FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

  Desire to reach critical mass quickly

  Cross-selling opportunities afforded by a broader product mix

  Reduction of operating costs and overhead through synergies

  Lower cost of capital and enhanced accessed to financing sources

  Desire by shareholders to exit the business altogether and/or focus on other opportunities

  Goal of divesting non-core assets that do not fit into strategic plans

  Belief that the company or asset has achieved its maximum realizable value in the context of the existing ownership structure and 
management team

  Desire by owners to recapitalize the company as a means of exiting the investment

  Pressure from creditors to enact a sale (in the case of financial duress or distress)



Sand River can assist clients reach their strategic goals

SELL SIDE ADVISORY CAPABILITIES

  Represent selling shareholders to maximize value

  Provide innovative deal structure alternatives to mutually  align interests

  Deliver insight on available strategic alternatives to   all stakeholders


BUY SIDE ADVISORY CAPABILITIES

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Sand River's range of services can be employed to achieve strong results within a client's specified timeframe

M&A SERVICES

◼  Valuation of companies, divisions or specific assets

◼  Support of buyers in their due diligence process

  Support to sellers in their articulation of the value of the company or asset

  Advice in the structuring of transactions

  Assistance with the identification of prospective purchasers or sellers of targeted assets

  Negotiation of transaction terms with counter parties and their advisors

  Articulation of transaction rationale to employees, creditors and other relevant stakeholders


 KEY STEPS IN A SUCCESSFUL PROCESS

◼  Determining the enterprise value of the company or asset

◼  Identification of prospective counter parties

◼  Detailed articulation of the business or assets to prospective buyers

◼  Negotiation of terms

◼  Coordination of diligence

◼  Facilitating documentation with all parties and their respective attorneys

◼  Closing