If your company is undertaking an acquisition, joint venture or alliance to gain a foothold in a new market capture additional market share and leverage new economies of scale respond to consolidation trends in your industry then ECCS can help. We serve in a lead advisory capacity, providing comprehensive services to management and boards.

Situations in which the ECCS team can assist include

  • Blt-on acquisitions
  • Company transforming transactions
  • Acquisitions or joint ventures to gain foothold in another market
  • Consolidation in an industry

Whether you are a strategic or financial buyer involved in an acquisition, leveraged buyout, joint venture, alliance or recapitalization, we can support your transaction with a complete range of advisory and specialized buy-side transaction services, including:

  • Designing and formulating the acquisition strategy;
  • Providing insightful market analysis;
  • Screening appropriate acquisition candidates;
  • Approaching the owners of selected target companies;
  • Obtaining information to evaluate investment opportunities;
  • Analyzing and valuing the target companies, including any synergies or savings;
  • Coordinating with other advisors (e.g. commercial lawyers, tax and financial advisors)
  • Analyzing competing bidder’s strategies and preparing own bidding strategy:
  • Assisting in bid preparation;
  • Proposing the financial and commercial structure of the transaction;
  • Raising debt or equity capital;
  • Drafting and negotiating contractual documentation;
  • Assist together with legal advisors in closing of the transaction.
  • post-transaction integration services related to accounting and financial reporting systems, cash management programs, operations and human resources.