Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes us different?

  • We do large and small deals.  While experienced in deals in excess of $50 million, we also provide smaller deals — $1 to $10 million — with uncommonly high levels of service and sophistication.
  • We also advise not-for-profit and faith-based organizations on merger, acquisition and divestiture issues.
  • Senior professionals actively lead all assignments regardless of size.
  • Specialized expertise in working with franchised businesses and multi-unit retail.
  • Willing to help owners increase value of their businesses before selling.

Situations that use our strengths

  • Situations where the numbers don’t tell the whole story.
  • Under performing companies and organizations.
  • Situations that require strategy, creativity, and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Businesses that must be sold quickly for some reason.  Reasons might include:
    Death of owner Partnership breakups
    Health reasons Financial reasons
    Divorce Other business opportunities

A Few of Our Successes

Among our successes, we have:

  • Identified an opportunity to roll-up traditional office products distribution companies. Conceived, financed & launched a regional office supply company which has grown to over $60 million in annual sales using this acquisition and consolidation strategy.
  • Helped our small business clients secure over $50 million of funding for acquisitions, start-ups, and operating capital.
  • Provided M&A advisory and corporate finance services in the acquisition of 65 convenience stores through a series of transactions over a two-year period.
  • Performed a strategic assessment and business analysis of a regional company in a highly competitive business. Our recommendations improved sales and margins, lowered operating expenses, increased profits and positioned the company for sale on terms very favorable to our client.
  • Sold an under performing portfolio company of a lender in 39 calendar days.

Examples of Closed Deals

Fidia has succesffully closed many deals.  A few representative transactions follow.

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