Mergers & Acquisitions

CAG acts as an advisor in mergers and acquisitions and is responsible for managing and leading the M&A process.

Our services cover company divestments, acquisitions and other ownership arrangements.

Divestments

Kansio-+-nuija-valmisAt the beginning of the divestment process we clarify the owner’s goals  for the divestment, analyze the company’s business and the most important factors for the company’s value. We compile an information memorandum and other documentation supporting the sale process and make a valuation of the company using different valuation methods. After that we map potential buyers which we contact according to the guidelines agreed together. Potential buyers are provided with the information memorandum to make indicative offers for the company.

The most suitable buyer candidates selected to the next phase of the divestment process are arranged a management presentation and a possibility to access the company’s data-room. We prepare presentation material for the company’s management and compile together with the company the material for the data-room. The buyer which has made a final binding offer is provided access to conduct due diligence process in the company. We coordinate the due diligence process for our client.

We act as an advisor for the seller during the entire divestment process in the negotiations, compiling documentation in the various phases of the process ’till signing and closing the deal.

Acquisitions

Myynti-taulu-valmisAt the beginning of the acquisition process we clarify the owner’s goals for the acquisition, analyze the target company’s business and the most important factors for the target company’s value. If there are several possible acquisition targets, we analyze their suitability to the acquiror’s strategy and business. We make a valuation of the selected acquisition targets using different valuation methods. After that we approach selected targets according to the guidelines agreed together and present our suggestions for further steps. Based on our suggestions we compile an indicative offer for the owner of the target and coordinate data-room phase and manage negotiations with the target. After submitting a binding offer we coordinate the due diligence process and negotiations for our client.

We act as an advisor for the buyer during the entire acquisition process in the negotiations, compiling documentation in the various phases of the process ’till signing and closing the deal.
Simultaneously, we plan an optimal financial structure for financing the deal and also act as an advisor in the negotiations with various financial institutions.

Other ownership arrangements

CAG acts as an advisor in other ownership arrangements including mergers and demergers, MBO, MBI, privatizations and spin-offs.