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Buy-Side advice 2017-12-08T10:06:00+00:00

Working with you we are able to outline an acquisition overview, timescales, search criteria and deal completion process.

INITIAL RESEARCH & PREPARATION

   We meet with you to understand your business, the journey you’ve taken to get to where you are and where you’d like to take the business.
   How an acquisition would complement your existing operation and building search criteria.
   Set-out clearly defined timescales for each project and what will be delivered.

TARGET SEARCH

• Utilising our industry network and established relationships we are able to conduct a proactive, targeted search of the industry to find companies that meet your requirements.
• Identifying a number of initial prospective target companies and initiating dialogue, introducing the opportunity.
• Collate a shortlist of prospects with which to meet and continue discussions.

MEETING THE TARGET

Attending meetings with you as and where required to establish the suitability of a prospective target in respect of meeting your acquisition criteria.
Assistance with obtaining and reviewing key financial and operational information.
Setting out a clear, attainable goal in respect of doing a deal.

OFFER SUBMISSION

• Assistance with the preparing of any initial offer documents including LOIs and Heads of Terms.
• We help negotiate the commercial aspects of a transaction, acting as a mediator between parties to ensure a smooth deal process.

COMPLETION

• Due diligence preparation and assistance.
• Liaising and coordinating outside advisors (financial and legal) where required.
• Keeping the momentum with single or multiple deals for our buy-side clients to move towards a completion.

Whilst working to a buy-side mandate we utilise our extensive knowledge of the market that we’ve gathered by working with numerous companies over the years, from SMEs to large, corporate firms, Freight Mergers are able to effectively coordinate and realise their clients’ growth strategies.

This starts with a clear, mutual understanding of the nature of growth a company wishes to achieve and how they’d like to approach it. Whether it’s trade lanes, strategic locations, or niche market development, Freight Mergers provide an attentive, defined and tailored approach. Identification of suitable acquisition targets, the contact and engagement with these targets, and an ongoing discussion and negotiation to ensure a successful acquisition is all part of the exemplary service we provide to our buy-side clients.

WE HAVE EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE FOLLOWING SERVICE OFFERINGS


Freight forwarding


UK Transport / Distribution


3PL / 4PL


Warehousing


NVOCC


Export packing


Courier / Same day


Customs brokers


Shipping lines / Liner agents

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