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Results Driven

Service

At Smith Holland, we believe results should come before fees. Our middle-market M&A advisory team has extensive experience with helping clients all over the world unlock shareholder value and manage risk by executing customized exit strategies backed by over 30 years of combined experience and transactional insights.

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With offices in the US and UK, Smith Holland has the global footprint & cross-border expertise needed to execute highly complex transactions including mergers, corporate sales, divestitures & acquisitions. Our proprietary database includes thousands of private equity groups and strategic buyers across many different industries & countries.

Sell-Side

Advisory Focus

Our firm focuses exclusively on sell-side M&A advisory services. We help middle market companies develop and execute realistic exit strategies by using a team-based approach to consistently deliver results that exceed client expectations. Our M&A advisors provide complete guidance across the entire transaction lifecycle, even long after the ink is dry.

Sell My Business in Connecticut

Our Connecticut business brokers can help you sell your business in Connecticut with performance-driven exit strategies that put results before fees. The Smith Holland M&A deal team focuses exclusively on sell-side representation and we help business owners navigate the complicated process to sell a business in Connecticut. With offices in Dallas, Chicago, London and Houston, our mergers and acquisitions firm has a global reach that combines local Connecticut market expertise with an international network of buyers to drive superior transaction value. While it’s important to work with a Connecticut business broker that covers the entire state including Fairfield County, Hartford County, New Haven County, New London County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, Tolland County and Windham County, our M&A advisors have the global footprint needed to create more competitive bidding environments that consistently drive superior transaction value for our clients.

 

 

Connecticut Middle Market Mergers and Acquisitions

The business climate in Connecticut continues to be challenging with rising minimum wage costs and rising taxes, but the state’s close proximity to the New York metro area and New England corridor continues to make Connecticut a strong market for middle market mergers and acquisitions. From New Haven to Hartford, our Connecticut business brokers have the local market expertise needed to effectively communicate your company’s value story whether the buyer is from Bridgeport or Berlin. And while most middle market businesses in Connecticut are focused on financial services, our business brokers in Connecticut have experience advising on complex M&A deals across many different industries. We know what Connecticut buyers are looking for and our we can help you maximize shareholder value when you’re ready to sell your business in Connecticut. Whether you are planning to sell your business because of retirement plans, family issues, medical issues, partner disputes or a desire to pursue a new business venture, our Connecticut business brokers will guide you every step of the way to make the process as seamless as possible. While selling a business in Connecticut doesn’t happen overnight, our Connecticut business brokers work with a global network of buyers to help expedite the process since there will always be a finite number of qualified buyers in the state your business is located, especially a state as small as Connecticut in terms of population. Smith Holland Advisors has sold businesses all throughout the United States and with our exclusive focus on sell-side representation only, our business brokers in Connecticut have the local market expertise needed to help you secure the best value when it comes time to sell your business in Connecticut.

 

 

Serious About Selling Your Business in Connecticut? Let’s talk.

Selling a business is a complex process that can be very unpredictable, but finding the right business broker in Connecticut can make all the difference. Our Connecticut business brokers understand how challenging it can be to sell a business because everyone on the Smith Holland team have all personally started, operated and sold businesses of our own in the past. Our business brokers in Connecticut know how stressful the process can be, which is why Smith Holland takes a different approach to helping clients plan and execute performance-driven exit strategies. While the end result price is always significant, selling your business to the right buyer is equally as important. To help make the process to sell your business as painless as possible, our mergers and acquisitions advisors offer full transparency through every step of the transaction. While other Connecticut business brokers use a “list it and forget it” approach, we get results faster by using industry-specific exit strategies that target the right acquisition candidates with the right message.

 

Smith Holland Advisors M&A Process:

 

1. Business Valuation & Exit Strategy Consultation

2. Company Prospectus & Teaser Preparation

3. Marketing & Targeted Buyer Outreach

4. Buyer Questions Review & Screening

5. Buyer & Seller Conference Call

6. Purchase Offer & Deal Structure Negotiations

7. Due Diligence Phase & Purchase Agreement Draft

8. Closing & Asset Handover

Our middle market mergers and acquisitions firm can help you sell your business in Connecticut with discretion and complete confidentiality. We require all qualified buyers to sign our confidentiality agreement before the identity of your business is revealed and we take extra precautions to ensure your employees are not made aware of the sale. And with over 30 years of combined experience representing all types of middle market companies, our Connecticut business brokers can help you plan the right exit strategy to sell your business in Connecticut across many different industries including:

 

Automotive M&A

Business Services M&A

Consumer Retail M&A

Construction M&A

Distribution M&A

Financial Services M&A

Healthcare M&A

Travel & Leisure M&A

Manufacturing M&A

Food & Beverage M&A

Technology M&A

Transportation & Logistics M&A

 

 

Schedule a Call to Discuss How Much Your Business is Worth

If you would like to learn more about how our Connecticut business brokers can help you sell your business, please complete our business evaluation form to get your free valuation report. All information will be kept strictly confidential and is only seen by the managing partners at Smith Holland. Our business brokers put results before fees and our sell-side mergers and acquisitions services are entirely performance-based.

 

Our M&A advisors will help you understand the various strategy options that make sense for your goals, which include deciding if the desire to sell your business quickly outweighs the goal of selling for maximum value. While our Connecticut business brokers always aim to sell your business for the maximum price, we understand that the “need for speed” can sometimes take priority over price and our business brokers in Connecticut will walk you through all of the practical exit strategy options for your specific situation. Smith Holland Advisors is a full-service sell-side mergers and acquisitions firm and we handle the entire process to sell your business from start to finish. Sell your business the right way with experienced Connecticut business brokers that always put your best interests above everything else.

01

Strategy

When it comes to selling your business, every decision matters. Choosing the right exit strategy and properly preparing the business for the sale process can have a major impact on the final outcome. The Smith Holland team understands that every deal is unique and securing the best value for a divestiture is primarily based on the value story presented to strategic buyers. Our M&A advisors have extensive experience with creating robust company prospectus presentations that highlight the key selling points, revenue synergies and potential growth opportunities that give serious acquisition candidates enough information to prepare an offer. We take the time to fully understand your company’s strengths and weaknesses and we use that information to build a highly targeted list of potential acquisition candidates, which includes both private equity and strategic buyers. Maximizing shareholder value requires meticulous planning, preparation and skilled execution, and the Smith Holland team has the expertise needed to effectively communicate your company’s value story, even when changing market conditions or other operational challenges arise.

02

Execute

With any financial investment, the exit point is just as important as the entry point and protecting shareholder value requires precise execution. At Smith Holland, we work exclusively with clients on the sell-side of the transaction and this concentrated focus has been instrumental in helping our clients manage unavoidable risks while consistently creating a competitive bidding environment to enhance value. Our proven exit strategies are custom-tailored to the circumstances of each specific transaction that we advise on and our experienced M&A advisors have the transactional insights needed to quickly anticipate and adapt as market conditions change during the deal lifecycle. The risks will always be greater on the sell-side of the transaction and finding the right buyer is equally as important as selling for the right price. We help craft deal structures that are positioned for long-term success and work with both sides throughout the entire process to drive the transaction in a definitive and effective manner. The M&A advisors at Smith Holland have advised on hundreds of transactions over the past decade and tactile execution is at the core of everything we do.

03

Closing

At Smith Holland, every customized exit strategy that we develop is built on the foundation of closing success probability. We fully understand that a company valuation is meaningless if your M&A firm can’t actually deliver a qualified buyer that’s willing to close the deal at that price. Getting to a successful closing requires a realistic valuation strategy and the Smith Holland team has extensive experience with carefully orchestrating a delicate balance between what a company might be worth today compared to what it could be worth in the future if the growth opportunities are implemented. We provide complete guidance through every step of the transaction lifecycle including crafting your company’s value story, managing the buyer outreach process, negotiating deal structure, preparing the offer and purchase agreements, facilitating the due diligence process, and we don’t stop working until the outcome you envision for your deal is achieved. Smith Holland is a full-service M&A advisory firm and our commitment to delivering measurable results is matched only by our passion for helping clients achieve their goals.

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“The Smith Holland team did exactly what they promised they would do, and I could not be happier with the end result. They found the perfect buyer for my business and they were always readily available to help out with any questions or concerns I had throughout the entire process. Great group of people and we will definitely recommend.” 

 

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