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Smith Holland Advisors focuses exclusively on sell-side representation for companies with $3MM - $200MM in annual revenues. 

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Smith Holland is an international M&A advisory firm that specializes in

sell-side representation for middle market companies.

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.

Global Buyer

Network

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 Massachusetts

Our business brokers can help you navigate the complex process to sell your business in Massachusetts with customized exit strategies that are designed to maximize shareholder value. At Smith Holland Advisors, our Massachusetts business brokers always put results before fees and our M&A firm focuses exclusively on sell-side representation only. With offices in the United States and the United Kingdom, Smith Holland combines our local Massachusetts market expertise with our global network of buyers to drive transaction value for high-quality middle market companies. While it’s important to work with an experienced mergers and acquisitions advisor that covers all of New England, our business brokers in Massachusetts have the global footprint needed to create the conditions that lead to more competitive bidding environments. From Boston to Nantucket, we sell businesses across all of Massachusetts and our M&A advisors can help you secure the best value for your business in New England.

 

Massachusetts Middle Market Mergers and Acquisitions

Massachusetts continues to be one of the strongest markets for mergers and acquisitions activity across many different industry sectors. As the home to Harvard, MIT and some of the world’s most prestigious schools in the world, Massachusetts benefits from a highly educated workforce and has become a magnet for venture capital investments as the third-most popular state for startups, only behind California and New York. It also doesn’t hurt to be the home of one of the best football teams in the country (Go Pats!). And while Massachusetts doesn’t necessarily have the best reputation for low taxes, business owners selling a business in Massachusetts continue to benefit from a robust demand for high-quality middle market companies. Selling a business in Massachusetts or New England doesn’t happen overnight, but our Massachusetts business brokers works with an international network of qualified buyers including private equity groups, publicly traded companies, etc. to help accelerate the process. There will always be a finite number of qualified buyers in Massachusetts, which is why we take a global approach to bring more buyers to the table as driving transaction value all starts with creating a strong bidding environment among both local buyers and international buyers. The M&A advisors and Smith Holland have sold businesses all throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and with our exclusive focus on sell-side only advisory services, our Massachusetts business brokers have the local New England market expertise needed to help sell your business and protect shareholder value.

 

 

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

Selling a business can be a stressful process that is often very unpredictable, but finding the right business broker in Massachusetts can make all the difference. Our Massachusetts business brokers understand how challenging it can be to sell a business because we’ve been in the same position. Everyone on the Smith Holland team have all personally started, operated and sold businesses of our own in the past. We know the process is stressful, which is why Smith Holland takes a different approach to helping business owners develop and execute exit strategies that produce real results. Getting the best price is always important, but selling to the right buyer is equally as important. Our goal is to make the process to sell your business as seamless as possible and our mergers and acquisitions advisors always offer complete transparency through every step of the deal. While other Massachusetts business brokers use a “post it and forget it” approach, we get results faster by using industry-specific exit strategies that target the right buyers 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 Massachusetts and we put confidentiality at the core of the entire process. We require all qualified buyers to sign our non-disclosure agreement before the identity of your company is disclosed 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 businesses on the sell-side of the transaction, our Massachusetts business brokers can help you plan the right exit strategy to sell your business 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 Massachusetts 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 firm’s managing partners. At Smith Holland Advisors, we focus on results, not fees our sell-side M&A advisory services are entirely performance-based.

 

Our mergers and acquisitions advisors will help you understand the different exit strategy options that make sense for your specific industry, which include deciding if the desire to sell your business quickly outweighs the goal of selling for maximum value. While our advisors always aim to sell your business for the best price possible, we understand that the “need for speed” can sometimes take priority over price and our business brokers in Massachusetts will guide you every step of the way, including discussing all of the viable 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 from start to finish. Sell your business the right way with experienced Massachusetts business brokers that always put your best interests above everything else.

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Results driven approach to successful exit strategies.

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.

We develop unique exit strategies custom-tailored around the specific nuances within your industry to achieve real results.   

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