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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 New York

Our experienced M&A advisors can help you sell your business in New York with precise exit strategies that focus on results, not fees. Smith Holland Advisors specializes in sell-side representation for high-quality mid market companies and we have the industry expertise needed to secure the best value when selling a business in New York. We target the right acquisition candidates with the right message and with offices in Chicago, London, Dallas and Houston, our M&A firm has a global reach that combines local New York market expertise with an international network of qualified buyers to drive measurable transaction value. While it’s important to work with a New York business broker that covers the entire Empire state, our M&A advisors have the global footprint needed to create stronger bidding environments by looking beyond New York to bring more buyers to the table. We are here to win for our clients and we get results faster by using a team approach on every transaction we advise on.   

 

 

New York Middle Market Mergers and Acquisitions

As the financial capital of the world and home 10% of the 1,000 largest companies in the United States according to Forbes, it should come as no surprise that the New York City metro area combined with New York state is one of the strongest markets on the planet for mergers and acquisitions activity across all industries. And whether you’re a Yankees fan or a Mets fan, business owners in New York continue to benefit from a strong demand for high-quality middle market companies, despite the challenging high-tax environment. As the fourth largest state by population behind California, Texas and Florida, New York mid market companies benefit from a highly educated labor pool, huge venture capital investment and the inherent strengths that come with being the 11th largest economy in the world. Despite these favorable market conditions, selling a business in New York doesn’t happen overnight, but our New York business brokers work with a global network of qualified buyers to help expedite the process since there will always be a limited number of qualified buyers in the NYC metro area. The Smith Holland M&A deal team has sold businesses all throughout the United States and with our exclusive focus as a sell-side only M&A advisory firm, our business brokers in New York have the local market expertise needed to help you sell your business faster with results-driven service.

 

 

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

Stressful. Unpredictable. Costly. Risky. These are just some of the words that best describe the process to sell a business, but finding the right business broker in New York can make all the difference. Our New York business brokers know firsthand how challenging it can be to sell a business because every member of the Smith Holland team has personally started, operated and sold businesses of our own. We know how unpredictable the process can be and we know how to manage the transaction risks that can’t be avoided when selling a business. Some things can’t be learned in the classroom and our experienced M&A advisors have the industry-specific expertise needed to help you navigate the complex process to sell your business. At Smith Holland Advisors, we know that trust between the buyer and seller is really what it takes to get deals done and selling your business to the right buyer is equally as important as selling for the right price. We don’t believe in using a “one size fits all” approach like other New York business brokers. We get results faster by using exit strategies that are custom-tailored around your specific industry and designed to maximize shareholder value. Transparency and accountability are at the core of everything we do and we know how to effectively communicate your company’s value story to the right types of acquisition candidates.

 

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 New York with complete confidentiality. We thoroughly vet all potential buyers and the identity of your company is never disclosed until after we confirm the buyer has signed our NDA. We also understand how crucial it is to keep the sale confidential from employees and our M&A advisors can help you tell your employees at the right time with compassion. With over 30 years of combined experience representing all types of businesses in New York and the United States, Smith Holland can help you plan the right exit strategy to sell your business in New York across the following industries:

 

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 New York business brokers can help you sell your business, please complete our confidential 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. We put results before fees and our sell-side M&A services are entirely performance-based.

 

Our mergers and acquisitions advisors will walk you through the different valuation strategies that make sense for your business, whilst taking into consideration your goals for the overall timeframe. Smith Holland is a full-service sell-side M&A firm and we handle the entire process from start to finish. Sell your business the right way with experienced New York 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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