LockeBridge has created an investment banking firm specifically designed to assist corporations executing transactions between $5M to $100M. Whether your objective is to raise capital, sell all or part of the business, divest a division, acquire or merge, our engagement terms are specifically designed to eliminate conflicts of interests by assuming most or all of the risk through our success driven agreements.
LockeBridge investment banking advisors have been on both the buy and sell side for large corporate entities. Utilizing our extensive global research capabilities and award-winning transaction expertise we provide clients with senior-level attention throughout all phases of the transaction process from identifying best fit candidates, initiating, valuing, financing, structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions through due diligence and closing.
Our successful M&A transactional experience includes purchases of assets and stocks, security swaps, licensing agreements, earn-outs and multinational role-ups.
Whether our clients’ objective is an outright sale or a staged exit, LockeBridge prides itself on fitting the strategy closely to the client's objectives. Understanding the objectives is paramount to developing an exit strategy. The objectives will determine if the best-fit strategy is, a sale to a strategic or financial acquirer, a partial or outright exit, a divisional divestiture, an employee stock ownership plan or management buyout.
LockeBridge assists clients in raising the capital that the company needs to finance working capital (cash flow requirements), drive organic growth, provide liquidity to shareholders, or fund an acquisition. Whether the capital source is senior debt, subordinated debt, a private equity investment, or venture capital, LockeBridge has broad domestic and international relationships within the corporate finance and private investment banking industry, enabling us to access the best capital solution.
The LockeBridge investment banking advisors are in constant contact with global capital sources in order to ensure access to capital which meets the financial structuring requirements that enable the execution of optimal value maximization strategies.
LockeBridge provides industry and capital markets corporate finance advisory services to shareholders and their boards to assist in developing value maximization strategies, and facilitating better understanding of various liquidity options. Through a systematic review, analysis and reporting process, we identify value deflators and growth drivers that prepare the company for a value maximizing transaction .
Fairness Opinions and Valuations
Valuations and fairness opinions are a routine part of the mergers and acquisitions process. However, there are several other reasons for performing a business valuation including initial public offerings, corporate sales & divestitures, obtaining financing, stock option and ESOP plans, liquidation & insolvency analyses, shareholder redemptions, succession planning and joint venture agreements. ockeBridge's ability to accurately estimate the value of a company is a critical component of our uncommon business model. Accurate valuations combined with superior execution enable us to waive the need for upfront retainer fees
LockeBridge’s ability to accurately estimate the value of a company is a critical component of our unique business model. Accurate valuations combined with superior execution enable us to waive the need for upfront retainer fees.
Valuations and fairness opinions are a routine part of the mergers and acquisitions process. However, there are several other reasons for performing a business valuation including initial public offerings, corporate sales & divestitures, obtaining financing, stock options and ESOP plans, liquidation & insolvency analyses, shareholder redemptions, succession planning, and joint venture agreements.
Contact LockeBridge at 781-676-2001 or contact us online for more information about our unique investment banking services model for business owners, and advisors.