Category: Transaction Advisory Services

Adding Value to Your Business Deals

January 31, 2022  |  Barton Walter and Krier

In the business world, buying and selling can be tricky transactions. But they don’t have to be. And adding value to your business deals is easier than you think. Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) from Barton, Walter & Krier provide the expertise you need to understand the intricacies of the process and maximize the value of your purchase or sale. Learn more about TAS and when and how to utilize these impressive financial tools. Straight from the Source The best way to understand Transaction Advisory Services is to talk to someone who regularly handles such projects – someone with the experience to discern and explain the practice and importance of TAS. Blaine Andersen is that person. As BWK’s Managing Director of Transaction Advisory Services, he worked in Big 4 accounting for almost two decades and spent much of that time in M&A (mergers and acquisitions) transactions with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Andersen provides a wealth of knowledge for BWK and its clients, and his sell-side background is so solid that he’ll take on anyone in the business. “I’m known as a due diligence and sell-side specialist,” he said, “and my experience can compete with any others.” TAS Basics Transaction Advisory Services from BWK offer support for clients throughout the process of a deal and include: A quality […]

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How Sell-Side Advisory Services Can Create Value

July 14, 2021  |  Barton Walter and Krier

Selling your company is one of the biggest business decisions you will make as a business owner. You’ve spent years growing your organization and you’re a trusted expert in your field. But when it comes time to plan your exit strategy, you may have more questions than answers. How do you prepare for the sale? Where do you find a buyer? What about business valuation? A sell-side advisor can help guide you through the entire process from defining objectives to closing the deal. Read on as we look at how sell-side advisory services can create the most value for your business. What is a sell-side advisor? A sell-side advisor is a deal consulting professional who represents a company looking to be acquired. Sell-side advisors are a critical member of the divestiture team. They are a strategic partner with an expert understanding of the M&A landscape who can attractively position a business for sale as well as help minimize risk and maximize valuation. The advisor provides a wide range of services throughout the cycle including: Due diligence Pre-sale analysis Financial modeling Quality of Earnings report Deal-basis financial statements Net working capital Dataroom preparation Negotiations And more! Just as you wouldn’t represent yourself in court without a trained professional, having a trusted advisor to support […]

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Transaction Advisory Services: Maximizing Value and Leveraging Opportunity

February 18, 2021  |  Barton Walter and Krier

Designing the optimal deal requires a thorough understanding of market dynamics and key issues that affect various industries. Balancing transaction objectives with accounting, tax, regulatory, HR, and commercial considerations is critical to ensure that the acquisition is the right fit for the right price, for the both the buyer or seller. Read our blog as we discuss how our Transaction Advisory Services maximize value and leverage opportunities throughout the full spectrum of the transaction lifecycle.  What are Transaction Advisory Services? Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) allow clients to make informed business decisions for a buy – or sell – side transaction or through expert qualitative, value-driven analysis. Barton, Walter & Krier’s TAS professionals perform a thorough review of financial, operational, and strategic considerations for a potential deal, helping clients gain a clearer perspective on the opportunities and risks it may present. Key offerings and solutions BWK Transaction Advisory specialists work across multiple disciplines and services with both financial (private equity, family office, or sponsor) and strategic (corporate) stakeholders to help navigate the complexities of buy-side and sell-side transactions. We approach each deal with knowledge, discipline, and a commitment to maximizing value for our clients within their defined risk profile. Buy-side solutions Our pre-and post-transaction buy-side services help clients assess risks and opportunities so buyers […]

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