Mergers and Acquisitions

Knowing Deals Inside and Out
The difference between an ordinary transaction and an extraordinary one is CEA’s ability to dig deep into a deal to gain a complete understanding of clients’ businesses and objectives.

In today’s market, successful acquisitions and divestitures depend upon expert guidance to negotiate an unprecedented confluence of complementary and competing business models. CEA has the skilled professionals to issue that guidance from start to finish and to help our clients achieve the highest possible returns.

Our expert capabilities include:

  • Advising clients on which strategies to pursue (mergers, acquisitions and/or divestitures)
  • Recognizing the most promising buyers or acquisition targets
  • Developing valuation models
  • Creating innovative debt and/or equity financing structures
  • Considering other equity and joint venture partners to facilitate completion of a transaction
  • Managing the distribution of proprietary information
  • Working with tax, accounting and legal services to see the transaction through to completion