A merger or acquisition (M&A) can add considerable value to a company but ensuring that each stage of the transaction process is successful and without issues, requires considerable knowledge and expertise. Mergers and acquisitions are complex, requiring a significant amount of resources and time. Clarity and an in-depth understanding of the deal are a must to ensure decision-makers are making all the right moves and avoiding missed opportunities during the M&A process.
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&As)
Strategy, Execution, Integration, and Divestiture for Winning Transactions
Mergers and acquisitions pertain to two parties: the buyers and the sellers. There are challenges on both sides of the transaction and all parties aim to maximize deal value. Many things can affect a deal, from tax issues to regulatory restrictions, thus for a merger or acquisition to be successful, considerable knowledge and experience is required.
Merging or acquiring businesses is a pivotal moment in the lifecycle of businesses. There is a lot at stake and it can be daunting to manage all the aspects. One of the key focuses of any M&A is tax as it can impact every element of the transaction from corporate structure, to raising finance, to efficient structuring of asset and share sales. It is important to be equipped with a strategy that addresses challenges head on and maximizes opportunities at every stage of the transaction process.
MDP and our team of Chartered Professional Accountants have the experience and insight to advise private equity and corporate investors through every stage of the merger and acquisition process. We collaborate with our clients, assisting them to develop optimized growth strategies based on their business goals while helping to prepare them to capitalize on opportunities during the M&A process. From pre-acquisition due diligence to strategy, integration, divestiture, to post-acquisition optimization, our firm recommends established strategies to assist our clients in achieving their business growth objectives.
For buyers, we help unlock value at every stage of the deal. From identifying target markets to supporting an efficient deal process, our firm assists clients in aligning transactions with strategic company objectives, maintaining compliance and optimizing value.
For sellers, MDP helps clients understand the potential rewards and risks of divestiture. We assess the situation, support the company position and maximize sale price while executing the deal with minimal disruption to business operations.
MDP offers a full spectrum of merger and acquisition services, working with clients to ensure a smooth transaction with a maximum deal value.
Our Mergers & Acquisitions Services can help you with:
- Buying a business
- Selling a business
- Merging businesses
- Pre-acquisition due diligence
- Transaction risk
- Post-acquisition optimization
- Private equity advisory
- Exit strategies
- Performance optimization
- Business valuations and analytics
- Raising corporate finance
- Tax structuring
- Accounting and financial reporting
MDP is distinct from many other accounting firms. Our practice group consists of individuals dedicated to providing the highest quality mergers & acquisitions solutions. We assist clients with a wide range of business advisory services across Southern Ontario, including Mississauga, Oakville, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Burlington, and throughout the Greater Toronto Area.