A process by which we determine if the relationship is a good fit for the Business Owner and Chimera Strategies prior to moving forward to an engagement.
Deliverable: Business Valuation
PREPARE THE GO TO MARKET MATERIALS
A process by which we compile the information necessary to prepare and receive sign-off on a Non-Disclosure Agreement, Teaser, Confidential Informational Memorandum or CIM, adjusted financials and a data room.
Deliverables: Completed market materials
GO TO MARKET
A process by which we build an active target list (see below) and reach out to potential Buyers.
Deliverables: 10-15 Potential Buyers
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A process by which we respond to questions from the Buyers and distribute the answers to all the potential Buyers. The FAQs document provides all the Buyers with the most up to date information.
Deliverable: FAQs document
INDICATIONS OF INTEREST
A process by which potential Buyers submit an indication of purchase price and terms based on the information they have to date.
Deliverable: 5-10 Indications of Interest
A process by which the potential Buyer and Seller meet and discuss desire and strategic fit (see below).
Deliverable: 3-5 Management Meetings
LETTERS OF INTENT
A process by which potential Buyers submit their intent of purchase price and terms..
Deliverable: 2-3 Letters of Intent; 1 executed Letter of Intent
An arduous process by which the potential Buyer verifies the information presented as well as any additional key information (e.g. contracts, human resources, etc.). Once the potential Buyer has verified the information and reviewed any additional key information, the Purchase Agreement is prepared.
Deliverables: Executed Purchase Agreement and any payments at close received.
As you would expect, we know and talk to CEOS and have a list of Buyers. However, everyone is a Buyer until they have to write an actual check.
We go beyond the Rolodex to look for Buyers. We have a step by step process to build an active target list including:
We want to find a Buyer that really wants the deal and acts like it.
We want to find a Buyer that is a good strategic fit with realistic strategic goals.
We want to find a Buyer that offers a premium to fair market value.
We want to find a Buyer that offers at least 70%-80% cash at close.
We want to find a Buyer that has the capital or has a very high chance of getting the capital.
Agriculture | Arts & Entertainment | Business Services
ConsumerGoods | Education | Energy&Renewables
Financial Services | Food&Hospitality | Industrials
Healthcare | Media | Real Estate
Technology | Telecom Services | Transportation
Construction | Distribution/ Wholesale
Information/ Software | Maintenance/ Repair
Manufacturing | Raw Materials
Rental & Leasing | Retail
Glad to experience share on the market, valuations, buyers, sellers, financing at no cost.
Already have a Buyer or Seller? Getting to and closing a transaction is a huge time suck and not easy.
We assist in facilitating a transaction to completion for a fixed monthly fee plus completion bonus.
We assist in finding Sellers and facilitating a transaction to completion for a fixed monthly fee plus completion bonus.