buy-side advisory

a well defined acquisition process is an essential part of a company’s growth strategy. identifying and successfully integrating a target company that compliments your overall strategic goals is not easy. we help our clients execute acquisitions utilizing our deep transaction, industry, and valuation expertise

Our Process

1. Strategy Development

The first step is to develop an acquisition strategy that outlines the specific goals and criteria for a potential transaction. What does your ideal candidate look like? Prairie will help you organize your acquisition strategy by assisting with the following:

 

  • Develop acquisition strategy
  • Identify funding sources
  • Create target evaluation process
  • Identify acquisition team
  • Identify integration team

2. Courting the Target

Prairie will work alongside the management team to help facilitate the courting process.  We will identify both positive and negative characteristics of the acquisition target and help the management team in assessing whether to proceed with the acquisition process.  Prairie’s role during this phase will be the following:

 

  • Ensure confidentiality among parties
  • Conduct due diligence
  • Provide valuation guidance
  • Present indication of interest
  • Negotiate letter of intent

3. Execute Transaction

Once the letter of intent is executed, the final phase of the acquisition process begins. We will use our deep transaction expertise to help determine the most appropriate transaction structure and deal terms in order to reach a successful transaction closing. Prairie’s role during this phase will be the following:

  • Conduct detailed buyer due diligence
  • Lead final negotiations
  • Coordinate legal document drafting
  • Resolve open issues
  • Close transaction

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Middle - Market Focus

Middle - Market Focus

Prairie Capital Advisors is dedicated to serving the investment banking and financial advisory needs of middle - market business owners

Ownership Transition

Ownership Transition

A successful transition needs a well-thought- out strategy. We will help define, shape, and implement a plan that meets your short-term and long-term objectives

Corporate Growth

Corporate Growth

Build or buy? It could be both. Prairie Capital Advisor’s strong relationships with debt and equity capital sources will help you realize your corporate growth strategies

Business Sustainability

Business Sustainability

Sustainability requires strategies that grow the enterprise and minimize risks. Prairie advises companies on strategies that result in long-term shareholder value