We are experts in all aspects involving the strategic and financial advice related to a process of M&A, such as valuation, marketing, negotiation, transaction structuring, due diligence and closing, while also offering full and integrated legal and tax support to our clients, provided by Frignani Sociedade de Advogados . Our services for a typical M&A project comprise:

  • Preliminary business analysis 
  • Valuation
  • Marketing (preparation of presentation materials) 
  • Research and selection of prospects 
  • Controlled market approach and receipt of proposals 
  • Negotiation / Transaction Structuring 
  • Letter of Intent / Memorandum of Understanding 
  • Tracking / Monitoring of due diligence 
  • Final contracts 
  • Closing 

We also offer, if required, services not related to the execution of sales mandates:

Valuation: A realistic expectation of business value is critical for the decision and success of any transaction. We offer our clients valuation services combining all recognized methods with our experience and knowledge of the prevailing market conditions.

Planning / Exit Strategy: Most investors and private companies know the importance of planning and preparing in advance the sale of a business. Acumen advises its clients with regard to exit strategies, and works closely with them to develop and execute short or long term plans that best meet their goals and needs.

Corporate Finance: Clients may be looking for a strategic recapitalization, targeting growth, succession planning, or as part of a future exit strategy. Acumen holds relationships with a wide network of investors, both strategic and financial, who are constantly seeking investments in privately held companies. We combine our market and corporate finance knowledge to plan, negotiate and implement the optimal capital structure that meets the needs of our clients.