Mergers & Acquisitions
Synergy Business Brokers is well-known as a premier merger and acquisitions company. But what exactly does this mean? What do mergers and acquisitions brokers do? Why are we important in the selling process? Here’s what you need to know about M&A brokers and how we can help you.
Benefits of Mergers & Acquisitions Brokers
You’ve built up your business valuation high enough that you’re ready to sell, or you have two businesses and want to merge them. You might have even gotten a professional business evaluation. The sale of your business is the next step. But how? Where do you sell your business and who do you sell it to? This is where the mergers and acquisitions broker comes in.
The term "mergers and acquisitions" refers to the variety of ways you can transfer ownership of your business. In a merger, your company combines with another company to become a new entity. This new company may retain the name of the bigger company, which simply absorbs the old one, or it may take on a name that combines the names of the prior two companies. The new company may even adopt a brand-new name.
In an acquisition, that bigger company simply buys your company. Your company entity ceases to exist and all of its assets become a part of the buying company. These important assets typically include your employees, customers, reputation, know-how, and hard assets such as equipment, fixtures, inventory, etc.
Whichever type of situation you are in, you want to be sure you are properly compensated for allowing another company to take control of some or all of the business assets you have worked so hard to build. A Mergers and Acquisitions brokerage company is the entity that makes sure this happens.
Just because you have gotten a business valuation that says that your company is worth a certain amount does not mean that it will be a simple process for you to get what you think the business is worth. It’s important to remember that it is individuals such as CEOs who drive mergers and acquisitions, and their appraisal of your company’s value is specific to what it can do for their company.
A good mergers and acquisitions broker has a network of companies in your industry to draw on, knows the market and knows who to approach and how to approach them in order to get you the deal you want for your business.
Merger & Acquisition Types
In Merger and Acquisition, there are many different scenarios where a business, your financial investment can be joined with another business entity. The outlying situation and how the two businesses are combined result in the type of merger that occurs.
2 Core Types of Mergers:
- Horizontal Merger: This is when you merge your business with a competitor. If you own a New York construction company and a competitor goes to sell their's you realize you would get their past clients and establish yourself as the lead construction company in New York.
- Vertical Merger: This is when you merge with a business you supply or a business that supplies you. So if you had a bottle manufacturing business and you merged your business with a water bottle company, this would be a verticle merger.
Other types of mergers are variants of these two. In all the different variables there needs to be clarity in the transaction and established terms. A Merger & Acquisition firm is designed to assist in this transaction to make sure everything flows smoothly and the businesses are better off after the transaction.
Contact Synergy Business Brokers for Your Merger & Acquisition Needs in the Northeast and Beyond
The experts at Synergy Business Brokers have the knowledge and experience you need when it comes to selling your business. For over fifteen years we have been a leader in mergers and acquisitions and have Senior Advisors located in NY, NJ, CT, and MA. We are able to consistently sell businesses with annual revenues between $600,000 and $30 million and can help you find a great deal for your business right now.
To find out more and set up a free confidential consultation where we can generate a strategy for the sale of your business, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, give us a call at 914-738-9350 or fill out our easy contact form online and submit it now. We look forward to helping you find the exit you want and deserve.