MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Merger, acquisition, divestiture, and partnering opportunities are significant events throughout the life cycle of any company and for its owners or prospective owners. The financial, organizational, managerial, and strategic problems which they create are different from the usual operating problems faced by management. Solutions to these new problems can be very complex.
We have extensive experience in assisting clients in all aspects of the merger and acquisition process. DPP is actively involved in every facet of an M&A transaction and utilizes a hands-on approach. Our thorough diligence at the front-end of a transaction, relationships with potential M&A partners and comprehensive management of the closing process both provide greater certainty of completion and fewer last-minute surprises.
Due diligence preparation, review and coordination.
Limit sharing of critical data to protect the business.
Competitive process to optimize valuation and structure.
Mitigate execution risk, pressure to close on time at agreed terms.
DPP has extensive experience in raising capital for publicly traded and privately held companies. Our team can work with you to evaluate a range of funding alternatives and provide counsel in order to execute financing. DPP’s product expertise includes:
- Private placements of debt and equity
- Shareholder rights offerings
- Best efforts public offerings
- Public offering advisory
We also specialize in leveraged buyout funds (including related portfolio companies) and offer a range of senior and mezzanine capital raising capabilities and advisory services.
We go beyond transaction-oriented services to provide a range of financial advisory services to businesses in the automotive and truck industry:
Corporate and Financial Restructurings
We evaluate a company’s potential by analyzing their current financial status and helping leadership prepare for the future.
We offer advice on all financial facets, including:
Organic growth versus growth through acquisitions
The maximizing of shareholder’s rate of return, including actions to be taken to prepare for a sale
Balance sheet restructuring to increase profitability and to permit flexibility, which can enable the company to take quick advantage of emerging opportunities
The appropriate mix of equity and debt
Taking a company public or remaining private
Preparing a company for a public offering and the writing of a descriptive memorandum, which will best present the company to potential underwriters
The recapitalization of both healthy and distressed companies, along with sustainable go-forward strategies
Taking a company private in a management buy-out or related strategy