Acquisition & Divestiture Advisory
For clients pursuing a monetization or divestiture, we assist them through the entire process of evaluating the assets or business to be sold, developing a sales strategy, identifying and selecting potential buyers, producing and distributing offering materials under confidentiality, advising on transaction structure and price as well as support in the documentation phase. Acquest is highly qualified to provide advice with respect to commercial arrangements that are critical to realizing full value in a sale process.
For clients pursuing an acquisition, we assist them in identifying and/or evaluating prospective acquisition targets, developing an effective strategy for negotiated purchases or bidding, valuation and transaction structuring, negotiations and documentation. Clients frequently engage Acquest to obtain additional insight into the target and accelerate development of an acquisition strategy and the optimal transaction structure.
Our firm provides board of directors and conflicts committees with fairness opinions drawing on our expertise in the sectors we cover.
Debt and Equity Financing
We assist clients in raising equity, senior debt and mezzanine debt from financial sponsors, corporations, institutional investors and banks, typically in connection with an acquisition, recapitalization or organic growth opportunity.
Acquest has the expertise to assist clients as financial advisor for development projects in midstream and downstream energy for projects ranging from $100 million to over $1 billion in cost. We provide advice with respect to commercial arrangements and managing development risk as well as arranging both equity and debt financing with suitable investors.