Buy-Side Advisory

Strategic business acquisition services

Helping extraordinary companies acquire strategically

When middle-market companies are ready to grow through acquisition, they turn to the experts at Forbes Partners to optimize the outcome. Buyers count on us to guide them through the entire deal process, drawing on our experience to source acquisition opportunities, engage and motivate the sellers, and negotiate the best price and terms. Our services include:

Developing the right strategy

Our experienced investment bankers create a comprehensive acquisition strategy to meet our client’s goals—a key component underpinning any successful deal.

Creating the ideal target profile

We help clients focus on the best investment opportunities by defining the optimal profile for an acquisition target, based on criteria such as key performance indicators (KPIs), potential synergies, cultural fit, geography, and product or service mix.

Identifying the best opportunities

Based on the ideal profile, we identify acquisition targets, engage them, and attract them to the negotiating table.

Securing the best deal

Our team fights hard to get the best price, terms, and conditions for buyers. We use modern, high-stakes negotiation strategies and draw on our hard-won experience to achieve extraordinary outcomes.

Lining up the funding

To help bring the deal to closure, Forbes Partners provides access to debt, mezzanine, and equity financing solutions, offering options to meet every buyer’s situation.