Sell-Side Advisory

Selling a business is a life-changing event.

Optimizing value for owners of exceptional companies

Forbes Partners puts middle market clients in the winner’s circle by driving a focused, tailored, and compelling business sale process from planning and positioning to closing. Our experienced advisors engage and motivate qualified buyers to compete, driving up deal values and optimizing deal terms so we can generate the best outcomes for our clients. Our services include:

Educating on timing

The veteran investment bankers at Forbes Partners draw on vast market knowledge and recent transactions to help clients prepare for and execute a sale at the best possible time.

Positioning the business

We take a strategic approach to uncovering and positioning the business’s unique value, creating a blueprint of the business’s best future, and developing a compelling case for buyers to arrive at the best sale outcome.

Determining what the business is and can be worth

Our clients want to know what their extraordinary companies are worth today and what steps they should take to maximize the business’s value before they sell. Our advisors draw on their experience across many transactions, situations, and industries to provide those insights.

Engaging and motivating buyers

Forbes Partners goes far beyond identifying prospective buyers. We draw ideal buyers into the process, generate excitement about the upside in our clients’ exceptional companies, and give buyers compelling reasons to compete, all to deliver the best outcomes.

Driving competitive bidding

We drive a robust competitive process and engage in strategic negotiations, advocating with tenacity until a clear winner emerges with the highest and best terms.

Recent Transactions | Sell-Side Advisory Services

The above transactions may include both Forbes Partners clients and clients of its non Broker-Dealer affiliate, The Forbes M+A Group.  Click the transaction image to learn more.