CALDER BUY-SIDE GOLD - BUY-SIDE M&A ADVISORY
Tap into Calder's network of small business owners and receive introductions to off-market sellers!
The Calder Buy-Side Gold service provides consistent, steady deal flow at a reasonable cost. It's not rocket science. We are willing to do the work that others are not - verifying owners, digging deep for contact information (personal emails and cell phones), and professionally calling and emailing owners of companies that match your investment criteria.
Additionally, our team has invested hundreds of hours in scrutinizing, analyzing data, and improving our process by studying web and email analytics to improve open, click, and response rates. In doing so, we consistently receive a high level of engagement from, on average, 35-50% of owners contacted.
Calder Buy-Side Gold program guarantees a minimum of 300 monthly emails and voicemails sent on behalf of our client to owners of businesses that match their criteria. Additionally, we will notify our database (75,000+) of your interest with an email blast. Lastly, we will post a professional overview of your interests on our website (examples here.)
Buyers that engage Calder under the Gold engagement should expect proprietary, off-market deal flow. By virtue of completing all of the work in-house, our team can uphold professionalism and quality in establishing the first impression on behalf of our client.
If you're interested in learning more, contact us below, and we will share references of current and past clients so that our results can be verified. We have found that some clients are not ready or set up to handle the amount leads we're able to uncover for them, and often ask us to slow down.
Are you ready to let Calder put our prospecting expertise to work for you?
HOW IT WORKS
What is guaranteed? The Gold engagement guarantees a minimum of 300 monthly emails and voicemails sent on behalf of our client to prospects matching criteria. Calder's Buy-Side Gold outreach campaigns (coupled with voicemails) average a 35-50% engagement rate within the first two weeks of outreach to a prospect, ensuring that our client's mandate reaches a minimum of 105 to 150 vetted-for-fit prospects each month.
Additionally, we will post an overview of your interests on our website and send an email blast to our database of over 75,000 owners and business professionals.
The search process has proven to work for businesses of almost any size, industry, or buyer criteria.
What does Calder provide and how do we meet our guarantee? Calder will produce a professional buyer profile to be posted on our site and sent to our network of sellers. Meanwhile, Calder's Buy-Side Team will create a list of all possible prospects matching our client's specific criteria and professionally contact all prospective sellers using a 3-touch point sequence.
Prospects that do not respond or are not ready are followed up via a drip-loop sequence that ensures consistent communication and nurturing. Interested prospects are qualified through a phone call interview to ensure fit prior to any introduction to our client. Should our client desire, Calder is able to assist throughout the post-introduction process including information request, valuation, negotiation, LOI creation, deal structuring, securing financing, and due diligence.
What is the time-frame commitment required from clients? Due to the intensity and time-consuming research conducted up-front, along with the guarantee, there is a three-month minimum commitment. After three months, the engagement transitions to month-to-month and can be canceled at any time provided a fourteen-day notice. Upon engagement, the Calder team's goal is to be in front of our entire network and actively prospecting within two weeks.
What does this cost? A monthly retainer of $2,500. The Success Fee will be dependent on the client's desires for Calder's involvement post-introduction but generally starts at 5-7% of the first $1M of consideration and declines in a Lehman-like structure.
If the Calder team is asked to help throughout the entire transaction process, our Success Fee will start at 7% of the first $1M in consideration and decline with a growing amount of consideration. Should the Calder team be asked to only introduce prospects, the Success Fee would start at 5% of the first $1M of consideration.