Calder Capital Sources Proprietary Deal Flow - Guaranteed!
Buyer competition, non-listed sales, financing limitations, personal and business risks: these are all factors that add to the difficulty of buying a business. We understand these complexities which is why we have created business buying services uniquely designed for corporate, family office, private equity, and individual buyers.
Most companies cannot justify the expense of having a team dedicated to business acquisitions. Yet, business acquisition, if executed properly, can be a great growth strategy.
Calder Capital serves as a buy-side M&A advisor and provides acquisition search services to serious buyers with clearly defined acquisition criteria. Our services are best suited to clients who seek to complete several smaller acquisitions and who have well-defined size, type, and geographic search criteria.
How Are We Different?
- Guaranteed Results - There are no other Buy-Side Advisory Firms that will guarantee leads. Calder guarantees a minimum of three (3) unlisted, warm introductions to sellers per month that match your criteria. If we do not produce three leads, you do not pay our Retainer. Most of our clients receive more than three qualified leads per month!
- No Outsourcing - Calder's Buy-Side Team handles all prospect research, verification, phone calls, emails, letters, drip campaigns, and prospect introductions in-house. This gives potential sellers a professional and seamless experience and makes for a positive and natural introduction to our client.
A monthly Retainer generally in the range of $4,000 is established in a formalized acquisition search engagement. The monthly retainer is partially-credited against the Success Fees at closing. Thus, once an acquisition has been consummated much of the Retainer Fees are generally washed out. Calder is the only M&A Firm that will guarantee unlisted leads to our buy-side clients. If we do not produce, you do not pay.
Our Success Fee commission will vary based on the type of buyer and their needs. For example, in general, Private Equity and Family Office buyers do not require much assistance in terms of valuation, due diligence, and coordination of the closing whereas Individual buyers may require all of these services. Our goal is to be fair and flexible based on the overall needs of the client. The majority of our fees are earned upon the successful consummation of a transaction!
We generally do not incur many, if any, out-of-pocket expenses related to our buy-side clients. However, if significant travel is required we will request reimbursement. All requested reimbursed expenses will be pre-approved.
DEVELOP ACQUISITION STRATEGY AND TARGET PROFILE
Identify Owner Goals And Objectives
Research Prospective Acquisition Targets
Verify Target Owners Contact Information
RESEARCH PROSPECTS, ENGAGE TARGETS, BUILD ACQUISITION PIPELINE
Develop Buyer Profile & Communication Templates
Make Confidential Contact with Target Owners via Phone, Email & Mail
Establish a Confidential Drip Marketing Campaign to Keep Targets Aware
EVALUATION OPPORTUNITY, CONDUCT VALUATION, DEFINE SYNERGISTIC VALUE
Collect Financial and Operational Data from Prospects
Perform In-depth Valuation & Assist in Offer (LOI) Creation
Work with Our Client to Negotiate on Their Behalf
STRUCTURE, NEGOTIATION, AND CONSUMMATE TRANSACTION
Arrange Financing (if necessary)
Manage Due Diligence Process
Coordinate Purchase Documentation
Quarterback Legal & CPA Teams to a Successful Close
Celebrate With Our Client Post Acquisition!
We believe that our process will give business owners the greatest chance for a successful sale. For more information about our process or to meet with one of our experienced advisors, please complete our contact form.