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Acquisitions and Mergers

We represent Clients in Buy-Side Mergers & Acquisitions, Sell-Side Mergers & Acquisitions, and Capital Raising Transactions.

The Firm’s typical Investment Banking Engagements range from $50 Million to $1 Billion in a wide array of Industry Sectors. Excalibur’s Clientele include Companies that operate in the Oil & Gas, ICUMSA, Specialty Metals, Steel, Software, Property Development and Technology Markets.

 

Excalibur provide its Clientele with a Global Reach that spans the Universe of Mergers & Acquisitions. The Investment Bank has a strong International Presence covering the World’s Major International Markets. Through the Experience and Reach of the Firm’s Senior Management, Excalibur has an Incomparable Ability to reach Buyers, Sellers, Private Investors, and Financial Institutions.

 

Excalibur’s strengths lie in the Middle Market and in its Relationships with Shareholders of Closed Corporations, Family-Owned Companies, Private Equity Funds, and large Multinational Conglomerates looking to foster Inorganic Growth Opportunities through Mergers & Acquisitions. The Investment Bank prides itself in its ability to match Middle Market Companies with Buyers who offer Premium Valuations, strong Growth Synergies, and flexible Transaction Structures thereby ensuring that Selling Shareholders have an Intimate Say and Continued Upside in the Ongoing Operations of their Companies post-Closing.

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Valuation Methodologies

Public Company Comparables

Commodity Trading | Construction & Engineering | Metals | Flow Control | Oil & Gas | Software & Technology

  • Involves determining a Company’s Enterprise Value by comparing its financial metrics against those of similar Publicly Listed Companies

  • Purest Valuation Methodology because Stocks are determined by Supply & Demand

  • But it is hard to compare Private Companies to Publicly Listed Companies are not 1:1

M&A Transactions Comparables

Commodity Trading | Construction & Engineering | Metals | Flow Control | Oil & Gas | ICUMSA | Software & Technology

  • Involves determining a Company’s Enterprise Value by comparing its financial metrics against those of other companies that have been sold in the open market

  • The best approximation of what a Private Company is worth in the open market

  • But many Acquirers will not disclose Valuation Multiples

Discounted Cash Flow

  • Involves discounting a Company’s Future Cash Flows by its Weighted Average Cost of Capital (“WACC)” to determine the present   value of those Cash Flows

  • But a Company’s future Cash Flows and its WACC are both highly Arbitrary

  • Not recommended for Private Companies

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