Portfolio of Services
The team at NorthShore Capital Advisors has decades of practical management experience in many different functional roles and industry sectors. Because of this, we are able to differentiate ourselves from other middle-market investment banks, accounting and law firms, and intermediaries. Simply put we offer services which include many of the traditional investment banking products, but we also extend our services to serve real world needs and solve real world problems.
We know what is happening in the global marketplace, and we understand how the issues and trends of the global marketplace affect you. From buyer to seller to strategy and restructuring, our expertise will carry you through to the resolution that suits your goals.
Mergers and Acquisitions Advisoryback to top
As two companies come together, both parties’ interests are at stake. Acting as an intermediary for our client, we will provide objective financial analysis and the support and structure to bring the negotiations and resulting deal to an agreeable and desirable resolution, building a strong foundation for the venture ahead.
Buy – Sideback to topApproaching a deal from the buyer side requires a laser-like focus. We will hone in on your businesses’ need to transact, your identified target or help you to select the ideal one, produce a thorough business analysis, and complete all due diligence as we negotiate, structure and manage the closing of your purchase.
Sell – Sideback to topIt’s time to sell. Whether through an exclusive transaction or auction, we will represent you through every step of the sale. Beginning with a thorough client business analysis and identification of potential buyers, we will provide informed recommendations on strategic direction and guide the process to completion. From start to finish our job is to maximize your return.
Balance Sheet Restructuringback to top
Creating value through restructuring can be initiated for a number of reasons. Movements in interest rates, changes in technology or manufacturing, increased competition, regulatory requirements, growth opportunities, and taxes, all of which may potentially cause or indicate a need for restructuring. We will analyze and present your current situation with strategies and alternative solutions for how to approach your balance sheet. We will then see you through the restructuring from lenders to daily application.
Strategic Advisoryback to top
Increasingly business owners and companies ask us to assist in identifying and implementing courses of action to maximize shareholder value, assessing transaction options, and considering the advantages of a potential transaction. Our staff will identify, analyze and present a variety of strategic alternatives, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, growth vehicles and recapitalization. We will also measure how each course impacts a shareholder’s objectives relative to a myriad of factors and variables.
Sell-Side Valuationback to topBusiness valuation is both science and art and requires the careful consideration of many factors and variables affecting your business including current industry sector, market position, competitive pressures, economic conditions and overall financial performance. It also requires an eye towards the market and how various buyers would value your business based on the buyer’s ROI needs and expectations. NorthShore combines those variables and provides a valuation that actually reflects the current market considerations.
Buy-Side Valuationback to topWe analyze the target company and recommend a purchase price and a deal structure to generate pre-determined return on investment and cash flow, with consideration given to financing the deal.
Growth and Renewal Strategiesback to topHow do I make my business more valuable? Our team has the real world, practical experiences to help you initiate growth and profit solutions. These may include: developing and implementing a strategic plan to take your business forward; unlocking the value proposition of the business; expanding revenue streams; reducing expenses/waste within your business; developing an effective product life cycle strategy; go-to-market strategies for new or underperforming products or services; continuous improvement of internal processes utilizing LEAN principles.
Business Exit Strategiesback to topLeaving a business that's been your life is emotionally difficult and we understand and respect that fact. You approach each day with growth and more success in mind, but what is your ultimate goal for yourself, your family, your management team, and the employees? As business advisors, we work with your financial planners to develop a comprehensive and appropriate exit strategy plan suited to your unique situation.
Management Buyout Structureback to topWe excel at assisting management teams realize their dreams of owning the business they have helped build. We seek and recommend the best equity and/or debt partners, as well as help structure and negotiate the buyout of the business.
Strategic Acquisition Developmentback to topKeeping an eye on the long term and the big picture is key to the success of your business. Our team will help you identify optimal markets for acquisition activities, determine the criteria for screening candidates, seek out specific targets and, of course, see you through the successful execution of the acquisitions.
Debt Placementback to topManaging debt can be a particularly daunting task, especially when you still have the day-to-day operations of your business to think about. Our advisors will prepare your financial presentation and seek lenders who fit the profile for the required capital infusion and manage the entire process on your behalf through the completion of debt financing.