When it’s time to go from concept to reality, the decisions you make about your company in the early days are critical for your future success, including effectively attracting, negotiating and closing on capital, developing a robust and defendable business plan and forecast model, planning for your exit (it is never too soon), structuring your entity and partnership, and more. Your choice of advisors could be the most important decision you make. LGA has helped hundreds of companies grow form start up to successful exit. We can help you too.
Focus on what you want to BECOME,
not where you are today
The needs of business owners have evolved over the years as competition has increased, borders have shrunk, and margins have become compressed. LGA guides businesses and their owners with optimizing enterprise value while mitigating risks.
Benefit to Our Clients
Established businesses of any size can have periods of great success, plateaus, declines, and recoveries for any number of reasons. To help business owners keep their feet in the present with their eyes on the future, LGA develops a robust defendable business plan and forecast model, ensures that your company has optimal access to capital and liquidity, articulates your exit plan, interfaces and provides reports to lenders and investors, manages risk, and more. Let us help you reach your business goals.
A great majority of companies that seek to sell are never sold, they just shut their doors. Often the most important decisions affecting the successful transition of ownership happens during the three to five years leading up to a sale. Potential acquirers can include the next generation of the family, key employees, a strategic acquirer, or a private equity group. Proactive pre-sale planning and diligence will help to ensure a smooth sale, with minimized drama and maximized proceeds. When selling, you only have one chance to make a great first impression. LGA can help you optimize the value of your company by advising you throughout the entire sale process.
Whether you are on the buy-side or the sell-side of an M&A deal, LGA can help. There is significant due diligence to be performed related to mergers and acquisitions which can impact the transaction price and likelihood to close. LGA creates financial “merger” models that provide both quantitative and qualitative guidance, advises throughout the transaction and documentation process, derives optimal tax structures, performs quality of earnings (QOE) analyses and helps prepare businesses for sale.
Many companies face challenges that can impact viability and survival. For many, it is an overwhelming task to address financial deterioration, lender and vendor defaults, and anxious stakeholders. At LGA, we have guided countless companies to survive and to ultimately return to health and prosperity. If you are in need of turnaround services, please call LGA without delay.