Sell-side M&A Advisory Services

Sell-side advice has represented the core of our client offering since our inception in 1976.

We deliver a hands-on, full-service sell-side solution for private company owners, financial sponsors and corporations.

Clients value our significant experience, deep sector knowledge and insight and international reach. In every assignment we seek to provide substantive support, preparation and analytical rigour, and orchestrate competitive but collaborative processes that achieve the best possible results.

We are experts in complex carve-out transactions for major groups, drawing on the unrivalled technical resources and capabilities across our advisory team.

Our CMA and Regulated M&A capability provides specialist support to prospective acquirers and sellers as well as regulators on potential ‘relevant merger situations’ as well as in areas such as foreign direct investment and specific regulated markets. This includes serving as a monitoring and divestiture trustee.

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What is Sell-Side M&A?

Sell-side M&A covers the sale of 100%, a majority or minority interest in independent and private equity-owned, subsidiary and listed companies. Arrowpoint Advisory provides individuals, sponsors and corporate shareholders with technical advice and expertise and hands-on support throughout the sale process.

What are the factors contributing to a successful Sell-Side M&A process?

Great deals are the result of your adviser having a clear understanding of the stakeholders’ goals and priorities, rigorous preparation, deep sector knowledge and connectivity with the most relevant acquirers and investors, the creation of a thoughtful, collaborative but intensely competitive auction (unless a bilateral transaction) and effective project management from beginning to end.

Key components of Sell-Side M&A

There are four key components of the process, which are preparing the business for the sale including identifying an audience of qualified buyers and investors, targeted and discreet marketing of the business to obtain initial offers, a second round involving more interaction with management and initial due diligence before obtaining final offers, and finally selecting a preferred counterparty with which to close the transaction, after completing detailed due diligence and the legal negotiations.

How can Arrowpoint Advisory help?

Arrowpoint Advisory has been representing clients since 1976 and delivers a full service sell-side solution for privately-owned companies, financial sponsors, lenders and major corporations. The firm has concluded over 850 transactions for clients over the last 25 years.

Our team

Our clients have access to a senior team with remarkable continuity and a track record of completed client projects.