A business acquisition can be the start of a new career for a transitioning entrepreneur, part of an accelerated corporate development plan aimed at market share gain or diversification or finding that platform or add-on company that is a perfect fit for your portfolio. Regardless of your goal, CIA members have a solution to your buy-side advisory needs.
While many boutique M&A firms providing buy-side services rely on limited networks or cold outreach, CIA has a physical nationwide presence of industry experts that allows us to produce at an accelerated rate. Additionally, we have access to the leading digital tools and resources to mine and screen acquisition targets and unlock hidden M&A value.
The CIA Competitive Edge
More Than Just ‘Finders’
CIA understands that the needs of buyers vary. Serving private equity, corporate and individual buyers requires a flexible process and nuanced understanding of each categories needs. We consider ourselves more than just company ‘finders’. Our full service buy-side practice not only sources companies to acquire but helps vet, structure and manage the acquisition process, full cycle.
With over 300+ years of deal making experience we have proven our ability to transact in many industries.
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Michael W. Camerota - Touchstone Advisors
Matt Cobb - Legacy Mergers & Acquisitions
Lou Vescio - Coastal Business Intermediaries
Lisa Riley - LINK Business
Laura Maver Ward - Kingsbridge Capital Partners
John Howe - Business Transition Strategies Corporation, N.H. Business Sales, Inc.
Jim Cumbee - Tennessee Valley Group
James Ward - Kingsbridge Capital Partners
Gary Rogers - Kingsley Group
Daniel T. Smale - The Woodward Company
Brad Kirkpatrick - Cornerstone Business Services, Inc.