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Example Case Study

Background

Hutcheon Mearns was engaged as lead Corporate Finance advisors to a diverse shareholder group of a privately owned software and data management company.

Having previously undergone a prior sale process with no success, the shareholders were looking to secure an exit that reflected the robust business they had built during their ownership.

Solution

The Advisory team provided the client with experienced advisors who possess a depth of industry and accounting knowledge, along with a hands on approach and a commitment to achieve the common objectives of the shareholder group.

We worked with the shareholders to minimise transaction risks and value erosion, and worked closely with the key stakeholders from start to finish.

Hutcheon Mearns ultimately advised through to a successful sale of the business to a complex multi-national buyer with a multi-billion dollar market capitalisation.

Value added

Worked with investors to understand and mitigate any risks presented by the investment.

Tailored services including both financial due diligence and corporate finance advisory; both with a hands on approach.

Efficiently obtained the necessary information and understanding of the business to present the appropriate information to our client.

Presented due diligence findings to investors in a concise and informative manner – providing a solutions based approach to due diligence.

Utilised industry and sector knowledge to offer commercial and practical observations.

Built a strong relationship and rapport with the sellers and their advisors to ensure the transaction was completed smoothly and negotiations were as efficient as possible.