Mergers and Acquisitions

With uncompromising client service focus, our goal is to provide clients with the necessary information to proceed, renegotiate, restructure or withdraw from any transaction. With broad industry and transaction experience, Gulf Stream professionals are active across a full range of M&A advisory roles.

M&A - Buyer Services

With deep practical experience from both a transaction and operational perspective, Gulf Stream Advisors guide clients through all aspects of the acquisition and merger process - from identifying and evaluating the target to closing and integrating the asset.

  • Assist wwith acquisition strategy
  • Identify prospective targets
  • Determine appropriate business valuation
  • Perform comprehensive due diligence
      • Validate quality of revenues
      • Validate quality of balance sheet, reserves and unrecorded liabilites
  • Assist with deal negotiation and structure
  • Assist with post-merger integration
M&A - Seller Services

Gulf Stream Advisors assists clients in achieving maximum valuations for assets being divested. Our firm has deep has deep investment banking experience in sale side transactions serving to assist clients in achieving optimum results. We advise on all aspects of the sale transaction: from evaluating and valuing the entity for sale to negotiating and closing the transaction.

  • Evaluation of entities for sale
      • Identification of value enhancers and value issues
      • Creating reasonable business valuation
  • Preparation of information memorandum covering targeted asset
  • Assistance with management presentations
  • Due diligence of potential buyers and bids received
  • Negotiation with buyers
  • Accounting and tax deal structuring
  • Assistance with purchase and sale agreement provisions
Joint Venture Advisory

Joint ventures are among the most complicated transactions to execute because they require the development of an operating agreement and governance for a new organization. A "good fit" between partnering entities must be assured in multiple dimensions, including: mission, vision, values. ethics and culture. Gulf Stream professionals have expensive experience in executing joint venture agreements particularly in cross-border transactions.

  • Assist with business plan development
  • Assessment of impact on existing operations
  • Identification and introduction of suitable JV partners
  • Valuation and transaction structuring
  • Negotiation of transaction terms and ensuing operating agreement
  • Assist with post-transaction integration