M&A Buyer Readiness: Liftoff

You’ve decided it’s time for your tech-enabled services business to grow inorganically, but you’re unsure where to start or how to get readyDeciding to grow your business through acquisition is a big step that should not be taken lightly. There are many things to consider when getting your business ready for an M&A deal, from the right strategic fit to cultural alignment through financial readiness. 

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Revenue Rocket’s experienced team and M&A Liftoff program take the pressure and uncertainty away when it’s time to get your business in the best position for inorganic growth. Our team of experts provide expert guidance in finding the best fit considering your business’s unique culture, strategy, and financial approach. 

The 4-Step M&A Liftoff. 

M&A Liftoff begins with a holistic review of your business. Then, we examine all aspects of your business through the lens of preparedness for acquisition, providing critical improvement plans, and getting you ready for closing a deal.  

Step 1: Growth Strategy Assessment with Financial Valuation  

Six weeks  

Revenue Rocket assesses your business strategy, financials, corporate structure, operating model, culture, and talent.  

From a financial view, we evaluate the value of your business and gauge the proper size of an acquisition. The process assesses financial strengths, capital structure, and trends to assess your buying ability accurately.  

From a strategic and cultural standpoint, we employ tactics, including research, diagnostic tools, and interviews, to assess your current state while providing best practices for your future state with a combined entity. In addition, we provide recommendations with perspectives on what needs to be done to be prepared for acquisition. 

Step 2: Market Positioning  

Two weeks  

Next, we educate your team on opportunities with rich data insights and advise on which markets are advantageous to target. Finally, we work with you to guide decision-making and provide recommendations on uniquely positioning your business to sellers to ensure you stand out favorably in a competitive market. 

Step 3: Business Optimization  

Four to Six weeks  

Revenue Rocket will work with you to optimize your business and bring a compelling proposition to potential sellers. We take a targeted approach to address the most significant opportunities for improvement and implementation of demonstrated best practices. We balance teaching, reviewing, and implementing change management strategies, empowering you to take the next step in driving inorganic growth. Together, we will complete a series of assessments, activities, and coaching sessions as you embark on your countdown to M&A Liftoff! 

Step 4: Targeting  

Four weeks  

Once you’re ready to acquire, we guide you through the process of targeting and list-building refinement so you can make decisions about potential target companies’ cultural, strategic, and financial fit. 

Let us provide expert guidance to achieve your goals and ensure you, your team, and your customers/partners are in the best position for exponential growth through acquisition! 

Holistically, the M&A Liftoff program enables you to:

Breakthrough the natural limitations of organic business growth by preparing your firm to acquire another business

Position your business to be attractive to potential business targets 

Optimize business health and performance

Educate your team on M&A trends, methodologies, and deal-making

The Revenue Rocket Difference:

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100% focused on tech-enabled services businesses, including managed services providers, application developers, application developers, and cybersecurity firms

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Built by operators who have completed successful deals and held your role

Process and team made for strategy development, deal origination, financial analysis, due-diligence support, and deal-making 

Reach out today to speak to an M&A Readiness Expert

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