Target Identification

If only companies were as easy to buy as basic commodities. Then it would be clear where to look for potential candidates. The attributes that distinguish one operation from another would be readily apparent. And you wouldn’t need to convince the target company’s owners and management team that a transaction with you is worth their consideration.

But that’s not how it works with M&A. So it pays to be efficient right from the start. A methodical approach to target identification, based on corporate strategy principles, can put you on the path to a successful expansion of your business portfolio.

How we help

After completing scores of projects over the years, S2T has built up significant target screening expertise. Among other things, we can help you:

  • Evaluate market and geographic segments for untapped business opportunities
  • Review and screen relevant markets in detail
  • Identify potential targets for acquisition based on existing strategic objectives
  • Make initial deal introductions and support early-phase activities

Your benefits

  • A larger universe of potential M&A candidates
  • Target companies that may not be on the radar of any other acquirer
  • Impartial guidance on the profile of an optimal target for your business

For more information on Target Identification, contact us now for a free evaluation.

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Allen Solomon


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