Seattle Business Broker Provides Mergers and Acquisitions for Software Companies

December 28, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Deal Capital, a Seattle business broker, provides expert deal valuation and M&A advisory services to middle market SaaS, BPO and software organizations across the country. The principals work directly with newly-successful start-ups and long-standing business owners to ensure the highest value is extracting from their software companies.

Mid-Market Software Advising

As expert advisors to middle-market software organizations, Deal Capital advisors help provide executive business valuations. Prior to completing software deals, the company works with management so ensure all the books are in order and complete and accurate financial statements are available. Having balance sheet, income statement and cash-flow numbers available makes pitching the company as a potential target acquisition to investors much more easy.

Full M&A Partner

As an M&A partner, Deal Capital's focus includes finding profitable growth targets fitting within clients' desired range of expertise. Each target will be assessed on its ability assist in improving clients' value proposition and customer willingness to pay (WTP). By integrating value-adding acquisitions and increasing customer WTP, clients can better maximize short and long term returns on invested capital.

Deal Capital works directly with key clients for procuring requisite buy-in from all necessary company stakeholders, including C-level executives and board members. As a working partner Deal Capital will maintain a professional approach in researching, finding and presenting potential targets for acquisition. In addition, Deal Capital will work to ensure all potential targets match the criteria of strategic goals and objectives for internal company growth. Concurrently, Deal Capital will work with all client stakeholders to ensure internal objectives for software mergers and acquisitions are clearly understood and adequately addressed. Finally, Deal Capital maintains a focus on timing, understanding timing plays one of the biggest roles in effective M&A. Having the agility to move quickly and the patience to wait when deal-timing is most providential is a skill and expertise Deal Capital will bring to the table.

Financial Research

As part of the initial market research consulting, Deal Capital will work to define search parameters congruent to the overall goals for the growth of any software company. Search parameters will include definition of target industry sectors and basic size determinants of potential targets for acquisition. Other, more granular acquisition parameters include industry-specific valuations in BPO, OSG and PSG sectors; EBITDA multiple range analysis for determining deal-value judgments; and internal/external financing options available to Client including cash, debt, and equity. Deal Capital also helps determine the best financing mix given both internal limitations and external legal and tax ramifications.

Based on strong analytical and strategic justifications, Deal Capital further advises s on key target acquisition parameters relative to the strategic goals of the organization, including:

  • Target acquisitions based on skill and technical needs
  • Acquisitions of technology
  • Customer and growth target acquisitions

  • Deal Capital will work to fully advise and determine strategic objectives. With a complete understanding of software M&A needs Deal Capital assists in fully qualifying potential acquisition targets. The qualification process will include substantial due-diligence and internal financial and cash flow analysis.

    About Deal Capital

    Deal Capital is an M&A advisory specialist working directly with mid-market businesses in the sale, recapitalization and divestiture of corporate assets. The company provides expert business planning solutions for companies seeking valuation and process improvement across the entire business value-chain. The company's team is made up of expert PhD's, MBAs and CFAs. They have offices across the country.

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