M&A Advisory


VRA advises middle-market public and private companies as well as private equity groups, representing both the buy-side and sell-side.

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Buy-Side Advisory


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    Approach Target

    Identify and approach target companies on client’s behalf.

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    Determine Price & Terms

    Determine appropriate price and terms of acquisition collaboratively with the client.

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    Manage Diligence

    Manage diligence process to efficiently maintain organization and minimize potential mistakes.

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    Skillfully Negotiate

    Skillfully negotiate price and terms utilizing extensive experience in one-on-one negotiations and competitive processes.

Sell-Side Advisory


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    Optimize Results

    Optimize results of sale transaction by negotiating favorable price and terms, whether or not there is current Buyer interest.

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    Find The Right Partner

    Find the right Partner / Buyer, strategic or financial, for the business and its employees.

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    Determine Timing

    Determine appropriate timing of a transaction with consideration to business performance, industry environment and owner objectives.

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    Manage & Drive Process

    Manage and drive process toward a timely closing, lessening the client and management’s distraction from the business.

Capital Raising


VRA has extensive experience structuring and placing equity and debt securities in the private market.

Has completed a Series C financing

Keen Endeavors

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Growth Capital, Liquidity, and Refinancing


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    Determine Best Capital

    Determine best type of capital, whether it be equity, mezzanine or debt, with consideration to characteristics of the business, intended use of capital and long-term owner objectives.

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    Find The Right Partner

    Find the right Partner / investor based on investment approach and track-record as well as cultural fit.

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    Optimize Terms

    Optimize terms of invested capital to minimize the cost of capital at terms that best fit the risk profile of the business and its owner(s).

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    Manage & Drive Process

    Manage and drive process toward a timely closing, lessening the client and management’s distraction from the business.

Strategic Advisory


VRA assists publicly and privately held clients in identifying and evaluating their strategic objectives.

Our experience, industry knowledge and understanding of the marketplace enables us to render thoughtful and sound guidance to our clients and their Boards of Directors in the pursuit of such strategic plans.

Financial & Strategic Advisory


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    Fairness Opinions

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    Board & Special Committee Advice

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    Spin-offs, Split-offs and Carve-outs

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    Takeover Defense