How to Generate Acquisition Deal Flow From Investment Banks
A recent post on the Axial Forum said that "For strategic acquirers, creating and nurturing relationships with bankers is key to building a steady pipeline of acquisition opportunities."
While working with a big name investment bank may seem like the way to find acquisitions, there are also thousands of smaller banks, intermediaries, and business brokers. These smaller firms/individuals usually focus on relatively smaller transactions (sub $100M, sub $10M, sub $5M, or even sub $1M) and can be a great source of unique deal flow for strategic acquirers.
The Axial Forum post shares 7 ways strategic acquirers can get their buy side mandates in front of smaller business intermediaries.
- Do your research
- Market your acquisition interests online
- Make sure bankers know whom to contact
- Publicize your acquisitions
- Flip the script
- Attend relevant events
- Pay attention to regional specialists and industry-specific firms
For more detail, check out the full post: "Strategic Acquirers, You’re Missing 75% of Deal Flow — Here’s Why"
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