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I’m looking to make an acquisition. What’s a smart first step?

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" When making an acquisition, selecting the right business is important—but selecting the right partner is essential. Whether you’re still looking for the ideal business to buy or already have a prospect in mind, we help make your deal a winning one. "
Marc Yedid CPA, CA
Partner

Your goal

This acquisition could bearealgame changer. There’s a lot at stake. From valuation to closing and every step in between, I need to be sure all the bases are covered so that the transaction goes through without a hitch. How can I be certain I’m managing the process in the most efficient and effective way?

How we can help

For value creation, faster scaling, acquiring complementary skills or technology, diversifying your activities,or perhaps penetrating a new market, acquisitions can be exciting. But they also come with a host of complex issues that need to be addressed, in order to ensure success.

Richter’s professionalsperform targeted searches and have experience arranging strategic alliances. We offer pricing and negotiation services to help you accurately assess the opportunity and begin to move it forward. We identify the best  negotiation strategy, quantify potential synergies and identify business risks and opportunities. We manage the letter of intent process as well as due diligence, and help you structure the deal and raise financing. We’re by your side through to the deal closing and we continue to support you through the integration phase of your new acquisition.

Our differentiator is our integrated process. With specialists who are involved on both sides of the deal, our 360 approach ensures that you’re optimizing the opportunity completely. Our goal is the same as yours: to ensure that the acquisition isn’t just a success for today, but one that continues to flourish long after the deal is won.

Meet our experts

The people behind the expertise.

Alon Wexler

CPA, CA, CBV
Alon Wexler is a partner with more than 15 years of experience specializing in business valuation and transaction advisory services.

Joe Lo Dico

CPA, CA, CBV
Aside from Joe’s impressive transaction and advisory experience, he manifests real loyalty for, and faith in the Richter ethos.

Andrew Michelin

CPA, CA, CBV, CFF
This most affable of colleagues, Andrew applies his quick wit, intelligence and smarts to every aspect of his work.

Eric Barbieri

CPA, CA, CTP, CIRP, LIT
Eric is a seasoned advisory professional with 20 years of experience in transaction advisory and corporate reorganizations.

Alana Geller

CBV, CFF
As a trusted advisor to families, businesses and professionals for nearly 15 years, Alana has a remarkable ability to work successfully in all situations.

Clayton Spahn

CPA, CA
Passionate about everything he does, Clayton Spahn is experienced and naturally instinctive when it comes to separating fact from fiction pertinent to the mandates he oversees. Hard working and honest, he prides himself on presenting ideas in clear and easily understood language, and thinks creatively in order to find the right solution at the right time for his clients.

Vimal Kotecha

MBA, CPA, CA, CBV, CFF
Vimal’s soft-spoken nature belies his tough but fair style. These qualities, combined with his ability to lead by example, helped make Vimal a revered leader in our team.

Marc Yedid

CPA, CA
Marc is a quick thinker and  a valued resource to his clients. Regardless of the complexity of the project or transaction, Marc is called upon for his insightful expertise and perspective, as well as his ability to analyze a situation from all sides.
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