Our roles

Acquisition advisory

Understanding our clients’ acquisition criteria

Antares works closely with clients to identify the client’s acquisition criteria as well as short and long-term corporate goals. This enables Antares to coordinate an acquisition plan that allows our clients to achieve their goals. Typical criteria include:

Identification of potential acquisition targets

Antares works in coordination with management to identify potential acquisition targets and determine which companies provide the most beneficial acquisition opportunities.


Antares utilizes multiple valuation methodologies to ensure proper valuations for acquisition targets.
Valuations techniques include:

  • Comparable public company trading multiple analysis
  • Comparable public company transaction multiple analysis
  • Discounted cash flow analysis
  • Leveraged buyout analysis
  • Leveraged recapitalization analysis
  • Liquidation value analysis

Advising on form of purchase, type of consideration, structure and tax implications

Antares advises its clients on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions. This enables Antares and its clients to accurately assess the economic impact of all transactions, the result of which are transactions that are structured to provide the greatest financial benefits and flexibility to Antares’ clients.

Transaction consummation

Antares’ oversight of the entire transaction process ensures that all necessary documentation is obtained, thus allowing management to focus on critical integration issues as the transaction approaches closure.

Summary of acquisition advisory credentials

Antares’ expertise

Antares brings together extensive industry knowledge with a thorough understanding of the financial, economic, risk sharing and structuring considerations affecting acquisitions world wide.  

Antares has completed major acquisitions, both in strong and weak economic cycles, providing truly independent advice and obtaining optimal financing terms on behalf of our clients.

Antares’ role

  • Identification of potential targets
  • Interface with owners of private companies
  • Perform necessary financial analysis on proposed transactions
  • Advise on capitalization plans
  • Address all pertinent contingency plans (e.g. financing, spin-offs, management earn-outs, etc.)
  • Identify sources of capital for proposed transaction
  • Advise on structure of transaction
  • Assist in all aspects of the negotiations
  • Assist in structuring necessary agreements
  • Obtain necessary approvals (e.g. Board approvals, shareholder approvals, regulatory approvals, etc.)
  • Supervise the Closing

Summary of divestiture advisory credentials

Antares’ expertise

Antares’ seller advisory practice encompasses the entire sale or divestiture process, from the development of marketing strategies to structuring and negotiation.

Sell-side experience includes expertise in the sale of public and private companies, as well as the divestiture of subsidiaries and divisions.

Antares’ role

  • Perform valuation analyses on proposed transaction
  • Prepare Confidential Information Memorandum
  • Establish proposed transaction structure
  • Develop marketing process
  • Solicit bids for the business
  • Oversee due diligence process and coordinate electronic data room
  • Assist in negotiations
  • Assist in structuring necessary agreements
  • Obtain necessary approvals (e.g. Board approvals, shareholder approvals, regulatory approvals, etc.)
  • Supervise the Closing