Leveraged Buyouts

Selling or buying a business in a leveraged transaction is typically a technically complicated and time consuming process. Vetus professionals have extensive experience in executing leveraged transactions and are highly skilled in managing the process and negotiating the optimum deal structure. Furthermore, our broad knowledge of middle market private equity firms as well as public and private buyers in the industry allow our private and public clients to find the “best fit” for their businesses. Vetus also has the expertise to help develop the appropriate financial structure to support current operations as well as planned growth and is highly experienced in raising capital to finance the acquisition.

Quality of execution

  • Understanding of industry-specific nuances that drive value
  • Proven ability to craft compelling marketing materials
  • Optimal positioning of the company with a supportable growth story and financial projections
  • Ability to create a highly successful auction, even with a limited universe of potential investors

Speed of execution

  • Completion of due diligence and marketing materials
  • Accessing the key decision makers with right message

Integrity of work product

  • Well-founded marketing materials crafted by seasoned M&A professionals
  • Investment thesis highly capable of withstanding investor scrutiny

Reputation in the marketplace

  • Understanding that Vetus representation will yield premium results
  • Continued access to the leading companies in their respective sectors is highly valued by potential investors

Preparation of management

  • Support investment thesis and projections
  • Prepare management for investor interaction

Seleted Transaction Details*

Business & Transaction
Growth recapitalization by a leading private equity firm of the largest independent value-added distributor of fabricated rubber industrial products in North America, serving the power generation, aggregate, coal mining, steel, and general industrial end-markets.
Purchase of a minority interest in OneSource, a leading provider of electrical parts and components as well as lighting and switchgear products to original equipment manufacturers, municipalities and utilities.
Sale of the leading distributor of HVAC and process controls in the east and mid-west regions of the United States.
Private equity led management buyout of one of Europe's largest manufacturers of high-temperature formed plastic pipes, pipe systems and building service products.
Private equity led leveraged buyout of an owner and operator of specialty retail stores.

To learn more about our investment banking services, please contact Vetus Partners today.

*Certain referenced transactions were executed by Vetus Principals at predecessor firm.

"...provided the highest level of support and value imaginable in a complex cross-border deal...and we are extremely pleased with the result."

— Howard Morgan
Co-President of Castle Harlan, Inc.
Castle Harlan acquires Polypipe Group from IMI plc*