Advisory and Representation
for Buyers and Sellers
What Are Your Goals?
We are passionate about helping you achieve your most ambitious business goals. As a diverse group of industry experts and former business owners that have personally gone through the transaction process with our own companies, we know the opportunities and challenges that business owners face when growing or exiting their companies.
Whether your dream is raising capital to grow your business, or selling some or all of your company so you can set sail into retirement, we will be you trusted strategic partner throughout the entire process.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL. COMPLETE CONFIDENTIALITY.
It's not a secret that planning and preparation pays off. At NTA-RIVERBEND, we take details seriously.
As a full-service boutique investment bank, not only are we able to handle complex details inherent in M&A/Corporate Finance transactions, our goal is to provide you with complete confidentiality throughout the entire process. We provide you with personalized guidance, creative solutions, and work directly with you as your trusted advisor every step of the way. We make it a point to give you all the time and attention that you and your business deserve.
Our collaboration with National Business Valuation Services (NBVS) provides us with the resources to offer business valuations in addition to machinery, equipment and inventory appraisals. Services comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) in addition to the SBA’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
How Much is Your Business Worth?
Special Focus on
The middle market distressed advisory and investment banking space is dominated by “single shingle” advisors that lack professional bench strength. Larger, national firms may be willing to get involved in this space when their core market slows, but they bring with them their large-market structures and higher fees and expenses, neither of which are typically beneficial to the middle market client.
NTA-Riverbend has been built to address these shortcomings, by providing experienced advisors that:
Provide the majority of the advisory services that have traditionally been delivered by three independent advisors in larger market assignments
Under a single engagement
With a reasonable and competitive, middle-market fee structure
NTA-Riverbend provides corporate finance and investment banking advisory services to under-performing and highly levered middle market businesses. The firm’s professionals have significant experience selling, investing in, raising capital for, and/or consulting with numerous companies, representing billions of dollars in transaction values, in every major industry category within the middle market. Due to its broad experience with highly leveraged and distressed companies, the firm is able to provide investment banking, financial and restructuring advisory services, under a single engagement letter, resulting in significant cost savings to its clients.
We Help You Restructure & Rebuild
Distressed companies require specialized skills. For debtors, creditors, and other stakeholders, timely, experienced financial advice is critical to protecting interests, preserving collateral, and stabilizing the going concern value of a debtor entity. In the role of financial advisor, Riverbend can provide skills and experience to help distressed debtors weather the storm.
Riverbend's professionals have decades of experience in navigating turnaround situations and managing financial crises. With a practical understanding of an investor’s perspective in the context of capital market realities, Riverbend's Restructuring professionals create effective deal structures to calibrate a company’s capital structure with its operational outlook.
Highly efficient and dynamic process
Focus on upfront preparation and analysis identifies challenges and opportunities for client and prospective investors/capital providers
Communication and diligence management reduces burden on management teams/financial sponsors while also reducing time to close
Deep relationships with lenders across a full range of debt securities including commercial/ABL loans, first lien, second lien, unitranche, high yield and mezzanine
Relationships with an extensive database of acquisitive private equity groups, family offices, strategic corporate development teams, and high net worth individuals
Process structured to encourage multiple lenders/investors across capital structure to provide competitive best bids
Expertise in advising through Chapter 11 filings and 363 sales