Mergers & Acquisitions

Looking to grow through acquisition? Perhaps you are thinking about succession planning or selling your business?

Cast brings industry specialist knowledge and networks across the engineering and construction sectors. Traversing a broad range of markets, we provide extensive networks and strategic capabilities.

In 2013 Cast commenced a formal collaborative partnership with Pitcher Partners for M&A services. Our cultural alignment and seamless orientation provide our clients with a one stop shop option. Our clients have experienced exceptional outcomes from working with us on their business acquisitions and business divestment.

Pitcher Partners brings financial and commercial advisory support including corporate valuations and financial audits; business structuring; tax consulting; business and strategic advisory; succession planning; due diligence management; and transaction management.

The Cast-Pitcher Partners collaboration provides specialist skills across all areas. Our approach is seamless and agile, providing strong relationship engagement across the entire process.

Why our Clients choose us?

Our client centric approach is 100% personalised and aligned to the vision and desired outcomes of company owners, key shareholders, and/or leadership teams as appropriate

Our combined M&A personnel provide a full competency spectrum and have worked on a range of projects together over the past few years.

Pitcher Partners is a member of the Baker Tilly International, bringing the advantages of a local, client-focused service model, combined with the breadth of resources of a global organisation.

Business Acquisition

Strategy

Facilitate identification of key strategic outcomes
Develop target selection criteria
Develop and agree section process
Facilitate design. Next steps agree

Selection

Market research
Identify prospects for consideration
Engage with shortlisted prospects
Facilitate decision. Next steps agree

Transaction

Transaction advisory support, end to end
Due diligence support and advice
Valuation and financial advice
Negotiation & contract execution support

Transition

Transition plan management or support
Finalization of commercial and financial aspects
Transaction completion
Merged financials, tracking and advice

Business Divestment

Strategy

Facilitate identification of key strategic outcomes
Shareholders input and agreement
Develop prospect list
Agree sale process, timeline and expectations

Engagement

Manage the prospect engagement process
Develop flyer and Information Memorandum
Engage with prospects. Test degree of interest
Facilitate decision. Next steps process

Transaction

Enable data room document preparation
Enable a shareholders agreement process
Engage with prospects and facilitate process
Obtain indicative pricing and assumptions
Facilitate decision. Next steps agree

Completion

Exit process management or support
Finalization of commercial and financial aspects
Transaction completion
Business divestment completion