Mergers And Acquisitions
Dinan & Company’s clients receive senior level attention on all transactions, regardless of size. We understand the significance in the sale of a business, the myriad factors that comprise the process leading up to this critical choice, and possess the resources, expertise and capabilities to accomplish the desired outcome in a fashion unique to the individual situation.

Our outstanding professionals have earned a reputation for successfully initiating, negotiating, structuring, and closing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in a variety of transaction structures, including:
  • Strategic Mergers
  • Minority/Majority Recapitalizations
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Management Buyouts
  • Growth Capital Financings

On all transactions, our commitment to absolute discretion and confidentiality is unwavering.

Valuations And Fairness Opinions
Dinan’s valuation services provide our clients with independent, objective advice throughout every stage of a transaction, beginning with the initial pricing analysis and continuing through to the purchase price accounting valuation.

By providing our clients with a comprehensive valuation analysis from both a buyer’s and seller’s perspective, the scope and depth of our work exceeds that offered by the competition. Combining industry standard valuation techniques with our 30 year transactional experience and intimate knowledge of buyers’ acquisition objectives, Dinan & Company is uniquely qualified to perform insightful market driven valuations.

Our work enables owners to not only ascertain the current market value of their business, but also provides a blueprint for value enhancement opportunities.

We perform valuations for our clients in a variety of engagements, including thefollowing:

• Selling All or Partial Interest of a Business
• Buying Out a Partner or Minority Investor
• Merger / Acquisition – Fairness Opinions
• Divorce Strategy – Preservation of Assets
• Identifying and Implementing Growth Strategies
• Succession Planning / Exit Strategy
• Transfer of Business to Children
• Gifting, Tax & Estate Planning & Charitable Contributions
• Obtaining Financing
• Buy-Sell Agreements
• Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
• Preparing Personal Financial Statements
• Determining the Need for Life Insurance
• Financial Reporting
• Litigation & Shareholder Disputes
• Wealth Strategy Planning

Merchant Banking
Dinan & Company has been investing its own equity capital in buyout and growth financings since 1996. In 2009, The Dinan Co-Investment Fund I, L.P., a committed capital fund, was formed to continue this merchant banking activity.

Recent equity co-investments include:

Private Equity Sponsor
William Blair Capital Partners
Weiss, Peck & Greer, LLC
Pfingsten Partners, LLC
Transportation Resource Partners, LP
Chicago Growth Partners
ZS Fund, LP
Trinity Hunt Partners
Bolder Capital, LLC
Dubin Clark & Company
G.L. Ohrstrom & Co., Inc.
Sorenson Capital
Riverside Partners
Leading Ridge Capital Partners
Tillery Capital, LLC
Dubin Clark & Company
Portfolio Company
CARA Corporation
Ramsey Industries, Inc.
Consolidated Commercial Controls, Inc.
Smith System Driver Improvement Institute, Inc.
Airpax Corporation, LLC
Smith Cooper International
Jordan Healthcare Holdings, Inc.
Accutest Laboratories
Tulsa power, LLC
Seal Industries, Inc.
Southeast Directional Drilling, Inc.
ThinkLogical, Inc.
The Supply Source, LLC
Venture Technology Group, Inc.
Merex Incorporated

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