Q. Who is Chestnut Hill Partners?
A. Chestnut Hill Partners is a respected and well-established New York – based investment advisory firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and partnering” investments.
Q. How big or small should my company be in order to be considered for an investment or acquisition?
A. Typically, the ideal size for a quickly successful negotiation is $50 million to $500 million in
gross sales. But Chestnut Hill Partners has completed many bigger or smaller successful negotiations.
Q. What is Chestnut Hill Partners’ role in interesting an investor in my company?
A. Chestnut Hill Partners finds private equity investors who bypass the slow, tedious, frustrating, and too often fruitless “auction” process and who enter solid negotiations quickly and seriously.
Q. Chestnut Hill Partners contacted me. Is this just a scattershot type of inquiry?
A. Absolutely not. Chestnut Hill Partners works on a “one-to-one” basis with interested parties on both sides.
Q. Does that mean if Chestnut Hill Partners contacted me, an investor interested in my type of business already exists?
Q. Can I count on confidentiality throughout the discussions?
A. Yes. Chestnut Hill Partners will not risk its reputation by inadvertent or deliberate disclosure prior to completion, signing and transfer of funds.
Q. Who handles publicity and public relations after the “deal” is complete?
A. That is up to you. Chestnut Hill Partners typically sends a notice to financial publications, but if you prefer total
secrecy, that is between you and the investor.
Q. What makes Chestnut Hill Partners confident the organization can match investor/buyer to seller/partner?
A. Chestnut Hill Partners doesn’t “shotgun.” Before ever making a proposal to either party we determine the logic of the match-up.
Q. Does Chestnut Hill Partners handle negotiations for buyouts only, or other types of transactions as well?
A. Chestnut Hill Partners handles acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, and recapitalizations. The private equity market is the company’s familiar and successful territory. Most common is partnering with the existing owners, shareholders, and/or management team.
Q. If I’m interested, what is the next procedure?
A. Contact Paul Schaye, Managing Director. You will deal with principals in setting up the machinery for a transaction.