M&A Advisory

MEA focuses primarily on "buy-side" transactions for businesses seeking to acquire companies or asset packages to increase overall reserves, expand into new geographic basins or acquire reserve-related assets such as gas storage or processing facilities. MEA works with owners and management to:

  • Identify target companies / assets

  • Provide industry and comparative merger and acquisition data

  • Determine valuation and financing structure

  • Negotiate acquisition terms

  • Raise requisite capital

  • Facilitate closing

MEA will occasionally work with owners wanting to sell or transition out of their businesses or divest of selected property sets and/or assets. In such cases MEA will:

  • Provide advice on valuation and sale strategy

  • Prepare marketing materials, including technical and engineering data

  • Identify and negotiate with potential buyers, including transaction structure and consideration

  • Facilitate the closing process

Private Placements of Debt and Equity Capital

For businesses requiring capital to execute growth strategies, fund drilling programs or pursue selected acquisitions, MEA will:

  • Work with management to determine optimal capital structure

  • Prepare marketing materials

  • Identify and negotiate with potential investors/financial institutions

  • Facilitate the closing process

Recapitalizations / Restructurings

For businesses looking to optimize their capital structure or needing to restructure, MEA works with company owners, management, bankers, creditors and/or other interested parties to:

  • Modify a company's capital structure to better reflect current operating conditions

  • Identify alternate sources of capital to fund current operations and continue corporate growth

  • Seek maximum valuation for assets in the event of disposition or liquidation

Other Services

Includes general financial advisory on business strategy and valuations, fairness opinions and other services that may be required by unique situations.

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