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Innovation and Transformational Merger and Acquisition.

Companies seeking high growth and value creation from IoT connected data-driven Innovation and Transformation need to assign acquisitions and alliances a major role.

Leaders benefit from Accredent's experience with connected data-driven innovation and transformation, proven best-in-class buy-side, alliance and sell-side exit development approach to corporate development. Accredent's M&A and strategic alliance approach validates and refines growth strategy, proactively identifies the best inorganic opportunities to realize the strategy, and connects rigorous due diligence and key integration issues to ensure realization of synergies and value creation goals.


Accredent was able to address multiple strategic initiatives, and identify a range of quality acquisitions and alliance partners across a large number of sectors and numerous geographies, including emerging markets.

- NASDAQ Client -

Accredent's buy-side and alliance process was one of the best I have seen.

- Private Equity Client -

Accredent's corporate development support was impressive. They spent time to understand our reality, and delivered results focused on strategic decisions and practical actions.

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Increase Your Odds of M&A Success.

The success rate for normal opportunistic buy-side M&A transactions at 40%, and less with innovation transactions, growth through acquisitions must always be seen by leaders as an expensive high risk strategy. That said, not undertaking M&A could leave as much as 50% of the company's growth off the table.  Leaders turn to Accredent to increase significantly their odds of success.​ 

Accredent's Proactive M&A/Alliance and Venture Exit development approach aligns to growth strategy and combines with a strong value creation planning process to drive success at a much greater rate than traditional "do-the-deal" style M&A.

Accredent works by extending a leader's existing team and capabilities. As a collaborative partner and source of quality expertise and guidance, we approach engagements from the perspective of the business owner, use a proven integrated approaches that ensures value capture from buy-side initiatives, and value realization for venture exits.  Accredent can support the complete inorganic growth process or provide critical pieces depending on client needs.


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Corporate Development and Buy-side M&A Advisory Services.


Inorganic Strategy.

Identify capabilities/initiatives sought and develops objective criteria.

M&A and Alliance Candidate Targeting and Indexing.

Screen target opportunities for clients.

Acquisition or Alliance Decisions.

Identify best forms of relationship.

Deal Thesis Analysis/Valuation.

Assess value creation opportunity and identify issues.

Business Development Roadmap.

Roadmap Business development approaches to engage candidates effectively.

Due Diligence.

Test critical factors to ensure acquisition and alliance will succeed.  Identify valuation modifiers and PMI issues.

Structuring Support.

Support for purchase, financing, problem solving and issue tracking.

Post Merger Integration.

Develop checklist, action plan, goal-tracking linking strategy, deal thesis, diligence issues back to ensure success.  Evaluation and selection. Strategic support. Modeling of deal terms. Identify performance issues.​

Alliances and Joint Venture Development.

Evaluation and selection. Strategic support. Modeling of deal terms. Identify performance issues.



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