Acquiring an agency does not need to be a stressful, chaotic endeavor. An M&A advisor’s role entails them to guide you through the buy-side process as smoothly and efficiently as they can. Here are a few things you should consider to better prepare for a successful agency purchase. Looking for help with buy-side advisory? Contact Read More
How Can My Business Get Ready for a Merger or Acquisition?
Mergers and acquisitions can lead to business growth and exciting times ahead. However, getting ready for the process requires thought, planning, and action. This article explains what you need to do to get your business ready to merge with or get bought by another company. Are you on the way to a merger or acquisition? Read More
Clare Advisors Advises Beyond Definition on its Sale to Yes&
Washington, D.C. – December 16, 2021 – M&A Advisory firm Clare Advisors (www.clareadvisors.com) is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Beyond Definition, a brand and marketing agency based out of Silver Spring, MD, in its sale to Yes&, an integrated marketing agency. Founded in 2003, Beyond Definition’s (https://beyond-definition.com) team leads Read More
Top 9 FAQs M&A Advisors Get Asked
M&A advisors are asked a lot of questions from agency owners in varying stages and processes of a transaction. While some questions may be very specific to a given situation, others come up time and again. In this blog, you’ll find the most common questions and how an M&A advisory firm might answer them. Have Read More
How an M&A Advisor Will Guide You Through a Buy-Side Transaction
Buying another company can be the right decision for you and your agency depending on your unique needs and objectives. To accomplish your goals in a strategic transaction, you may need help understanding the process, structuring the terms, completing due diligence, and ultimately consummating the deal. Here’s how an M&A advisor can help you through Read More
6 Things You Should Be Thinking About When Considering a Buy-Side Acquisition
Are you or your agency looking to make a strategic acquisition in the future? Depending on market conditions and your goals and objectives, you may be on the right track. Acquiring an agency can be an effective way for an owner to position themselves for future growth and enhance their company’s value. However, buy-side acquisitions Read More
Clare Advisors represents DSPolitical on its sale of a majority stake to Optimad Media
“Clare Advisors is a trusted M&A advisory firm with a deep understanding of our industry. Their knowledge and financial expertise guided us through the intricacies of the transaction and helped us move forward smoothly and get the deal done. I highly recommend the team at Clare Advisors.” – Mark Jablonowski, DSPolitical Managing Partner & CTO
How Can an M&A Advisor Help You During the Sell-Side Process? Here’s a Quick Guide
Are you trying to determine whether or not it is the right time to sell your business? If so, you probably have a number of questions about the process and how you can assemble the right team and partners to make sure that you have the best outcome for you and your business. Though the Read More
What You Need to Know about the Sell-Side Process
Knowing the sell-side M&A process is beneficial for both those considering an acquisition and those wishing to sell. Both parties need insight into the way the sell-side processes work if they want to plan strategically. M&A advisory firms assist in these transactions, and they can explain these processes further. The more you can learn about Read More
When Is the Right Time To Sell My Business?
Are you interested in selling your business but aren’t sure where to start? Selling a business can be a time-consuming process that involves adequate time and effort. For example, if there are multiple owners, they may have different goals they are looking to achieve through the transaction. This can depend on the state of the Read More
5 Things To Consider When Choosing the Right M&A Advisor
If you aren’t familiar with the role of an “M&A advisor,” they are the people who help guide and assist business owners through the complexity of the mergers and acquisitions process. M&A advisors help navigate the sale or acquisition of a company and provide guidance throughout the financial and legal steps of a transaction. Finding Read More
Clare Advisors Advises Barokas Communications on its Sale to FINN Partners
Washington, D.C. – August 15, 2021 – M&A Advisory firm Clare Advisors (www.clareadvisors.com) is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Barokas Communications (https://barokas.com), an award-winning tech-focused PR agency, in its sale to FINN Partners, a global, independent marketing and communications firm. Based in Seattle, Washington and Denver, Colorado, Barokas Communications Read More
FINANCIAL STRATEGIES: HOW YOU MANAGE THE MOVE FROM DISRUPTION
John C. Burns III, Managing Director at Clare Advisors led the second webinar presentation for AAF DC to show digital advertising, marketing, and communications firms how to manage their agencies move from the COVID-19 disruption.
The Business of Profitability
John C. Burns III, Managing Director at Clare Advisors led a webinar presentation for AAF DC to show digital advertising, marketing, and communications firms how to manage their agencies profitably through the times of COVID-19 and great market volatility.
Clare Advisors Represents MULTIPLY on its Acquisition of Social Content Firm UMBRLA
Washington, D.C. – July 9, 2019 – Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm Clare Advisors (www.clareadvisors.com) is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to MULTIPLY, a data-driven, social forward public relations firm on its acquisition of UMBRLA, a full-service social agency with strong capabilities in Instagram and a focus on future Read More
Clare Advisors Advises Carousel30 on its Sale to YES& (Formerly PCI Communications)
Washington, D.C. – February 12, 2018 – M&A Advisory firm Clare Advisors (www.clareadvisors.com) is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Carousel30, an award-winning, digital agency, in its sale to PCI Communications. As part of the transaction, PCI Communications, LeapFrog Solutions, and Carousel30 will combine and begin operating as Yes& (www.yesandagency.com) Read More
Clare Advisors Advises JPL in Strategic Partnership with Paskill Stapleton & Lord
Clare Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor to JPL, a full-service, integrated marketing agency located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in its corporate partnership with Paskill Stapleton & Lord (PS&L), a leading enrollment marketing firm headquartered near Philadelphia. Click here to download the full press release