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Mergers and Acquisitions


Serving Clients Nationally with First-Class Advisory Services

VonLehman’s Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Advisory Group provides clients with expertise in mergers and acquisitions (buying or selling), succession planning, financial restructuring, valuation, due diligence, and strategic consulting. The group is located in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area but serves companies throughout the United States. Independent, non-conflicting advice and strong intellectual expertise are a few of the qualities that we bring to each client situation.

Why VonLehman for M&A?

We assist clients in achieving exceptional outcomes by providing thorough and thoughtful advice while acting with strong integrity. We are strategic and tactical in our approach and are committed to creating lasting value for our clients and their shareholders. Here from one of our clients on their recent experience working with the VonLehman M&A team.

Faxon Machining is a premiere defense contractor dedicated to process, perspective, and people. That’s why when the company was changing ownership, they partnered with Vonlehman’s M&A team to help make a smooth transition. In this video, Faxon Machining’s Bob Faxon shares his experience working with VonLehman.


M&A Advisory Services

We understand that each transaction is unique and demands a rigorous approach. As such, we are highly dedicated to structuring and executing deals that are focused on assisting clients to achieve their specific financial, strategic, and risk management objectives.

We advise our clients on matters such as:

  • Formulating, evaluating, and recommending various strategic alternatives in regards to a sale, acquisition, merger or divestiture;
  • Due diligence and transactional support;
  • Development of key offering documents and materials;
  • Negotiating, structuring, and closing the transaction.

Sell-Side Services

We provide business owners with sell-side advisory services. Each of our sell-side processes are tailored to the individual client’s needs and situation. The breadth of our team’s experience within the lower-middle market and knowledge of the intricate details needed during the sales process allow us to deliver exceptional value-added advice to clients and greatly increase the likelihood for successful transaction outcomes.

Our M&A Advisory Group has experience with numerous types of sell-side transactions, including:

  • Selling minority or majority ownership positions;
  • Selling internally to management or other shareholders;
  • Selling externally to strategic or financial buyers.

Buy-Side M&A Services

We offer buy-side M&A advisory services to business owners. We provide services such as:

  • Detailed buy-side strategy formulation;
  • Acquisition target identification;
  • Buy-side process guidance;
  • Due diligence, valuation, and financial advisory;
  • Securing institutional equity and debt capital;
  • Negotiating the transaction;
  • Assisting with definitive documentation.

Board and Strategic Advisory Services

Our team takes the time to understand your critical issues in order to serve as an objective advisor to help you analyze your strategic alternatives and make informed decisions.

Ancillary or Bolt-On Services

  • Financial and tax due diligence
  • Quality of Earnings analysis
  • Financial and fair value reporting
  • Consulting on tax structures
  • Financial due diligence
  • Business Valuations
  • Valuations support in transactions
  • Purchase price allocation consulting
  • Buy-Sell agreements
  • Ownership transition planning

Transaction Advisory Services

Our Transaction Advisory Services practice offers buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence services to assist prospective buyers in gaining an in depth understanding of their potential acquisition target, and prepare sellers for the sale process.

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