Raising capital to support the growth of your company, acquiring another company, or even selling yours are all complex, exciting ventures that can also cause stress and anxiety in those who participate. Certus, in cooperation with its team at Estill Advisory Group, LLC will partner with you to help guide you through these often times involved processes with confidence. We feel it is critical to align your organization with advisors who objectively interact with institutional investors, business owners, boards of directors and management teams of healthcare, technology and financial services companies.

Our advisors possess significant capital markets experience and have distinguished themselves in a number of different types of transactions. Our partners are heavily involved in all phases of the transaction cycle, from the introductory meeting to deal consummation and transfer of funds. This ensures significant experience and judgment is reflected in the advice provided and the day to day execution of transactions.

Our core competencies include but are not limited to:

Sell-Side Advisory/Divestitures

We advise on the appropriate exit strategy, preparing marketing materials, identifying and contacting the right type of qualified buyers, preparing management to interact with potential buyers, assisting in the negotiations, and providing end-to-end transaction support. Our network of potential buyers, including other companies and competitors as well as financial sponsors and private equity firms, enables us to complete transactions quickly and discretely.

Buy-Side Advisory/Acquisitions

We assist companies in buy-side transactions by prospecting and evaluating potential acquisition targets, providing valuation analyses, evaluating and proposing alternatives, in addition to handling all other aspects of the acquisition. We take a precise approach to find companies that add strategic value and help build a successful business.

Merger Advisory

Certus will bring value to your organization by providing an objective perspective to business valuations. Our knowledge of the industry and expertise in providing business valuations helps us find the most suitable business partners in an effort to maximize enterprise value and therefore drive value for shareholders. In the process we oversee the activities of other outside advisors to the client, including the accounting, legal and tax aspects of a transaction.

Partnership Advisory

Our vast network and expertise in global licensing ensures we will always have a solution for your in-licensing or out-licensing needs. We will work on your behalf to complete the agreement with a strategic partner in an effective and efficient manner.

Capital Raises

Our vast network gives us many relationships with targeted investors. We help our clients find the right partner to provide the capital needed for growth, acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations.

Strategic Advice

Our clients will have our support for strategy, structure analysis, market analysis, budgeting, strategy, and markets.