M&A Division


Perhaps you are one of the fortunate entrepreneurs who recognized a need in the marketplace for a particular product or service with sustainable demand on a national or international basis and have had the good fortune to capitalize on such, and have worked decades to build a substantial enterprise—A company with committed customers, loyal employees, enviable brand awareness, and a bright future on the horizon, BUT you recognize that you have come to a personal decision point to either:

Continue to expand your business through one or more strategic acquisitions while maintaining your continued leadership, OR
You are ready to let another industry participant assume (acquire) your enterprise, creating a liquidity event for you and your family and realizing a substantial return on your lifetime of investments of time, energy, and personal resources,
In either case, you need the assistance and guidance from experienced professionals to guide you through the maze of corporate finance managers, accountants, tax professionals, attorneys, and teams of executives to complete a successful transaction.

TRANSWORLD Business Advisors is the firm of choice throughout the U.S. and abroad.  Mr. Glidewell of TRANSWORLD Business Advisors of Benicia has more than 35 years of experience in managing and negotiating complex corporate mergers and acquisition strategies involving such household names as Abbott Laboratories, Sumitomo Chemical LTD, Amvac, Axio Noble, Syngenta, FMC, Monsanto, Bayer Crop Science, Green Light Home & Garden, Marrone Bio Innovations, Valent USA, Valent BioScience, AgraQuest, Inc.

Access Technology, TPG Ventures, Syngenta Ventures, Rock Co., Kleiner Perkins and many other Venture Capital Companies.


Our M&A professionals with office locations in key financial centers such as the San Francisco Bay Area, London, Miami, Sydney

Developing a realistic acquisition, divestiture, recapitalization and/or or strategic sales strategy with supporting tactics and identification of supporting professionals required

Analyzing a client company’s strengths and weaknesses
Reviewing operational business processes, accounting practices, and financial controls

Obtaining an Independent Third Party Appraisal of Your Company’s Value and setting a private reserve price

Understanding a client’s opportunity to grow through acquisitions, and/or enhancing the attractiveness of the client’s business to attract a strategic buyer

Assessing the most likely reaction of industry competitors

Establishing key performance measurements to track the execution of the chosen strategy

Evaluating the competitive landscape and identification of channel/vertical partners capable of making one or more acquisitions of the type and size of the client’s organization or those that fit the client’s criteria for “ideal” acquisition targets. Our search may include:

■  Current employees and competitors who already know the value of your business
■  High-net-worth individuals and small buying groups in our extensive network and beyond
■  Industry databases and public records
■  Our nationwide network of business professionals
■  Strategic buyers who are actively seeking M&A targets
■  Private Equity Groups (PEGs) with substantial cash to invest

Drafting of a formal business plan with historical and projected financial performance

Developing all required prospectus materials for a registered offering or securing exemption from SEC requirements

Managing a private auction program to generate industry interest and engage potential bidders for participation

Evaluating time-sensitive, contingent purchase offers with related terms and conditions, for alignment with chosen M&A strategies

Negotiating a binding offer to purchase

Ensuring compliance with national and state regulatory requirements, registrations, and disclosures

Overseeing the due diligence process and coordination of all closing activities

Completing the actual closing with a transactional attorney

For a no-cost confidential consultation regarding your M&A strategy and the services, Transworld Business Advisors of Benicia can provide to you or your company.

Please complete the mini-registration form on in the far right column and submit your contact information to US.  A qualified advisor will contact you via phone or email within 1 business day.