Starboard Tack Capital, LLC

Advisory Services

GuidanceStarboard Tack’s Consulting & Advisory Services Group works with individual companies entering into a strategic process of a capital raise or buying/selling a business to assist in preparing the company for these critical stages in the life cycle of any company.  Starboard Tack also works with private equity firms and hedge funds to identify and maximize value by providing both buy side and sell side independent and objective analyses and transaction advisory services.


Buyer / Investor Services:   The STC team supports its corporate or private equity clients in every Advisory 2aspect of the buying or investing process.  Our experts perform comprehensive due diligence, including quality of earnings, synergy analysis and evaluation of projections.  We help assess key value drivers and risk factors as well as assist in the contract and valuation processes. Our services include:

  • Valuation analysis of the business
  • Preparing and submitting an expression of interest/offer
  • Assisting in negotiations
  • Investigating and analyzing alternative financing sources
  • Undertaking due diligence
  • Reviewing contracts and
  • Establishing handover and or/integration strategy for the acquired business

Seller Services: The sale of a business is a significant shaking handsevent that requires a well developed strategy.  The complexity in a business sale comes from the multiple ‘moving parts’ – developing a strategy, valuing the business, timing the sale, identifying the right type of buyer, maintaining confidentiality, negotiating price and terms, responding to due diligence and concluding the sale, which in itself involves extensive legal and other negotiations.

To achieve an optimal result takes excellent planning, a lot of workand, most importantly, the right advice.   Starboard Tack has the knowledge and experience to successfully guide you through the transaction by:

  • Developing a tailored sale strategy in partnership with you
  • Preparing marketing documents, including a non identifying business summary, detailed Information Package and other required sale documents
  • Establishing and implementing confidentiality protocols
  • Preparing diligence checklist review and preparationAdvisory 1
  • Quality of earnings, balance sheet and working capital requirement reviews
  • Financial and operational forecasting
  • Liaising with other professional advisers, as required
  • Identifying strategic value and potential areas that may impact valuation
  • Managing the due diligence process

Private Equity / Hedge Fund / Lender Services:  The services provided include:

  • Reviewing and sensitizing cash flow and business plan projections
  • Performing due diligence, analyzing collateral and monitoring portfolios
  • Assisting in credit-crisis situations and suggesting troubled-credit restructuring alternatives
  • Providing backup management services

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