Barman Capital LLC has completed a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions on behalf of companies of all sizes and in many industries, always working directly with the owners, entrepreneurs, managers, officers and Boards of Directors of its clients.
We specialize in representing and advising the owners and operators of privately held and small-cap or mid-cap publicly traded companies who wish to consider the possibility of a sale. Our sales clients generally have annual revenues between $10 and $90 million, operating across a broad range of industries. We regularly represent businesses built and run by families and entrepreneurs who wish to sell or merge.
Our financing clients are generally early-stage (but not seed or start-up companies) private companies operating in technology and other high-growth industries, with past financings, established operations, proprietary and defensible business plans, and existing customers. They generally seek $5 - $50 million of institutional private capital to achieve their growth objectives. We have long-standing relationships with hundreds of the best venture capital, leveraged buyout and mezzanine private equity firms in the country.
Our firm was founded to be a generalist firm, solving the problems that are common to a variety of enterprises, regardless of industry. Our past and current clients cover a broad and diverse range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, business and financial services, distribution, restaurant and retail chains, food and other consumer products, direct marketing and media and publishing. Our clients are located nationwide.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Transaction Size $10 - $90 million of enterprise value
Stage of Business Run-rate EBITDA of at least $2 million
Transaction Size $5 - $50 million of equity or subordinated debt
Stage of Business “B” and “C” rounds, but often first institutional round
Run-rate revenues of at least $3 million
Strategic Planning & Valuations
Sample Advisory Services Formal programs to search, identify and target acquisitions
Long-term planning for ownership and operations
Structured SWOT analysis
Business, industry and competitive landscape analysis
Valuations Estate planning; Charitable donations of private company stock; Informal fairness opinions; ESOPs; Spin-offs
Industries Served Business Services; Direct Marketing; Distribution; Financial Services; Food and other Consumer Products; Manufacturing; Media and Publishing; Restaurant and Retail Chains; Technology (including network, software, telecom, wireless)