Overview

Building and growing a business is a laudable, often difficult undertaking, that requires strong internal teamwork and capable outside counsel. At KMK, we’re proud of our reputation as entrepreneurial-focused legal counsel. We provide knowledgeable, experienced counsel at every stage of your business—to help you reach your company’s full potential.

Our Business Consulting Services Group can help you optimize the value of your company by facilitating change through the creation of a plan for success. Because each company is different, we work closely with the CEO and executive management team to create a customized strategy that addresses the specialized needs of the organization. Our capabilities include the following:

  • Counseling regarding strategic planning and issue analysis
  • Developing and implementing strategic and business plans
  • Creating management compensation agreements
  • Helping with succession planning
  • Providing risk and claims management services
  • Developing benefit plans
  • Providing risk retention analysis
  • Advising on insurance policy coordination and purchasing
  • Assisting with new business development
  • Counseling regarding capital and financial structuring

KMK’s Business Consulting Services Group also provides a full range of sell-side and buy-side services, across industries and geographies, so our clients receive maximum value from their business-building efforts. We can guide you through acquisitions; and we can help you maximize value and create advantages if you are selling your entire business or portions of it.

We assist and guide our clients through every step of the transaction process, including:

  • Understanding the management team, the company’s overall vision, current growth strategy and unique value proposition
  • Becoming part of the company’s strategic planning and implementation team
  • Developing purchase and financing guidelines as part of the strategy
  • Identifying prospective target companies/purchasers (both financial and strategic)
  • Narrowing and prioritizing the prospective targets/purchasers
  • Making initial contact with targets/purchasers
  • Drafting and securing confidentiality agreements from interested parties
  • Visiting prospective sellers/facilitating purchaser visits
  • Crafting offers and presenting to the prospective seller/reviewing initial bids
  • Coaching the management team in preparation for presentations and due diligence processes
  • Negotiating terms of the agreement with seller/purchaser
  • Drafting a letter of intent and presenting to seller
  • Leading all or part of the due diligence process
  • Assisting the company in closing the transaction on a successful basis
  • Supporting integration services to maximize the efficiencies and synergies sought from the transaction

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