Founded in 2005, Aquetong Capital Advisors, is an investment banking and strategy consulting company that provides strategic advice and transactional services to middle-market companies in the manufacturing, distribution, service and technology segments of the economy. The firm offers merger and acquisition consultation that includes seller and buyer, divestures, and joint venture advisory services. Additionally, it provides strategic consultancy services that include capitalization, due diligence, valuation, and interim management. The firm draws on the experience of its founders, principals, staff, and advisors, as well as a network of investors, consultants, intermediaries, and lenders. Members of the Aquetong team worked as investment bankers, lawyers, private-equity investors, management consultants, executives and entrepreneurs with some of the worldâs leading companies and financial institutions. It also provides mezzanine financing, private placements, restructuring, and financial consulting services. Aquetong Capital Advisors is based in New Hope, Pennsylvania with additional offices in New York, Baltimore and Maryland.
Mergers and AquisitionsSell-Side â Aquetong maximizes shareholder value by designing, implementing, and executing a highly controlled, discreet, and competitive sales process for private middle market companies.
Buy-Side â Aquetong develops, strategizes, and advises both public and private companies on overall acquisition
strategy and specific target identification, acquisition, and integration.
Divestitures â Aquetong advises and represents both private equity and public companies on the sale of portfolio
companies and non-core assets.
Joint Ventures and Alliances â Aquetong advises and negotiates complex licensing, joint venture and other strategic
alliances on behalf of both public and private companies.
Capitalization â Aquetong analyzes the capital structure of companies in line with their operational, working capital and future growth needs. Aquetong also adivses and implements any financial restructuring necessary to stabilize overleveraged companies.
Strategy â Aquetong works closely with the shareholders and management of companies in performing a thorough diagnostic evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the company, future growth avenues, and the most efficient methods of attaining clearly defined objectives.
Valuation - In select circumstances, Aquetong will conduct valuations.
Board Membership and Interim Management - Aquetong has a deep, and well seasoned roster of professionals, advisors and other relationships that are available in the right circumstances to assist companies in interim management or Board representation.
Equity â Aquetong has deep and strong relationships with many of the leading private equity funds and family offices in the U.S. that consider minority investments in private companies with strong growth characterisitics. Aquetong helps structure and negotiate equity used as recapitalization currency.
Senior Debt & ABLâ Aquetong has strong relationships with the leading senior and asset based lenders to private companies in the U.S. Aquetong advises the shareholders and management of companies on the best capital structure using these forms of debt.
Mezzanine â When appropriate, Aquetong can arrange for and negotiate mezzanine financing for either growth capital or partial liquidity events.