3E advises French or foreign companies or groups, in their strategy of external growth:
- Search of targets.
- Targeted acquisition.
- Build up.
3E acts as a development advisor for external growth:
- Project guidance.
- Choice of the project team.
- Screening and target identification according to specific strategic criteria previously arranged with our client, gathering data, monthly report, validation with the customer.
- Making contact, writings notes, recommendations, valuations.
- Setting up introductory meetings.
- Negotiations followed by an agreement.
- Formalization of the agreement : writing of a letter of intent, negotiating its terms, choice of the advisors,
- Financial arrangement and optimization, assistance with due diligence and financing assistance if needed.
- Negotiating definitive agreements and conclusion of the deal.
3E can approach:
- Healthy and profitable companies: usually selling price between 1 to 200 million Euros.
- Companies in financial trouble or in bankruptcy: several transactions in this field have been closed in the industrial sectors of Mechanics and Electronics.
- Build up: 3E advised different groups by successive acquisitions and in particular in the sectors of Electronics (Industry and also Trade) and Communication agencies.
Fees based on time spent or fixed fees.
Additional success fees representing a percentage of the transaction, paid at the closing.