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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS | REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS

Kreshmore Group’s strategic advisory and general consulting practice help clients in a variety of situations where the regular day-to-day staff requires additional know-how and expertise. Our team diligently works alongside with businesses to scale, fix problems, and launch new ventures.

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS | REAL ESTATE CAPITAL MARKETS

Buy Side & Sell Side Advisory, Mergers-Acquisitions-Recapitalizations, Deal Sourcing/Prospecting, Financial & Cultural Due Diligence, Valuation/Fairness Opinions, Industry/Market Research, Marketing, Offering Memorandum (CIM/CBR), Business Plan Development, Add within: First Mortgage Refinancing, Construction Financing, Mezzanine Loans, Emergency Bridge Loans, Joint-Venture Consulting, Contract Negotiations, Transition/Integration and Custom Industry Networks.

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Thomas G. Varga

Managing Director

Sell Side & Buy Side M&A, Business & C-Suite Advisory

Gregory A. Paulus

Gregory A. Paulus

Managing Director

Restructure, Turnarounds, M&A

Anthony Lazzara

Managing Director

Restructure, Turnarounds, M&A

Michael Heyse

Michael Heyse

Managing Director

Real Estate Capital Markets & Real Estate Asset Management

TESTED AND PROVEN

Kreshmore Group has worked on
hundreds of cases over the past 10 years
and has processes down to a science.

OUR SERVICE OFFERINGS

Kreshmore Group is your resource for M&A services, procuring mortgage refinancing, equity
injection, growth capital, emergency loans and troubled debt solutions since 2009. Take advantage of
our track record, connections and expertise.

INGENUITY AT WORK

Problem solving is what we do.
Our team is focused on adding value throughout every step of the process.

Our seasoned executive team has over 60 years of combined M&A expertise.

Kreshmore Group is an industry-recognized, boutique restructuring and M&A advisory firm serving diverse niche industries of mid-market & emerging growth companies.
Kreshmore Group offers sell side M&A intermediary services in an environment of professionalism, decorum and timeliness that gives our clients the confidence and peace of mind expected throughout a structured business sale, divestiture or recapitalization process. We have the lower-market and mid-market market wisdom and candid guidance a seller should expect from a strategic and experienced business advisory partner. KG’s managing partners and directors have owned companies within the real estate, finance, restaurant, events management, health and wellness, medical services, manufacturing, IT, and foodservice warehousing & distribution spaces. Kreshmore Group’s executive team has in excess of four decades of direct experience in business ownership – from start to growth to exit.

We help our clients drive a streamlined sell side M&A process to ensure that the sale, divestiture or recapitalization stays on track from engagement to close. We understand that factors such as strategy/marketing preparation, solicitation, buyer-seller dynamics, legal-financial-cultural due diligence, deal structure, valuation expectations, timing and transition, market conditions, etc. play a crucial role in a M&A deal.
Our customized approach solves a fundamental problem – while general business broker firms focus on simply getting a search done, we focus on making your search successful. Most M&A teams/advisors perform their tasks in isolation without a holistic view of what it takes to make a search successful. Our M&A advisors have a unique insight into M&A transactions – with direct experience across the deal lifecycle and a vital understanding of what it takes to make a M&A deal successful.
Our integrated approach, proprietary buyer database & unique experience will ensure that we stay focused on making your sale, divestiture or recapitalization a successful one.

  • Planning & preparation
  • Marketing Materials, ShareFile Mgmt, Buyer Target List
  • Direct Outreach & Buyer Solicitation
  • Cold/Warm Calling, Indication(s) of Interest, Term Sheet(s)
  • Qualifying Deal Transaction Structure
  • Management Meetings, Visits, Letter(s) of Intent
  • Exclusivity, Due Diligence, Contract Negotiation
  • Transaction Closing, Document Mgmt, Post-Close Activities

Industry Sectors

Manufacturing, Professional Services, Value-Added Warehousing & Distribution (VAWD), Transportation & Logistics (T&L), Sports, Residential & Commercial Real Estate (R.E.), Financial Services and Construction/Contracting.

Industry Category Experience

Foodservice, Hospitality, Restaurants, Resorts, C-Store/QSR, Jan-San/Safety, Electronics, Automotive (Parts/Dealership/Car Wash), Medical Billing (Diagnostics/Credentialing), IT (Telecom/High Tech), Professional/Amateur Sports Event Marketing & Player Development, Office/Industrial/Multi-Family & Special-Use Real Estate, and Niche Industries including Racetrack, Gaming, Fitness, Landscaping and Security.

M&A Expertise

Sell Side & Buy Side Advisory, Mergers-Acquisitions-Recapitalizations, Deal Sourcing/Prospecting, Financial & Cultural Due Diligence, Valuation/Fairness Opinions, Industry/Market Research, Marketing, Offering Memorandum (CIM/CBR), Business Plan Development, Contract Negotiations, Transition/Integration and Custom Industry Networks.

Our seasoned executive team has over 60 years of combined M&A expertise.

Kreshmore Group is an industry-recognized, boutique restructuring and M&A advisory firm serving diverse niche industries of mid-market & emerging growth companies.
Kreshmore Group offers sell side M&A intermediary services in an environment of professionalism, decorum and timeliness that gives our clients the confidence and peace of mind expected throughout a structured business sale, divestiture or recapitalization process. We have the lower-market and mid-market market wisdom and candid guidance a seller should expect from a strategic and experienced business advisory partner. KG’s managing partners and directors have owned companies within the real estate, finance, restaurant, events management, health and wellness, medical services, manufacturing, IT, and foodservice warehousing & distribution spaces. Kreshmore Group’s executive team has in excess of four decades of direct experience in business ownership – from start to growth to exit.

We help our clients drive a streamlined buy side M&A process and manage the M&A process from beginning to end to ensure a buy side search stays on track.
Our approach solves a fundamental problem – while general business broker firms focus on simply getting a search done, we focus on making your search successful. Most M&A teams/advisors perform their tasks in isolation without a holistic view of what it takes to make a search successful. Our M&A advisors have a unique insight into M&A transactions – with direct experience across the deal lifecycle and a vital understanding of what it takes to make a M&A deal successful.
Our integrated approach & unique experience will ensure that we stay focused on making your search a successful one.

  • Planning & preparation
  • Marketing Materials, ShareFile Mgmt, Buyer Target List
  • Direct Outreach & Solicitation
  • Indications of Interest(s)
  • Qualifying Deal Transaction Structure
  • Management Meetings & Visits, Letter of Intent(s)
  • Exclusivity, Due Diligence, Contract Negotiation
  • Purchase Agreement, Transaction Closing Doc(s)

Industry Sectors

Manufacturing, Professional Services, Value-Added Warehousing & Distribution (VAWD), Transportation & Logistics (T&L), Sports, Residential & Commercial Real Estate (R.E.), Financial Services and Construction/Contracting.

Industry Category Experience

Foodservice, Hospitality, Restaurants, Resorts, C-Store/QSR, Jan-San/Safety, Electronics, Automotive (Parts/Dealership/Car Wash), Medical Billing (Diagnostics/Credentialing), IT (Telecom/High Tech), Professional/Amateur Sports Event Marketing & Player Development, Office/Industrial/Multi-Family & Special-Use Real Estate, and Niche Industries including Racetrack, Gaming, Fitness, Landscaping and Security.

M&A Expertise

Sell Side & Buy Side Advisory, Mergers-Acquisitions-Recapitalizations, Deal Sourcing/Prospecting, Financial & Cultural Due Diligence, Valuation/Fairness Opinions, Industry/Market Research, Marketing, Offering Memorandum (CIM/CBR), Business Plan Development, Contract Negotiations, Transition/Integration and Custom Industry Networks.

Kreshmore Group has represented clients on virtually all parts of the capital stack. Our debt structuring process includes a full internal underwriting and analysis that focuses on creating the most optimal capital structure based on available collateral, cash flow, and client goals. When dilution is necessary Kreshmore Group will engage its sell side team to aid in soliciting an equity or jv-partner.

Kreshmore Group runs a professional and clean process for all debt and equity transactions. Our market knowledge enables us to target key capital groups and structure requests in a way that achieves results.

  • Senior bank debt: Kreshmore Group understands the banking process and constraints better than anyone. Our experts are former bankers who appreciate the intricacies of a commercial banks and can optimize leverage, minimize risk, and lower pricing.
  • Owner occupied real estate
  • Equipment debt
  • Working capital lines of credit
  • SBA (7A and 504)
  • Non-bank debt: Banks can be great partners but they’re not for all clients depending on where a company is in its life cycle. Kreshmore Group has a deep rolodex on private lenders to serve various needs for its clients.
  • Asset based lines of credit
  • Private lenders
  • Private / venture debt
  • Mezzanine / Subordinated debt: Lower-middle and middle-market companies are oftentimes privately owned and represent a substantial majority of their principal’s net worth. When Principals and Directors find themselves with a scalable business and potential growth opportunity they frequently lack to knowhow and resources to fully tap into the capital markets and access the optimal structure. KG has both which allows your business to access the capital you need to reach your growth objectives without dilution, thus giving you a bigger portion of a bigger pie.
  • Private funds
  • Municipal incentives (city / county / state)
  • New markets tax credits
  • Stretch capital:
  • High net worth structured financial products
  • Cash flow-based loans
  • Enterprise value leverage
  • Private equity sponsored capital: Let Kreshmore Group unlock the value that your platform is creating by leveraging our expertise and network.
  • Dividend recaps
  • Refinancings
  • Troubled debt
  • Bridge debt and bridge loans: Special situations oftentimes occur when a business needs to act fast for growth opportunities or to fix a problem. Kreshmore Group has both institutional and proprietary sources that can move swiftly and nimbly through a closing. KG has quoted, committed, and closed tens of deals in the last several years through creative structures that have saved or made clients substantial money. KG is widely known to take a very pragmatic approach on bridge and interim loans which is an area many groups misuse.
  • Equity injection and dilutive capital procurement
  • When it is time to find a partner, you need to put your best foot forward. KG can help explain to you the process of an equity raise, build your confidential information memorandum, boost the multiple of your company, and ultimately bring in the best equity partner to help take your company to the next level.
  • Divestitures
  • KG’s M&A team can help unlock value within non-critical lines of your business to reinvest in core competencies or new ventures. The complex analysis and process involved in divestitures is far outside the scope of a typical middle-market CFO or CEO and our resources and bench are suited tailored to step-in and produce results.
  • Consolidations
  • KG helps clients assess and execute potential roll-up opportunities from both an analytical and financial standpoint in addition to in the capacity of an interim c-suite officer.
  • Transaction Advisory Services Kreshmore Group’s team of M&A experts help private equity groups, private companies undergoing rapid expansion, and high net worth individuals thoroughly vet deals, structure transactions, and create value to their organizations.
  • Quality of earnings assessments
  • Due-diligence reports
  • Buy side due diligence Sell
  • Sell side due diligence
  • Sell side preparation
  • Personnel and HR due diligence
  • Key contract review
  • Capital raising assistance

KG Capital Markets is a real estate investment banking arm of Kreshmore Group with dedicated real estate professionals and deep capital resources.
Unlike many boutique lower and mid-market firms, KG consultants have 120 years of real estate capital markets and asset management experience. Our real estate capital team is comprised of industry veterans who have owned, managed, developed and have represented everything from REITS to real estate investment banks. Our team is equipped to handle transactions ranging from $500,000 to $50,000,000+. We have helped numerous clients procure capital in the form of debt, sub debt, bridge debt, preferred equity and equity/joint ventures. Kreshmore Group has a platform exclusive for small development shops or portfolio owners in need of institutional grade outsourced capital markets.
In situations where there is a poor operating history or checkered past, KG will act as an asset manager on behalf of lenders that it brings into transactions. The Kreshmore Group team also assists in the leasing, rent collections and leasing system implementation for its clients.
In addition to debt and equity funding KG offers asset management services. When property value is not fully realized, Kreshmore Group will act on behalf of the lender or owner of the property with to goal of creating a property revitalization plan that will include leasing, property improvements, lease management and property management upgrades.

  • First Mortgage Refinancing
  • Construction Financing
  • Emergency Bridge Loans
  • Mezzanine Loans
  • Repositioning Capital
  • Joint-Venture Consulting
  • Equity
  • Asset Management
  • Asset types:
  • Land
  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Multifamily
  • Hospitality
  • Rehab Projects
  • Retail
  • Special-Use