Statesman Business Advisors, LLC offers an array of corporate finance services and products focused on business transition, capital sourcing, and strategic advisory. For companies, we specialize in facilitating mergers and acquisitions, private placements of senior, mezzanine, and equity capital, business valuations, restructurings and strategic advice. For lenders, Statesman provides full-service government guaranteed loan packaging, field examinations of asset based credit facilities, and equipment and inventory appraisals.
Statesman assists sellers and buyers of middle-market companies in managing the unique issues inherent in transferring the ownership of operating businesses. We work with our clients to chart a deliberate course of action designed to accomplish their desired objectives, with a level of attention and sophistication uncommon to the middle-market. Our expertise also extends to middle-market acquisition and corporate development advisory, recapitalizations, management buyouts, ESOPs, and distressed M&A transactions.
At Statesman, we provide access to a broad range of capital sources providing senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity supported by finance professionals who are highly experienced at sourcing appropriate capital. Our services include a comprehensive evaluation of the financing needs; determination of an optimum capital structure and the impact on ownership, dilution and debt capacity; creating compelling placement memorandums; identifying the right institutional lenders and accredited investors; and assisting with negotiations and closing documentation.
Our financial services encompass business valuations, fairness opinions, and strategic advice consisting of value enhancement consulting, restructuring, exit planning, as well as financial modeling & forecasting. We apply our extensive transactional experience and understanding of market dynamics to provide professional valuation opinions and reports for a wide variety of purposes including partner buyouts, estate and tax planning, and ESOP administration. We then take this understanding of what drives business value further by assisting our clients in evaluating complex alternatives that enable them to make the best strategic decisions.
Statesman is a leader in asset based loan field examinations, government guaranteed loan packaging, and certified equipment and inventory appraisals utilized by financial institutions and taxing authorities. As the Southwest’s largest independent packager of government guaranteed loans including SBA 7(a), 504, and USDA loans, Statesman offers a wealth of experience in effectively navigating the process of procuring government credit enhancement to support your business. Additionally, Statesman is one of the most experienced independent field examiners in our market having completed thousands of asset based field exams for dozens of lenders across the U.S. In 2010, Statesman expanded our capabilities in the asset integrity and valuation arena to meet our clients demand by offering fully certified equipment and inventory appraisals.