Scan Capital Pty Ltd AFSL 400964 and Scan Pty Ltd
Scancorp Queensland Office
Suite 22, Newstead Commercial Village
76 Doggett Street
Newstead QLD 4006
T 07 3902 2400 F 07 3399 4288

M&A Case Studies

Scancorp's M&A Overview

Scancorp (Scan Capital Pty Ltd) operates under an Australian Financial Services License (AFSL 400964).

Our team has gained its experience from tier 1 multi-national corporates, consulting and advisory firms and has collectively worked on over $10B in transactions.

Scancorp applies the disciplines of its tier 1 M&A experience to facilitate outcomes for Australian small and medium sized companies.

M&A Case Study: Acquisition by an International Trade Buyer

  • Transaction value range: circa $5m
  • Industry: Commercialised product range
  • Role:Scancorp was engaged to manage the sale process of a portfolio of profitable commercialised products which enjoyed national distribution.
  • Process:
      • Identification of international strategic targets who may have interest in establishing presence in Australia
      • Preparation of Information Memorandum
      • Direct approach to international targets using industry expert intermediaries
      • Communicating with targets to articulate the potential strategic opportunity presented by the acquisition
      • Managed offer and acceptance (Letters of Intent)
      • Established data room to facilitate initial due-diligence
      • Project Managed commercial, financial and legal due-diligence
      • Structured the outsourced manufacturing contracts to provide the acquirer confidence regarding future GP margins, while providing the seller with certainty of product volumes for their manufacturing facility
      • Assisted acquirer to structure their acquisition to optimise tax and commercial flexibility
      • Facilitated foreign acquirer's introductions to local banks and accountants
      • Worked with client's lawyers to project manage contract to completion
      • Assisted the acquirer by developing a post-acquisition plan to support a smooth transition
  • Outcomes:
      • The transaction successfully completed.
      • Client achieved target sale outcome within 7 months of commencement of the sale campaign
      • Acquirer has confidence in future manufacturing costs, while client's manufacturing facility retains a long-term manufacturing contract
      • Acquirer was able to enter the Australian market via a profitable acquisition

M&A Case Study: Acquisition by Private Equity roll-up

  • Transaction value range: $5m-$10m
  • Industry: Service sector
  • Role:Scancorp was engaged to manage the sale process of the business.
  • Process:
      • Preparation of Information Memorandum
      • Preparation of anonymous "teaser"
      • Communication with Scancorp's network of approximately 3,000 contacts
      • Managing interest from Scancorp's network.
      • Identifying approximately 1,000 targets across strategic (ie industry) and financial (eg family office, investor syndicates and private equity)
      • Communicating with targets to articulate the potential strategic and/or financial opportunity presented by the acquisition
      • Managed offer and acceptance (Letters of Intent)
      • Worked with client's accountants to project manage due diligence on behalf of the seller
      • Worked with client's lawyers to project manage contract to completion
  • Outcomes:
      • The transaction successfully completed.
      • Scancorp maximised awareness by communicating with over 4,000 potential targets
      • Scancorp managed client confidentiality by ensuring our client's identification was not revealed until prospects had been carefully qualified
      • Of over 4,000 targets communicated with, over 100 enquiries were received and Scancorp revealed the identity of its client to only 9 parties, 3 of whom made a firm offer.
      • Scancorp assisted post-transaction to finalise earn-out process

M&A Case Study: Staged merger and acquisition

  • Transaction value range: $5m-$10m
  • Industry: Manufacturing sector
  • Role:Scancorp was retained to structure and facilitate the merger of two businesses/assets.
  • Process:
  • Merger:
      • Development of the merger strategy
      • Development of a merger proposal that best addressed the interests of both parties
      • Preparation of initial term sheet
      • Project management of the merger process including the coordination of accountants and lawyers
  • Acquisition:
      • Subsequent to the merger, development of an acquisition process to enable one of the parties to complete a 100% acquisition of the merged businesses
      • Development of the acquisition proposal that best addressed the interests of both parties
      • Preparation of initial term sheet
      • Project management of the acquisition process including the coordination of accountants and lawyers
  • Outcomes:
      • Both transactions successfully completed.
      • Scancorp assisted the retiring business owner to exit his business expeditiously and at fair market consideration
      • Scancorp assisted the purchaser to acquire the business risk and cost effectively
 

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