Leigha Malone is an investment banking manager within HORNE Capital. She specializes in facilitating sell-side transactions that involve the divestiture of privately-owned, family- and founder-operated companies, providing long-term business succession planning, and cultivating relationships with strategic corporate buyers and private equity investors.
Emmett Manning is a financial diligence manager for HORNE Capital Strategies. He specializes in financial due diligence for clients in both buy-side and sell-side transactions.
In Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), the landscape changes, sometimes rapidly. The reasons can be that the market is “hot” or “cold,” depending upon the level of interest, or valuation multiples demonstrated by buyers. It can also happen when fundamental differences take place that often result in common knowledge becoming outdated or inaccurate.
I recently witnessed the sad decline of a once powerful company, and I can trace many of its problems to mistakes made just after the company was sold. This company was a giant in its industry.
Let’s admit it – mergers are exciting. You get to realize your company’s strategic plan and grow the company. The intricacies of negotiations can occupy all of your attention, and getting the deal right is incredibly important. But often, transition plans for managing the resulting company are lost in the process.
RIDGELAND, Mississippi, January 21, 2022 – HORNE Capital, a leading M&A advisory firm, served as transaction advisor to MMI Hospitality Group in its recent acquisition of Primos Café.
HORNE Capital served as buy-side advisor to MMI President Micajah Sturdivant and the company leadership team to ensure a smooth transition between the two parties.
Trainor Storey is a senior associate at HORNE where he serves as a transaction advisor for business development within the HORNE Capital Strategies practice. His primary focus is identifying and guiding prospective business owners through a successful sale or acquisition of their legacy business.
Neal Stephens is a transaction advisory senior manager for HORNE Capital Strategies. He works with business owners, strategic corporate buyers and private equity investors to advise and manage the sale and purchase process for transacting parties.
Josh Edwards is the firmwide director of HORNE Capital Strategies and a member of HORNE’s Board of Directors. He brings extensive experience in areas such as strategic growth, mergers and acquisitions and due diligence.
If you ask a dozen executives if their goals for their companies include long-term growth, you would probably get a unanimous “Yes” from the group. If you then asked them to define what long-term growth looks like at their companies, you might get a dozen different answers. In order to prepare a business for long-term growth, the first step is to understand what exactly needs to grow.
HORNE Capital, a leading M&A advisory firm, served as transaction advisor to MMI Hospitality Group in its recent acquisition of Primos Café.
HORNE Capital, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, B&B Electrical & Utility Contractors, Inc. (“B&B Electrical”), by United Utility Services, LLC (“United Utility”), a Bernhard Capital Partners Management, LP (“Bernhard Capital”) company.