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business activities consist of the following:
- Acquisitions - A&J has initiated
and advised on more than 60 mergers and acquisitions and served as principal in
more than 40 of these middle and lower-middle market transactions. A&J has
a proven record in negotiating, acquiring and operating entities in various
industries throughout its twenty-seven year history.
- Financing Source Agency - A&J
serves as agents for Private Equity Firms and other financing sources to
provide assistance in the identification and location of buyout, change of
control and recapitalization candidates. A&J's extensive "deal flow" and
proven expertise in negotiating economically viable transactions has led
A&J to this component of its business model.
- Consulting Services - Based on its
extensive consulting experience, A&J offers specialized consulting services
to both Operating Companies and Private Equity Groups. Such services include
management consulting and strategic planning to growth oriented, startup,
turnaround and underperforming companies, and financially oriented
transactional consulting in the areas of financing, recapitalizations, and
mergers and acquisitions. A&J also provides assistance to Private Equity
Groups regarding portfolio company analysis services and follow-up consulting
services for recently acquired entities.
- Investment Capital Facilitation -
A&J assists companies in their fund raising activities. Such services
include development of appropriate background materials and financial
projections, and direct assistance relative to acquisition of commercial bank
senior debt financing, mezzanine/subordinated debt facilities and equity
capital. Relationships are maintained with such traditional sources, as
Commercial Banks, Non-Bank Commercial Lenders, SBIC's and Private Equity Groups
as well as non-traditional Private Investors and Lenders.