What we offer
Axiom supports companies and their advisors through every stage of M&A.Our capabilities span buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory, comprehensive due diligence, fairness and solvency opinions, secondary market advisory services, valuation, compliance, disputes, tax, restructuring and cybersecurity, amongst others.
Leading Middle-Market M&A AdvisorOur team advises public corporations, financial sponsors, family-owned businesses and other private companies in middle-market buy side and sell side M&A transactions globally, with regional teams in Europe. Clients choose us for our:
- Senior staff engagement throughout every transaction
- Global reach, dedicated M&A professionals
- Dedicated industry expertise
- Financial Sponsor coverage and access to the global private equity community
- Breadth of in-house corporate finance and financial advisory services, which significantly enhance our M&A processes and outcomes for our clients
Private Capital Markets - Debt Advisory
Axiom has extensive experience raising capital for middle-market companies to support a wide range of transactions.Our team has raised over $10 billion+ , reflecting senior, subordinated and mezzanine debt and venture and private equity. We have long-standing relationships with the leading providers of private debt and equity capital and support our clients in achieving an array of strategic objectives, including:
- Acquisition financing
- Divestiture financing
- Growth financing
- Non-recourse (project) financing
Distressed M&A and Special Situations
Axiom professionals have advised hundreds of companies, investors and other stakeholders at all stages of distressed transactions and special situations.Axiom specializes in providing solutions to clients in the most challenging times. Composed of the most-respected restructuring professionals in the industry, our team can help you identify and investigate potential problems, and assess the various financial and operational strategies available to address them. We work directly with the company to ensure that a comprehensive restructuring solution is developed while maintaining a goal to maximize the company’s value. We have longstanding relationships with leading financial institutions and access to institutional, private equity and hedge fund investors who focus on distressed investors.
Distressed M&A Capabilities
- Chapter 11 restructurings
- Out-of-court reorganizations
- Exchange offers and consent solicitations
- DIP and exit financings
- Strategic alternatives
- Expert testimony
- P&L improvement
- Working capital and cash management
- Distressed M&A
- Special situations transaction
Transaction Advisory Services
Axiom Transaction Advisory Services is unencumbered by audit independence concerns and offers seamless analytical service throughout the deal continuum.From decision support at origination to deal closing and beyond, TAS supports its clients throughout every facet of the transaction. Combining market data with fundamental financial competencies, we support critical decision making with essential advice and information. We provide our clients with the information they need to make informed business decisions for buy- and sell-side transaction engagements, refinancings and other transactions. Our professionals provide financial, tax, information technology, operations, disputes and cyber security due diligence to private equity, hedge fund and strategic investors. We advise on all aspects of the investment cycle, employing an approach that focuses on value drivers and deal-breakers that are critical to investment decisions.
Secondary Market Advisory Services
As the leading independent valuation advisory firm, Axiom brings extensive industry experience to the secondary market for alternative investments to address the transfer needs of general partners and limited partners.Axioms’ Secondary Market Advisory Group draws upon this depth of experience and knowledge to provide first class transfer services to general partners and limited partners in alternative investments. Whether the engagement involves a single interest transfer or a complex portfolio sale, Axioms’ comprehensive secondary market advisory services focus on ways to solve liquidity issues for general partners and limited partners.
Axiom strategy is focused on acquiring significant shareholdings in companies, with the objective of increasing long-term shareholder value. When selecting investment candidates, Axiom emphasizes, in addition to investment and return criteria, the potential of playing an active role as a shareholder and/or board member.Axiom invests in businesses with strong and sustainable market positions and good long-term perspectives in which there is the opportunity to grow the business, either through acquisitions (buy & build) or organic growth. Axiom cooperates closely with the management teams of the companies it invests in to support them in executing their strategic plans. Where appropriate, Axiom contributes to the development of such companies by providing long-term capital and assisting in M&A and business development.