Track Record & Experience
Decades of experience achieving success for business owners.
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Team of multi-disciplined professionals who are intuitive, accomplished and responsive to client needs.
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Trust and Integrity
Clients trust ClearRidge to do what we say we will do and represent their company, employees and family with the utmost professionalism.
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Diligent and Conscientious
An advisory team that works hard and smart to help our clients achieve their strategic goals.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Discreet, professional and effective representation in the sale of your business, acquisitions and business valuations. We help you achieve your strategic goals through expert planning, diligence and execution.
Plan and source the most efficient capital structure for your business and secure the required debt and equity capital for acquisition financing, management buyouts and growth financing.
We understand the issues that impact business survival and financial strategy in stressed situations. Our team brings experience, knowledge and clarity to resolve issues and restructure a company.
Who We Are
ClearRidge was founded in 2008 to assist business owners make better strategic decisions; to provide the owners of midsized private companies with an outsourced team of industry-leading professionals. Leveraging decades of experience successfully completing complex transactions, ClearRidge clients benefit from discreet, professional and effective representation in the sale of their private company, acquisition, restructuring or capital sourcing.
Global M&A activity plummeted in the third quarter of 2022, but that was attributable to a decline in large transformational industry transactions. Volatile equity markets (that comprise many public company strategic acquirers), rising interest rates and economic uncertainty have weighed on M&A activity. However, for ClearRidge and our private company transactions ($20 Million - $100 Million in revenues), transaction volume has been robust in …...Read More
Jetta Corporation has been acquired by Longwater Opportunities, an operationally focused private equity firm with offices in Dallas, TX and Fargo, ND. Jetta's Board had set goals for the future sale of the company and with successful strategic and operational initiatives implemented in the last five years, Jetta met the Board’s goals and the Company engaged ClearRidge to represent Jetta in the sale. With an exhaustive process to prepare Jetta for a sale, identify and approach potential acquirers, the ClearRidge team managed the sale process, due diligence and closing. ...Read More
Second Half 2022 M&A Outlook Drivers: Tax changes, Inflation, Economy, Interest Rates, plus industry sector analysis
Business owners may be contemplating selling in any given year but are often motivated by a trigger event to take action and sell. As discussed in our industry sector outlook research, many business owners are feeling now may be a good time to sell. The pipeline continues to be strong for new businesses coming to market. Analysts expect 2023 to …...Read More