Companies that practice active, disciplined M&A strategies statistically outperform companies that do not. So the question is not if to do deals, but how to do them towards maximum and sustainable value.

Are you thinking about....

  • Selling or divesting your business?

  • Acquiring another company?

  • Looking to plan a horizontal, vertical or conglomerate merger?

  • Taking on a capital partner to grow your business?

  • Planning a transition to the next era or generation for your organization? 


The Grinstead Group Partnership Advantage

WIth you every step of the way
  • Agricultural and Distribution business expertise

  • Industry-specific private equity experience

  • Confidentiality

  • Strategy and business finance

  • Negotiation approach

  • Disciplined process

  • Maximum value capture

  • Implementation, synergy tracking and realization


There is an art and a science to deal making. Our craft balances both to maximize your value and improve the odds of success by focusing your strategy and objectives, developing your capabilities, and building a disciplined process.

The Art

Deals are reached between people, not accounting systems. The fundamental building blocks of successful acquisitions/ divestitures lies in being able to read the market, develop an encompassing strategy and profile, market entrance strategy, cultural alignment, negotiation, and implementation. What works for other companies may not work for you, which is why strategy must be developed to your goals and needs.

  • Developing Your Acquisition/Divestiture Strategy and Objectives

  • Go-To Market Strategy

  • Cultural Alignment and Fit

  • Negotiation

  • Implementation Leadership

The Science

Data and analytics help demystify future acquisition/ divestiture returns, marketplace fit, business health and personal impact considerations. Make sure you know what you need to know, what it means, and how to apply it towards real-work success.

  • Business Finance Evaluation

  • Due Diligence

  • Market Modeling

  • Tax impact

Our Craft

  • Maximize Value is an important part of what we do.

  • Professional Mediation that will make a large impact on personalities at the table

  • In-depth strategic outlook and acquisition strategy