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2019 Most Influential Private Equity Investors

2019 Most Influential Private Equity Investors

2019

Avant Advisory Group is proud to congratulate these exceptional investors from Balmoral Funds. 2019 Most Influential Private Equity Investors.


Economics vs. Relationship When Choosing a Deal Partner

New York Opus M&A Deal Event: Economics vs. Relationship When Choosing A Deal Partner

June 2019

Join Jim Davidson of Avant and a panel of distinguished M&A veterans as they discuss the networks they have developed over the years. Along with how to utilize them now, in an robust M&A. Clink the link to register today! Click this link to join.


NOW Gala Timing Is Everthing

NOW Gala Timing Is Everthing

May 2, 2019

Join Avant Advisory in its sponsorship of the Royal Family Kids NowGala event in celebrating nearly 130,000 changed lives! Click the link for tickets that support transformation of communities nationwide. https://e.givesmart.com/events/cub/


Recent Trends Affecting M&A

Expert Panel Discussion: Recent Trends Affecting M&A

April 18, 2019

Click the link to register today to learn more about the current trends in M&A! Click this link to register.


M&A Outlook 2019

M&A Outlook 2019 — Driving Due Diligence Efficiency and Effectiveness

February 6, 2019

Join a panel of M&A experts discussing topics such as market overviews, transactions structure, data analytics and more! Click this link to view the webcast today.


Lessons from M&A Experts

Cautionary Tales, Red Flags, Broken Deals & More – Lessons from M&A Experts

Moderator – Opus Connect, Los Angeles
January 22nd, 2019

Join us as a panel of deal veterans share valuable lessons learned from tough deals and failed transactions. Issues addressed will include buyer mistakes, over valuation, poor structuring, cultural mismatches, bad management, seller problems, or even outright fraud. What should you do when you find yourself in these sticky situations?

Our panel will discuss what to look for to avoid bad deals, what can be done differently, what buyers should do when an acquisition is under-performing, or when one has simply failed, and much more. Come learn from a mix of experienced deal makers sharing different perspectives- investment banker, private equity sponsor, lender, and M&A consultant – all with scars obtained in acquisitions. You will leave with plenty of takeaways from this one!


Private Equity's Premier Event

Private Equity’s Premier Event

January 11, 2018

Avant Advisory Group is a proud premium table sponsor of the 16th Annual Dealmaker Marketplace Private Equity Event. Click the link to register today! https://www.acg.org/occ/events/acg-oc-16th-annual-private-equity-marketplace-deal-flow-wine-tasting?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=Post&utm_campaign=WebCast


Expert Webcast Panel Discussion

Expert Webcast Panel Discussion: Post-Closing Working Capital Disputes

December 2018

James F. Davidson had the honor of speaking alongside other key Merger & Acquisitions experts on the Expert Webcast, “Expert Webcast Panel Discussion” This complimentary on-demand webcast panel discussion is available for your viewing. Join us as we discuss a range of topics including Post-Closing Working Capital Disputes Click this link to watch today http://www.expertwebcast.com/post-closing-working-capital-disputes/


Proud Booth Sponsor at FCCI 2018 International Summit

Proud Booth Sponsor at FCCI 2018 International Summit

September 2018

Avant Advisory Group is a proud sponsor of Royal Family KIDS and Teen Reach and the positive impact they make. Visit their sponsor booths at the FCCI 2018 International Summit. Learn more about Avant at https://www.avantadvisory.com/


Financial & Operational Experts

Financial & Operational Experts

September 2018

We invite you to follow us on LinkedIn for news, info, and tips providing guidance to position your business to be operationally and financially stronger. https://www.linkedin.com/company/avant-advisory-group/?utm_source=Linkedin&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Like


Middle Market Buyouts - Family Offices And Private Equity

Middle Market Buyouts – Family Offices & Private Equity

August 2018

James F. Davidson had the honor of speaking alongside other key Merger & Acquisitions experts on the Expert Webcast, “Middle Market Buyouts – Private Equity & Family Offices.” This complimentary on-demand webcast panel discussion is available for your viewing. Join us as we discuss a range of topics including M&A Middle-Market Overview, Deal Structures, Differences & Similarities, and more. Click this link to watch today http://www.expertwebcast.com/middle-market-buyouts-family-offices-and-private-equity


Middle Market Buyouts - Family Offices And Private Equity

Middle Market Buyouts – Family Offices & Private Equity

2018

Join Jim & other Expert Webcast leaders as they discuss maximizing value from a seller perspective, types of buyers, & more! http://www.expertwebcast.com/middle-market-buyouts-family-offices-and-private-equity/?utm_source=LinkedIn&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Middle_Market


Congratulations Royal Family Kids

CONGRATULATIONS, Royal Family KIDS!

July 2018

Congratulations to Royal Family KIDS for achieving the “Charity Navigator – Highest Four Star Rating”. We at Avant are proud to sponsor such an incredible organization which does life-changing work for foster kids in the US.


Expert Webcast Panel Discussion

Expert Webcast Panel Discussion

July 2018

We are pleased to invite you to attend an Expert Webcast panel discussing Distressed Asset Acquisitions featuring Avant Advisory Managing Director & President, James F. Davidson on Jan 11th Click to view invitation here


M&A Due Diligence

M&A Due Diligence: Live Video Roundtable

July 2018

James F. Davidson had the honor of speaking alongside other key Merger & Acquisitions experts on the Expert Webcast, “M&A Due Diligence – Live Video Roundtable” This complimentary on-demand webcast panel discussion is available for your viewing. Join us as we discuss a range of topics including financial and operations due diligence, deal terms and structure, and analyzing obstacles to closing the deal, and more. Click this link to watch today. http://www.expertwebcast.com/due-diligence-in-ma


Skilled M&A Experts To Guide You Through

Skilled M&A Experts To Guide You Through

2018

Discover how our client-focused approach sets Avant Transaction Advisory Group apart as a premier M&A advisory firm. Click this link to view mergers, acquisitions & transaction support services.


M&A The Ultimate Guide

M&A The Ultimate Guide 2019 — Avoid the Potential Pitfalls of your Merger or Acquisition

2018

Avoid the potential pitfalls of your merger or acquisition. Read our comprehensive guide to help ensure a successful transaction. Click this link to view the ultimate guide.


Fiduciaries Trustees & Receivers

Fiduciaries Trustees & Receivers

2017

Avant Advisory Group is well suited to act in fiduciary capacities or to support fiduciaries such as trustees, receivers, and monitors in bankruptcy, fraud, and other situations. We are well positioned to help in complex and challenging appointments. Avant is experienced in facilitating resolution of matters involving distressed businesses and troubled assets, providing informed insight into disputes, fraud situations, or regulatory, and litigation matters. For more information, please visit our website https://www.avantadvisory.com/


Three Ways to Avoid Messy Merger & Acquisition Transactions

Three Ways to Avoid “Messy” Merger & Acquisition Transactions

2017

The professionals of our firm, Avant Advisory Group, and I have dealt with a number of so-called “messy” transactions over the years—those where the deal went south or where allegations of fraud and money lost have occurred. Though unfortunate, such transactions highlight the value of a strong and thorough due diligence, which would have likely prevented some of those failings. Click this link to view article.


Distressed Investing: Why Bankruptcies are on the Decline

Posted on February 5, 2013

Although there were immense opportunities for distressed investors in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, the environment has become challenging to predict. With cheap money, questionable recovery, and few bankruptcies, the number of distressed companies is in a state…
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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fraud

Posted on February 28, 2011

As a convicted felon, Sam E. Antar, the former CFO for the now-defunct consumer-electronics chain Crazy Eddie, no doubt has regrets. Among them: he is no longer in the game at a time when corporate fraud is experiencing a resurgence.…
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