Transactions and Projects

  • Fairfax

    Acquisition of controlling interest in:

    Kitchen Stuff Plus

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to the Vendor in:

    • identifying prospective buyers; introducing the company to suitable candidates in Canada and the US
    • short-listing interested parties, establishing value parameters, initiating and negotiating the structure and terms of the transaction
    • assisting with due diligence
    • negotiating the pre-transaction repurchase of warrants from a previous investment group, and initiating and negotiating a related pre-closing financing
  • Life Science Nutritionals

    Strategic Advisory Services

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this leading Manufacturer of Nutraceutical Products in:

    • analysis and assessment of viability
    • assessing key risks and mitigating critical exposures in executing a rapid growth strategy
    • stabilizing the relationship with its largest client
    • assessing strategic options for key stakeholders, including timing and approach to a sale of the Company, and assessment of economic parameters
    • initiating change in relationship and reporting between senior management and the Board
    • acting as interim CEO throughout the process
  • Unipex Solutions

    Acquisition of:

    Ferguson Chemical Innovation

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to the Vendor in:

    • negotiating the structure and terms of this transaction on behalf of the selling shareholder group, substantially increasing both the price and closing proceeds through the process
    • assisting with due diligence
    • assisting with negotiating post-closing matters
  • Cieslok Media

    Acquisition of the operating assets of:

    Clarity Outdoor Media

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to the Vendor in:

    • negotiating the structure and terms of the transaction, significantly minimizing purchaser’s due diligence requirements
    • assisting with due diligence
    • assisting with post-closing matters
  • Medike Branding Solutions

    Acquisition of:

    Medike International Corp.

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to the Purchaser in:

    • advising on the structure, pricing and terms of the acquisition and assisting in related negotiations
    • initiating and arranging all acquisition financing, including senior and subordinated debt, and related support
    • assisting with due diligence, closing and post-closing matters
  • Kitchen Stuff Plus

    Growth Financing

    Mandaville Group acted for this Specialty Retailer in:

    • initiating and arranging senior debt and subordinated debt, including a pseudo-equity portion; to fund working capital, growth and development
    • financial modelling to support the proposed financing structure
    • assisting with due diligence and post-closing matters
  • Carlton Group Ltd.

    Shareholder Buyout

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to a shareholder in determining the acquisition or divestiture of shareholder interests in a “shot-gun” situation:

    • advising on the pricing, structure and terms of the initiating offer
    • initiating and arranging senior debt financing to support the initiating offer
    • assistance with negotiations and closing
  • Clarity Outdoor Media

    Structuring and Financing the Acquisition of a Strategic Asset

    Mandaville Group acted for this Media business in:

    • analyzing this competitive bid opportunity, and structuring and negotiating the successful offer
    • initiating and arranging senior debt to finance the acquisition
    • financial modelling to support the terms of the offer and proposed financing structure
    • assisting with due diligence, closing and post-closing matters
  • Ryder Lift Trucks

    M&A and Strategic Advisory Services

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this leading Materials Handling company in various M&A and strategic initiatives over a period of years:

    • identifying potential acquisition opportunities and advising on pricing and structure
    • assisting the principal shareholder and the advisory board in assessing offers to purchase the business and advising on strategic approach
    • assisting in establishing value parameters
  • Correct Group of Companies

    Real Estate Acquisition,
    Development and Financing

    Mandaville Group acted for this long-established multi-property Real Estate business over a period of years:

    • analyzing and advising on various property acquisition and development opportunities
    • initiating and arranging senior debt and participating financing to support acquisition and development initiatives
    • assistance in negotiating JV and similar structures
    • advising on various strategic initiatives
  • Bayview Asset Management

    Partial Divestiture
    Commercial Loan Portfolio

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this Commercial Loan Originator/Manager in:

    • initiating and negotiating the partial divestiture of a commercial loan portfolio
    • assisting with due diligence and closing matters
  • Concept Payments Corp

    Strategic Advisory Services, Corporate Organization and International Banking

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this online Payments Processor in:

    • advising on strategy, structure and development
    • assisting in establishing the corporate organization, including parent and subsidiary corporations in various jurisdictions
    • assisting in establishing international banking arrangements
    • assisting in establishing reporting protocols
  • Isacsoft

    Privatization
    Financing

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to the principal stakeholder in this Software Development business, in financing a privatization takeover bid for this public company:

    • assisting in analyzing pre- and post- capital structure and financing requirements
    • initiating and arranging privatization financing
    • assisting with due diligence
  • Gateway Payments

    Strategic Advisory Services, M&A Advisory Services, Corporate Reorganization

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this online Payments Processor in:

    • advising on strategy, structure and development
    • assistance in relocating to an EU jurisdiction, including establishing a new head office, management structure and reporting
    • assisting in preparing for a public offering or a sale
    • advising on options with third parties
    • negotiations with a merger partner and its advisors
  • Loretta Food Group

    Strategic Development
    Growth Financing

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this Food Products manufacturer:

    • strategic advisory services
    • consideration of an IPO; pre-planning and related negotiations
    • negotiating and assistance in closing a participating debt facility to provide growth capital
  • gibraltar

    Restructuring, Significant Asset Divestiture and Related Financing

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this Beverage Manufacturer, a public company, in:

    • developing a restructuring plan to pay out the senior lender which had called its loans
    • negotiations with key suppliers
    • initiating and negotiating the divestiture of a significant redundant real estate asset, including initiating and negotiating a related financing
    • assistance with due diligence and other matters
  • Afton Food Group

    Restructuring

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this national Food Products Franchisor, a public company:

    • viability assessment, including analysis and determination of long-term sustainable cash flow
    • developing a restructuring plan involving a syndicate of senior lenders, multiple subordinate lenders and significant unsecured creditors, including lessors, governments and telecoms
    • implementing the restructuring plan resulting in standstills by the secured and subordinate lenders, and conversion of the majority of unsecured liabilities to term and equity
  • Norwall Wallcoverings

    Restructuring, Significant Asset Divestiture and Related Financing

    Mandaville Group acted as advisor to this leading national Wallcoverings Manufacturer, a public company:

    • initiating and arranging long-term financing with a CMBS institution, previously unavailable to the Company, to reduce short-term borrowings
    • assisting with due diligence and closing