What We Do
Representing Sellers and Buyers of Privately-Owned Businesses in a Wide Range of Industries through the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Process:
- Selling a Business – Advise on preparing a business for sale from valuation through closing and post closing events
- Buying a Business – Advise on the buying and acquiring process, going from browsing to buying a business
- Businesses for sale – We have multiple listing for sale, we can help find the right business
- Business Valuation – Market Data Report for Value Analysis, Formal Valuation (limited scope), Merger & Acquisition Valuation. (subject to IRS Revenue Ruling 59-60)
We have developed a strong process methodology involving:
- Executives – Develop and validate the strategic rationale, assist in due diligence and integration planning
- Finance – Assist with structuring, due diligence and integration planning. Manage outside advisors as needed
- Legal – Assist with contract negotiations, due diligence and integration planning. Manage external law firm
- Tax – Assist with structuring, due diligence and integration planning. Manage outside advisors as needed
- IT – Assist with integration planning
- M&A Stradegy Development
- Contract Negotiation (NDA, LOI, APA, OR SPA)
- Due Diligence Process & Intergrading DD Findings Into Agreement & Integration
- Potential Regulatory Approvals
- Communication Strategy
- Integration Planning
Monolith’s goal is to obtain super results in the middle market transactions we are involved in.
- Attain the Unattainable Triangle – The golden rule says you can have ether fast, low cost, or good, but you can’t have it all. Well, we strive to attain all three for our clients
Whether you plan to sell all or part of your business, Monolith brings significant local and global industry knowledge and experience for each of our clients and to every transaction we are apart of. Clients turn to us for our experience in assisting and advising the micro and macro execution of our clients transaction.
Monolith has a proven track record of advising strategic and financial buyers as they execute acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, and alliances. Monolith can serves as the lead or supporting advisory role and can be brought in at any stage to support a particular transactions. With a range of buy-side transaction services, we help our clients create and act upon opportunities for growth.
Ask the Heavy-Hitters During M&A
Mergers and acquisitions are monumental undertakings for businesses, executives, board members, in-house counsels, and employees involved. When your company has reached the point of considering a merger with another, there is a significant task before you. There are many factors that need to be considered about the logistics of pre-merger, during the merger, and post-merger.
Preserving a Healthy Work Culture During a Merger and Acquisition
Deals Should Provide Excitement and The Pride of Being Part of a Successful, Larger Business
Culture Shock Is Welcome Here
Within John Ellsworth’s legal team at ScanSource, different nationalities broaden the scope of legal intelligence during international expansion
Holistic Impact Real Estate Investment Management
Monolith Markets is a boutique real estate investment company, sponsor and general partners, that believes in IMPACT for the long-term. We add value throughout our full service approach to all types of real estate investment instruments and funds while delivering strong cash-flow and returns. We believe that aligning investments with values should not require sacrificing returns. With our foundation in the real estate and finance industry we work to leverage economic alignment with all involved parties to try and provide critical success in any investment environment. Our four key steps are project development and structuring, project formation and acquisition, general partner management, and asset disposition.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
John Ellsworth is a Principal Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Monolith Global Partners LLC, a financial technology driven mergers and acquisitions advisory. He co-overseeing all M&A activities and the strategic direction of the firm. As a boutique advisory firm and partner, Monolith uses our experience and technology to target friction in the M&A space. Mr. Ellsworth is also a Board Member for Hercules Communities, a start-up involved in aggressively acquiring lower-mid to mid-end mobile home parks with the intent of building a company comprising 100 or more parks. John’s professional background is as a global Senior Business Executive and Chief Legal Officer with deep experience in negotiations, complex transactions, mergers & acquisitions, compliance and governance, human resources and finance. For 20 years his ability to interpret complex legal issues and utilize business acumen have made him an invaluable partner with executive leaders in commercial, regulatory and technology environments. He is valued for leading crisis management and internal investigations, establishing businesses in Europe and Latin America, and developing and implementing strategies that have led to profitable revenue growth.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Chad White is a Principal Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Monolith Global Partners LLC, a financial technology driven mergers and acquisitions advisory. He co-overseeing all M&A activities and the strategic direction of the firm. As a boutique advisory firm and partner, Monolith uses our experience and technology to target friction in the M&A space. Mr. White offers his 15+ years of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets industry experience as a visionary and leader in the investment banking, securities & trading, and advisory. In 2016 while at MD Global Partners, he saw that the JOBs Act would create a revolution in the capital markets, fintech, crowdfunding, and blockchain space. He then began to lay the groundwork for a digital smart securities’ centric investment bank, that was incorporated into MD Global Partners. He ran the digital investment banking practice, concentrating on compliant corporate finance, capital markets advisory, and digital securities smart contracts solutions for MD Global Partners. He is well versed in corporate deal structuring and capitalization from all ends of the spectrum. He obtained an MS in Finance from the College for Financial Planning and a BS in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. He also holds multiple Financial Securities Licenses (NFA/FINRA).
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NO REPRESENTATION: Monolith makes no representations, expressed or implied, that it will effect a transaction as a result of the services furnished. The duties of Monolith shall not include legal, tax or accounting services which Client shall procure at its own expense. Monolith is not a licensed securities broker or dealer, and it is not the intention of the parties to consummate a sale of the issued and outstanding stock of Client. If, however, Client subsequently determines to consummate a stock sale, rather than a sale of assets, then Monolith shall be deemed to be a “Finder” with respect to such sale, and Client agrees to pay Monolith a fee with respect to the sale of the stock and consulting fee with respect to any other services rendered by Monolith. *Finders and Unregistered Broker-Dealers