Transaction Advisory Services

Support for Your Next Move

As a business owner, you know remaining static in a competitive environment can be detrimental to your long-term success. Change is constant, as are the risks and benefits.

Whether you are considering divesting assets or buying them, setting up financing or establishing an exit plan, having complete information beforehand is essential to a successful transaction. MNP’s transaction advisors will help you create an appropriate strategy before, during or after a deal to ensure maximum results.

Helping You Facilitate Change 

Our team provides strategic advice at all stages of a transaction by accessing a diverse suite of services and expertise. Working closely with you, we analyze your existing capital structure, advise on the most favourable alternatives open to you and provide outcome models tailored to your business.

  • Target Identification 

    We can help you identify appropriate strategic targets and assist with the negotiations, whether you are selling or buying assets. 

  • Developing an Exit Strategy 

    We provide advice on what you need to do now and in the future to successfully divest your company and mitigate challenges down the line. 

  • Integration Strategy 

    Successful integration into a buyer’s current operation is critical to the success of an acquisition. We provide expertise and informed analysis before and after the sale. 

    Insights

    • February 01, 2023

      A Year in Review – MNP Corporate Finance Transactions in 2022

      The following is a selection of MNP Corporate Finance transactions completed across Canada in 2022.

    • Progress

      When, why and how to sell your business to a private equity firm

      Partnering with private equity groups can bring unique opportunities and is an option worth exploring when considering a transition of your business. A partnership can enable business owners to build value over the transition period, maintain control of the business, and continue to drive its growth.

    • Progress

      January 11, 2023

      Value creation in an unconventional M&A environment

      Due diligence methods that worked in the past may not suffice in a post-COVID world, where protecting against downside risk has become more and more critical. 

    Contact Our Corporate Finance Team

    Brett Franklin CPA, CA

    President, MNP Corporate Finance

    Brett Franklin, CPA, CA, is President, MNP Corporate Finance Inc. Based in Winnipeg, Brett develops and implements creative business strategies for clients in all industry sectors and in all stages of the business life cycle.

    Brett’s primary role is facilitating the sale of companies, but he also provides support with business acquisitions, corporate restructuring and transactional due diligence.

    With a diverse background in financial services, including banking, private equity, hedge funds and structured investment products, Brett has the knowledge and ability to resolve challenging financial issues and develop practical solutions to even the most difficult problems. He is adept at guiding clients at any level of the organization, helping them understand complex situations and providing expert business strategy advice.

    Prior to joining MNP, Brett was Director of Hedge Fund Administration at UBS AG in the Cayman Islands. He holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2001, and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Manitoba. In his free time, Brett coaches minor hockey and baseball.