houston-mergers-and-acquisitions-advisors-oil-and-gas-case-study With revenues of $15 million and EBITDA of $4 million, the owner of a rapidly growing oil and gas services company was open to selling 100 percent of business to a strategic buyer or bringing on a financial partner to provide a liquidity event and foster and support growth.


  • Inconsistency in earnings
  • Understanding marketing dynamics, including market size and potential buyers
  • Valuing fast-growing business in a changing industry
  • Increasing regulatory environment

Value Drivers

  • Proprietary process and niche products
  • Market dominance and 170 master service agreements
  • Green solutions to meet increasing regulatory demands

Our Approach

  • Identify strategic players in oilfield services industry, securing an all-cash offer
  • Target financial buyers with appreciation for “recycling” business models

Results – First Bite

  • 12 indications of interest and 8 management meetings
  • Secured all-cash deal from multi-billion dollar strategic buyer
  • Opted for earnout at just under one-third of consideration on future numbers, leaving seller in a better position than the all-cash deal

Results – Second Bite

  • 2.5 years later, the seller enjoyed a second “bite of the apple” almost as big as the first, being paid nearly as much for his 15 percent retained interest as the first 85 percent sold
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