October 2007, de Visscher acted as exclusive financial advisor to
Teddy and Arthur Edelman, Limited (“Edelman Leather”),
the world’s premier branded luxury leather provider in the
four major niche markets – high-end residential interiors,
corporate interiors, hospitality and private executive aviation.
Strategic Liquidity Solutions
Teddy and Arthur Edelman had founded and developed an international
business providing exceptional product quality and service to its
luxury markets and well-recognized customer base. Primary ownership
of the business had been transferred to the second generation under
the leadership of their son John as President. Given its strong
continued growth, the company had received expressions of interest
from potential strategic as well as financial purchasers and the
shareholders decided to obtain professional investment banking advice.
de Visscher was selected from several firms, given its experience
in maximizing shareholder value for family-owned businesses, as
well as its domestic and international contact network.
Visscher & Co. took time to learn the company’s business
and potential and to understand the shareholders’ objectives.
As a result, we worked smoothly together throughout the process,
driving the transaction forward while the management team continued
to produce strong operating results.”
President Teddy and Arthur Edelman, Limited.
Attractive Market Conditions
If you are considering a sale of your company in 2008, it is our
hope to be able to assist you in achieving maximum value by sourcing
the appropriate strategic or financial buyers. Market conditions
remain attractive for well-focused and performing businesses and
we would be pleased to meet to discuss your shareholder value creation
About de Visscher & Co.
de Visscher & Co., LLC (www.devisscher.com)
is an independent financial advisor to business owning families
and closely held businesses worldwide. Through a unique combination
of financial advisory, capital raising and investment banking services
the team at de Visscher & Co. creates high value-added solutions
to the liquidity needs of shareholders and the capital needs of
their businesses. Family Capital Growth Partners, (www.fcgplp.com)
a private equity fund affiliated with de Visscher & Co. also
provides equity and subordinated debt capital to growth-oriented
closely held and family-owned businesses. de Visscher & Co.,
is one of the eight Founding Members of the Business Growth Alliance
(www.bgallc.net), a national
affiliate network of professional service firms dedicated to serving
the business growth, capital formation and shareholder liquidity
needs of middle market and family-owned companies and their principal
de Visscher & Co.
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New Canaan, CT 06840