Acquisition or Sale
Brokerage Services
Commercial Management
Strategic Business Audits
Strategic Hotel Business Audits
Operational Analysis
Most businesses undergoing a transfer of ownership or restructuring are "in play" because they are perceived to be under performing their true potentials. Almost every transaction involves prospective new owners who expect (and typically pledge in their business plans to lenders) increased sales and improved cash flow.The Stanford Company's consulting capabilities provide buyers and/or sellers objective, factual assessments of the true potential of a company. Our expertise in the hospitality business can provide the ideal analytical compliment to the financially trained staffs of commercial lenders, Stanford specialists and investment bankers. We can identify the actual problems that inhibit maximum performance and devise the strategies and tactics necessary to dramatically turn them around.In the area of sales and acquisitions, we can benefit any of the principal parties to the transaction.

FOR LENDERS
We evaluate industry and marketplace trends that may impact the future prospects of a company. We evaluate the (new) management's business plan to help minimize the risk of loan default. We identify strategic priorities in order to maximize returns for equity investors.

FOR SELLERS
We assist in preparation and presentation of your business history to maximize value, increase buyer interest, and improve the likelihood of a potential buyer obtaining the necessary funding.

FOR BUYERS
We analyze industry trends, concept viability, and opportunities to identify unrealized potentials. We assist in the preparation and presentation of a business plan to maximize the likelihood of obtaining funding.
We maintain an ongoing consultation to assure that the new acquisition remains on track.