Aerospace & Defense M&A Bankers

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Maximizing Sell-Side Value Creation Since 2001

Sell-side mergers and acquisitions for boards, shareholders, lenders, creditors, and other stakeholders in the aerospace and defense industry

Alderman & Company Partners

Alderman & Company Partners

Firm of choice for middle market M&A in the A&D industry.

Decades of subject matter expertise respected by industry leaders.

Trusted relationships with M&A stakeholders of small A&D companies.

Our Services

For decades we have been helping clients sell companies for aspirational prices. Based on our vast experience selling middle market aerospace and defense companies, we know which business attributes buyers deem to be most valuable.

Sell-side Representation

Sell-side Representation​

Find the right buyer

Leverage our exhaustive knowledge of how to optimally buy and sell companies in the middle market of the aerospace and defense industry.

Types of sale processes

Valuations and Fairness Opinions

Valuation and Fairness Opinions

Decide when to sell

Benefit from our two unique services that can help business owners like you make well-informed decisions about selling in the immediate near term.

Unique offerings

Long Range Sale Preparation

Long Range Sale Preparation

Prepare for a future sale

Best in class financial models, due diligence processes and extensive experience in dealing with buyers to prepare for a sale well in advance of when you plan to sell. 

Sale Preparations

Our Process

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Phase 1

Due Diligence

Alderman conducts due diligence and creates detailed financial model

Phase 2

CIM Drafting

Alderman writes Confidential Information Memorandum (“CIM”) and then Teaser

Phase 3

Solicitation Steps

Phase 4

Buyer Due Diligence

Under exclusivity period (typically 30-90 days)

Phase 5

Purchase Agreement

Our Deals

What Clients Say About Us

Insights

Explore interesting insights from our team of experts over the past 22 years, selling middle market aerospace and defense companies. These vital takeaways from their exciting journey is shared in the form of weekly Deal Notes®, quarterly M&A surveys M&A surveys and engaging videos.

Weekly Deal Notes®

Maximizing Your Company's Price (Again)

July 16, 2024
Maximizing Your Company's Price (Again) (DN128)

We have covered many topics in the over two years since we started publishing Deal Notes®. Because of its significance, we thought it would be wise to reiterate...

M&A SURVEY Q1 2024

March 15, 2024
Profitability Hit by Supply Disruption?

We asked M&A experts if A&D deals’ suboptimal profits this quarter were due to reported supply chain disruptions.

Our Views

April 13, 2021
PHS Case Study

Our success story on sale of privately owned commercial aviation MRO business to a private equity fund with AUM in excess of $25 billion.

Weekly Deal Notes®

Maximizing Your Company's Price (Again)
Maximizing Your Company’s Price (Again) (DN128)
We have covered many topics in the over two years since we started publishing Deal Notes®. Because of its significance, we thought it would be…

M&A SURVEY Q1 2024

March 15, 2024
Profitability Hit by Supply Disruption?

We asked M&A experts if A&D deals’ suboptimal profits this quarter were due to reported supply chain disruptions.

Our Views

April 13, 2021
PHS Case Study

Our success story on sale of privately owned commercial aviation MRO business to a private equity fund with AUM in excess of $25 billion.

Leadership

William H. Alderman (Bill)

William Alderman
Founding Partner

R. Bruce Andrews

R. Bruce Andrews
Partner

Ryan Kirby

Ryan Kirby
Junior Partner

Elder Granger

Elder Granger
Senior Advisor