"Deciding to sell our company was one of the most important decisions of our life and we believed that the choice of people who would guide us in this great adventure was crucial. We were looking for advisors who shared the same values as us -respect, integrity, discipline and dedication. Unquestionably we found it all in Geneva. We could never have hoped to conclude such a transaction without them. The extent of their network, their desire to understand the organization, its challenges and its core values made a huge difference to the outcome."
Jean- Yves Moreau, Jean-Francois Moreau & Chantal Cadieux, Moreau Group
"Brian Trainor and the entire Geneva team were as thorough as they were professional from start to finish. They left no details out and the marketing plan was set up to help achieve maximum value for our business. It was obvious right from the start that Brian and his staff were constantly researching our industry in order to market our business effectively. The constant communication from Geneva left no questions unanswered and there was always follow up when required. From the start, Brian went through every detail with us in order to know as much as possible about our business. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Geneva Merger & Acquisitions to anyone looking to sell their business, no matter what the reason."
Jamie and Jackie Mullen, former owners of Mullen Rigging
"The Geneva team was with us throughout the entire sale process. They brought several large strategic industry buyers as well as interested equity groups to the table. I was most impressed with the discipline and attention to detail of their team as well as their ability to understand and present our business to the prospective buyers. They clearly understood the key drivers of our business and the future value in the hands of the right buyers. Overall it was an entirely successful and rewarding experience and I would not hesitate recommending them to other business owners."
Dave Stock, former owner of Stochem Inc.
"We want to take the opportunity to communicate to the Geneva team our appreciation for your professionalism and constant effort to see our deal come to fruition. Geneva Canada took the time to understand our business and, through their well-developed process, go to the marketplace and generate the required interest for our business. Our requirement to find a strategic buyer for which GAP is a real value-add was met. Your support and know-how throughout this complex deal, involving Canadian and US entities, was key to the success of the transaction"
Pierre Lavergne and Rick de la Cierva, former owners of Global Automation Partners
"Geneva's diligent methodology to learning about our industry, company and business model allowed them to approach a broad network of strategic and financial companies with the confidence necessary to attract a number of suitable partners. Geneva managed the velocity of information and the relationships with potential partners to line up offers that could be reviewed by us in parallel. This helped Care Factor create a competitive situation that allowed us to extract the best value possible. We would recommend Geneva for any SME looking to sell all or a portion of their company to a private or strategic buyer."
Colin Paddington, former owner of Care Factor
"I was extremely pleased with the quality of services from the Geneva team on the sale of Don Park. I'm sure we could not have achieved the same degree of success in this deal without them. They responded quickly at all times and worked closely with our tax and legal advisors to get the best results and meet very tight deadlines. They brought several credible buyers to the table including the ultimate buyer who satisfied all of the main conditions for an acceptable deal including a continued minority ownership position and continued operating role for myself. The Geneva team demonstrated a high degree of professional skill in our transaction and I would not hesitate recommending them to other prospective clients."
Stan Meek, former owner of Don Park Inc.
"From when we engaged Geneva Canada to sell our industrial supply company to the closing of the sale, Geneva was there at every step of the process. They worked with a high level of focus and diligence, leaving no detail to chance, which allowed us to focus on running the business. The outcome was a very fair transaction with a synergistic buyer that closed on schedule."
Rein and Patricia Postma, former owners of Intek Automation Inc.
"Geneva delivered on all our expectations in guiding us through the sale or our business. In addition to finding a buyer who was an excellent fit you managed the process and dealt with all the myriad of details and negotiations with the buyer in a very professional manner. We were very pleased with the outcome and would be happy to recommend the services of Geneva to other business owners who are thinking of selling."
Guy Halliday, former owner of Action Sales & Lighting Ltd.
"After having gone through the sale process, I realize that I would not have achieved a successful sale without professional assistance and I was extremely satisfied with Geneva's performance throughout the process."
Angela Morris, former owner of Can-Care Health Services Inc.
"Geneva obtained numerous qualified offers for my business which resulted in the comfort of knowing that I received the best price for my business. Geneva managed every step of the process from start to finish keeping deal distractions to a minimum and allowing me to continue to operate my business."
Rae Aust, former owner of Private Recipes Limited
"We were very impressed with Geneva's ability to attract an assortment of strong industry and financial buyers to our deal. They worked closely with our advisors to ensure we had the best terms and conditions and we were very pleased with the overall financial results of the deal. They were true professionals and we would recommend their services to other business owners considering a sale."
Don Neilsen, former owner of Saf-T-Pak Inc.
"Once the decision was made to sell our business I attempted to handle the transaction myself, but I quickly realized I would not receive its true value. When Geneva became involved they handled the complete process in a detailed, professional manner to my complete satisfaction"
Wally Mullin, former owner of Peel Industrial Supplies (1977) Limited
"Our deal was managed very professionally by Geneva. They brought real value to the deal negotiations and guided us through a transaction that at times was quite complex. I would have no hesitation to recommend them as advisors to other business owners who are planning a sale of their business."
Neil Greene, former owner of Almonte Fire Trucks Ltd.
"I wanted to take this opportunity on behalf of the shareholders of Flag Fire Equipment, to thank you (Cal Cochrane) and Jeff Tone for the outstanding services you both provided to us in finding a buyer for Flag Fire. Your company handled everything very professionally and I was impressed with your constant attention in making sure our deal kept on track in the time line established. I must say projects of this nature should be left to professionals like yourself to maximize the profits. We would certainly recommend Geneva to any prospective business owners interested in selling their business."
Dean Doster, former owner of Flag Fire Equipment Ltd.