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Organic growth isn’t your only option. Oak Street Funding can help take your firm to the next level through a merger or acquisition. Acquiring another firm or practice is a good way to grow and see quick results by gaining AUM, increasing revenue and increasing enterprise value. However, it is very important to acquire only transparent sellers. The key to a successful acquisition is a thorough due diligence process.
There are many types of acquisitions. For example, funds may be used to acquire either a book of business or an entire business. Funds may also be used to buy into a business, for example by purchasing a percentage of stock or other ownership interest.
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Craig Rumler, COO, Bloomfield Hills Financial
“For our first funding, we gave Oak Street a difficult deadline to close in three weeks and their team did a super job of identifying what we needed to provide to get the deal done – most lenders would not be able to do this, but Oak Street made it happen. The process was easy, and the team was very flexible and responsive. We have already completed a second funding and plan to continue to work with Oak Street on future financing projects.”