“VR Mergers & Acquisitions” and “Cross Border Associates” Form Exclusive Global Alliance to Maximize Exposure of International Business Intermediary Services
Alliance brings together the best-in-class strengths of two organizations who focus on the transition of middle market business ownership.
Fort Lauderdale, July 20th, 2021 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”) headquartered in the United States and, Cross Border Associates (“CBA”) based in Germany announced an exclusive global alliance that will offer comprehensive solutions to help both organizations scale and optimize critical confidential services for the valuation, preparation, acquisition, financing, divestiture, and consulting to clients around the world. Combined VR and CBA have over 500 advisors offering professional Mergers & Acquisitions services in more than 100 countries, making it the largest such relationship in the world.
“This alliance allows our clients to have access to global reach for capital and opportunity. As interest internationally increases in the middle market, the VR/CBA alliance gives both organizations competitive advantage in their markets.”, stated JoAnn Lombardi, President of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
“No longer does a middle market company have to rely on the local representation. Now through our exclusive global alliance, clients of both CBA and VR can reach an international network of vetted investors.”, remarked Gundo Kahle, CEO of Cross Border Associates, who added, “The power of the relationship was proven immediately, with the signing of two buyer mandates for our M&A professionals to process, totalling USD 340 Million.”
“This milestone of linking VR and CBA’s M&A advisory services across North and South America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Europe is a game changer. The alliance will deliver a number of tangible benefits to clients than can be leveraged quickly by advisors including a confidential internet platform linking the two organizations.”, expressed Peter C. King, CEO of VR Mergers & Acquisitions.
About VR Mergers & Acquisitions
Established in 1979, VR is a leading international transactional advisory firm serving the privately held middle market. We offer superior and comprehensive management of the transaction from strategy, target evaluation, due diligence, acquisition, divestiture, transaction execution, and integration. VR’s client first mandate specializes in businesses built around a single product area and its natural extensions.
For more information on VR: www.vr-ma.com
About Cross Border Associates
CBA was founded by Gundo Kahle in 2015, after having co-founded and lead a mostly European Business Broker franchise network for almost a decade. CBA went new ways to become a global network of M&A, Business, Legal and Tax Advisors focused outside of North America, grown to more than 300 partners in six years. Kahle stated: “We pride ourselves on giving our clients the resources and time needed to fully develop the most advantageous transaction. Working on the principle of transparency and client needs, our focus is to understand, evaluate, and execute in a timely manner. Cross Border Associates offers all its clients exactly the services they need to benefit most from buying or selling a business”.
For more information on CBA: https://cba.associates
Photo: JoAnn Lombardi, President VR-M&A