BlackbridgePartners LLC - Mergers and Acquisitions
BlackbridgePartners LLC - Mergers and Acquisitions
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About Blackbridge
Blackbridge Partners has developed a unique approach to serving the needs of its clientele. Our professionals have 150 years of combined experience with professional backgrounds in finance, economics, law and accounting and are well practiced in negotiation and deal-making.
We are also successful entrepreneurs who have each built, acquired and sold several of our own business and understand what it is like to be a principal in a deal. We have extensive relevant experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, corporate finance, private placements, and M&A transactions and have successfully completed deals in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Our Approach to Maximizing Value
Blackbridge’s approach to maximizing the value of your business includes a comprehensive business diagnosis and an assessment of:
  • Financial Performance
  • Growth Potential
  • Market Dynamics
  • Economic Factors
  • Consolidation Trends
  • Global Capital Migration
  • Currency Differentials
We evaluate potential clients for continued revenue growth (examining both historic trends and sustainable growth potential), look at opportunities for market expansion through "organic" growth and/or through selective acquisitions, evaluate strategic partnership and IP licensing opportunities, and more.
Transaction Examples
Our Senior Management
Ron Ekstrom, Director of Operations
Ron Ekstrom has more than 25 years of business experience working within large corporations in management, financing and M&A at executive level positions and has also acted as an independent consultant to a wide range of businesses. He has started, acquired and sold a range of his own businesses in sectors that include retail, marketing and media. Ron’s skills were sharpened through select corporate training programs within such media giants as the Tribune Co., Gannett and News Media Group and through direct involvement in their acquisitions and divestitures activity.
Mariola Andoni, Business Analyst
Mariola Andoni has 12 years experience assisting start ups, small businesses and mid market companies with their business development and growth strategies. She has advised businesses in a variety of sectors including retail, services, publishing, transportation, and communications. As an entrepreneur Mariola established her own consulting services advising on sustainable practices and business plans for lifestyle enterprises, new media businesses, and non profit organizations. She studied Entrepreneurship at San Francisco State University and Sustainable Ethical Enterprise Design and Development at Presidio World College in San Francisco and earned a BA in Sustainable Entrepreneurship.
John Voltolini, Business Analyst
John Voltolini has over twenty years of business experience in executive, consultative and operational roles in the biomedical industry as well as in quality assurance, financial services, business valuation and exit planning. As an entrepreneur John acquired, expanded and sold several of his own businesses in a variety of sectors including business acquisitions and sales. He obtained a BS in Medical Technology from Northeastern University, as well as completing advanced studies in Business Accounting and Entrepreneurship. John has also earned Series 7, 63, and 65 Licenses.
Satish Patel, Principal
Satish Patel’s business career spans over twenty years. He first worked as a CPA focused on audits, finance, business valuations and other financial matters. As a serial entrepreneur he subsequently built, acquired and sold several high tech and retail chain businesses to public companies. As CFO he directed all their operational activities and established the firms’ presence in overseas markets such as Japan, Germany, China and India. Satish is the founder and principal of several business to business service companies, including Blackbridge. Satish has a BA in International Management from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India and a BA in Accounting from California State University at Fullerton.
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