One of the most critical determinants of the value achieved from a transaction is the adviser’s depth of knowledge in the industry in which its client operates. Deep industry acumen is no longer an option — it is essential. In recognizing this fact, our professionals are dedicated to industry segments. Our professionals are well versed in each segment’s growth and value drivers. Our industry-based experience and relationships help us keep abreast of motivations for transactions and emerging or changing consolidation trends. We also maintain proprietary databases of key industry contacts, including consolidators and financing sources.