Our practice areas have evolved to enable us to serve our clients throughout the lifecycle of their businesses, and are supported by a team of highly effective professionals with substantial experience in each area.
Click on a practice area below to learn more about how we can help you translate experience and knowledge into profitable action for you!
Did you know that there are over 22 Million businesses in the United
States? Over 1 Million of these businesses have revenue of $1M per
year or more. Businesses with Enterprise Value between $2 and $150
million constitute about 650,000 of these. Only 6500 +/- are publicly
traded. Corporate owners hold about 20% of these businesses, while 50%
of all these businesses are owned principally by business owners 50
years old or older.
Over the next 15 years, the baby boomer generation will move into
retirement, and as they do over $10 Trillion in wealth will become
monetized and transferred. This phenomenon will result in tremendous
opportunities for private and corporate business owners, but the value
of the opportunity will only be realized by those savvy private and
corporate business owners that are well prepared. Are you?
Click here if the answer to any of
these questions was no and learn how the Praxiis team of professionals can coach you and create a thorough Succession
Strategy and Exit Plan that enables you to exit the business at the
time and price you choose, and to a successor you select.
- As a corporate owner, have you determined how you will run your
businesses as your leadership team moves into retirement?
- As a private business owner, are you confident that you have a solid
plan to get out of the business and get on with your life when you
- Do you have a clear plan to select and prepare a well qualified
- Is it likely that the business will stay in the family, or under the
same corporate ownership?
- Can you honestly say that you are ready and confident that succession
has been thoroughly and effectively planned and that your needs and
interests as well as those of the company have been properly defined
Is it time to sell your business? Will it be time in the next
five years? Whether today or tomorrow, specializes in enabling you to sell your business
for the best price and on the most favorable terms that are designed to meet your
post-sale objectives. For private business owners looking to exit and
convert the years of hard work to personal wealth, and for corporate
owners seeking to cash out and move on to other opportunities, a well
planned and executed sale strategy will maximize the value obtained on
serves as a private investment bank for private and corporate owners
of businesses with enterprise value of $1 to $150 Million. Our
proprietary strategic selling process investigates and develops
solutions for all of the business, legal, financial and personal
issues involved in a sale, and then integrates them into a
comprehensive plan to enable you to maximize the value you received on
sale. Our team of Certified Advisors together with our network of Affiliated Professionals, our strategic
alliances with other M&A firms, and professional associations such as
the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, enables us to directly
connect you to a global community of buyers and specialized professional
advisors to create the most profitable and timely exit for you. Our
proprietary process to help you maximize value on sale is discussed in
Many businesses are confronted with performance challenges. Challenges
can be created by leadership change, merger and acquisition
integration, volatile or changing market conditions, eroding industry
economics and other factors. All too often, existing personnel possess
the information and knowledge to address parts of these challenges,
but have neither the time nor the strategic framework within which to
develop and implement effective solutions that are aligned with the
Our professional advisors work closely and collaboratively with
management to create and implement comprehensive strategic plans
for their businesses that clearly identify the vision, objectives,
goals and milestones, resources, and timetable for accomplishment for
the company using processes that build consensus and buy-in from the
management team responsible to make the plan a reality.
When specific underperformance issues are identified, we work with you
to understand the root causes for performance problems, create a
detailed improvement plan, look for alternative approaches and courses
of action and roll up our sleeves to help you execute the plan. To
learn more about how we can help your business develop a clear
strategic vision and achieve top performance, click here.
We have created a state of the art membership portal for
Entrepreneurial Leadership, Training & Education called
University. With this initiative planned for formal launch in mid
2005, we will deliver timely and authoritative information to assist
our clients develop entrepreneurial skills, improve performance,
maximize enterprise value, and prepare for succession and exit.
University offers teleseminars, webinars, e-courses, peer-to-peer
roundtable forums, and one-to-one and one-to-many coaching and
consultative services. To learn more, click here.
Affiliated Professionals program enables us to provide a high
level of expertise nationwide across a broad range of disciplines through
individual practioners that have formally affiliated with us by
subscribing to the
Professional Standards of Practice, Code of Conduct and Affiliation
Agreement, and who have agreed to a continuous process of professional
Affiliated Professionals understand the value of
practical business advice. This seasoned team of professionals possess
advanced degrees from the nations leading universities, highly
regarded professional credentials across many disciplines, and have
been on the firing line and worked in leadership roles just like you.
Our experience with operating businesses for high performance in many
industries and conditions, creating value, and bringing about
successful succession and business transfers gives us the real insight
that sets our team apart: practical and timely advice that can be
immediately applied to creating solutions for your business. To learn
more about how a Praxiis Affiliated Professional can help you achieve your objectives, or to
learn about affiliation and earning the Certifed Advisor designation, click
In the new economy, private businesses face an escalating risk of
financial crisis, insolvency and bankruptcy due to many complex
factors. An unpredictable economy, disruptive innovation and the
defection of comparison shopping customers can lead to severe cash
flow problems, critical loss of market share, destabilizing of banking
and key vendor relationships, liens, judgments, litigation and
The Turnaround & Corporate Renewal Team gives private and corporate
business owners and stakeholders a practical formula for diagnosing
and healing their troubled companies. Click
here for more info.
The rapidly expanding $100 billion homeland security marketplace is
not only creating enormous opportunities for security firms, but also
substantial challenges for private and corporate security services
firms and their owners.
Creating strategies for high operational & financial
performance, achieving competitive differentiation and dominance,
driving value growth organically or through M&A, and devising and
executing the most profitable exit require specialized advisory
expertise from professionals with substantial security industry
Homeland Security Advisors have substantial successful security and
in-industry expertise and understanding of the unique homeland
security environment. Click here to learn how
Homeland Security Advisors can help you conquer the challenges shaping the new homeland security market.
Every 20 seconds of each working day, the U.S. Government awards a
contract worth an average of $465,000. The Federal Government issues over $260 billion
in contracts annually,
State Governments $300 billion, and Local Municipal Governments issue
over $200 billion.
Is your firm profiting from these contracts?
The Government Services team has been engaged in all aspects of
government contracting support for our clients since our first
significant DOE win in 1985 at the West Valley Nuclear Services project
in Western New York. Our Government Services team exists for the express purpose
of providing reliable and highly qualified "cradle-to-grave"
assistance to small and medium sized companies in their quest to
penetrate and/or increase their share of the $800 billion Federal, State and Local
government contracting market.
To learn more about how government contracts work and how you can
profit from them with the Government Services team, click here.