WESTMONT, IL - Co-founder and Managing Partner of The Open Approach, Ron Seavey has been awarded Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) credentials by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors and Loyola University Chicago. This designation signifies Mr. Seavey's successful completion of an exclusive program and his demonstrated mastery of M&A knowledge. Mr. Seavey is the only print-industry expert holding this prestigious title. The certification further bolsters The Open Approach's command of the latest practices, guidelines, requirements, financing possibilities, and opportunities in M&A.
"Amidst the economy and current state of print, M&A has become increasingly challenging," said Mr. Seavey. "Buyers must be meticulous in evaluating, managing, and integrating their acquisitions. Sellers must be able to uncover innovative solutions. The Open Approach is dedicated to driving client value. Our ongoing professional development ensures clients capitalize on late-breaking possibilities in financing and deal structures, while complying with all current tax codes. With The Open Approach, they can be confident they are making the very best deals possible and fully maximizing their outcomes," he added.
Ron Seavey is an accomplished leader in the graphic arts industry. Backed by 36 years' expertise, he has a proven track record in providing the financial and strategic counsel to help clients achieve significant growth. In the last three years alone, he has directed more than 20 print industry transactions.
The Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor credentialing program spans private capital, business valuation, legal and tax issues, and numerous other areas of investment banking. It the first and only advanced educational program for business leaders and advisory professionals.
The Open Approach is an accomplished M&A firm that operates exclusively in the graphic arts industry. Comprised of former print CEOs, COOs, sales leaders, and workouts & turnarounds practitioners, the firm spearheads initiatives that drive company value. In addition to comprehensive M&A and investment banking services, The Open Approach provides business model development, exit strategy timing and planning, due diligence, workouts and turnarounds, alliance opportunities, market research, and other solutions that positively impact print enterprises' top- and bottom-line growth. For more information about The Open Approach, call 630-323-9700, email [email protected], or visit www.theopenapproach.net.