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M&A and Transaction Solutions

M&A Consulting. M&A Insurance. Enhanced Returns.

Risk-Focused Due Diligence for Your M&A Transactions

Hylant helps deal teams minimize transaction risks, resolve problematic issues and optimize the value of M&A transactions, divestitures, public-to-private partnerships, commercial loans and structured financial transactions.

Viewing your transaction through a risk-focused lens, we identify potential deal-related issues, quantify their financial and operational impact, and provide customized strategies and tools for effectively managing them. Working with your deal team, we protect your investments, facilitate transactions and maximize your financial returns.

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What We Do for Clients

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Valuation Due Diligence

Through a risk-focused mergers and acquisitions due diligence process, we analyze the financial and qualitative impacts an acquirer or seller should be aware of, including property insurance, employee benefits, retirement plans, key employee compensation or life insurance.

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M&A Insurance

We design solutions and place transactional risk insurance policies to transfer your risks to third-party insurers. Depending on your deal, policies could include reps and warranties insurance, tax liability insurance, environmental rep and warranty insurance, contingent liability insurance or others.

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Structured Financial Solutions

When debt, equity capital or other security is unavailable, we design bespoke forms of insurance capital to facilitate a transaction.

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Comprehensive Risk Analysis

We methodically evaluate the organization's financial, operational and enterprise risks and their potential impacts. This process improves the organization’s ability to make informed decisions when determining how best to deploy resources.

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Who We Help

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Private Equity Firms

We understand the importance of working effectively with your private equity team and your operating partner to ensure alignment and achieve your goals. Our M&A advisory team assists with all phases of acquisition or divestiture and complex operating transactions.

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Privately Held & Public Companies

Whether you are a small middle-market organization or a multi-billion-dollar national enterprise, we can help. From structuring balance sheet protection for tax uncertainty to insuring transaction agreements for strategic acquisitions or divestitures, we expertly navigate complex business transactions, bring certainty to uncertain events, and help your company realize its goals.

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Family Offices

As a family-owned organization, Hylant has a unique perspective and assists family offices in ways others can't. Working alongside your executives, business manager and legal team, we advise and offer comprehensive solutions for your M&A activity and other transactions.

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Consulting & Advisory Firms

Because we work with many different consulting and advisory firm disciplines, we understand the value of working as a team and delivering what is best for our mutual client. Our expertise and ability to work within your process and timeline improve your position and help you strengthen your client relationship.

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Kip Irle

Senior Vice President - Transactional Risk

Kip Irle leads Hylant's M&A and Transaction Solutions team. He joined Hylant in 2013 and has over three decades of experience in the industry. 

Kip provides strong leadership to his team and clients. He is able to see developing change in the marketplace and how it will impact our clients, and shape how we think about our clients, their needs, and what our products and services need to do for them. His creativity allows him to see the needs of our clients as an opportunity to adjust or build our product and service offerings so our value is driven by the needs of the market.

Who Is Missing from Your M&A Deal Team?

Watch this 90-second video to learn how a buyer saved his organization million$ by including a seasoned insurance risk manager on the M&A deal team.

White Paper | Transaction Risk Management: Strategies for Protecting Owners and Capital Investors

Unforeseen risks can transform a seemingly great merger, acquisition or other transaction into one that falls well short of financial expectations. Learn what you can do to ensure success.

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Trusted Advisors

Hylant team members are ready to advise you and help you confidently address your needs.

Kip Irle

Kip Irle

Global M&A | Transaction Solutions Leader

Casey Johnson

Casey Johnson

Managing Director - Transactional Risk

Warren Philipp Jr.

Warren Philipp Jr.

Managing Director - Transactional Risk

Michelle Molnar

Michelle Molnar

Managing Director - Due Diligence

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