EFCG serves on a retainer basis to roughly 50 a/e/c firms (small to large) to provide financial and strategic advice, most of which have been retainer clients for over 10 years, and several for over 20 years. Ad Hoc assignments are also performed.
EFCG performs valuations for a/e/c firms, including: annual valuation appraisals for employee-owned firms for Internal Ownership Transition (IOT) purposes, for both ESOP and non-ESOP firms, ad-hoc valuations as needed, and for assistance in M&A transactions. Roughly 25 firms use EFCG to provide their annual valuations, and we perform perhaps 50 additional ad hoc valuations each year in this industry.
EFCG is the leading M&A advisor to the a/e/c industry. We have advised on over 130 completed transactions, representing cumulative valuation of roughly $8 billion, with client size from $5 million to $5 billion.
EFCG performs numerous peer benchmarking analyses for it’s a/e/c clients, comparing them on roughly 100 financial, business, human resources, or compensation parameters with 20 to 30 of their most comparable peer firms.
EFCG specializes in assisting employee-owned a/e/c firms to meet their internal ownership transition needs, through creation or restructuring of their ownership model, increased profitability, better management of their growth, more efficient management of their balance sheets (assets and liabilities), and a more strategic approach to their internal valuation.
Our conferences address the key financial and strategic concerns of the a/e/c industry, and are well attended by leaders of architecture, engineering, and consulting firms. Each conference features a keynote address which includes a comprehensive analysis on current trends in the industry, as well as an industry overview of the key performance metrics.