Advisory and Consulting

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Advisory and Consulting Services in Mergers, Valuations, Succession Planning, and Restructuring

Contryman Associate's P. C. advisory and consulting services are designed to propel your business towards success and sustainability. Our team specializes in guiding you through the intricate landscapes of Mergers and Acquisitions, meticulous and comprehensive Business Valuations, ensuring seamless Succession Planning, and optimizing Entity Selection and Restructuring strategies. With a focus on precision, innovation, and tailored solutions, we collaborate closely with you to navigate the complexities of these critical business facets, empowering you to make informed decisions and achieve your strategic objectives. Whether you're aiming to expand, restructure, or plan for the future, our dedicated expertise is here to support your journey at every step.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Whether you're eyeing a new venture or contemplating the sale of your hard-built company, the value at stake in the acquisition or sales process is monumental. A well-executed merger or acquisition (M&A) can fast-track financial growth, opening doors to fresh markets, technologies, talents, and resources. The presence of a seasoned merger and acquisition accounting team is indispensable—they're the key to spotting opportunities and mitigating risks. Collaborating with Contryman Associates P. C. guarantees maximum value and shields you from unforeseen surprises.

As a reputable merger and acquisition consulting firm, Contryman Associates P. C. comprehensively grasps the crucial processes and pivotal value drivers inherent in M&A transactions. Our wide-ranging cross-industry expertise empowers you to navigate your corporate transaction seamlessly—driving value not just during but also before and after the deal. Merger and acquisition accounting is intricate, demanding meticulous attention. Our team tirelessly works to uncover opportunities, minimize risks, negotiate value creation, and structure deals aligned with your business and personal goals.

From the initial valuation to devising the most tax-efficient sale structure, our merger and acquisition consulting firm collaborates seamlessly with you and your team of other professional advisors. It's about optimizing every facet of the transaction and realizing the full potential of your business.

Contact us today and let's strategize to elevate your business to unparalleled heights.
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Business Valuations

Discover the true worth of your business with our specialized Business Valuations services. Many business owners find themselves uncertain about their company's value, potentially undervaluing or overvaluing it. Through our third-party valuations, gain a realistic yet optimized price point that maximizes the value of your business.

Reason why you need a business valuation
  • Facilitating a business sale
  • Securing initial capital from investors
  • Creating regular investor reports
  • Addressing divorce proceedings
  • Planning for estate, gifts, and trusts
  • Resolving shareholder disputes
  • Providing litigation support for bankruptcy, fraud, or business conflicts
  • Enabling mergers and acquisitions
Our Business Valuation Analysts are dedicated to guiding you through this intricate process. Our evaluations encompass:
  • Utilization of recognized and widely accepted methodologies to assess both tangible and intangible assets.
  • Detailed reports tailored to your specific requirements, outlining methodologies, analyses, and conclusions.
  • Examination of your business's financial history and projections for the future.
  • Comprehensive scrutiny of operational, managerial, and marketing aspects.
  • Evaluation of internal and external factors influencing the valuation analysis.
Ready to unlock the true value of your business? Don't leave its potential to chance. Partner with our expert Business Valuation team today and gain a clear understanding of your company's worth.
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Succession Planning

Empower the future of your business by crafting a succession plan that secures its legacy and continuity. While a staggering eighty-five percent of family-owned businesses have designated a successor, only a fraction have a solid succession strategy in place.

Are you prepared?

If you've already laid the groundwork for succession, you're on the path to ensuring a stable financial future. But if not, our expertise is here to guide you.

As trusted advisors, we specialize in guiding business owners toward financial security by structuring businesses for enduring success. Our tailored strategies focus on seamlessly transitioning ownership to the next generation or new leadership, ensuring continuity and prosperity.

Whether you opt to sell or maintain the business within the family, our services encompass:
  • Facilitating internal transfers to family members
  • Identifying potential buyers
  • Conducting business valuations for optimized sale preparation
  • Crafting buy and sell agreements
  • Strategizing estate, trust, and gift tax planning
  • Offering retirement planning and tax projections
  • Implementing business restructuring for optimal outcomes
It's never too early to initiate a potent exit strategy for your business. Take charge of your business's future today. Contact us to begin crafting a seamless succession plan that fortifies your legacy and secures lasting success.
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Entity Selection and Restructuring

Selecting the ideal business structure is pivotal for your long-term financial success. At Contryman Associates P.C., we  guide you toward the most fitting entity that aligns with your current needs and future aspirations.  Our approach focuses on comprehending your unique business needs and objectives to provide a comprehensive analysis of your options. Whether it's establishing a new entity or restructuring, count on our team to expertly handle all tax filings with state and federal authorities. 

  • Selecting the most fitting entity structure
  • Formation and organization of entities like corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and more
  • Strategic financing guidance
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and ongoing entity maintenance
  • Comprehensive taxation services
  • Business entity selection and restructuring support

Together, we will dive into the nuances of entity selection, discuss various possibilities tailored to your business, and address any questions you may have. Our client relationships extend far beyond initial formations, often evolving into long lasting partnerships. Reach out to us today for detailed information about our entity selection and restructuring services. Let's lay the foundation for your business's success together!

Meet Our Team

Our team is made up of professionals that stay abreast of the many changes in federal and state tax and regulation occurring yearly and are always backed up by shareholder-level supervision and oversight.
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What Our Clients Say About Us

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Contryman Associates has been our city’s audit firm for a number of years - they are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. There have various staff work on our engagements so we always have a contact to answer questions and provide guidance. They are very accommodating and responsive to all our needs in preparing our financial statements. I highly recommend this firm for audit, tax and advisory services.
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I have been with Contryman since 2007 and have worked with both Dan Charron & Jada Thompson! I would recommend them to anyone looking for excellent service, timeliness, professionalism and rock solid advice! 5 stars!
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7 Convenient Locations To Serve You!

Grand Island

505 North Diers Ave
P.O. Box 700
Grand Island, NE 68803
Phone: (308) 382-5720
Fax: (308) 382-5945


315 West 60th Street, Suite 500
P.O. Box 1746
Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: (308) 237-5930
Fax: (308) 234-4410


201 Foundation Place, Suite 100
P.O. Box 2026
Hastings, NE 68902
Phone: (402) 463-6711
Fax: (402) 463-6713


709 East Pacific Street
P.O. Drawer H
Lexington, NE 68850
Phone: (308) 324-2368
Fax: (308) 324-2360


1001 West 27th Street
P.O. Box 2246
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone: (308) 635-7705
Fax: (308) 635-0599

Central City

1415 16th Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 191
Central City, NE 68826
Phone: (308) 946-3870
Fax: (308) 382-5945

826 G Street
Geneva, NE 68361
Phone: (402) 759-3002
Fax: (308) 382-5945

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