Ridgecrest Advisors to Attend Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Ridgecrest Advisors to Attend Oracle OpenWorld 2012

St. Louis – September 27, 2012 –Ridgecrest Advisors will be attending Oracle OpenWorld 2012, from September 30 – October 4 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.  OpenWorld is the premier educational and networking event of the year for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners.  Ridgecrest will be meeting with clients and its extensive relationships throughout the Oracle consulting community and sharing its perspective on the current mergers & acquisitions environment.  To arrange a meeting, please feel free to email us at info@RidgecrestAdvisors.com or call us at 314.800.8400.

About Ridgecrest Advisors

Ridgecrest Advisors is an investment banking and business consulting firm dedicated to helping technology consulting firms dramatically increase enterprise value.  Ridgecrest Advisors helps clients in four core areas:

1.         Buy-side M&A advisory:  We help technology consulting clients increase enterprise value by successfully executing transactions which fortify, extend or transform their businesses. We have run three of the most active acquisition programs in the sector over the last 15 years and bring deep insight into full lifecycle M&A efforts.

2.         Sell-side M&A advisory:  We help technology consulting clients achieve premium valuations with attractive deal structures through a process that emphasizes speed and risk mitigation.  Our deep industry expertise, expansive relationships with the buyer community and unmatched understanding of the perspectives of acquiring firms provide a unique ability to execute optimal transactions.

3.         Business consulting:  Our Enterprise Value Optimization program helps technology consulting clients improve relative performance visibility, increase profit margins and reduce business risk.  With our extensive experience from evaluating hundreds of consultancies while running acquisition programs, we bring unique insight into key performance indicator benchmarks and best practices of highly profitable firms.

4.         Private placements:  Our ability to successfully raise capital allows our technology consulting clients to build value through funded strategic investment and reduce personal financial risk by realizing partial liquidity on their ownership positions.  We have extensive relationships with private equity and debt financing providers who have experience and/or interest in the technology consulting sector.

All services involving securities are offered through Burch & Company, Inc., member FINRA/SiPC; 4151 North Mulberry Drive, Suite 235; Kansas City, MO 64116; 816.842.4660.  Burch and Ridgecrest are not affiliated entities.