Chicago M&A Advisory Firm

Larry Sanderman

Larry Sanderman is a seasoned M&A professional with experience across a breadth of industries including financial services, industrials, services, specialty chemicals and technology.  Prior to Sun Acquisitions, Larry held Executive Corporate Development positions at both Cabot Microelectronics and GE Capital.  His closed transactions have totaled $1.7 billion of acquisitions and $750 million of divestitures.  Larry’s eighteen years of deal expertise span across the full cycle of M&A including strategy, deal sourcing, due diligence, management presentations, contract negotiations and integration.

Prior to his Corporate Development roles, Larry devoted over ten years to a variety of financial roles.  Larry began his career in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand.  After public accounting, Larry worked at both Household International and GE Capital in accounting and finance positions and executed over $2 billion in asset securitizations.

Larry earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Buyer Resources

Diligence Framework & Checklist

A must read before acquiring a business! Due diligence is one of the most important aspects of acquiring a business, yet many are not prepared for it. Download this free due diligence framework resource on how to approach, conduct, and execute on a diligence plan for an acquisition. This framework includes best practices and a checklist of items to be considered when conducting diligence.

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Top 10 Pitfalls When Buying a Business

Ebook: “Top 10 Pitfalls When Buying a Business”

Are you prepared for a business acquisition? This resource will help you avoid these 10 common pitfalls when making an acquisition.

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Business Acquisition Case Study

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Discover how a family-owned company grew their business, enhanced cash flow and incorporated a new product line to account for one-third of top-line revenue using our M&A services.

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Seller Resources

Get Our Sell-Side Case Study

Discover how a banking recovery firm, Recovery Solutions, sold in less than 7 months for above premium market value using our sell-side services.

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Top 10 Pitfalls When Selling a Business

Download our Ebook: “Top 10 Pitfalls When Selling a Business”

Are you really ready to exit your business? This resource will help you avoid these 10 common pitfalls when selling your business.

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Download the Whitepaper, "Preparing To Sell Your Business"

White Paper: “Preparing to Sell Your Business”

When you download “Preparing to Sell Your Business,” you’ll learn: The necessary steps for laying the groundwork to prepare a business for sale, the strategies and audits that go into a successful exit strategy, and what makes you stand out to buyers in a competitive market.

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