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William Hunter

Stratus Corporate Finance, Inc.
Business Broker

About Me

Company Information: "Experts in Maximizing Shareholder Value" Stratus Corporate Finance, Inc. (Stratus) is a boutique investment banking firm based in Tampa, Florida that specializes in providing sell-side M&A advisory services to lower middle-market ($1 to $20 million value) companies nationwide. These companies are often overlooked by national and "Wall Street" firms and often under-serviced by "Main Street" business brokers. Because Stratus was founded by a former Citigroup investment banker, the firm employs many of the same methodologies used by "Wall Street" firms to increase the likelihood of a successful transaction and maximize shareholder value. Stratus professionals have extensive transaction experience with manufacturing, service, distribution, and retail companies throughout various industries. Stratus has advised clients nationwide including: California, Arizona, Washington, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Alabama, South Carolina, Virgina, Tennessee and Florida. Background: William (Bill) Hunter, CPA, MBA - Owner/Managing Director (15+ Years as a M&A Advisor and CPA) Before founding Stratus Corporate Finance, Mr. Hunter was an M&A Advisor at Citigroup where he assisted privately held business owners maximize the proceeds from the sales of their privately held businesses. Before Citigroup, Mr. Hunter was with Arthur Andersen where he performed audit and consulting services for clients across various industries. Mr. Hunter graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Accounting and earned an MBA from the University of South Florida. Mr. Hunters accomplishments include: Participating in transactions with combined values of over $330 million. Attaining 130% of the initial valuation estimates for the shareholders on the above transactions through the limited auction M&A process. Analyzing and valuing over 100 privately held companies related to potential sale transactions throughout various industries. Specialization: Please contact Stratus at 813-731-3605 or to schedule a confidential business consultation. Affiliations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Passed the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam Passed the Series 7 and 63 SEC Exams Licensed Real Estate Broker


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