Acquisition International - 2018 M&A Awards 31 MA180015 Best M&A Advisory – USA & Award for Excellence in Telecommunication M&A Strategy 2018 Auctus Group, Inc. As a multi-faceted financial group, Auctus supports clients with a comprehensive service offering to help manage the many complexities inherent in sell-side, buy-side and capital raise transactions, and serves as a collaborative partner to drive business value. The firm is led by experienced senior bankers who have spent their careers developing deep professional relationships and building specific knowledge of the companies, trends and insights relevant to the firm’s 15 industry-specific areas of focus. “The best advisory firms understand more than just the numbers, they understand the client’s vision and their role in making it real,” commented Muhammad Azfar, CEO and Managing Partner at Auctus Group, Inc. “Auctus recognizes the importance of understanding clients’ industry sectors, value drivers, and growth opportunities and challenges. Our experienced professionals have the necessary foresight to navigate highly complicated transactions to maximize value and create steady growth for our clients.” The M&A practice positions companies to create a highly competitive process among the global universe of strategic and financial investors. It develops innovative and creative solutions, tailored to the specific needs and goals of each individual client and the uniqueness of every transaction. Among itsmany transactions, Digital West Networks’ acquisition of Norcast Telecom Networks with a mezzanine debt and minority equity investment is a notable example from Auctus. The transaction not only created the California Central Coast’s single largest business infrastructure provider, but achieved industry recognition, including Acquisition International’s 2018 M&A Awards. “Whether our client is public or private, or selling a business unit or the entire company, we have a passion for what we do and embrace a philosophy of flawless execution that ultimately delivers superior valuation, terms and certainty to close,” Azfar added. Overall, the firm’s a high level of repeat clients, consistent and superior outcomes demonstrate the quality of Auctus’ transaction process, the extent of its senior banker involvement, the value of industry experience and relationships, and importance of understanding industry drivers have all combined to drive it to the success it enjoys today, and as such this will remain the firm’s ongoing focus as it looks towards a bright future. The Auctus Group provides investment banking and financial solutions for clients across the lifespan of business. It has built a reputation as a trusted advisor to lower middle market companies, as we find out when we profile the firm to learn more. Company: Auctus Group, Inc. Contact: Muhammad Azfar Company Address: 125 South Wacker Drive, Suite: 2125, Chicago, IL 60606, USA Phone: (312) 767-9111 Web: www.auctusgroupinc.com Auctus Group, Inc.