Corporate Finance
Business Valuations
Mergers & Acqusitions

United States • Europe • Asia

About Windeye Partners

Windeye Partners provides assistance regarding corporate finance, business valuations and mergers & acquisitions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Our clients include companies, business owners, entrepreneurs, family offices, investment funds and other investors. The professionals and senior advisors of Windeye Partners combine a deep experience in advising companies and investors as well as significant experience within selected industry sectors. We frequently work in sectors such as biotech/pharma/life sciences, medical/healthcare, Internet/information technology/SaaS, media/communications, consumer products, food/beverages, and niche manufacturing but also have clients active in other areas.

Our Services

Windeye Partners provides advice to companies, business owners, entrepreneurs, family offices, investment funds and other investors regarding:

Corporate Finance
Development of complex financial models, Monte Carlo simulations, Real Option analysis, equity waterfalls, cap tables, investor presentations and prospectuses.

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Business Valuations
Certified valuations of businesses, securities, intangible assets and intellectual property for purposes such as business sale, capital raising, option plans (409A), gifts, estate tax, financial reporting (ASC718, ASC805), and asset transfers. In addition we provide litigation support for shareholder, investment and acquisition disputes.

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Acquisitions
Buy-side acquisition searches for companies, private equity firms and family offices, as well as targeted acquisition approaches, evaluations, due diligence and negotiation.

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Company Sales & Exit Planning
Assistance to business owners, entrepreneurs, private equity firms, and venture capital groups preparing for a future sale of all or part of a business to strategic or private equity buyers.
Capital Raising
Preparation of financial models, documentation, and strategy for companies and entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital from angel investors, family offices, venture capital or private equity funds.
Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain
Appraisal of Bitcoin, Ether and other cryptocurrencies for charitable donations and other purposes. Valuation of blockchain businesses and technology.

Our Experience

Presented below is a selection of recent advisory assignments for Windeye Partners.

Business Valuation
409A valuation for leading pharmacy automation solutions provider in connection with private equity recapitalization of company.
Business Valuation
Business valuation for medical device company focused on artificial kidney technology in connection with share issuance.
Business Valuation
ASC718 and 409A valuations for leading developer of plastics recycling technology.
Business Valuation
Business valuation of early stage gene therapy biotechnology company in connection with sale of business.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Valuation and advisory services to owners of measurement technology company in connection with sale of business.
Business Valuation
Purchase price allocation valuation for multiple acquisitions by medical and healthcare focused insurance business.
Corporate Finance
Financial planning and advisory service for stem cell research services and products company.
Business Valuation
409A valuation for ecommerce beauty products company.
Business Valuation
Valuation of specialty chemicals company in connection with management equity transaction.
Business Valuation
Valuation of privately held building products company in connection with potential sale.
Corporate Finance
Private Placement Memorandum development for wine products company.
Business Valuation
Valuation of European simulation software provider in connection with equity incentive issuance.
Business Valuation
409A valuation of blockchain software company in connection with options grants.
Corporate Finance
Advised investment group with respect to cannabis sector transactions.
Business Valuation
Valuation of early stage therapeutic biotechnology company in connection with capital raising.
Business Valuation
Valuation of search software business in connection with capital restructuring.
Corporate Finance
Advised provider of accounts receivable management software with respect to financial planning and capital raising.
Business Valuation
409A valuation of aerial drone technology company in connection with options grants.
Business Valuation
Valuation of private company securities in connection with Grantor Retained Annuity Trust (GRAT) transfer.
Corporate Finance
Advised provider of gym & fitness club solutions with respect to financial planning and capital raising.
Business Valuation
409A valuation of U.S. telecommunications equipment provider for management share grants.
Business Valuation
409A valuation of U.S. biotechnology company for options grants.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Advised family investment group with respect to U.S. private equity investment.
Business Valuation
Fair value valuation of hedge fund portfolio biotechnology investments.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Advised shareholders of China based business services company regarding sale to a large privately held European group.
Corporate Finance
Assistance to U.S. investment fund with respect to evaluation of privately held life sciences company.
Business Valuation
Intellectual property valuation with respect to software assets.
Business Valuation
Estate tax valuation of U.S. publishing company.
Corporate Finance
Assistance to U.S. food e-commerce business in connection with capital raising.
Business Valuation
Business valuation of Asia-Pacific based online dating service.
Mergers & Acquisition
Advised sector focused U.S. private equity fund on minority growth equity investment.
Corporate Finance
Evaluation of share purchase in highly valued privately held U.S. technology company on behalf of investment fund.
Business Valuation
409A valuation of U.S. healthcare technology company for option and share grants.
Mergers & Acquisition
Advised U.S. educational testing services business on acquisition.
Business Valuation
Valuation of U.S. dental practice in connection with acquisition.
Business Valuation
Valuation of multiple U.S. fitness centers in connection with merger.
Corporate Finance
Financial advisory services for restructuring of ownership in U.S. educational technology business.
Business Valuation
409A business valuation of U.S. medical device company for option and share grants.
Corporate Finance
Advised Asian media group regarding financial structuring for U.S. investment.
Business Valuation
409A business valuation of U.S. software company for option and share grants.
Business Valuation
Intellectual property valuation of electrical equipment technology.
Business Valuation
Valuation of U.S. Software-as-a-Service company focused on human resources sector.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Assisted family owned U.S. company with comprehensive acquisition search in game sector and multiple acquisitions.
Business Valuation
Valuation of U.S. Software-as-a-Service company focused on transportation sector.
Corporate Finance
Advised Asian luxury goods company on capital raising strategy.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Advised owners of a privately held U.S. B2B digital media business on exit strategy.
Corporate Finance
Advised Middle East based Software-as-a-Service company on financial strategy.
Business Valuation
Valuation of U.S. simulation and entertainment systems business in connection with private equity investment.
Corporate Finance
Advised privately held U.S. life science services company on financial strategy for acquisition.
Business Valuation
Valuation of U.S. B2C digital media business in connection with potential sale.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Advised private family office regarding restructuring and equity investment in U.S. medical equipment company.

Our Team

The professionals and senior advisors of Windeye Partners combine a deep experience in advising companies on corporate finance, business valuations and mergers & acquisitions, and significant experience within selected industry sectors.

Michael Guthammar, Partner
Mr. Guthammar has more than 20 years of experience with corporate finance, business valuations, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital. He has advised corporations, investment funds, family offices, and business owners on numerous transactions and projects in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Mr. Guthammar gained a significant part of his experience at the merchant banking arm of Credit Agricole, a major European bank, and was subsequently a partner at a boutique cross-border mergers & acquisitions firm before founding Windeye Partners.
Mr. Guthammar is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics and received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), a member of the Business Valuation & Litigation Services committee of the New York State CPA Society (NYSSCPA), and a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES). View Michael Guthammar's profile on LinkedIn

Marie S. O'Brien, Director
Ms. O'Brien has more than 15 years experience with business valuations, financial due diligence, forensic due diligence, and business intelligence. She previously worked at a Chinese investment bank in Beijing, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Ernst & Young.
Ms. O'Brien received an MBA from Fordham Gabelli School of Business and Peking University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fairfield University. She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
Annie Pannelay, Senior Advisor
Dr. Pannelay has more than 15 years working in the life sciences industry. She has hands-on experience across the ecosystem, including in healthcare banking, pharma industry and as a hospital pharmacist. She recently built the healthcare consulting practice of the Economist Intelligence Unit, and now operates as an independent consultant advising pharmaceutical companies and life sciences organizations. Annie keeps abreast of cutting-edge innovation through her mentoring work at the University of Southampton. She has lived and worked in Europe, the US and Asia.
Dr. Pannelay received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Universite Montpellier I and an MBA from the ESSEC business school in Paris.
Richard Diamond, Senior Advisor
Mr. Diamond is a Principal of Castlewood Capital Partners, a value-oriented investor in public and private equity markets. He has more than 25 years of experience with a successful track record in investment management, corporate finance, as well as the development and implementation of strategic and business restructurings. Prior to founding Castlewood Capital Partners, Mr. Diamond accumulated an extensive private equity investing experience as a Partner at Strait Lane Capital Partners, the private investment arm of two family offices, and at Evolve Capital, a private equity group focused on control investments and recapitalizations of lower middle-market service and asset light businesses. Mr. Diamond has also served on a variety of corporate boards. Prior to joining Evolve Capital, Mr. Diamond was a Partner at Transition Capital, focused on generating investment opportunities.
Mr. Diamond received an undergraduate degree and an MBA in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School.
Eric Feuillatte, Senior Advisor
Mr. Feuillatte has more than 30 years of experience from advising companies on acquisitions, divestitures and market entry. In 1989 he founded Etradex Corp., a leading cross-border M&A and business development firm which manages cross-border M&A mandates in collaboration with the investment banking departments of mid-sized European banks, European private equity investors, as well as independent European M&A professionals. Mr. Feuillatte previously spent fourteen years in management and sales and marketing positions for a leading European consumer products company with operations in Europe and the U.S.
Mr. Feuillatte received a business administration degree from Ecole de Commerce de Paris and completed post graduate studies at Paris Dauphine Universite.
Sharif Tanamli, Senior Advisor
Mr. Tanamli has more than 25 years of investment banking experience focused on M&A and capital transactions with middle-market companies. He is the founder and managing director of Lenox Hill Capital Advisors, which he formed in 2004 to provide advisory services in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, private equity and debt capital transactions, and related services in the areas of strategic planning, business valuations and ownership transitions for privately held companies. Mr. Tanamli previously worked with HT Capital – a private merchant banking firm where he participated in the firm’s private equity investing activities in addition to providing M&A advisory services to clients he originated for the firm. Prior to this, Mr. Tanamli was a founding managing director of CBIZ Mergers & Acquisitions Group, where he ran the firm’s New York investment banking office.
Mr. Tanamli received a bachelors degree from Boston University.

Our Partners

Windeye Partners works closely with partner firms in the United States and internationally.

Balanced Business Advisors provides pragmatic business consulting services for market entry strategy, growth strategy and business due diligence, using industry experts in sectors such as healthcare, technology and manufacturing.
Lenox Hill Capital Advisors provides mergers & acquisitions advisory services to middle-market companies in the United States.
Toren AG is a Swiss based firm active in multiple countries executing international transactions in corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions.

Contact Information

Windeye Partners Inc.
666 Old Country Road
Suite 300
Garden City, NY 11530
Tel: (516) 417-8396
Email: windeye@windeyepartners.com