A strategic alternatives assessment identifies and evaluates alternatives available to the company. As a stand-alone service, an assessment provides the information stakeholders need in order to evaluate various courses of action to clarify a path which will maximize shareholder value. These may include selling the business, raising growth capital, developing strategic alliances, or identifying opportunities for organic growth and strategic acquisitions. As part of a transaction process, an assessment helps the company position itself to maximize transaction value.
An assessment generally includes identifying and evaluating the following: