Who We Are

We are innovative strategists – focused on “outside the box” thinking that leads to win-win outcomes. We are non-typical dealmakers – first assessing culture, fit and talent and how these key success drivers mesh with the organizations we serve. We are all that. And more. Simply put, The Business Acquisitions and Mergers (BAM) Team is an engine for growth, comprised of industry-leading professionals experienced in mergers and acquisitions, strategy, new business development and financial operations and assessment. With more than 100 combined years of experience in these key areas, the BAM Team possesses the analytical and acquisitive know-how to make sure transactions are not just completed efficiently and effectively, but also with the highest degree of integrity, respect and confidentiality.

Since 2008, the BAM Team has successfully completed more than 100 transactions, aligning Safeguard and other affiliated organizations with best-in-class enterprises.

What We Do

The BAM Team leads the acquisitive growth initiatives of the Safeguard brand and other organizations affiliated with Safeguard. Whether an acquisition to further expand the depth and breadth of our company-operated business unit, or an acquisition and subsequent divestiture to a new or existing Safeguard franchisee, our strategy remains focused – find the best-in-class companies and seek to complete a transaction that allows for the business, its employees and customers to thrive through an integration into Safeguard or one of Safeguard’s affiliated organizations.

“The BAM Team, on behalf of its clients, looks to acquire very successful businesses and yet, they are not interested in coming in, shaking things up and making huge changes. Instead, they are more ...
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The BAM Team

R. Scott Sutton, CFE
Kevin Derella, CFE, CMAA
Deno Scoular, CFE, CMAA
Dewayne Ivy, CFE, CMAA
Suzanna Savoie, CFE
Shafina Bhanji Hussain, CFE

News

Safeguard to Help Boost Local Business Marketing Opportunities with New Signing in Winnipeg

November 18, 2016

Safeguard BAM Paves the Way to Business Ownership for Company Duo

April 30, 2016

Safeguard Dominates 2015 Industry Rankings

December 14, 2015

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