Mergers & Acquisitions

Specialist offshore energy M&A advisors




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Our M&A service is based around a deep understanding of the offshore energy market. 

With widespread industry knowledge and an extensive global network, we focus on the people, operations and assets that make your company attractive. 


The Archer Knight team has in-depth knowledge of the sector and provide transaction advice on areas of offshore energy including marine, engineering and applied-technology companies, specialising in sell-side mandates, transition support and buy & build growth strategies.

We give you best-in-class advice on a full range of transactions, backed by our widespread industry knowledge, extensive global network and enhanced by Flowline, our offshore energy market intelligence Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.



Creating value through the transaction process from a deep-rooted understanding of the offshore energy market. Archer Knight's ability to ensure continued momentum and value growth derives from our appreciation of the equity story and drawing alignment to appropriate valuation methodologies.

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Positively impacting corporate performance through asset acquisitions and divestitures with unique sector expertise. We identify targets that are under – or over – valued, boosting returns to shareholders and shortening time to value.

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Connecting companies with the most suited capital from an experienced investor pool unique to the offshore energy and applied technology sectors.

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Creating value through idea generation and deal origination. Each company we advise is different, but they all have the same mission: to safely maximise value and returns for shareholders. Archer Knight offers best in class advice for a highly specialised sector. 

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Our mergers & acquisitions service in action

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We were appointed exclusive advisors to Aqueos Corporation in 2021 for its full sales and purchase agreement (SPA) transaction. The end result was its acquisition by Michels Corporation, a Wisconsin-based construction firm with a multi-billion-dollar turnover.
With the process taking around six months from selection to takeover, we completed the following:

  • Market assessment
  • Financial model construction
  • Collation, evaluation, and selection of buyer list
  • Comparable analysis
  • Creation of teaser
  • Creation of confidential information memorandum
  • Potential buyer engagement
  • Potential buyer review and selection
  • Set up and management of virtual data room
  • Liaise with third party support function – financial, legal, insurance and asset valuation
  • Coordinate due diligence process
  • Transaction completion and transition support
.….. we appreciate the support and hard work provided by AK during this project. We could not have done it without your help – such a fantastic result for all shareholders.
Ted Roche
President, Aqueos Subsea
It's been a pleasure working with you and the team through the process. You've been professional and diligent. A great result.
Brad Parro
CFO, Aqueos Subsea
We greatly enjoyed the professionalism shown across the board by your team and the sellers. Let's stay in touch. We {Michels} will certainly tap into your deep knowledge of the maritime industry.
David Stegman
CLO & SVP, Michels Corporation
Formal congratulations on the closing of the Aqueos deal. You and your team served your clients and the deal very well.
Eric Platt
Senior Legal Counsel, Michels Corporation

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