When we were searching for the right banker to represent us, we looked no further than Berkery Noyes and John Guzzo given his deep network and experience in the mortgage services and fintech space. We were not disappointed. John’s team worked tirelessly with us to put together a compelling package. John’s negotiation skills were a blessing to merge all the diverse personalities and business lines into one successful deal. Moreover, John took the time to understand our needs and wishes and compassionately helped us ride the emotional roller coaster that is inevitable in any M&A transaction. Working with John felt like a lifelong friend was helping us find the right fit for our company.
Having known John for almost a decade, I didn’t consider hiring another advisor when looking for buy-side support for a transaction in a mortgage-related space. John has deeper experience and networks in the sector than any other banker. His intellect and honesty make him a trusted advisor to both buyers and sellers. The relationship with John and his team at Berkery Noyes played a huge role in facilitating a very successful execution.
We feel extremely lucky to have had John and his team working with us throughout the entire deal process. He and his team fought hard and consistently to help us find the best possible outcome that matched our own objectives for the business. He and his team’s leadership were a critical component that enabled us to succeed, and I can’t recommend him enough – we would definitely work with him again in the future.
John and his team were spectacular. They were knowledgeable, efficient and highly skilled in keeping the process moving from the initial gathering of information for the offering memorandum through the final contract negotiations and closing. In particular, they were able to navigate through the diverse personalities and issues that required skilled negotiation and objectivity. I would definitely use them again and highly recommend John and his team.
John Guzzo is an exceptional negotiator and dealmaker – I can’t think of wanting anyone else in my corner for any transaction in the financial technology or mortgage lending space. John’s industry knowledge, his deep experience in closing deals, and his uncanny understanding of people and their motivations, make him a most valuable resource to have on your side. John worked with our ownership team patiently and strategically before our deal consummated – and it never would have happened without his steadfast focus and tenacity. He’s the best in the business and I recommend him without reservation.
Our advisor John Guzzo and his team were tireless in their pursuit of this deal. They are seasoned M&A professionals who are extremely knowledgeable of the potential buyers and industry trends. Berkery Noyes provided invaluable guidance and deal support every step of the way, which resulted in a successful transaction and outcome to all parties.
John did a terrific job driving and navigating this deal. It was great working with him and his team.
John and his team did an incredible job of maximizing value in a complicated private equity exit. They provided several compelling options to the selling shareholders and ultimately closed a transaction with a strategic buyer. John’s sell-side M&A experience and sage advice helped manage the transaction to a successful close.
I can't speak highly enough about John and his support team at Berkery Noyes. John is immersed in the banking and compliance technology sectors, and it was his persistence and professionalism that steered the sale to a successful conclusion. His integrity and openness made it a pleasure to work with him. We look forward to continuing to enjoy the personal friendship that developed along the way.
The commitment, drive and integrity demonstrated by John and his co-workers during the process were, without question, of the highest order. At every step during the process John and his team dug deep into the details, whether it was financial reports, customer analysis or final closing documents, they simply left no stone unturned. John's advice and counsel was invaluable and never once did I believe it was self-serving; he truly had the best interests of our company, the employees and customers as his primary concern.
John Guzzo provided very good and valuable insights and industry knowledge with integrity and transparency. He was spot on in his thought process and advice in providing overall guidance to lead us to a successful outcome. We'd highly recommend John and Berkery Noyes and would definitely work with them in the future if the opportunity presented itself.
John Guzzo and his team were a very important component in completing our transaction. John’s professionalism and dedication was continually on display throughout the process. At all times from the beginning to the end, John provided guidance, vision and much valued counsel. I cannot speak highly enough about the value John and his team bring to the table.
John and Jason were professional and effective to the point where I feel as though I’ve made life-long friends. The process unfolded just as they said it would, ending in a successful deal with the right buyer. Without John and his team, our deal would not have happened. Period.
John Guzzo and Berkery Noyes changed our lives. After many years of casual conversations about the mortgage industry, John thoughtfully approached us with a promising opportunity to share our success story with a highly respected investment firm. The investment firm’s quality and sincerity made us quickly realize the potential of a very bright future. Within months, we successfully entered into an agreement that will dramatically impact the competitive advancement of LoyaltyExpress as well as the peace of mind that comes with personal wealth.