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Since inception 25 years ago, JANAS has placed among the top 10 percent of M&A specialists in the USA. JANAS Associates – JANAS Consulting and JCC Advisors serve the specialized needs of Lower Middle Market companies globally. JANAS has earned the highest close rate of most competitors. The Firm has closed more than 80% of our sell-side transactions at a higher multiple and better deal structure than many other intermediaries. Typically, Middle Market intermediaries close 50%-60% of their sell-side mandates according to M&A Industry statistics.

JANAS Investment Bankers have hands-on expertise earned from years of owning and managing Aerospace & Defense Industry companies. Whether your company is in manufacturing, engineering, repair station and FBO operations, field services, distribution, brokering or OEM production and support.
JANAS has a track record of transaction and consulting success serving businesses like yours.


  • Middle Market Investment Bank and Management Consulting firm since 1995
  • Expert in Transactions for businesses with valuations from $5M to $150 M
  • 14 Bankers and Consultants
  • With an average of 25 years business experience each
  • Graduates of top Universities and premiere US Corporations

80% sell-side close rate vs industry average of 50% -60% 


  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Auto Retail Services
  • Business Services
  • Construction
  • Energy & Renewables
  • Fashion-Retail & Manufacturing
  • Food & Beverage
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical and Dental Products
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Wholesale B2B & Distribution


  • Sell-side M&A Advisory
  • Buy-side M&A Representation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Exit and Succession Strategies

Barton Webb

Barton has been active in management of both public and private companies since 1991. He bought, managed, grew and sold an Aerospace and Defense manufacturer to an international conglomerate in 2010. He has in-depth experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, Manufacturing, Engineering, MRO, and Global Distribution and is knowledgeable concerning Federal and California business and environmental laws.



Paul Richey

Paul enjoyed a 30 year career as a CPA with KPMG, managing 3 offices and serving hundreds of public and private companies, and then began Value Building, Exit Planning and M&A. Prior to rejoining Janas, he managed the Los Angeles office of a large East Coast investment bank for 12 years. He negotiated and managed the sale of a $50+M revenue metal finishing provider that has served the aerospace community (military & commercial) since 1948 and has numerous approvals from industry prime contractors. Paul has also sold an $8M revenue premier provider of metal processing and metal finishing for the aerospace industry, and has consulted with many West Coast metal platers.


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