Our Services

Experience that Inspires Trust

Cetane Associates brings together industry and M&A specialists to provide unique value to propane and heating oil companies. Our team has an extraordinary range of experience and capabilities that can be brought to bear for our clients in several ways:

1. Advising Sellers

If you are considering Selling your business, you can’t find a better partner than Cetane Associates. Our team has participated in more than 500 acquisitions during their careers, and no one has helped more fuel companies successfully sell their businesses than us. See what distinguishes our capabilities and gives our clients such confidence in our work. Read More

2. Valuations

You may need a valuation because of stock gifting or transition estate planning. We also do valuations for buy/sell agreements, bank financing, assessing potential acquisitions, divorce or just to better understand what your company is worth. If you want complete confidence in your valuation, you’ve come to the right place. Read More

3. Transition Planning

The sooner you start planning for a sale, the better you can position your business to maximize its value. We can work with you to establish the specific steps you should take for readying your business for sale with the goal of enhancing the outcome. Read More

4. Advising Buyers

Even if you regularly do acquisitions, you may want another set of eyes that can help you evaluate potential transactions and avoid complications. In select circumstances, we will work with buyers to help them assess their potential acquisition, structure transactions, anticipate regulatory complications and more. See why propane and heating oil companies who are growing through acquisition seek our input. Read More

Why is Cetane Associates such a highly respected asset?
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A Note About Confidentiality

Most of the work we do involves very confidential matters. Cetane Associates has developed processes that guard your confidentiality. But even more, we have a culture of confidentiality that has given confidence to our clients for over a decade. You can be sure that everything we discuss, from an initial exploratory call to any work we do, will be guarded and held in the strictest confidence.

Insights & Articles

Want to gain additional insights that can prepare you for what to expect when you buy or sell a business, or just want to run your business better? Check out our Resources section.


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My brothers and I desired to see a smooth transition for our customers and our employees. Doug Woosnam and Fred Lord at Cetane Associates really went the extra mile in making this deal happen. We are all very happy with its outcome.

— Dave McCorry, Mack Oil Company, Inc., Malvern, PA