Chimera Strategies is a Lower Middle Mergers and Acquisitions firm founded in 2011. 

Chimera Strategies is also affiliated with Woodbridge International [].  Woodbridge International is a Middle Market Mergers and Acquisitions firm founded in 1993.


Our founder

Mr. Gary B Kane founded Chimera Strategies in 2011.  Mr. Kane has extensive experience both on Wall Street and on Main Street in various roles such equity research, corporate development, business development, consulting and corporate financial planning and analysis.

Mr. Kane has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Finance. He also is a CFA or Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Long Island Business News’ 40 individuals under the age of 40.  LIBN considers award winners to be the rising stars in the Long Island business community.

He lives in Roslyn, New York.


What is M&A LITE®

  • It is a simplified investment banking engagement, NOT a glorified business broker listing.
  • It is an active outreach strategy to identify the right transaction partners, at the right price and the right terms.
  • It is running a simulated, confidential auction process to control timeline and drive price. 
  • And, it is professionals with a background and experience in mergers, acquisitions and strategic advisory.

We provide strategic advisory services on 1) business sales & divestitures and 2) business acquisitions to the Lower Market employing M&A LITE®.

A Sellside Mandate. Sellside Mandate services or assisting our Clients with an exit strategy.

A Buyside Mandate. Buyside Mandate services or assisting our Clients grow by acquisition.

Our services


We strive to provide investment banking like services at an appropriate fee structure for the lower middle market.

Our value proposition


For additional information

Please contact us by email at or by phone at 855-chimera (244-6372).