Connector to Opportunity

Oliver Smith, mergers and acquisitions advisor


Created by Oliver Smith, O. & Co. was born out of the idea that complex problems are best solved with trust, a connected network of influencers and tireless effort.


Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory

Capital Advisory

Board Advisory

CEO Placement

Hire someone who has done it before.

Oliver and his powerful network of influencers bring tremendous value to clients as he facilitates complex business transactions.


The O in O. & Co.

Oliver P. Smith

Oliver Smith was born and raised in Downeast, Maine and has since worked across the creative, legal and financial industries from Portland, Maine to Boston and New York City.

His ability to build long lasting relationships through trust, empathy and discretion is what bridges opportunity and wealth, allowing him to make a deeper impact in the lives of the people and businesses he works with.

Oliver is a strategic advisor for Mergers & Acquisitions activities for many financial institutions, privately held companies, family offices and private equity funds. He has had engagements with more than 100 companies in greater New England and serves as a trusted advisor in the areas of operations, finance, legal, turnarounds, exits and strategic acquisitions.

Oliver serves as a board advisor to several private companies and sits on the board of the New England Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Oliver is also active with several non profits in the Portland, Maine community.


Over 20 years of advising companies through Complex strategic transitions in their business.


Relationship matters.

At the end of the day, what you have is your relationships and your experience.