We focus on helping our clients reach their strategic and financial objectives and assist them in their acquisitions or business repositionings (through business, subsidiary or asset divestitures).  We advise on strategic acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, fairness opinions, recapitalizations and corporate restructurings.  Our team of seasoned investment bankers brings comprehensive product and industry knowledge, on-the-ground perspective and extensive industry contacts.  We believe our strong execution capabilities, coupled with our expertise in handling complex and special situations, make us uniquely-positioned relative to some of our competitors.

We assist our clients from the sourcing to the execution and final closing of their M&A transactions.  Some of our key service offerings include:

  • Sell-side advisory:  Target preparation for a potential transaction, preparation of sell-side memorandum, financial modeling, identification of most relevant local and international acquirors, deal marketing and positioning, assistance in data room preparation, optimization of shareholder disposal implications, assistance in negotiations until transaction completion
  • Buy-side advisory:  Market and opportunity screenings, selective search for most compelling opportunities, target analysis and valuation, assistance in due diligence and Board approval materials, structuring of the transaction and its related financing, assistance in negotiations until transaction completion
  • Restructuring advisory: Strategic advice and financial restructuring services to companies, creditors, investors and other stakeholders, both out-of-court and in-court

Our expertise

  • Team with strong M&A and investment experience in North and sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, North America and Asia.
  • Strong mid- and large-cap strategic coverage, across the region.
  • Access to high-profile strategic and financial investors, with a clear understanding of their mindsets and objectives.
  • Ability to source deals in various geographies and deliver on-the-ground execution expertise .