We assist clients in achieving their strategic objectives of acquisitions and divestiture. We advise our clients at each stage of the process from inception involving identification of potential targets, through to valuation and negotiations until the transaction culminates. This advice is provided in tandem with educating our clients on the various aspects involved through the course of the transaction.

We engage with clients across the full transaction lifecycle (Preparation phase – Transaction phase – Post Transaction phase) helping to successfully close transactions to augment a target's value and integrate follow on. We advise and execute domestic and cross-border transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings. We deploy our local and international resources and our extensive experience and capabilities to meet each of our clients' respective requirements.

Acquisition

On the buy-side we:

  • Participate in the corporate evaluation of the target and it's prospects of integration
  • Ensure it meets it's corporate objectives
  • Formulate and establish the acquisition criteria
  • Identify and short-list the targets in order of priority and suitability
  • Value and analyze the target
  • Determine the approach methodology directed toward the target
  • Contact short-listed targets
  • Perform due diligence
  • Negotiate commercial and legal terms with the target
  • Handle transaction closure including assistance with legal documentation

Divestiture

On the buy-side we:

  • Participate in an evaluation of the sale to a buyer while being cognizant of the prospect of the client's resultant growth and increase in value
  • Ensure it meets it's corporate objectives
  • Formulate and establish the acquisition criteria
  • Identify and short-list the targets in order of priority and suitability
  • Value and analyze the target
  • Determine the approach methodology directed toward the target
  • Contact short-listed targets
  • Perform due diligence
  • Negotiate commercial and legal terms with the target
  • Handle transaction closure including assistance with legal documentation

Mergers

On the buy-side we:

  • Identify merger partners
  • Evaluate synergies and economies of scale
  • Align work ethic and work culture
  • Maximize core business and, if necessary, spin-off non-core business units