Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory

We offer advice on the full range of strategic transactions, comprising mergers, buy-side advisory, sell-side advisory including disposals, spin-offs, split-offs and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, fairness and expert opinions and anti-takeover and takeover defences. Our valuation services consist of the valuations of companies, partnerships, businesses, intangibles, impairment testing, purchase price allocations and intellectual capital.

We provide our clients with a comprehensive advisory approach that draws from our strengths in providing strategic and tactical know-how, industry knowledge, innovative structuring and financing solutions, and utilising our extensive network to be our clients' advisor of choice.  

Buy-side

  • Identifying M&A targets
  • Formulating an approach strategy including initial views on valuation, structuring and transaction parameters
  • Recommending terms and pricing
  • Approaching targets and assisting clients in negotiations, advising on strategy, tactics and the structuring of the transaction
  • When necessary, advising on anti-takeover defences
  • Developing a framework for and assisting with due diligence
  • Project managing and liaising with other professionals, experts and service providers
  • Identify and approach potential providers of capital whether debt or equity financing
  • Liaising with and obtaining opinions and formal rulings from regulators
  • Ensuring that the deal moves towards a timely close

Sell-side

  • Advice on strategic options and alternatives
  • Valuation and preparation of a transaction memorandum
  • Identifying, approaching and securing of potential buyers and investors
  • Facilitating negotiations and managing the bidding process ensuring optimal value realisation for our clients
  • Managing the transaction with the aim of a successful close