Managing Director, London
At every stage of the investment cycle, investors face critical opportunities to create—or destroy—value. Our complete suite of M&A services, from generating deal flow to improving performance to maximizing exit value, helps investors make the right decisions and take the right actions, when it really matters.
We use our deep industry knowledge, wide global network, and rapid, data-driven approach to identify and evaluate potential deals to uncover the highest-value opportunities.
Industry attractiveness and sector insights
Perform systematic sector screening, based on extensive sector experience and research, considering trends, growth areas, developments and issues
Target identification and screening
Generate deals and review potential M&A transactions; evaluate transactions’ rational and value potential
Operations and IT due diligence
Perform implementation-focused due diligence, highlighting and quantifying opportunities, costs, execution priorities, issues, and red flags
Commercial due diligence
Review commercial considerations related to market dynamics, competitive landscape, customer/client feedback, growth opportunities, and risk
Management due diligence
Assess management capabilities and performance track record; review proposed incentives and potential impact on business deliverables
Corporate finance and debt advisory
Provide M&A lead advisory services, trade and asset sales, debt advisory, business valuations, and private equity fundraising
Provide M&A transactions advisory, including potential regulatory considerations and negotiation support
Legal & Regulatory Support
Provide regulatory and legal support, working together with partners, around antitrust issues, potential litigation, and disputes
Our “quick start program” spans onboarding, assessments and prioritization, and enables the new entity to begin creating value as soon as the deal is signed.
Setting value enhancement priorities
Using our proprietary data mining capabilities and analysis, we build a full-potential program that helps new companies achieve real results on the top line, the bottom line, and across all business lines.
Cash and working capital management
The decisions surrounding a transaction are critical. We work with urgency and a relentless focus on results to maximize deal value, both before and after the deal.
Ensure strict EBITDA focus; assess leadership; integrate the organization, culture, systems, and processes; develop and realize synergies; provide clean room support; establish and execute PMO; buy and build support
Separate the organizations, segregate duties, establish governance structures; develop standalone financial reporting; de-couple systems and processes; separate operations; analyze and review separation costs; provide M&A lead advisory and project management
Prepare exit readiness/reparation (pre-500 days); prepare management; provide exist support and stakeholder management
Provide M&A lead advisory, trade and asset sales, debt advisory services; prepare business plan and investment rationale; perform valuation; identify buyers
Sell-side due diligence
Perform operations, IT, and commercial due diligence