Our Corporate Finance practice has evolved over time to become one of our core competencies and primary areas of expertise. Through initiation and installation of various procedural and physical metrics we can consistently deliver long-term value to our clients and shape value-creating opportunities. Due to our unique experience and understanding of capital markets, particularly in such emerging economies as those of Eastern Europe, and as a result of our intimate knowledge of industry structure and far-reaching networks in every corner of the globe, we can deliver advice on most financial issues from valuations and M&A negotiations to financial engineering and risk mitigation. We believe that corporate finance and major transactions must be based on a thorough understanding of the fundamental economics of value creation in an industry and on the capital markets’ assessment of the specific strategy or transaction. From our vast experience in a range of industries and geographies, we garner insights on how companies create value, and we leverage our unique combination of strategic, financial, and transactional expertise in our work with clients.
Our strategic advice on financial issues is particularly important to clients contemplating significant transactions. Historically, less than half of acquisitions have created value. We aspire to help corporations beat those odds. We believe our distinctive value as financial advisers helps management teams assess and execute transactions that make financial sense and enhance performance. Our corporate finance engagements span many different categories, including but not limited to some of the following: