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Financial advisory

Timely strategic financial advice is the linchpin of all transactions that take place in today's rapidly evolving competitive landscape. We understand this and assist in identifying opportunities for, or risks to, our clients' interests, which accompany most financial advisory (FA) engagements.

Our FA practice takes on an industry vertical approach. It draws upon its pool of experts both in India and abroad specialising in various industries and integrates this with its global knowledge base thereby delivering strategic and financial solutions to assist clients through every phase of the economic cycle.

Our integrated approach which involves combining our skills to develop well-rounded solutions based on a full understanding of our clients' ambitions, business and environment extends a clear commercial advantage. Our edge lies in our ability to formulate multi-disciplinary teams and deploy the same at short notice to deliver results.

Our clients include corporate, large national enterprises, public institutions, and successful, fast-growing companies. We offer services in a number of industry verticals ranging from corporate finance, transactions, valuations, forensic & dispute resolution and reorganization with a focus on helping our clients increase value.
The practice comprises of:
  • Corporate finance advisory
  • Forensic and dispute services
  • M & A Transaction services
  • Reorganisation services
  • Valuation services
Corporate finance advisory
Our corporate finance professionals enhance value through the delivery of strategic advice and execution services to corporations, financial institutions and public sector companies who seek value-enhancing solutions that complement their growth strategies. We have a specialist team that works actively with private equity, venture capital and other investors and lenders to arrange financing and complete transactions for clients. Our public sector professionals assist government agencies and ministries who are implementing alternative service delivery models through public-private partnerships or privatizations.
Our Corporate finance advisory services include:
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Sales or divesture
  • Capital raising - Private equity or capital markets
  • Strategic & general corporate advice
  • Project finance & public private partnerships
  • Business modelling
  • Funding assistance
Forensic & dispute services
The increasing incidence of business misdemeanors such as fraud, conflicts of interest, corporate code-of-conduct violations, regulatory non-compliance, and others calls for effective monitoring both by regulators as well as corporates. Disputes laden with litigation require an effective understanding of issues involved and a specialist's view is a key to justice.

Our team of forensic and dispute professionals identify and deal with a wide range of business disputes and irregularities, and deliver clear, logical analyses, opinions and reports. These solutions are facilitated by a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques to isolate and analyze information resulting from a number of circumstances which include amongst others business interruption, breach of contract, negligence, breach of duty and infringement of intellectual property.
Our services include:
  • Litigation & arbitration
  • Forensic investigation
  • Intellectual property
  • Securities litigation
  • Analytic & forensic technology
  • Business intelligence services
  • Business insurance consulting
  • Economic consulting
  • Anti-money laundering
Optimizing value for your transactions
Success or failure of an enterprise often depends on the bargain it gets out of its transaction endeavours more than its operational efficiency and profits. Transactions can be risky and mistakes are expensive. A good business is not only one that is operationally efficient but also one that makes intelligent transactions and profitable deals.

All transactions whether mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, divestitures or spin-offs, require dedicated expert attention as they are fraught with complex issues that may have a significant impact on the value of the investment and may often pass unnoticed, until it is too late to avoid the trouble. Effectively navigating the myriad of accounting, tax, regulatory, cultural and labour issues common to transactions in India is critical to ensuring that you minimise your risks and maximise your returns.

Our transaction services practice, with its access to some of the most talented advisory professionals from Deloitte member firm practices across India, the UK, the US, Canada and Australia and other practices across the globe can bring significant transaction execution experience in different environments and jurisdictions, combined with industry and technical knowledge.
Our due diligence services include:
  • Acquisition due diligence;
  • Vendor due diligence;
  • Bid support; and
  • Data room support.
Reorganisation services
In today's rapidly evolving business environment, under-performing companies and their management teams often require expert advise on how to effectively manage unwanted change and turn the business around. A thorough situational and financial analysis is the key to cost effective and timely results. Our reorganization specialists identify and address key strategy, operations, infrastructure, and financial trouble areas and work collaboratively with clients to provide sustainable solutions. Our cross-functional team rapidly diagnoses the problem, identifies immediate stabilizing activities, provides operational and performance improvement advice, and addresses debt-structuring and refinancing needs.
Our services include:
  • Advising underperforming companies
  • Assisting financial stakeholders
  • Turnaround management
  • Exit management
  • Insolvency & bankruptcy services
  • Insurance
Valuation services
Almost every organization is faced with the need to know the value of its assets be it traditional assets, intellectual property, customer and supplier relationships, know-how or technology. Regulatory compliance requires both public and private companies to assess the fair value of recorded goodwill and identifiable intangible assets from time to time. Our endeavor is to assist organizations in making well informed business and investment decisions.

Our team holds a thorough understanding of valuation related issues and is well recognized for its technical rigor in the industry. We offer complete and objective valuation services to meet client specific needs and specialize in the identification and valuation of intangible assets. We have unmatched specific experience with goodwill impairment and purchase price allocations across a broad range of industries, including: financial and professional services, technology, media and communications, manufacturing, natural resources, distribution and retail, healthcare, hospitality, and waste management. We help to properly quantify and articulate value for taxation, transaction, financing, litigation and strategic management purposes.
Our services include:
  • Business valuation
  • Intangible asset valuation
  • Tangible asset advisory services
  • Dispute resolution support
  • Fairness opinion
  • Specialised services (including financial modelling)