Investment Banking

Mergers & Acquisitions

Global advises on buy and sell side mandates for both acquisitions and divestitures and conducts due diligence in different sectors of the economy.

 

Whether you are looking to divest, sell your share in a company or acquire a new company, our Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) practice coupled with market insight and strong relationship with regional brokers provide you with value-added advice and successful execution of the transaction.

 

Our team has a broad range of experience ranging from medium-size to multi-billion dollar mandates across several sectors including telecommunications, banking and finance, retail, real estate, among others.

 

Sell-side advisory

To achieve best value for the shareholders through the sale of a company fully or partly, we developed sell-side process that includes:

  • Understanding the shareholder’s objectives

  • Short listing potential buyers

  • Preparing the marketing documents

    • Determining the value span of the business, also considering synergies to be obtained by the potential acquirer

  • Determine the mode of sale:

    • Competitive Bidding

    • Negotiated Sale

  • Due-diligence support in terms of setting up the Data Room

  • Assisting the Seller in formulating a negotiation strategy aimed at maximizing shareholder value and minimizing the risks of the transaction

  • Agreement/documentation drafting including representations and warranties

 

Buy-side advisory

  • To optimize the conditions of the acquisition and to mitigate the risks attached, the buy-side process includes:

    • Understanding your acquisition objectives

    • Screening targets based on agreed parameters

    • Selecting targets

    • Assessing Exploring the target’s shareholder/(s) interest

    • Determining the value

    • Identify potential synergies

    • Assisting the buyer in formulating a negotiation strategy aimed at arriving at the ‘right’ price of the target

    • Organizing the due diligence and support the buyer during the closing of the transaction

      • Carry out Business and financial due-diligence

      • Assist in Legal, Accounting, Technical due-diligence

    • Drafting of investor documentation including representations and warranties

 

Mergers & Acquisitions - Highlighted

Client: 
Bharti Airtel
Transaction: 

Bharti Airtel's acquisition of Zain Africa for USD10.7bn

Company's Role: 
Regional Financial Advisor