The M&A Advisory Services Team is comprised of experienced professionals drawn from various industry and is backed by an in-house research team. The team provides services in the following areas:

      • Refinement of Acquisition Criteria
      • Crafting of Synergy/Value Creation Proposition
      • Target Identification (long list)
      • Target Approach and Short Listing
      • Coordination of Management Meetings
      • Valuation
      • Deal Structuring
      • Due Diligence (together with appointed legal and accounting advisors)
      • Deal Execution
      • Crafting of Sales Pitch/Value Creation Proposition
      • Identification of Motivated, Resourced Buyers
      • Preparation of Information Memorandum
      • Approaching Targets / Pitching the Opportunity
      • Coordination of Management Meetings
      • Deal Execution

Our professionals have extensive experience in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures. Through our disciplined, tightly managed process, we are able to achieve favorable outcomes for our clients while maintaining confidentiality and minimizing management distraction. We work with our clients to ensure that market conditions are favorable to a potential transaction and execute against strategies tailored to our client’s objectives. OCI’s deal teams are well versed in the complexities and intricacies of the transaction alternatives most suitable for consideration. Working with our clients, we structure deal terms and negotiate on behalf of our clients to optimize execution. Access to extensive transactional data and a global network of offices gives us unparalleled direct access to strategic and financial acquirers, enabling us to find the best match between sellers and buyers. Our objective is to structure the best combination of value, form of consideration and deal structure suited to a particular situation with established timeframes.

Our experience in representing acquirers in domestic and cross border transactions includes:

    • Strategic analysis of a potential acquisition
    • Rigorous prospect screening
    • Approaching targeted prospects
    • Valuation of acquirer and prospect
    • Transaction negotiation
    • Managing due diligence
    • Cultural sensitivity in cross border M&A transactions

Our knowledge of markets, trends and opportunities helps our clients in assessing strategic growth strategy as well as identification of suitable acquisition targets. Crafting a strategy to approach potential acquisition candidates and negotiating the terms and structure of a potential transaction are delicate matters in which OCI’s Management and Associates have extensive experience.