Corporate Advisory

Benefit from tailored strategic advice and creative financing solutions.

Our Corporate Advisory service delivers tailored strategic advice and creative financing solutions to corporate and privately-owned businesses. We combine local knowledge and industry expertise; with the ability to provide holistic perspectives and access to a variety of capital sources to suit business owners.

We help you to assess strategic options for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, valuations and business restructures, while also providing access to both equity and debt solutions, restructure of balance sheets and management of assets and liabilities.

We help you to assess strategic options for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, valuations and business restructures, while also providing access to both equity and debt solutions, restructure of balance sheets and management of assets and liabilities.

Our dedicated long-term approach to client service means that we have a deep understanding and extensive experience in the complete life-cycle of businesses. We adopt a disciplined, systematic and results-driven approach to managing complex corporate transactions.

Our Corporate Advisory team has extensive experience in delivering on transaction objectives across a wide range of matters; including divestments, mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt re-structuring.


We offer the following specialised services:

Business Divestments

Perks has a long history acting for and supporting private business groups and we have an extensive track record of successfully completed transactions. We pride ourselves on designing a transaction processes that maximises value for you and your transaction objectives.

Our specialist Business Divestments service includes:

  • Evaluation of financial and strategic alternatives
  • Advice on which sales processes and methods will maximise value
  • Preparation of an information memorandum (IM) or other sales materials
  • Research, identification and contact with qualified acquirers
  • Sale negotiation and transaction closure
  • Management of the due diligence process


Mergers and Acquisitions

If you are looking to grow via strategic acquisition, or to merge with a specifically identified business, we can assist in ensuring a seamless business transition.

Our specialist Mergers & Acquisitions service includes:

  • Identification and evaluation of potential acquisition targets
  • Review of target business including risk identification and mitigation
  • Valuation analysis
  • Evaluation of financial and strategic alternatives for the acquisition structure
  • Sale negotiation and closing
  • Debt advisory (restructure)
  • Management of the due diligence process
  • Post-acquisition synergy extraction
  • Assistance with implementation planning and execution


Debt Advisory

Our specialists have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the debt markets, underpinned by an extensive network of deep relationships within banks and other financial institutions.

Our specialist Debt Advisory services include:

  • Securing leveraged finance to support acquisitions
  • Detailed financial modelling and credit assessment
  • Advice and execution of the approach to finance counterparties
  • Negotiation of lenders’ proposals and finalisation of detailed terms and conditions
  • Co-ordination with the client’s legal advisers to ensure successful completion


Equity Capital Markets Advisory

We provide independent and objective equity capital markets advice for IPOs, placements, rights issues and private equity capital raisings.

Our specialist Equity Advisory services include:

  • Business preparation and feasibility analysis
  • Advice on equity offer structures
  • Management, negotiation and engagement of equity underwriters and providers
  • Preparation of equity raising documentation
  • Overall co-ordination and management of the equity raising process to successful completion


Valuation Support

We provide you with valuation services to support your corporate transactions, whether it be for acquiring or divesting a business, or restructuring. 

Our specialist Valuation services include:

  • Independent valuations
  • Independent expert reports
  • Employee share and option plans
  • Financial structuring
  • Shareholder dispute resolutions


Strategic Reviews & Advisory Boards

With extensive experience in corporate finance re-structuring, we can provide you active support in negotiations with equity and debt holders to re-structure existing obligations, as well as other corporate liabilities.

Additionally, we conduct detailed business analysis to assist Boards, Executive Management and Shareholders in assessing the opportunities facing their businesses.

Our specialist Strategic Reviews can include the evaluation of:

  • Business plans
  • Capital and liquidity needs for both debt and equity
  • Long-term financial projections and scenario analysis
  • Advisory Board participation and support

Speak to our Corporate Advisory team members.

Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson

Andrew has a broad professional skill set, combining external corporate advisory, direct operational management and mergers and acquisitions.

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