• Deal Advisory

Deal Advisory

Our advisory services are focused on continually enhancing value for clients across the deal and economic cycle.

Buying a business (Feasibility Reports)

PKF FRANTS integrated team of specialists guides you in buying a business, from developing a strong acquisition strategy to helping to deliver value.

Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions during the critical stages of planning and executing an acquisition.

  • Deal strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value and returns?
  • Option identification: What businesses can I acquire in my target markets?
  • Evaluation: What is the asset worth to me?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: How do I plan for a successful Day 1?
  • 100 days: What is my plan for delivering the deal value?
  • Value realization: How do I maximize value?

Selling a business

PKF FRANTS team of specialists guides you through your divestiture, from developing an exit strategy to enhancing the value of your retained business.

Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions through the critical stages in planning and executing divestitures.

  • Portfolio strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value?
  • Exit options: What are my strategic exit options to maximize shareholder value?
  • Preparing for exit: How do I prepare the business for exit?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: Am I ready to close?
  • Post-close: How do I capture the value created?

Fixing a business

When you need to fix operational or financial issues and improve performance, our specialists help you prioritize issues and focus on the right path.

In this rapidly changing environment, every company faces challenges. A step in the wrong direction can sometimes have significant effects on corporate performance and company value. PKF FRANTS integrated team of specialists guides you through difficult times to deliver real results for your stakeholders.

Turnaround

To overcome operational or financial challenges and improve performance, you need to quickly stabilize your cash and liquidity positions and take a realistic view of current options.

We provide a seamless approach to stabilizing under-performing companies by identifying opportunities for strategic, operational, organizational and financial change, and executing on them to achieve real results. We help establish solid ground for a turnaround by assessing your liquidity position and creating a stakeholder management plan.

Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions through the critical stages of change management.

  • Option identification: How can I quickly and effectively assess my options?
  • Stabilization: How can I stabilize the business and assess its financial position?
  • Turnaround strategy: What are the financial paybacks of the various options?
  • Execution: How do I ensure full delivery of the turnaround plan?
  • Value realization: What risks and costs are associated with each path, including contingency plans?

Financial Restructuring

When a company is experiencing financial difficulties, stakeholders often look for additional information or resources to help rebuild their confidence. We help you understand the complex landscape of borrowers, lenders and shareholders, and manage stakeholder communications, so you stay in front of the issues and make the best decisions. We help you assess short-term liquidity requirements and consider actions to quickly preserve value and address potential risks to stability.

Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions as you navigate a corporate restructuring to achieve sustainable, operational and financial change.

  • Appraisal and stabilization: Do I have enough liquidity to keep operating?
  • Options assessment: Do I know what has gone wrong and how to fix it?
  • Intra-stakeholder negotiations: How do I keep everyone engaged in negotiations?
  • Development of options: What sustainable capital structure offers the best prospect of success?
  • Implementation: How can I reconcile all stakeholder positions to implement the new capital structure?
  • Ongoing monitoring: How do I ensure that the business is supported through its recovery?