In a booming mergers and acquisitions market, any deal can look attractive, but relatively few will deliver value. To identify the best opportunities and achieve a good deal requires better industry insight than the competition and strong execution skills.
Arthur D.Little’s Corporate Finance Advisory Services (CFAS) team provides independent, impartial and expert advice to ensure the good deals get done. We achieve this by leveraging our firm’s global strengths in dealing with strategy and organisational issues in technology-intensive industries. [...]
An engagement to secure the release of working capital in the non-ferous metals industry. Challenge: Our client operates in the non-ferrous metal industry, with operations in many regions. It had recently been purchased by a Private Equity investor and the new owner was keen to release excess working capital. [...]
An assignment to value the key intangible and tangible assets of a mobile telecoms operator following its acquisition by our client. Challenge: Our client had recently purchased a mobile operator, however in the period to its first reporting date profit performance had slipped and our client was forced to consider [...]
A project to identify a viable business within a failed European airline operator and then secure agreement with stakeholders for the implementation of that plan. Challenge: Sabena, the Belgian airline, went into liquidation in November 2001 following the effects on the airline industry of the September 2001 terrorist [...]