Mergers & Acquisitions

In M&A advisory, we accompany and support the entire process of buying or selling a company. We reach out to decision-makers directly through our global network of 15,000 transaction specialists. Our expertise helps solve the issues which inevitably arise in every transaction. This means we can increase the security of your transaction and optimise on price. Working together with our colleagues in Legal, Tax and other specialist teams, we offer an ‘all inclusive’ package.

Reasons for acquisitions or divestitures include business succession, acquisitions to accelerate growth, carve-outs of business units to focus on the core business, and many others.

M&A Prozess

Selling a business

We accompany and manage the entire divestiture process from internal preparation to closing of the deal:

  • Business and market analysis (SWOT analysis) and development of an attractive equity story
  • Financial analysis, earnings normalisation adjustments, and development of the business plan
  • Indicative business valuations
  • Identification of the best strategic investors and financial investors globally and preparation of an investor longlist
  • Preparation of professional transaction documents (declaration of confidentiality, teaser, information memorandum, management presentation)
  • Contact with local investors (anonymously) via our global PwC network of more than 15,000 transaction specialists
  • Managing a structured divestiture process and creation of competition among bidders
  • Set-up and management of a virtual data room
  • Arranging and actively participating in investor/management meetings
  • Support negotiating contracts through to signing/closing
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Active process management

We solve the most diverse problems which arise in every M&A transaction with dedication, experience and expert knowledge. This allows you to focus on the important decisions.

Acquiring a business

We accompany and guide you through the entire acquisition process from the search for a target to closing the deal:

  • Support when developing the acquisition strategy and criteria
  • Identification of suitable target businesses
  • Initiating contact with the target business
  • Agreement on confidentiality and arrangement of an initial meeting
  • Indicative business valuations
  • Support on the proposal strategy and the preparation of a Letter of Intent (LOI)
  • Coordination of due diligence and additional advisors
  • Support preparing a binding offer or a term sheet
  • Support during negotiation of contracts
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Comprehensive advice on acquisitions

Working with you, we use all our experience to develop and implement the best acquisition strategy. Together with our tax advisors, lawyers and other specialists, we can find an optimal structure for the transaction.

Advice on portfolio transactions

We assist our clients with the sale/acquisition of portfolios (e.g. NPLs, non-core assets), as well as with the analysis of the impacts of various transaction alternatives in relation to regulatory, legal, tax and accounting criteria.

To ensure a successful close, we support our clients across the entire transaction chain from the analysis phase to the identification of investors through to implementation.

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