Comprehensive and Independent Investment
Banking Advisory Services
Avantgarde assists our clients to prepare and pursue strategic options in order to transform companies to the next level of scale and development in the marketplace, realize strategic values, maximize and monetize shareholder's value, and raise capital to fund expansion, by means of our advisory services:
Mergers & Acquisitions
We advise clients in investments of a certain interest in companies or businesses, and in the full spectrum of acquisition of target companies and/or assets. Our scope of work includes:
- identifying, evaluating and approaching potential acquisition targets,
- advising in structure and bidding tactics and strategies,
- providing valuation analyses, advising on timing,
- assisting in negotiations and closing of the transaction.
Divestitures and Sale Transactions
We advise clients in divestments of a certain part or interest in the businesses or companies, and in the full spectrum of sale process of their businesses, assets or companies to the most suitable investors or buyers in order to meet the shareholders’ value and strategic objectives.
Our scope of work includes structuring and managing the most appropriate sale process for the particular situation, advising on valuation, preparing information memorandum, assisting in the negotiations, sale documentation and closing of the transaction.
IPO and Equity Capital Markets Advisory
We advise clients to raise capital through IPOs, equity private placements and follow-on offerings. We protect and serve the client's interest as the issuer in our role as the issuer's financial advisor by giving independent, unbiased, free of conflict-of-interest advice.
Our services include acting as sounding board to the clients in preparing the strategy and key terms of the offering, preparing and packaging the right investment story, advising on the financial model and valuation, offering structure, assisting in negotiations on pricing and other offering terms, providing second opinion on market feedback and demand analysis.
Private Equity and Private Placements
We assist private companies to raise their first growth capital from the private equity investor base at the pre-IPO stage. We help our clients prepare from the early stage, including reviewing the business plan, financial forecast, company valuation and management presentations, so as to facilitate the company in a ready state for discussions with potential investors. We advise the clients in securing the best potential investors and structuring the overall private placement transactions.
Corporate and Capital Restructuring
We help clients in reorganizing and restructuring a stable of companies within the group structure so as to ensure synergies and capital efficiency, position the group for future capital raising, and maximize shareholders value.
We also help in advising lenders, shareholders or other stakeholders in business when they are facing financial pressure or crisis, we deliver the most effective and practical solutions to be used as a platform for recovery. We also help in identifying potential investor or lender should the clients need it to restructure their business.