Bank Alkhair’s Corporate Finance division provides a broad range of corporate finance advisory services for capital planning and fundraising, financial restructuring and mergers & acquisitions. The division is involved in each stage of these transactions from initial structuring to final execution. The division’s focus is on providing high quality advice to the management and boards of directors of prominent family businesses in a wide range of transactions in the GCC region.
For companies in need of restructuring, the Corporate Finance division’s services include reviewing and analysing the business, operations, financial condition and prospects of the company; determining the funding needs and leverage capacity; assisting in the determination of an appropriate capital structure; valuation analyses; and evaluating and recommending financial and strategic alternatives. The division also provides financial advice in developing and obtaining the necessary approvals for restructuring or reorganisation plans, assisting in all aspects of the implementation of such plans, including coordinating with the legal advisors responsible for assisting in structuring and affecting the financial aspects of a sale or recapitalisation. In addition, the division provides advisory services for structuring any new securities or other inducements to be offered under a reorganisation plan, and also participates in negotiations with entities affected by any reorganisation plan.
Corporate Finance advises clients looking to acquire businesses as well as those contemplating the sale of certain business assets or their entire company. The division’s services for buyers include evaluating potential acquisition targets, providing valuation analyses as well as financial and strategic alternatives. The division also provides advice with regard to the timing, structure, transaction execution and pricing of a proposed acquisition. Furthermore, the division assists in the negotiation and completion of an acquisition, as well as the analysis of potential financing for a transaction. The division’s services for sellers include evaluating and recommending financial and strategic alternatives with respect to a sale; advising on the appropriate sales process; assisting in preparing an offering memorandum or other appropriate sales material; identifying and contacting selected qualified acquirers; and advising as to the timing, structure, transaction execution and pricing of a proposed sale and rendering, if appropriate, a fairness opinion.