Investment Advisory

 
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Investment decisions set the direction of a company.

We help clients make wise investment decisions. Utilizing top-level international connections and information networks we search and source financing opportunities best tailored to the business characteristics of our clients and seek maximum benefits for them.

Service offerings

Sell-Side    Buy-SIde
  • Investment strategy formulation, investment proposals
  • Business plans and feasibility studies
  • M&A advice
  • Business valuation
  • Capital attraction (equity, debt, structured finance)
  • Deal structuring and negotiation support
 
  • Deal screening and generation
  • Commercial & financial due diligence
  • Business valuation
  • Deal structuring and negotiation support
  • Diagnostics of management systems

Our sell-side advisory process

Our investment advisory service is a comprehensive package of related services that cover all the areas essential for delivery of the desired outcome. Tailoring refers to structuring the investment needs of companies to best fit their absorption potential and growth opportunities. Packaging is the next phase in the investment process that is aimed at effectively communicating and substantiating the investment need to the potential investors/funders. Transaction support helps clients to structure and close deals. Post deal performance improvement refers to helping companies to boost their efficiency, ranging from quick wins for short-term improvements to serious performance management system.

Globalscope Membership

Globalscope is a leading group of corporate finance and business advisors operating globally to support clients in domestic and international transactions. The focus is on M&A and managing the diverse issues arising in the implementation of business growth or reorganisation and realisation strategies whether this is through acquisition, divestment, sale, restructuring, international joint ventures or licensing initiatives. See more details at: www.globalscopepartners.com 

Our buy-side mandate in UAE

Gulf Equity Partners - Investments in food production and distribution Gulf Equity Partners (GEP) is a private equity vehicle investing in food related business in the GCC region. The vehicle is launched in March 2016 and is managed by EV Consulting to advise Russia based family office on deal generation, screening, due diligence, closing, and post-investment monitoring. See more details at: www.gulfequitypartners.com.

Affiliation

Granatus Ventures
EV Consulting’s team is engaged in the first VC management firm in Armenia focusing early stage high tech companies with core value add activities in Armenia. 
More details at: www.granatusventures.com.

 

Impact Stories

Equity financing, 2007

Leading Armenian integrated pharmaceutical trader

Acted as an exclusive financial adviser to the company in closing 4.4mln EUR equity financing deal with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to support the expansion of a modern format retail chain throughout the country.

Commercial Due Diligence, 2008

International financial institution

Conducted a comprehensive assessment of a 7mln. USD investment project in a leading agro-processing company.

Loan financing, 2008-2009

Russia based large diversified holding

Formulated the investment strategy of a shopping mall, supported during the presentation and negotiations with international financial organizations (Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, IFC, etc).

Leading packaging materials producer in Armenia

Conducted the market feasibility study of expansion opportunities in both local and export markets for the company’s production. Developed the investment proposal for the company’s expansion plans, which led to the attraction of 3mln USD long-term loan financing from EBRD.

Large diversified holding

Conducted a comprehensive assessment of the market feasibility of establishing fenestration production in Armenia. Developed the investment plan and supported the company in attracting syndicated 20mln USD loan from local banks.

Leading Armenian property developer

Acted as a strategic development advisor to the company. Developed the expansion strategy and investment plan for planned residential and business complexes, for which the company has received 5.5mln USD loan financing from EBRD.

Quasi Equity financing, 2010

Confectionary processing company in Armenia

Acted as the company’s financial advisor in closing ~0.7mln USD quasi equity financing deal with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to support the company’s expansion plans in confectionary processing. Advised the company throughout the whole process.

Franchising international chain, 2011

Local catering and coffee shop business

Formulated franchising strategy targeted to obtaining a franchise from international chains of coffee shops. Conducted a thorough feasibility and attractiveness assessment. The engagement helped get a franchise from a global brand of coffee shops.

Company valuation, 2012

Engineering services provider

Potential investor was interested in the company valuation. By combination of several methods we estimated the value of the intangible assets of the company surroundings.

Refinancing, 2014

A leading Armenian construction sector company

Advised the company through the process of refinancing from an IFI. The project aimed at restructuring the total loan portfolio of the company, optimizing the finance expenses and preparing the company for a long-haul capital investment project.