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.
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.
EV Consulting is a member of the Globalscope which is an international network 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.
EV Consulting’s team tightly collaborates with the first VC management firm in Armenia focusing on early stage high tech companies with core value add activities in Armenia.
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M&A advisory and loan financing transaction support
Leading international agribusiness company
EV Consulting advised a leading international agribusiness company in an acquisition of a local company operating in the same sphere. The deal aimed to support our client in acquiring the benefit of relatively cheap resources in Armenia as a leverage to expand the business internationally. The deal also included acquiring a close to $1.3m loan financing from a local bank.
Leading Armenian integrated pharmaceutical trader
Acted as an exclusive financial adviser to the company in closing 4.4m 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
International financial institution
Conducted a comprehensive assessment of a 7m. USD investment project in a leading agro-processing company.
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 3m USD long-term loan financing from an international financial institution.
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 20m 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 5.5m USD loan financing from an international financial institution.
Quasi Equity financing
Confectionary processing company in Armenia
Acted as the company’s financial advisor in closing ~0.7m USD quasi equity financing deal with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to support the company’s expansion plans in confectionery processing. Advised the company throughout the whole process.
Franchising international chain
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 to get a franchise from a global brand of coffee shops.
Establishment of Top-Notch Orthopedic Center in Armenia
Diaspora-based pharmaceutical company
Implemented a feasibility study for establishing a top-notch orthopedic center in Armenia. Demand estimate on a varying range of orthopedic services was forecasted along with pricing strategy. The implemented work and provided recommendations helped the investors to establish the clinic in the center of Yerevan, which acts as regional excellence center.
Establishment of Jewellery Free Economic Zone in Armenia
Armenian Jewellers Association
Implemented a feasibility study and developed a business plan for establishing a jewelry free economic zone (FEZ) in Armenia. Operational model for the FEZ was designed along with financial estimates; main risks were identified and respective mitigation mechanisms developed.
Currently, Meridian FEZ acts as unique manufacturing cluster of jewelry, diamond cutting and watchmaking companies in Yerevan.