Strategy & Deals

What we do

Creating value through strategic and objective advice delivered against the backdrop of a trusted relationship.

Our Capabilities

Challenging the status quo to service clients in new and better ways.

The market craves advice that creates value, over the medium to long term. We have built our capabilities to seamlessly service this journey. The components of this journey include:

Growth Strategy: Holistic strategy development for business growth and change ambitions, including guidance to navigate internal and external challenges and executive stakeholders. 

M&A Advisory: Architecting and executing transformational deals, including accessing new markets, the acquisition and sale of businesses and assets, capital raises and portfolio reviews. 

CEO Transition and Transformation: Supporting new (and prospective) CEOs and their executive teams to help set a clear path forward, define a new strategy and drive business and operating model transformation.

Cost Optimisation: Structuring organisations to optimise cost and performance, typically in response to difficult market conditions, sub-optimal results and changes in strategic direction. 

Merger Integration: Advising and assisting in the pre and post-merger processes to ensure that synergies are maximised (including commercial, operational and carve out), value is realised, and the merged entity is ready for Day 1 and beyond. 

Capital Raise: Defining a medium to long-term strategy for raising and deploying capital to support business growth and facilitating the process and connections to raise capital at key milestones. 

People and Leadership: Enhancing workforce and leadership capability through Issue Based LearningTM , coaching, targeted leadership development, workshop facilitation and blended learning and training solutions.

Our work is underpinned by the specialist skills which create value: Unlocking the power of your People, Data, Technology and Creativity. 

Why We're Different

Our business is purpose driven, built on trust and a desire to deliver long term value. We are:

  • Long term, partnership focused 
  • 100% value oriented
  • Open minded about how we can help; and 
  • Commercially flexible to establish strong alignment 

We work alongisde our clients to understand their highest strategic priorities, and co-design plans to achieve them. 

We are a senior team that bring deep domain expertise across corporate strategy, investment banking, private equity and venture capital. 

We work with our clients to architect and execute transformation agendas and deals, from M&A activity through to cost optimisation and leadership development. 

Our advice is strategic, objective and based on our experience knowing what will work within the right business context. We have an extensive network of investors, stakeholders, change agents and executive influencers that we can draw on to provide our clients with the right expertise and support as needed. 

Where I have seen our proposition truly resonate is in complex or multi-stakeholder situations - our clients have valued our adaptability to solve problems whether that's operationally or capital related. I haven't seen that capability anywhere else in the market.

Nicole Walker