Management Consulting

Growth and change are two realities that no business can afford to ignore. Sustainable strategies that help your business innovate and grow while reducing costs and leveraging talent are just as essential as having the agility and creativity to respond to rapidly changing environments. Organizations need to find new ways to thrive and survive in increasingly challenging environments. As a result, there is increasing demand for strategic advisors who bring ideas, insights, and capabilities that will enable businesses to find success in a constantly changing market paradigm.

This is your disrupted world, and ours. Innovation, transformation, and leadership occur in many ways. Advancing technology and changing business models have transformed the rules and risks of the game. Aggressive competition is coming from upstarts and unknowns. Moreover, whatever the customer wants, the customer gets. At Bizz Solutions, our ability to help solve clients’ most complex issues is distinct. We deliver strategy and implementation, from a business and technology view, to help you lead in the markets where you compete.

To serve clients around the world we move insights, ideas, knowledge, methods, and people to wherever Bizz Solutions is needed. Our people are passionate about working with clients shoulder to shoulder to pursue and achieve their ambitions by creating and delivering value. By taking time to understand your business and the issues and challenges you are facing, our Advisory teams use local and global knowledge to help you challenge conventions and introduce and deliver strategies that work specifically for you. Bizz Solutions’s Management Consulting professionals can help you identify and solve the challenges that stand in the way of your growth and progress. We will work with you as colleagues, shoulder-to-shoulder, until we have delivered the results that matter to you. Ideally, we create a better future for our clients and our people.

Bizz Solutions provides financial consultancy and advisory services around M&A transactions, restructurings, raising capital, and forensic investigations. We also offer multi-situational capabilities including business modeling, Public-Private Partnerships, and infrastructure advisory & valuations.

Business Liquidation Service

Transactions; spinoff, the sale of a division or acquisition —can be complex and they are not isolated incidents. They have a life cycle of their own and your advisors should be with you every step of the way. When it comes to growth, you are thinking beyond your borders. International expansion presents many opportunities, from expanding your market base to lowering your costs. It also presents unique risks – different regulatory rules and requirements, tax implications, and culture or language barriers.

You are negotiating an acquisition and structuring a business purchase agreement. There are a variety of financial reporting and accounting considerations impacting your needs, like transaction structuring, valuations, post-deal integration of the acquired business, transaction-related accounting issues and requirements of stock exchanges, regulators, etc. Bizz Solutions’s Accounting Advisory Services practice can help you plan and complete acquisition or divestiture transactions, as well as advise on Pre and Post Deal Reporting.

Bizz Solutions Accounting Advisory Services (AAS) professionals can help you plan and complete acquisition or divestiture transactions, as well as advise on each stage of the transaction lifecycle. By remaining involved in the life cycle of the transaction, our teams help you develop appropriate accounting, finance, and tax structures, as well as advise on post-deal and integration strategies.

Buying a business

As you execute your company’s growth strategy through acquisitions, you will reach a number of decision points. From identifying target markets and potential targets to running an efficient transaction process and realizing upside or synergy value, we help you confidently navigate the complexities of buying a business, unlocking value at every stage.

Bizz Solutions’s integrated team of specialists guides you in buying a business, from developing a strong acquisition strategy to helping to deliver value. We help to identify key risks and rewards throughout the acquisition life cycle – even for the most complex deals. We help you align deals with your strategic business objectives, maintain compliance and enhance value from integration and potential upside opportunity. Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the Bizz Solutions questions during the critical stages of planning and executing an acquisition.

  • Deal strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value and returns?
  • Option identification: What businesses can I acquire in my target markets?
  • Evaluation: What is the asset worth to me?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: How do I plan for a successful Day 1?
  • 100 days: What is my plan for delivering the deal value?
  • Value realization: How do I maximize value?

Selling a business

When it comes to selling a business, a successful strategy requires active portfolio management and a well-planned divestment process. Bizz Solutions’s team of specialists guides you through your divestiture, from developing an exit strategy to enhancing the value of your retained business.

Our Deal Advisory professionals are forward-looking specialists with a broad range of skills, deep industry expertise, and a view on the future, to help you stay in front of the issues and avoid loss of value. From helping, you understand the potential risks and rewards of a divestiture to supporting you in minimizing value leakage, we assess your situation and support your negotiating position to maximize the sales price and execute the deal with the minimal disruption to the remaining business operations. Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the Bizz Solutions questions through the critical stages of planning and executing divestitures.

  • Portfolio strategy: How do I maximize shareholder value?
  • Exit options: What are my strategic exit options to maximize shareholder value?
  • Preparing for the exit: How do I prepare the business for the exit?
  • Deal execution: How do I get the deal done at the right price?
  • Pre-close: Am I ready to close?
  • Post-close: How do I capture the value created?

 

Project Finance, Public-Private Partnership, and the Private Finance Initiative

Businesses thrive on good partnerships. Structures such as joint ventures, alliances and consortiums can offer an effective approach to achieving a wide range of strategic objectives. However, given their very nature implies less than full control, they need constant care, and attention to delivering the value intended. Create and set-up of a new joint venture or business combination requires specialized skills in not only assessing the legal and tax environments, but also the capital market provisions in the local environment. Deliver, optimize or exit are stages of the life cycle that a joint venture may go through with significant challenges. To meet the objectives of a joint venture or alliance often requires close management of sensitive relationships (often across cultures and borders), in addition to the usual contractual and operating challenges of a business. Using a non-traditional, tailored approach to meet your needs, our globally experienced joint venture practitioners can help to preserve maximum value throughout the life cycle.

Bizz Solutions’s joint venture experts can support you from pre-deal strategy and partner identification through to implementation and governance to power up your joint venture or business combination. Our specialists with global network, local insight and extensive sector knowledge and deal experience help you to create successful joint ventures and alliances. We help to increase your confidence at each step, from creation to exit. We have global resources to connect you with local relationships and knowledge so that you have a full understanding of the strategic, financial, operational, and legal implications of creating and setting up a joint venture or alliance. We also help you understand the implications of the business combination on your entire business and ensure your long-term maintenance and exit strategies are an early consideration in the creation phase. Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the questions through the critical stages from creation to operation of a business combination helping to boost your confidence at each stage of your partnership – from creation to exit.

ü  Understanding the strategy

ü  Options appraisal

ü  Opportunity evaluation

ü  Partnership design

ü  Deal execution

ü  Plan implementation

ü  Powering up

Debt-Raising and Funding Advisory

The debt markets are dynamic and complex. Raising new debt on favorable terms or renewing existing facilities can be challenging even for the strongest borrowers and issuers. This requires our clients to constantly appraise the nature of their present banking relationships, evaluate alternative pools of capital, understand their true cost of capital and approach financing in the context of an effective overall capital management strategy.

Bizz Solutions advises business faced with concerns involving financial distress, fraud, forensic investigations, or litigation, as well as plan for the management of crisis-preparedness initiatives. Debt Advisory professionals across Bizz Solutions’s have extensive experience, insight and market presence to provide holistic and conflict-free advice to match your strategic objectives helping you raise or renew debt to align with your strategic objectives. We offer hands-on assistance in analyzing options, structuring, arranging and achieving financial close across the full spectrum of debt products. Advisory services to help companies avoid and manage critical business threats and protect their brands and reputations.

Funding a business

A strategic approach to defining your capital financing objectives and understanding your debt, mezzanine, and equity financing options in light of both private and capital market sources is essential to sustainable growth. Bizz Solutions’s integrated team of specialists guides you through the process of optimizing your capital structure in line with your business strategy. Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions to develop and implement capital-structuring transactions and raise capital in alignment with your goals.

ü  Financing strategy

ü  Option identification and evaluation

ü  Deal execution

ü  Closing

ü  Ongoing management and stakeholder communication

When a company is experiencing financial difficulties, stakeholders often look for additional information or resources to help rebuild their confidence. We help you understand the complex landscape of borrowers, lenders, and shareholders and manage stakeholder communications, so you stay in front of the issues and make the best decisions. We help you assess short-term liquidity requirements, consider actions to quickly preserve value, and address potential risks to stability. Our integrated team of specialists helps you focus on the key questions as you navigate a corporate restructuring to achieve sustainable, operational and financial change.

ü  Appraisal and stabilization

ü  Options assessment

ü  Intra-stakeholder negotiations

ü  Development of options

ü  Implementation

ü  Ongoing monitoring

 

Restructuring Advisory Services

There are several reasons (financial and non-financial) that may trigger the need for financial restructurings, such as a company is in financial difficulty when it cannot pay its debt (financial or commercial) or breaches covenants. Bizz Solutions’s experienced Restructuring professionals across are focused on helping underperforming businesses work through their issues so they can restore value and enhance financial operational performance for the long-term. Our integrated team of specialists advises organizations, suppliers, and borrowers to help identify, evaluate and implement opportunities to restore stability and confidence, unlock and create lasting value and improve operational and financial performance to the benefit of all stakeholders.

In such distressed situations, stakeholders (debtors and lenders) want to protect their position and provide a stable platform for the company. Bizz Solutions’s Deal Advisory partners and professionals across are forward-looking specialists who combine strategic financial advice and deep sector knowledge with the foresight that comes from experience. We help you create an action plan for the pre and post financial restructuring process, along with contingency plans. We also provide strategic financial advice for fast decision-making, assessing short-term liquidity requirements, and consider actions to quickly preserve value.

We are objective third-party advisors, combining quick strategic advice on the situation and the solution. We do this by providing detail analysis based on an independent business review and cash flow forecast of the company. We identify appropriate debt restructuring options in terms of value for the different stakeholders, arranging and achieving financial close involving all the different stakeholders. We also take a leading financial advisory role, with a deep knowledge of the different pre-insolvency legislations to help the agreement take place. Our global network of Deal Advisory professionals helps solve complex problems or implement improvements, all the while helping you focus on the key questions that will strengthen your financial performance.

Developing Financial Reporting and MIS Packages

With the increase in complexity of the business environment and transactions, financial reporting is becoming increasingly challenging. This challenge is amplified by the significant changes being envisaged in the financial reporting standards in many jurisdictions. In a rapidly changing environment, companies need to review their processes continuously to help ensure that they stay at the forefront of innovation and improvement. One of the critical processes in any company is the financial reporting process. A business can make timely and effective decisions if it gets financial information that is of a high standard and is presented on a timely basis. There is also a growing need to produce such information in a cost-effective manner. A number of external factors are also driving many companies to alter financial reporting.

Historical financial information plays an essential role in corporate reporting, but on its own, fails to provide a complete picture of business value. More is needed to help readers understand how management is driving the business forward and how changes in the business environment might present new opportunities and challenges. Integrated Reporting offers the opportunity to center business reporting on strategy and value creation, to demonstrate how the business uses capital and the extent to which it should continue to be invested in the business. Some organizations start this transition by enhancing the structure of their narrative reporting, but the true value is in the adoption of the Integrated Reporting framework as a whole. Bizz Solutions we have extensive experience of helping various clients implement and enhance their Integrated Reporting processes with a wide range of services to assist you in improving your financial reporting processes.

Designing and Implementing Key Financial Controls

Our methodology allows us to enhance the financial reporting process in a structured manner. We have access to varying procedures, formats, and tools for each phase of your closing activities that allow them to reach the best possible results setting the right control environment for your business. The breadth of the projects and their connection across Bizz Solutions’s global network allow us to deploy professionals, who have a wide range of skills and experiences helping organizations prepare to meet the financial controls demand of regulations and standards. Our professionals help clients with the properly designed accounting aspects of their financial reporting and compliance obligations and ensure control as well.

Developing Comprehensive Accounting Manual

With the increase in complexity of the business environment and transactions, financial reporting is becoming increasingly challenging. This challenge is amplified by the significant changes being envisaged in the financial reporting standards in many jurisdictions. Numerous companies are also seeking to improve their processes to achieve timely and accurate financial reporting. To achieve them at the first sight there requires a far-sighted manual to direct the comprehensive accounting practices.

Bizz Solutions Accounting Advisory Services practice comprises of a dedicated team providing accounting and financial reporting advice and support to audit and non-audit clients on a wide range of transactions and events, including adherence to new or revised accounting standards and effective management of the financial reporting processes, to support through an IPO process. We help companies through providing customized comprehensive accounting manuals developed through a rigorous process which ensures proper control mechanism in the organization.

Bizz Solutions’s Cash to Accrual and IPSAS services look to provide we’ clients with broad range of methodologies, including preparing and presenting an impact analysis for the implementation of IPSAS and translating the accounting impacts into tangible actions to help deliver their required changes in the organization’s systems, processes, people, and also to the wider business.

Developing Financial Delegation of Authority

To develop a delegation of authority policy, effective company executives define and document the policies and procedures that restrict the approval of transactions (typically by financial value) to specific individuals. We help institutions in developing a proper delegation of authority to ensure accountability and transparency in transactional operations. Our Regulatory & Compliance team helps you anticipate risk, develop reliable delegation programs, and respond to authoritative risk events facing your organization.