What We Bring to the Table

Structured execution services of an investment bank with the thoughtfulness and thoroughness of a consulting firm.

What We Bring to the Table

Structured execution services of an investment bank with the thoughtfulness and thoroughness of a consulting firm.

As a professional services firm, Ankura has on-demand access to more than 100 industry-specific databases. Ankura Capital Advisors can leverage these resources to immediately dive into the most technical aspects of a deal. Furthermore, Ankura Capital Advisors has access to a massive repository of proprietary research and learnings as sourced from prior consulting and market research engagements.

Ankura Capital Advisors’ investment bankers add value throughout the deal:

  • Serve as an Intermediary in Negotiations
    • Insulate the owners and management from the need to make immediate decisions
    • Ability to act as the ‘bad cop’ and not sour the buyer on the transaction or the owners and management team
    • Provide the owner the ability to maintain an appropriate distance from the sales process
  • Leverage Industry and Financing Experience
    • Prepare a company for the transaction process and can provide suggestions on how to enhance value in the eyes of bidders
    • Utilize industry contacts and pre-existing relationships to target investors most likely to meet shareholder objectives
    • Understand the implications of different deal terms and how to guard clients against disadvantageous conditions
  • Allow the Management Team to Concentrate on the Day-to-Day Issues of Running the Business
    • Avoid neglecting customers, vendors, and employees
    • It is critical that the business continues to perform well during the transaction process
  • Heighten the Sophistication Level of the Transaction and Maximize Potential Value
    • Investors assume they can acquire stakes in companies that lack representation at bargain prices
    • Representation translates directly into more advantageous transaction terms

    When going to market, Ankura Capital Advisors can call on ex-industry executives, business leaders, former government officials, and prominent academics within Ankura for insights and market intuitions. Unlike other boutique investment banks, Ankura Capital Advisors can deploy boots-on-the-ground industry experts around the globe to perform market research through its parent company’s global footprint.