BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & DEVELOPMENT
Expanding into a new market can be an effective way to grow your business. We mobilize our on-the-ground resources and we share our local knowledge (expectations, practices, cultures).We ensure your company is well positioned to understand, adapt, and succeed.We support investors throughout the acquisition process. We identify targets, monitor host jurisdictions regulatory and business environment, provide comprehensive risk assessments as well as targeted due diligence and background checks.We also identify potential partners and facilitate agreements
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY REPORT
Identification and monitoring of relevant assets at both national and regional levels. Due diligence on properties, main actors involved, local stakeholder impacted by operations. Analysis of national regulations, business environment, political and socioeconomic risks. Identification of possible partners at both national and regional levels.
COUNTERPARTY RISK ASSESSMENT
360° Risk assessment on targeted asset. Identification, quantification and monitoring of socioeconomic risks impacting operations. Deep dive on property and interviews with community actors and local stakeholders. Identification of possible threats and mitigation strategies. ESG audits and assessment of corporate processes and leadership. Negotiation briefs.
Stakeholder mapping and asset/collaboration gap analysis. Identification of potential partners and building of alliances with key national and regional actors. Socialization of investor’s intentions and best practices. Identification of converging interests. Collaboration roadmap and agreement facilitation. Monitoring of agreement implementation.
JURISDICTIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT
Identification of main stakeholders and trends in the sector(s)/jurisdiction(s) of interest. Dynamic monitoring of key above-the-ground risks at the national and local levels. Assessment and evaluation of threats to investment projects in individual jurisdictions : Political interference (national/regional/local). Regulatory stability and business environment. Economic and treasury risks. Legal framework and quality of governance. Social license to operate and local opposition. Reputational risk and possible partners. Operational challenges. Security threat and human capital.
NEGOTIATION/INTELLIGENCE BRIEFINGS & REPRESENTATION
Weekly briefs and intelligence reports ahead/during negotiation. Media scans and interviews with local sources. Identification of problematic issues and vulnerabilities. Negotiation brief with key questions and areas for collaboration. Representation, facilitation and monitoring of agreements negotiated. Background check on key participants/stakeholders