How do you make a smart deal? First, start with your deal strategy — it’s got to be flexible enough to adjust for the unexpected, aggressive enough to win highly competitive business terms, and broad enough to envision the challenges that will confront you from the moment the contract is signed. As you move down the path toward reaching agreement on your deal, you’ll also need access to the right information at the right time. Tax issues, legal risks, conflicts of interest, market fluctuations — all need to be taken into account with each decision you make.
But in a business environment where information can easily overwhelm and confuse, which advisor can help you fashion a deal that works? To start, look for someone with sufficient experience and judgment. Plenty of patience and stamina is also recommended — as is the capability to add value across the entire deal-making continuum, from strategy through post-deal integration.
At PwC, we fulfill that description. We offer a full range of tax, financial, business assurance, and advisory capabilities covering acquisitions, disposals, private equity, strategic M&A advice, advice on listed company transactions, financing, and public/private partnerships. We’re also able to deploy experienced deal teams — combining deep industry knowledge with local market expertise — anywhere and everywhere your company operates. And while every deal is unique in detail, most will benefit from the broad experience we bring in the areas of due diligence and tax. In short, we offer integrated solutions precisely matched to your particular deal situation. Whether focused on growth or divestments, our specialists will help you complete and extract the maximum value from your transactions in matters such as: