Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services

Delivering value to clients around accounting for complex transactions and accounting change


Supporting clients in moments of exceptional change

If you face change, you will encounter complex accounting and financial reporting challenges. We can help you navigate these challenges and preserve the value of your business. Our key strength is the wealth of experience we have in helping our clients manage these complex events.

Client change

Growth

  • Deals accounting
  • Treasury accounting
  • Post-deal accounting and purchase price allocation

Capital raising

  • Capital markets advisory
  • IPO readiness
  • Capital markets assurance

Divestiture

  • Exit readiness
  • Special financials and carve-outs
  • Accounting structuring

Stress

  • Restructuring
  • Complex projects advisory

Change

  • GAAP conversions
  • Accounting standards change

En­vi­ron­ment change

Transaction

Regulation

Standardisation

CMAAS key competencies

Accounting and reporting specialism

Understanding deals behaviour

Transformation capability

Integrating accounting with IT and processes

 

Our services

PwC’s Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services ("CMAAS") is a regionally based group of highly-experienced professionals who provide clients with independent and objective advice on transaction accounting, accounting change and accounting problem solving.

Some of the core professional advisory services provided by our CMAAS team in the Middle East include:

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  • Equity advisory
    Equity advisory

    Equity advisory

    Equity advisory

    Capital markets are changing and companies are increasingly looking for independent advice and a higher level of support as they approach the market to raise equity.

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  • Executing an IPO
    Executing an IPO

    Executing an IPO

    Executing an IPO

    Going public is, in every sense, a transformational event. It requires significant effort and the many different parts of your business to work together towards a common goal. Learn about what you'll need to consider at every stage, before and beyond your IPO.

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  • Executing a debt offering
    Executing a debt offering

    Executing a debt offering

    Executing a debt offering

    The debt capital markets are challenging and complex to navigate and successfully completing a debt offering requires thoughtful planning and execution.

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  • Accounting conversions and transaction accounting
    Accounting conversions and transaction accounting

    Accounting conversions and transaction accounting

    Accounting conversions and transaction accounting

    Our accounting advisory team aims to support our clients with a range of services relating to complex accounting change comprising: IFRS conversions , transaction accounting (including post deal accounting and valuation), carve out financial statements and general support with accounting standards change.

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  • Accounting structuring
    Accounting structuring

    Accounting structuring

    Accounting structuring

    Our dedicated accounting structuring experts have advised on the design, structure and problem solving for over 250 regional transactions including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, group reorganisations, joint ownership/ control, debt/ equity structuring, distressed restructurings and balance sheet/ reserves restructuring.

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  • Treasury Accounting (including IFRS 9)
    Treasury Accounting (including IFRS 9)

    Treasury Accounting (including IFRS 9)

    Treasury Accounting (including IFRS 9)

    We specialise in assisting our financial services clients with the nuances of the current IAS 39 principally with respect to derivatives and hedge accounting as well as the complexities associated with the implementation of IFRS 9, with a particular focus on credit impairment.

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  • Government accounting
    Government accounting

    Government accounting

    Government accounting

    We specialise in supporting regional governments with their transition from cash accounting to accruals accounting under International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and in developing accounting frameworks that will enable their fiscal performance to be effectively managed and measured.

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  • New IFRS 15 - Revenue from contracts with customers
    New IFRS 15 - Revenue from contracts with customers

    New IFRS 15 - Revenue from contracts with customers

    Adoption of the requirements of the new revenue accounting standard (IFRS 15)

    The new standard is designed to account for the fact that in today's world, almost all businesses are introducing innovative revenue generation models such as contracts that include a bundle of goods and services, contingent pricing arrangements, goods or services that are delivered over time, licensing agreements and other complex arrangements.

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  • New IFRS 16 - Leases
    New IFRS 16 - Leases

    New IFRS 16 - Leases

    Adoption of the requirements of the new leasing accounting standard (IFRS 16)

    Leasing is an important financial solution used by many organisations.  It enables companies to use property, plant, and equipment without needing to incur large initial cash outflows. The IASB announced the new leasing standard in January 2016 – it comes into effect on 1 January 2019.

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  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
    Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)

    Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)

    Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)

    For asset-intensive organisations, improvement of asset performance and cost reduction are critical challenges. We can help our clients improve their installed asset base and capital expenditures through capital portfolio management and robust strategies to operate and maintain assets.

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Contact us

Steve Drake
Middle East Risk Assurance and Capital Markets Leader
Tel: +971 4 304 3421
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Blaise Jenner
Partner, CMAAS - Accounting Structuring
Tel: +971 4 304 3067
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Wael Abou Zaki
Partner, CMAAS - Government Accounting
Tel: +971 2694 7490
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Gavin Steel
Partner, CMAAS - Accounting Advisory
Tel: +971 4 304 3308
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Sergiu Gherasim
Partner
Tel: +971 4 304 3736
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Neels Nel
Partner
Tel: +966 54 324 9607
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