M&A advisory services

When organic growth does not satisfy the needs of your stakeholders, or you would like to dispose of non-core assets, the PwC Middle East corporate finance team can help. Our experts can help you access new markets, assets, technologies, personnel, intellectual property and sources of finance. We can also help you to restructure the asset base of your business by disposing of underperforming assets or non-core parts of the business.

We provide a full range of M&A and financial advisory services across all industry sectors, from acquisitions through to raising finance. Wherever you are in the region, we are able to deploy local teams at short notice - teams that combine our deep industry expertise with local knowledge to focus on your deal. For every deal we are able to draw on the full range of PwC services - including due diligence, tax and legal advice.

We have completed over 3,400 deals globally in the last 10 years valued at more than $389 billion, of which over 39% were cross border. The Corporate Finance teams within the member firms of PwC are made up of more than 1,200 corporate finance specialists in more than 60 offices in key centres throughout the world. In the Middle East, the core team comprising 17 M&A professionals is based out of Dubai, which is actively supported through Partners and Directors in the region.

Your challenge

  •  You want rapid access to new markets, assets, technologies, personnel, intellectual property and sources of finance
  •  You want to restructure the asset base of businesses by disposing of underperforming assets / parts of the business
  •  You want to realise the value of your business
  •  You want to raise money for expansion
  •  You want help with setting direction and business planning, which may result in an M&A transaction.

How we can support you

  • Expert advice throughout the transaction
  • Proven ability to help you to find the right buyer for your business, or help you to identify the right acquisition target to fit with your strategic ambition
  •  Benefit of access to specialists in the rules and regulations governing publicly listed companies
  •  National and regional Middle East network of practitioners with local knowledge.

PwC's M&A advisory services include  

Advice on all aspects of acquisitions, disposals, private equity transactions and finance raising, including:

  • Deal execution
  • Deal origination
  •  Valuation of assets
  •  Preparing of business plans and financial modelling of projections
  •  Capital raising, debt raising and private equity financing
  •  Debt restructuring
  •  Co-ordinate other advisers (e.g. lawyers, due diligence providers etc)
  •  Exit strategy reviews
  •  Strategic advice and assistance with deal planning
  •  Public to private transactions
  •  Advice on takeover offers and bid defence.