Advisory

In Advisory, you get to develop solutions and translate them into action using creative thinking that challenges the norm, yet conforms to regulatory and client boundaries. You will support businesses in a variety of areas, ranging from major transactions and organisational change, to strategic planning of future investments.

Advisory services are categorised into two main services:

  • Deals ; and
  • Consulting

Deals

Business Recovery

A tough economic climate, rapid market changes, new competitors, disruptive technologies, strategic errors, forex fluctuations — any or all of these can plunge a company into serious financial distress. Left unaddressed, they may threaten corporate survival. Early detection and swift, decisive action are the keys to restoring performance and value. That's why timely, professional advice is critical.

Get the opportunity to work with expert practitioners on:

  • Diagnosing causes of distress and prescribing turnaround remedies
  • Managing businesses for survival
  • Restructuring financially troubled businesses
  • Tracing and recovering assets in crisis situations
  • Advising on non-performing loan transactions

Corporate Finance

Asia-Pacific M&A Awards 2011

Mid-market Financial Advisor of the Year

 

In an environment of increased scrutiny from regulators amid a changing macroeconomic landscape, PwC Corporate Finance specialists help clients' execute domestic and cross-border transactions to preserve and enhance business and asset values.

With a regional strength of over 3,800 professionals sharing knowledge, resources and experience to serve our clients' needs in this emerging region, PwC SEAPEN Region which comprises Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, is strategically positioned to support corporate and financial investors in the following areas:

  • Review M&A strategy and strategic priorities of corporations and investors
  • Assess market entry options, regulatory developments and potential risks of investing in South East Asia's key markets prior to entering into transactions
  • Actively source and identify opportunities in South East Asia's emerging and high growth potential markets
  • Assist potential buyers in securing and evaluating financing options (debt, equity etc)
  • Evaluate options for monetising investments and growth expansion opportunities (going public, fund raising, etc)
  • Prepare companies for a potential divestment of non-strategic/core assets, and re-focus on core revenue generators
  • Advise and negotiate on key commercial terms including valuation and deal structure for corporate transactions
  • Assist clients with closing of transaction

Delivering Deal Value and Transaction Services

Maximizing values and minimizing risks in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deals is a key objective of our clients. 

We can find the targets; analyse the strengths and weaknesses; identify synergies and potential improvement opportunities; negotiate terms; perform due diligence; manage post-deal integration; carve out non-core assets; and bring value to our clients in the entire M&A deal continuum.

Our Delivering Deal Value and Transaction Services teams provide the above services to both Corporate and Private Equity clients for domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. 

Be part of a highly motivated and deal experienced team and have the opportunity to realise your fullest potentials in:

  • Sell-side mandates and deal origination
  • Deal structuring and negotiation support
  • Sell-side due diligence and vendor assistance
  • Operations, financial, HR, IT and tax due diligence in a M&A transaction
  • Commercial and market due diligence
  • Advice on definitive purchase agreements
  • Develop and implement a carve-out plan to divest non-core assets
  • Develop and implement post-deal integration plan (‘first 100 days’) to realise synergies

Capital Projects & Infrastructure

Be part of the 600 professionals throughout the PwC IGU global practice working on more than 800 infrastructure projects across the globe. The Capital Projects & Infrastructure team provides financial advisory services to the capital projects and infrastructure sectors as diverse as economic infrastructure (transportation and energy) to social infrastructure (health and education) to real estate to construction and engineering sectors. The IGU team helps clients on equity and debt raising, debt re-financing, public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements and complex procurement.

Be the one making a difference by being part of the team that offers:

  • Project finance advice to private and public sector clients
  • Project financing identification, structuring and arrangement
  • Development of concept papers, feasibility studies, bid submissions
  • Assistance to private and public sector clients to manage the PPP procurement process
  • Financial modelling/structuring
  • Economic advisory services

Valuation & Strategic Value

Central to the role of a CEO is the question of how to create shareholder value through business strategy. This then leads to the need to reliably measure value, both tangible and intangible, under different scenarios and taking into account a variety of complex factors; and thereafter put in place strategies to enhance value.

Join the Valuation & Strategic Value team and get to experience real insights to:

  • Business valuations and deal pricing support
  • Financial reporting valuations under IFRS and other local regulatory requirements
  • Expert valuations in dispute or litigation situations
  • Capital restructuring advisory
  • Market entry and financial feasibility studies
  • Investment appraisals and capital allocation decisions
  • Helping organisations develop strategic business plans to enhance shareholder value

Consulting

Forensics

The Forensics team provides fraud detection and discovery services, as well as dispute resolution and licensing management services. You will work with clients to help manage their risks and concerns, examine issues and communicate findings to help them make informed decisions in the boardroom or court room.

Operations & Finance

The Operations & Finance team leverages on their deep functional understanding of processes to help organisations improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their operations. You will engage clients to jointly identify and assist in sustainable change based on the following key areas:

  • Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • Finance Function Effectiveness
  • Shared Services and Outsourcing
  • Corporate Performance Management
  • Sales Force Optimisation and CRM

Risk & Governance

Having quality and timely information is key to ensuring decisions can be made swiftly and effectively by the Board and Senior Management. Applying the appropriate engagement levels to different matters at hand and knowing when to switch modes further increases the ability to be agile and focus on important issues.

As part of the Risk & Governance team, you will work closely with our clients to enhance and strengthen their governance, internal controls and corporate assurance frameworks while addressing the hazards and opportunities of risk across their organisations.

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Governance Advisory & Board Improvement
  • Management Oversight & Controls Optimisation
  • Risk & Compliance Solutions
  • Corporate Governance

Strategy, Sustainability & Transformation

Organisations understand that their abilities to succeed in a connected world hinges upon their responses to an array of challenges on the sustainability agenda. Our Strategy, Sustainability & Transformation team combine diverse viewpoints to co-create value in increasing organisational alignment around:

  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Sustainability & Climate Change
  • Human Resource & Talent Management
  • Programme, Portfolio & Change Management

Technology

The Technology team helps clients to ensure that their Information Technology (IT) resources are aligned with their overall business objectives and strategies as well as improve the transparency of IT costs and performance. The team provides end-to-end service to clients starting from conceptualisation to realisation, covering planning, sourcing, project management, risk assessment, system controls, security, effectiveness and other services that are integral to proper IT management and operation.

Join us and contribute towards:

  • IT Strategic Plan Development
  • Tender Specification, IT System Selection & Evaluation
  • Project Management & Quality Assurance
  • IT Governance Development & Enhancement
  • ERP Optimisation