The long-term nature of project funding dictates specialist knowledge of the many different institutions, both local and international that offer financing in this sector. Whether you are from the private sector bidding for a government led project, or from the public sector aiming to create an effective Public Private Partnership (PPP), PwC has extensive experience of working with both governments and private sector bidders. As an independent adviser, we have advised on numerous PPPs and have specialist knowledge of deals in all sectors including transport, housing, education, health, defence, water and waste. We help the public sector develop the right approach to procurement. We help private sector partners to get the best out of the process.
Our services are designed to help our clients reach their strategic goals by identifying and then implementing opportunities to merge with or acquire other businesses. We focus on the deal from strategy through execution to post deal integration, including financial and operational due diligence, accessing the capital markets, valuing and structuring deals. Our global network in combination with our deep industry expertise means that we are in constant touch with the markets and can spot opportunities and assemble teams to execute a deal as the need arises.
Our financial restructuring practice, which specializes in helping companies in financial distress, is an important strategic component of our transaction services. We provide our clients the business acumen and restructuring solutions necessary to successfully navigate complex restructurings and reorganisations as a platform for recovery. Our financial restructuring practice often generates follow-on relationships and assignments that survive the completion of restructuring-related engagements.
Privatisation has become a truly global process which varies significantly from country to country. The real test for the privatisation experts is to take account of both international best practice and local cultural and economic conditions. We have an unrivalled global reach combined with our expertise in working with governments to advise on shaping their policy, developing frameworks and helping them to implement privatisations, industry by industry. We reconcile investors' need for profit with the requirements of Government for political and financial transparency. As an independent adviser, we engineer a truly competitive bidding process. And when advising private sector bidders, we help them to enter new markets and develop structures that allow them to compete internationally and access local and international funds. We help our clients from strategy to transactions and beyond. We bring an in-depth professional experience and an impeccable track record of achievements. We have experienced and worked in many different environments.
Raising finance to fund expansion plans means examining a wide range of issues and answering a complex set of questions. Our services are designed to help companies align their strategy with their financing requirements. Whether through a public or private market, through equity or debt instruments, our experience covers all possible scenarios and our independence means that we focus solely on identifying and structuring the best source of finance for our client. We can advise on which is the most appropriate market and instrument to meet both their short-term and longer-term plans. Our multidisciplinary teams can advise on the preparation and execution of a listing, advising on all the relevant strategic and regulatory issues that they will need to consider.