PwC Deals Advisory

Realising the potential of your mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and capital markets transactions.


Originating deals, creating deals, executing deals and realising results from a deal, is what we do everyday.

If you are looking for faster growth, stronger capabilities, a competitive edge or are in need of a dramatic transformation, come and talk to us. We bring to the table a truly connected global network of industry experienced deal advisors coupled with data-driven insights that help to support more confident decisions.

No matter what business stage you are at, our focus on value is what will help you succeed throughout the deal lifecycle.
 


Specialist teams working seamlessly as one across nine competencies to cover the full deals cycle

Strategy&

The team comprises dedicated strategy consultants supplemented by industry veterans with deep sector experience. In 2014, PwC acquired Booz & Co, then the world’s fourth largest strategy consulting firm with over 100 years of heritage.

Pre Deal

Growth strategy; target search & screen; market entry strategy

Deal Execution

Commercial due diligence; market study; synergy valuation

Post Deal

Strategic repositioning; strategic business planning

Corporate Finance

The leading mid-market deal maker globally and in Asia Pacific. Ranked by Mergermarket as the #1 financial advisory firm by volume from 2013 to 2016.

Pre Deal

Evaluation of strategic options; target identification; deal origination

Deal Execution

Lead advisor for M&A; reverse takeovers; independent Financial Advisor

Post Deal

Bolt-on acquisition; debt capital advisory; divestment; exit options

Due Diligence

The leading financial due diligence practice in Singapore, highly experienced in complex cross-border deals and Private Equity transactions.

Pre Deal

Deal structure; vendor assistance; vendor due diligence

Deal Execution

Financial due diligence; financial advice on Sale & Purchase Agreement

Post Deal

Completion adjustments; accounting advisory

Valuation

Leading valuation practice in Singapore with strong track record in litigation support and M&A valuation.
 

Pre Deal

Financial reporting valuation; dispute valuation; financial modelling

Deal Execution

Earnings impact analysis; M&A valuation

Post Deal

Purchase price allocation; impairment review

Operations

Team of operational and functional specialists working with industry veterans. Understand deals and are focused on creating value post deal.

Pre Deal

Carve-out & separation planning

Deal Execution

Operations, IT & HR due diligence; working capital optimisation

Post Deal

Merger integration; Day 1 planning & taking control; operational improvements

Capital Projects & Infrastructure

Infrastructure specialists with deep experience in both public and private sector capital project advice across Southeast Asia.

Pre Deal

Policy advice; feasibility studies; strategic planning for capital programs; market sounding

Deal Execution

Public/Private infrastructure procurement; project structuring advisory; capital raising; bid management

Post Deal

Project management; negotiation with project stakeholders; divestment; refinancing; project and cost reviews

Restructuring

Restructuring specialists with deep financial restructuring and operational turnaround experience supplemented by debt capital advisory and M&A professionals.

Pre Deal

Independent business review; affordability of debt service; funding requirement; accelerated M&A; contingency planning

Deal Execution

Covenant negotiation; distress capital; alternative debt and capital structures; exit from non-core divisions

Post Deal

Cash flow monitoring; working capital advisory; operational and cost base improvements

Capital Markets

A leading firm on large and complex capital market transactions. Unmatched experience in public offerings across both domestic and international borders.

Pre Deal

IPO readines assessment; international listing evaluation; finance function transformation; governance and controls advisory

Deal Execution

Business valuation; reporting accountants; accounting advisory; project planning and management; group restructuring

Post Deal

External audit; internal audit; mergers and acquisition advisory

M&A Tax

A leading M&A global tax team based in Singapore, with extensive experience of inbound and outbound transactions.
 

Pre Deal

Vendor assistance; carve out preparation; origination structuring; tax synergy; fund structure

Deal Execution

Tax due diligence; structuring; stamp duty; SPA; fund review; value chain analysis

Post Deal

Dispute resolution; tax compliance; incentivisation; refinancing; tax technology; historical risk management

"Providing world-class expertise across different competencies in one seamless offering."

Four key areas that clients value about our work

PwC is a trusted advisor across the deals cycle

We provide integrated advice and support from Strategy through to Execution

- Single unified team drawn from different competencies to meet your specific requirements, minimise disruption and provide you with clear 360 degrees views

PwC brings deep sector knowledge

We do this on every engagement, drawing on both in-house and external experts

- Each specialist team is built from top professionals in their fields – our acquisitions of Booz & Co., and PRTN give us top tier strategy and operations expertise

PwC leads in technical expertise

We never ask our clients to accept second best in any of the services we provide

- Singapore’s #1 due diligence team, with experience working on the largest deals in SE Asia

- Asia Pacific’s #1 financial advisor by deal volume

PwC provides comprehensive regional coverage

We work with colleagues across our network, giving a coherent international viewpoint

- Ability to draw upon our global network of firms across 157 countries

- Growing practice in Myanmar – a key new market for many businesses in the region

Insights

Investing in the ASEAN infrastructure asset class: Infrastructure Series Report 3

Investing in the ASEAN infrastructure asset class: Infrastructure Series Report 3

The financing gap or inability to match demand for infrastructure with necessary sources of financing can hinder the delivery of any infrastructure project. While government spending has traditionally been the main source of infrastructure funding, investments from the private sector are increasingly playing a bigger role in helping to bridge the infrastructure gap in ASEAN.

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Seizing greenfield infrastructure opportunities in ASEAN: Infrastructure Series Report 2

Seizing greenfield infrastructure opportunities in ASEAN: Infrastructure Series Report 2

In this second report of our three-part Infrastructure Series, we take a closer look at how various drivers are shaping the pipeline of greenfield infrastructure projects in each ASEAN country. We also assess how the Public Private Partnership (PPP) project pipelines of these countries are shaping up in light of these driving forces.

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Understanding infrastructure opportunities in ASEAN: Infrastructure Series Report 1

Understanding infrastructure opportunities in ASEAN: Infrastructure Series Report 1

In this first report of our three-part Infrastructure series, we provide an over of the current status and future needs of infrastructure spending in ASEAN, and the infrastructure gap that exists based on the mismatch between the required and actual expenditure.

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Unlocking the cybersecurity growth potential

Unlocking the cybersecurity growth potential

Crucial to ensuring Singapore’s stature as one of the world’s leading financial and investment hub, as well as the security of its strategic sectors, the role of cybersecurity is expected to become more pronounced moving forward. This report looks at the overview of Singapore's cybersecurity sector and its market outlook leading up to 2020.

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5 minutes - Key deal considerations for a private banking divestiture in Asia

In recent years, we have observed several European investment banks dispose their Asian private banking arm to focus on their core businesses, such as corporate and investment banking. This brief guide addresses questions which may emerge during your divestment process.

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Asia-Pacific Distressed Debt & Special Situations Market Update 2016

Asia-Pacific Distressed Debt & Special Situations Market Update 2016

This report published by Debtwire produced in association with PwC and ReedSmith provides an in-depth review of emerging trends in the distressed debt markets as well as insight into expectations for Asia-Pacific distressed debt and special situations in the next 12 months.

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Contact us

Ong Chao Choon
Advisory Leader
Tel: +65 6236 3018
Email

Ling Tok Hong
Deals Leader
Tel: +65 6236 7228
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