Services

Services

Our integrated global Enterprise Technology and Services (ET&S ) team, which is spread across the US, Europe and India, allows us to act locally, while utilizing global relationships and best practices to enrich our solutions.

As a practice, we believe in building our thought leadership in this dynamic technology sector, through our deep and long-term relationships with relevant industry players, extensive transaction flow and regular publication of reports on emerging industry trends as well as on topical areas like cross-border taxation and structuring.

Avendus’ partnership approach to client relationships is based on our:

  • Deep expertise derived from over 100 transactions in the sector
  • Strong track record of closing some of the most transformative and complex transactions in this segment
  • Senior management focus on each transaction
  • Singular focus on outcomes
  • Client centricity and trust based long term relationships
  • Global network of buyer and investor relationships in the US, EU and Asia
  • Seamless global “one-team” across the US, EU and Asia
  • Tenacious and urgent deal execution

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory

Sell side advisory

Avendus’ ET&S practice leverages its deep relationships and extensive coverage of strategic buyers across the globe, deep domain expertise and driven, and client centric teams, to provide outcome-focused sell side advisory to founders, investors and boards. Our solutions focus on optimizing outcomes through:

  • Maximizing Value through well-crafted positioning, proactive preparation, expert negotiations and focusing on buyer priorities
  • Finding best fit, acquirers, investors and synergies from our relationships across the globe
  • Enhancing certainty of closure by thorough planning, anticipating issues and understanding of the acquirer’s strategic goals
  • Accelerating speed to closure by running tightly controlled processes replete with effective counterparty management, understanding of contentious issues and proactive addressing of non-financial conditions.

Buy-side advisory

Since our inception, focus on Enterprise technology and business services has been a core DNA of Avendus. Our ET&S practice extensively and exclusively covers established as well as emerging companies in this space. We work with select strategic buyers and global PE firms, to assist them in developing and in executing inorganic and investment strategies. Our deep understanding of our clients’ priorities enables us to:

  • Influence clients’ inorganic strategies based on market activity and asset availability
  • Provide an objective assessment of potential targets and their fit within the client’s strategy
  • Structure transactions based on the strategic, tax and integration objectives
  • Recommend valuations based on current market trends, knowledge of buyers’ strategic imperatives, financial case and competitive dynamics
  • Provide proactive Due Diligence support along with legal and accounting advisors, to ensure an efficient and comprehensive process
  • Be Single Point of Ownership and to program manage multiple tracks of work to ensure speedy transaction closure.

Equity Capital Raising

Avendus’ ET&S practice assist our clients in raising value added capital for growth, liquidity or recapitalization. We maintain ongoing relationships with top global Private Equity Funds, Family Offices and Sovereign Funds, that have investement theses in the technology space. We track funds’ deal priorities, investment theses and approval processes, thus enabling us to plan appropriate strategies and to optimize the processes to deliver favorable outcomes. In addition to the above focus on value, fit, certainty and speed, Avendus leverages its extensive experience to optimize key transaction elements such as:

  • Founder’ future role and rights
  • Exit options under multiple scenarios
  • Approach to future acquisitions
  • Management incentive plans
  • Appropriate affirmative rights and Board & Governance structures
  • Tradeoffs between operational freedom for management vs control requirements of PE.

Publications

  • A study on creating better and consistent customer experiences using User Interface and User Experience design to lead the digital divide.

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  • The report provides basic understanding of the cloud computing technology followed by an overview of the cloud services market and it’s top players.

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  • A global outlook on the increasing significance of analytics as part of the IT-BPM Industry.

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  • A global perspective on the players and growth drivers of the healthcare industry supported by Information Technology services.

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  • An overview on the Outsourced Product Development Industry and how it’s one of the largest and fastest growing Engineering R&D spender.

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