Investors' Guide

Whether seeking investment opportunities, willing to purchase majority or minority part of a business, increase capital or open to build a joint venture or an asset deal M&A World provides comprehensive transaction advisory while maintaining strict confidentiality agreements.

The best acquisition opportunities are collected, analyzed, filtered, rated and they are made available for International Investors through M&A World’s Deal Sharing Platform. By leveraging M&A World's advisory network and automated systems member investors can efficiently identify suitable targets and build the pipeline. All suitable projects for investors across countries and industries can be filtered with a single click. M&A World aims to save investors both time and money by streamlining the evaluation process and expediting deal discovery.

We assist you throughout the entire process, from the initial stages to the final closing of the deal. By following our guideline and services, M&A World significantly reduces the amount of time it takes to close a deal with guarantee.

The transaction process for investors encompasses M&A World’s 4 main phases: Preparation phase, Targets’ selection phase, Due Diligence and Contracting phase.

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Preparation Phase

  1. Client engages M&A World as a Consultant,
  2. Discussing and developing investment strategy,
  3. For execution of the successful transaction the preparation of the necessary documents are requested:
    • Market Research: comprehensive market research based on international standards, utilizing global corporate data bases. The primary purpose of the complex Market Research is to support investors’ decision to select industry sector as well as to build acquisition strategy.
    • Benchmark Analysis: comprehensive analysis of potential targets in a given industry, including an overview of their financial position, assets and income. The primary purpose of this document is to support investor’s decision to select the best suitable targets.

Targets' Selection Phase

  1. Finding and identify potential targets: With the help of M&A World's international network and global databases, the Consultant identifies potential targets based on the benchmark analysis of competitors and the criteria specified by the Client for the desired investments.
  2. Contacting potential targets: M&A World pre-screens, selects, contacts and, after signing a non-disclosure agreement, informs potential targets of the investors’ intention
  3. Targets’ Business Valuation: based on international standards, using three valuation methods (DCF, Asset and Multiplier) with investment return calculations and sensitivity analysis. The objective is to determine real value and uncover risk factors.
  4. Offer preparation: After discussing with the Investor M&A World will prepare, non-binding offers (Letter of Intent) in writing regarding pricing, scheduling and the structure of the Transaction and present it to the Seller.

Due Diligence Phase

  1. Coordinating due diligence process,
  2. Managing virtual data room,
  3. Commenting on the due diligence report and
  4. Active involvement in the development of the transaction structure.

Contracting Phase

  1. Binding offer: Based on discussion with the Investor M&A World will prepare Investor’s binding offer with Investor to the sellers, which will cover all material aspects of the contract establishing the Transaction. The Seller may choose to accept or reject the offer. The material aspects of the contract establishing the Transaction shall include, in particular, the nature of the Transaction (sale of quotas, capital increase, joint venture, etc.), the schedule for the completion of the Transaction and its structure, and the payment or other remuneration to be made by the Investor to the Seller.
  2. Execution and closing: The Consultant is responsible for assisting with the execution and closing process. Upon execution of the contract establishing the Transaction and successful financial completion.

The Consultant is providing complex support for the establishment of the Transaction.

Documentation: The Market Research, the Benchmark Analysis, the Company Valuation and the Data Room are highly recommended to assure the successful Transaction. These may be ordered by the Client on the basis of a separate agreement, or the Client may retain third parties to provide such documentation, or to operate such provided that the quality and content of these are at least or better than the sample documents and data room software provided by Consultant.

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