Our Services

As a leading independent global M&A advisor, our focus is on providing our clients impartial and insightful corporate finance advice. We offer our clients a broad range of services on matters related to M&A, including debt advisory, financial restructuring advisory, cross-border transactions advisory, special committees advisory and private placements.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We leverage our extensive industry sector and transaction experience to provide our clients with balanced and insightful judgment.

All of our senior professionals have a breadth of mergers & acquisitions experience, and we leverage our extensive industry sector and transaction experience to provide our clients with balanced and insightful judgment.

Our team delivers a comprehensive range of advisory services for public and private companies, including buyside, sellside, public-take overs and going-private transactions, as well as hostile, defense, strategic alliances, recapitalizations and restructurings. In addition, we have a deep understanding of the complexities involved in successfully completing cross-border transactions.

Debt Advisory

We provide a comprehensive range of debt advisory services for companies and financial sponsors.

Our services include acquisition, growth, and asset based financings as well as refinancings and recapitalisations.

Our capital sources include not only traditional commercial banks, but also non-traditional sources such as credit funds, hedge funds and private sources of debt capital.

Financial Restructuring Advisory

We provide a comprehensive range of restructuring advisory services.

Our services include capital raising and rescue / bridge financing, covenant resets, distressed mergers & acquisitions, and assessment of strategic alternatives including complete restructurings of the balance sheet with write-downs and debt-to-equity swaps.

Cross Border Advisory and Strategic Alliances

Our industry expertise, transaction experience, and global footprint make us strong partners to our clients in developing strategic opportunities.

We work with clients through all stages of a transaction, including strategy development, target selection, partnership, negotiation, deal structuring and closing. Our focus is on ensuring proper communication and a complete understanding of both parties’ objectives in order to deliver a lasting structure that supports their economic and strategic visions.

Special Committee Advisory

We bring a thorough understanding of the interplay between deal terms and value and a nuanced approach to advising company leadership.

When we advise our clients, we leverage our mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and industry expertise. We have advised on stock-for-stock mergers, strategic asset divestitures, joint ventures, cross-border acquisitions, management-led buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, financial restructurings and activist shareholder issues.

Private Funds Group

Our Private Funds team serves as a fundraising advisor, agent and advocate on behalf of select private investment fund managers.

The team has raised capital for domestic and international buyout, venture capital, mezzanine, restructuring and turnaround, growth capital and real asset funds.

Equity Capital Markets

Our experience as corporate financiers and equity capital market advisers enables us to lead capital raisings for quoted and non-quoted clients.

Raising capital is a core skill for a corporate finance adviser. We get involved with everything from private placements (including pre-IPO financing), to IPOs and all forms of secondary issue.

Our sources of capital range from traditional venture and crossover firms to more non-traditional sources like hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, public mutual funds and family offices.

Venture Support

Through AMPLIA, we provide strategic advice to companies at the intersection of media and technology both in the US and Asia.

We support US media and technology companies entering the Asian market by bringing their solutions to Asian market participants, who distribute these solutions through their existing channels. AMPLIA is in the middle of the “Virtuous Cycle in Silicon Valley”; leveraging GCA’s US and Japanese businesses and strengthening relationships with clients. AMPLIA supports American companies throughout their lifecycles with strategic advice and capital raising, as well as extending their business.