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Our experience

Here are some examples of our track record in CIS (Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan) and CEE (Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic) in key industries

Ukraine

  • Banking
    • Strategy
      • Post-crisis relaunch strategy in consumer finance
      • Niche consumer finance products entry study
      • PMI of a leading local bank
    • Financial advisory
      • Funding & syndicated loan adviser for leading consumer finance player
      • Interbank and syndicated loan funding adviser for mid-tier bank
    • Operations
      • Outsourcing of hard collection function
      • Process restructuring in soft collection
      • Optimization of payments stream
  • Retail
    • Market entry strategy & investment memorandum for greenfield food retailer, assistance in negotiations with debt & equity investors
    • Adaptation of car dealership format to second-tier cities for leader automotive player
  • Industry and Energy 
    • Due diligence for private equity funds in construction materials
    • Wholesale electricity market strategy for large industrial consumer
    • Assessment of impact of industrial site relocation on competitiveness and country strategy for leading European manufacturer of trading equipment

Russia

  • Banking
    • Market entry strategy for SME banking in Russia
  • Retail
    • Greenfield food retail strategic plan
    • Strategic analysis of the DIY market in St-Petersburg region
    • Geomarketing model for food retail
    • Shopping center development support
  • Industry and Energy    
    • Evaluation of hostile takeover options in energy
    • Pre-IPO strategy for leading diversified utility
    • Competitive analysis of 2 merging players in electric equipment sector
    • Due diligence on European producer of construction materials for a PE fund
    • Country distribution strategy in construction materials

Czech Republic

  • Retail
    • Optimization of hypermarket investment costs

Bulgaria

  • Retail
    • Screening of a potential food retail partner

Romania

  • Banking
    • Distribution of credit products through alternative channels: strategic study and implementation

Kazakhstan

  • Banking
    • Study of banking market dynamics, due diligence for acquisition

Poland

  • Retail
    • Hypermarket Development Strategy optimization
    • Hypermarket Supply / Demand model for all key cities
  • Other industries
    • Due diligence of acquisition target in construction materials industry