Transaction Advisory

Business Revitalization services

AJSH's Business Revitalization Services are designed to assist companies that are underperforming; facing liquidity problems; or facing issues that, if not addressed, will result in liquidity problems.
AJSH provide comprehensive Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions to various organisation. Serving domestic and international companies of all sizes, we offer customized, flexible and scalable solutions for enterprise-wide recovery. AJSH planning services cover the whole spectrum of Business Contingency Planning - from plan design - to maintenance - to understanding and training - to testing and implementation.

AJSH help you in following areas

  • Act as advisor to parties involved in voluntary arrangements, administrations, receiverships, and compulsory or voluntary liquidations.
  • Assess all revitalisation options.
  • Communicate with your bankers and financers.
  • Conducting financial due diligence and portfolio reviews.
  • Corporate simplification.
  • Create robust business plans to access alternative funding sources and maintain support of your existing lenders.
  • Cross-border restructurings.
  • Deliver restructuring solutions for quick recovery and continued future success.
  • Develop a plan of action in partnership with management, creditors and other stakeholders.
  • Develop contingency plans to avoid prospective loan covenant breaches.
  • Develop key performance indicators and strengthen your finance function to effectively monitor future progress.
  • Ensure a smooth transition to a efficient operating model.
  • Facilitating sale negotiations and deal completion.
  • Formulate immediate actions for your business to avoid liquidity problems.
  • Identifying potential investors.
  • Manage both legal and financial issues.
  • Minimizing risk by using tailored approach to deal with critical issues.
  • Mobilise the resources required for effective implementation.
  • Non-performing loan sales & analysis.
  • Objective assessment of situation and resources.
  • Preparing information memoranda on asset valuations and disposal options.
  • Professional advice on bankruptcy issues.
  • Provides innovative and practical solutions on insolvency issues.
  • Work with your management team to produce and implement business revitalization plans.

Corporate finance

Advice on fundraising

AJSH address the fundraising and technological requirements of today’s non-profits. AJSH provide clients with the skill to use today’s technological advancements to enhance their annual fund and capital campaign efforts, while continuing to follow a face-to-face personalized approach. We offer comprehensive services to non profit institutions and those who support them.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Access to capital markets to raise funds for a wide variety of expansion plans.
  • Advise on market appropriateness and instrument to meet both their short-term and longer-term plans.
  • Comprehensive donor research.
  • Counsel on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).
  • Database management and research services.
  • Direct mail and telemarketing programs.
  • Foundation and development office audits.
  • Help companies align their strategy with their financing requirements.
  • Management of capital and endowment campaigns.
  • Planned consulting.
  • Planning studies and analysis.
  • Proposal writing.
  • Public relation and donor cultivation.
  • Recommend on the preparation and execution of a listing, advising on all the relevant strategic and regulatory issues.
  • Sponsorship and donor recognition programme.
  • Strategic planning and case development.
  • Volunteer training and board seminars.
  • Well planned and successful special events.

Mergers & acquisitions advisory (buy and sell)

A merger or acquisition can add significant value to a business, but making sure that each stage of the transaction process — from valuation to negotiation and completion — is successful demands considerable experience and knowledge.
AJSH services are designed to support our clients achieve their strategic goals by identifying and then executing opportunities to merge with or acquire other businesses.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Advise clients on privatisation opportunities.
  • Analyze opportunities to generate value by acquiring or merging with a business.
  • Assessment of distribution, suppliers, environmental issues.
  • Assists on integration plan for all functional and operational areas.
  • Cash-flow implications of the Merger.
  • Conducts an analysis of expected benefits/objectives from the Merger & Acquisition.
  • Consideration of legal matters and matters relating to change in ownership.
  • Dispose an asset or division as part of a restructuring.
  • Establishes a detailed vision of how things are going to work in the future.
  • Identify appropriate buyers and will implement a sale to generate the best price for our client.
  • Quick and efficient execution of deal.
  • Recognize businesses that offer a good strategic fit and assist them with acquisitions, mergers and alliances that allow maintaining and building their competitive advantage.
  • Renewed product portfolio.
  • Revised employee benefits and tax/regulatory aspects.
  • Spot opportunities and assemble teams to execute a deal as the need arises.
  • Tracks integration progress of different operational and functional aspect.
  • Works on merging the existing processes and establishing a revised set of refined processes during the transition phase.

Private equity advisory

AJSH enable professionals to have a deep understanding of private equity funds. This allows providing truly independent advice on buy outs. We provide objective and unbiased advice on buy outs and do this from the perspective of our firms' clients whether it is the management team, private equity house or exiting vendor.

AJSH help you in the following areas


  • Advise on all aspects of private equity transactions from deal origination, through structuring to exit planning and execution.
  • Counsel on investing in /gaining ownership of company.
  • Deal structuring.
  • Debt capital raising.
  • Effective project management to successful closing.
  • Equity capital raising.
  • Guiding transaction feasibility.
  • Negotiating with vendors, finance providers and management teams.
  • Pricing.
  • Right investment for funds.

Privatisation advice

Successful privatisation necessitates the development of efficient regulatory authorities capable of monitoring the market and enforcing regulation. Our services to privatisation agencies and ministries therefore cover regulatory reform and institutional strengthening of regulatory authorities.
AJSH assistance to both government and cooperate bodies responsible for the design and implementation of privatisation programmes covers the whole privatisation process

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Achieve high credibility on the transactions and restructuring.
  • Advise on shaping policy, developing frameworks and helping to implement privatisations, industry by industry.
  • Aid to bankruptcy and liquidation agencies and processes.
  • Assistance to State Property Funds or similar organisations to privatise state-owned property.
  • Bring an in-depth professional knowledge.
  • Counsel corporation looking to enter a new market with the right proposal and at the lowest risk for the business.
  • Development of privatisation methods such as public subscription of shares, public auction, public tender, direct negotiations, transfer of the state or municipal control in an enterprise to private investors, lease with the option to purchase.
  • Formulation of right proposal.
  • Growth of various forms of Private Sector Participation (BOO, BOT, concessions etc.).
  • Help government aiming to achieve high credibility on the outcome of transactions and restructuring.
  • Improvement of technical skills, through on-the-job and workshop-based training of the staff responsible for privatisation.
  • Provision of legal support and training in drafting and finalising privatisation transaction documents (e.g. contract of sales).
  • Reconcile investors' need for profit with the requirements of government for political and financial transparency.
  • Support and training in public advertising to market the sale of state enterprises internationally.
  • Support in strategy formulation.
  • Valuations and company diagnoses with actual and potential competitive position for the company and per Strategic Business Unit in the world competitive game.

Project finance

AJSH Project Financing provides an integrated financing facility that matches the scope and duration of business transformations that include consulting services, infrastructure investment and business process implementation. Our services can be customized to a wide range of business sizes and needs, with a focus on enablement, flexibility and accountability.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Answering the demand businesses have for funding and structuring major transformation projects and business consulting services.
  • As an independent adviser, we have advised on more PPPs than any other professional services organisation and have specialist knowledge of deals in all sectors including transport, housing, education, health, defense, water and waste.
  • Assist facilitate project approval, preserve cash flow and credit lines, match cost outlays with expected benefits, and enable self-funding.
  • Consolidating and regularises payments.
  • Facilitate private sector partners to improve the process.
  • Helping you manage the uncertainties of project timings and cash outlays.
  • Matching costs to anticipated benefits.
  • Reducing critical time-to-business-value.
  • Support the public sector to develop the right procurement approach.
  • Supporting project launch.

Public company advisory

With the help of our expert professionals, AJSH provide services in regard of Companies Act of India. We are the corporate finance adviser on public-to-private transactions, having advised on more P-to-Ps than any other adviser. We also provide the full range of services necessary to complete a deal, including strategic advice, taxation advice, pensions advice, legal advice, regulatory compliance and due diligence.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Acting as a communication channel between the parent company and Indian companies.
  • Apply for Directors Identification Number and Digital Signatures.
  • Carrying out research work in which the parent company is engaged.
  • Drafting of Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Obtaining Certificate of Commencement/Incorporation.of business.
  • Offering technical support to the products supplied by the parent/group companies and foreign airline/shipping company.
  • Payment of Fees.
  • Preparation and filing of Prospectus/Statement in lieu of Prospectus and e-Form 19/20 (in case of public companies) for obtaining the certificate of commencement of business.
  • Promoting export/import from/to India.
  • Providing services in information technology and development of software in India.
  • Rendering professional or consultancy services.
  • Representing in India the parent company/group companies.
  • Representing the parent company in India and acting as buying/selling agent in India.
  • Selection of name for the proposed company.
  • Selection of type of the company.
  • Stamping, digitally signing and e-filing of various documents with the Registrar.
  • Supporting technical or financial collaborations between Indian companies and parent or overseas group compan.

Due diligence

Bid advisory services

AJSH provide with all the information needed to know through out the whole bidding process. It covers the whole spectrum of key points to consider, including working with business and public sector partners, right through to the vote etc.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Allows levy payers direct feedback.
  • Assess value added.
  • Assistance in preparation of Request for Qualification, Request for Proposal.
  • Checks evidence of delivery.
  • Ensure that specifications are adequately met.
  • Evaluation of financial and technical parameters.
  • Gives an independent assessment.
  • Identifying various options available in the market.
  • Making financial and technical proposal.
  • Meeting of the Core Group of Officers on Disinvestment (CGO) to consider Reserve Price and Bids.
  • Offer financial due diligence analysis to validate the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions underpinning the deal.
  • Provides bais for a second yes vote.
  • Receiving the bids and Valuation Reports.
  • Recognize future action needed.
  • Reviews on the bidder’s own business and analysis of the vulnerability of the target.
  • Support the finalisation of the bidding.

Commercial and market due diligence

Commercial and market due diligence is the process of assessing a target by reference to its market and also to identify that company is position to succeed or not. AJSH handle issues like market conditions and outlook, macroeconomic influences, industry structure, regulatory environment, competitive position, relationship with suppliers and key customers etc for better productivity and functioning.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Analyzing changes on product life cycle.
  • Boost prospects of passing internal and external approvals.
  • Build strong company relationship with key customers.
  • Business plan due diligence.
  • Compare the impact on demand by adopting new technology.
  • Counsel company focus on right market segment.
  • Define the road map to achieve forecast results.
  • Identify the future purchasing patterns.
  • Location analysis.
  • Make a deeper understanding of the business more quickly.
  • Operational due diligence.
  • Raise post deal performance levels with clearer view of risks and opportunities.
  • Recognize market demand.
  • Recognize weaknesses early to reduce the risk of deal failure.
  • Strengthen negotiating position by spotting potential issues.
  • Synergy due diligence.

Financial due diligence

Financial due diligence is a process of exploration undertaken by a variety of lenders including banks and financial institutions for evaluating the performance of a business. It is a comprehensive process that can be undertaken to charge the potential of a business during different situations including joint ventures, merger & acquisitions etc.
AJSH undertake due diligence reporting on behalf of the clients and help them take sound decisions. We also help the client save money, and time spent on collecting and analyzing financial & commercial information.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Analysis, collection and interpretation of financial, commercial and tax information in detail.
  • Assisting an early identification of value critical issues.
  • Auditing the special purpose accounts.
  • Conducting a fair and independent analysis & evaluation of financial and commercial information.
  • Enhancing the buyer's understanding of the target business.
  • Ensure that the vendor retains pace and initiative throughout the sale process.
  • Gain access to its existing products in new markets, or to increase your customer base.
  • Gathering and reviewing financial information to be provided to bidders and various stakeholders.
  • Helping buyers to identify and understand critical success factors so that informed acquisition decisions can be made.
  • Helps pricing decision.
  • Offering rapid execution of the divestment from the point of announcement for vendors.
  • Providing purchasers with greater certainty over the nature of the business and the characteristics of its cash flow.
  • Reposition portfolio focus on core businesses, or return value to shareholders.
  • Restructuring/refocusing activities.
  • Strengthen company's core business by acquiring rival or complementary products.
  • Supplying vendors with greater control over the sale process and the timing of sal.

Valuations

Deal valuation

AJSH offer a full range of consulting, tax, financial and business assurance services. We’re also able to call on extensive industry experience and knowledge of local markets where ever your company operates.

AJSH help you in the following areas

  • Access the capital markets and other sources of finance.
  • Analyzing Historical Performance.
  • Calculating and Interpreting Results.
  • Calculating And Testing The Results.
  • Carve out non-core assets and sell.
  • Estimating The Continuing Value.
  • Estimating The Cost Of Capital.
  • Estimating The Cost Of Equity Financing.
  • Forecast Performance.
  • Identify the best targets, and analyse their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Interpreting The Results Within The Decision.
  • Make major changes to realise improvements in long-term performance.
  • Manage the post-deal integration process.
  • Negotiate the best terms.
  • Recognize synergies and potential opportunities for improvement.
  • Selecting an Appropriate Technique.

Tax valuations

AJSH can help you in following areas

  • Change in corporate structure, a disposal of assets or a new shareholding arrangement etc can impact business values and create tax liabilities.
  • Integration of the various tax aspects.
  • Maximise the possible tax benefits from a transaction.
  • Negotiating and agreeing values with the tax authorities.
  • Produce detailed and comprehensive documents capable of being submitted to the relevant fiscal authority.
  • Provide knowledge of the latest valuation techniques combined with clearly documented advice.
  • Resolution of dispute with the tax authorities based on valuation and the appropriate documentation processes.
  • Tax efficient restructuring.
  • Understand the demands of the tax authorities.
  • Valuation of Complex assets such as goodwill, know-how and other intangibles for tax purposes.