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Ghaf Capital has a proven track record of successful M&A advisory transactions across a range of countries and industries where we have acted on the sell-side, the buy-side, and on merger transactions.

Buy-Side Advisory 

In a buy-side engagement, Ghaf Capital will seek to assist the Company’s shareholders in a successful acquisition. The goal of this process is to obtain the most attractive possible valuation of the target. A variety of strategies depending on confidentiality needs and time sensitivity can be used to complete a successful acquisition: negotiated acquisition, multiple-round auction or unsolicited approach.

Sell-Side Advisory

A sell-side M&A engagement is the process through which Ghaf Capital seeks to maximize a company’s value by executing a full or partial sale to a third party. The goal of this process is to efficiently meet the objectives of shareholders and maximize the valuation of the company being sold. Based on the client’s needs, a sell-side engagement can proceed through a variety of different mechanisms: full or partial sale, joint venture, spin-off or split-off.

Private Capital Raise Advisory

Ghaf Capital combines its industry knowledge and financial expertise to structure financial and strategic solutions to address its clients’ capital needs:

  • Equity Capital: We provide access to a range of industry-focused strategic and financial investors that are aligned with clients’ goals and objectives.

  • Debt Capital:  Upon request, Ghaf Capital provides its clients with access to debt capital providers through its established relationships with banks and institutional investors.

Venture Capital Advisory

The firm does not act as a principal in raising venture capital but rather as a financial advisor and placement agent with the many top-tier venture capital firms with which we have relationships. We only look at companies that have solid revenues, but profitability is not always a requirement. We will raise capital in the right circumstances for a company that is growing rapidly but is on the cusp of profitability.

Glass Buildings

MENA remains an opaque and complex market.

       We offer:

  • Boardroom advisory

  • Tailored research into MENA companies, sectors, and market trends for hedge funds and other investors

  • Development of UAE market entry and expansion strategies

  • Assessment and establishment of UAE teams

  • Identification of partners and due diligence

  • Fundraising

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