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ABI ANALYTICS

RESEARCH SUPPORT FOR INVESTMENT BANK

Research Support Across The Deal Life Cycle; Leverage Our Pool Of Experienced Analysts As An Extension Of Your Own Team

INVESTMENT BANK: RESEARCH SUPPORT ACROSS DEAL CYCLE

Leveraging Our Multi-Disciplinary Analysts With Deep Experience & Sector Expertise Across Local And Global Deals (M&A, ECM, DCM, Leverage Finance); Flexible Engagement Models To Help Create An Extension Of Your Own Team Efficiently & Cost Effectively

ABI’s INVESTMENT BANKING RESEARCH SUPPORT SERVICES

ABI’s Investment Banking Research Support Services are focused on providing high-end research, analysis, modeling and deal-documents preparation services to investment bankers across the deal cycle. We enable investment bankers to become focused on transactions and deal making, while leveraging our experienced analysts pool to meet all their research needs.

ABI analysts have extensive experience and deep capabilities in providing research support to investment bankers. Their experience spans a range of research and modeling assignments across pre-deal support (screening, monitoring, pitchbooks etc.) and during-deal support (deep-dive modelling, comparable analysis, pitchbooks, IMs, due-diligence etc.). Moreover, having worked with investment bankers on 500+ deals across sectors and markets, our analysts are quickly integrated to our client’s team to support ongoing transactions.

Leveraging our flexible engagement models, our clients engages us as an extension of their internal team – either through dedicated analyst(s) exclusively working for the client or by engaging analysts(s) on project-by-project basis.

OUR SERVICES PORTFOLIO – INVESTMENT BANKING RESEARCH
INVESTMENT BANKING VERTICAL
PRE-DEAL RESEARCH SUPPORT
DEAL RESEARCH & MODELLING SUPPORT
DATABASE & LIBRARY SERVICES

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Research and Analytics port across the deal cycle for both Buy-Side and Sell-Side M&A Advisory for investment bankers – across sectors and markets

Transaction Screening

Buyer Screening

Strategic Fit & Synergy Analysis

Financial Benchmarking

Operational Benchmarking

Sector Landscape Analysis

M&A Model / Valuation Analysis

Precedent Transactions Analysis

Comparative Company Analysis

Pitchbooks

Information Memorandums

Due Diligence Support

Sector Research

Deal Database Maintenance

Valuation Sheets Maintenance

Market Monitoring

Newsletters

Editorial & Graphics

EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

Comprehensive support to investment bankers on fund raising – IPO/Follow-on – in equity market

Proposal Pitch For Potential Client

IPO Readiness Assessment

KPIs & Benchmarking

Valuation Range Assessment

Shareholding Analysis

IPO Comps Analysis

IPO Modelling & Valuation

Pitchbooks

Roadshow Presentation

IPO /FOP Prospectus Drafting

Market Monitoring

Investor Profiles & Databases

IPOs Database Maintenance

Newsletters

Editorial & Graphics

DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

Comprehensive support on debt raising to investment bankers – public/private placements

Proposal Pitch For Potential Client

Capital Structure Analysis

Debt Monitoring

Debt Comparables Analysis

Credit Overview & Cheat Sheets

Credit Situation Analysis

Credit Cash Flow Modelling

Covenants & Headroom Analysis

Roadshow Presentation

Prospectus Drafting

Market Monitoring

Investor Profiles & Databases

Debt Comparables Database

Newsletters

Editorial & Graphics

LEVERAGE FINANCE

Comprehensive support to investment bankers on Leverage Finance transactions – research, analysis, deep-dive modelling and reports preparation

Capital Structure Analysis

Debt Monitoring

Credit Analysis Overview

Leveraged Headroom Analyses

Liquidity Analysis

LBO Tear Sheets

Credit Cash Flow Modelling

Covenants & Headroom Analysis

LBO Modelling

LBO Deep-Dive Analysis

Investor Presentation

Information Memorandums

Market Monitoring & Updates

Deals Database

Investor Databases

Ratings Monitoring

Newsletters

Editorial & Graphics

WHY ABI ANALYTICS FOR INVESTMENT BANKING RESEARCH

DEEP EXPERIENCE…

500+ investment banking and corporate M&A assignments that our analysts have supported in their professional assignments  

Traditional Sectors: Real Estate I Infrastructure I Utilities | Manufacturing | Energy | Food & Consumer Products I Agribusiness | Banking & Financial Services I Insurance | Metals & Mining | Media & Entertainment | Healthcare | Telecommunication

New Age Sectors: Technology | Semiconductor | Software | Biotech | Alternate Energy I Software I Artificial Intelligence I E-Commerce & Internet-Enabled Businesses

Region: 15+ countries across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Sub-Continent

Research: 1,000+ Financial Model I 500+ Pitchbook & IMs I 20+ Sectors’s Deals Tracked Regularly

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE…

100+ years of combined investment banking research experience with deep-dive analysis and modelling across diverse industry sectors and geographies – expertise on multiple valuation techniques 

Team: 15 professionals with top 5-principals each having more than 10 years of equity research experience

Qualification: MBA Finance I CFA I CPA

Experience: Investment Bank I Private Equity I Project Finance I Corporate Strategy I Business Consulting

COMPLEMENTARY CAPABILITIES…

Our ability to leverage experienced professionals from various domain to quickly understand sector/market specific nuances is added advantage

Sector Experts: 30+ sector experts with 10+ years of average domain experience

Technology Experts: 10+ technology intellectual property experts to help understand nuances of technology and their commercialization potential

Market Research: Internal Knowledge Base of 100+ market research to quickly understand business drivers and sources of value creation / destruction

Database: Internal Database on “guideline public companies” across geographies and growth curve, with their operational and valuation multiples, that helps quickly understand factors impacting valuation

ENGAGEMENT EXAMPLES & KNOWLEDGE LIBRARY

CASE STUDY 1

ABI SETS-UP DEDICATED ANALYST TEAM FOR A EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK

THE CLIENT

An investment bank in Europe was looking for outsourced research services to support its bankers and deal makers in the M&A Advisory team

SCOPE OF WORK

The client needed a ready to deploy team with deep expertise in investment banking research to support its growing deal activity. The specific scope of the work included:

  • Deal Origination Support
    • Sector research
    • Landscape analysis
    • Target identification
    • Company profiles & info-books
    • Valuation sheets maintenance
  • Deal Execution Support
    • Pitch book
    • Information memorandums
    • Strategic fitment & synergy analysis
    • Comparable analysis
    • Precedent transaction analysis
    • M&A modelling
    • LBO modelling

ABI SOLUTION

  • ABI deployed an experienced team of 5 analysts, each with robust experience in investment banking research support across the required sectors
  • ABI deployed a robust Transition Framework to integrate ABI Analysts with the client’s team
    • Engagement Set-up: Defined and implemented processes relating to
      • Team structure
      • Quality control systems
      • Performance metrics & critical-to-quality (CTQ) areas
      • Communication protocol
      • Data security & confidentiality
      • Work templates and guidelines
      • Detailed work process manual
      • Sign-off with the Client on process manual
    • Pilot Service Delivery:
      • ABI analysts work on live deals under close supervision of senior managers and the client’s team
      • Regular client feedback on submitted research
      • Focus on highlighting improvement areas
      • Tracking and benchmarking ABI analysts’ output with that of the Client’s internal team
    • Ramp-Up & Continuity:
      • Completely integrated team on one-to-one communication
      • ABI team took on additional work processes with continuous improvement in efficiency
  • ABI analysts worked on-site with I-bankers during advance stages of deals to support due diligence, financial modeling and other related aspects of the deal
  • ABI team sets-up and automates many regular work – like valuation sheets, news monitoring, standard sections of pitch book etc.

ENGAGEMENT BENEFITS

  • Time-efficient as experienced analysts work on the assignment and client could quickly ramp up the coverage without adding extra capacity at its end.
  • Continuous communication and discussion on interim deliverable meant that the entire team was aligned with the same objective as that of client
  • Cost benefits as the client gets a virtual analyst with similar experience and capabilities at 40% less cost
  • The client also leverages our technology and domain experts – as and when needed – on project basis thereby maintaining a lean and cost-effective structure
  • Focus on data-security and well-defined access structure keeps the data and information security as the same level as is found in the internal team