Capital Markets Advisory is a key business area of Dimension and an integral part of its ability to achieve the Mission and Vision of the company. It consists of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) advisory, balance sheet advisory & capital restructuring, private placement, and research & analysis services.
Our Capital Markets Advisory team consists of a dedicated team that involves experienced investment bankers from Armenia, Europe, and the United States. The team provides hands-on, independent advice to clients on raising capital - both strategically and from an execution perspective. The team advises on capital strategy, focusing on equity transactions such as IPOs, direct listings, private equity deals, and debt transactions such as private and public bonds issuances, private credit placements, and structuring of complex fixed income instruments. Our specialists are responsible for the structuring, underwriting and syndication of the above-mentioned and other products.
The range of our clients includes financial sponsors, public and private companies, and clients who need to explore, identify and follow strategic priorities. Our clients rely on us to design solutions that suit distinctive and dynamic needs. Through a broad experience and a wide network of partners and correspondents in Armenia, Europe, and the United States, Dimension gives access to capital and execution that helps position clients for growth, all the while ensuring insightful pre-and post-transaction communications.
Dimension provides creative solutions to the most specific needs regarding mergers and acquisitions, disposition of a part or restructuring, privatization and globalization of businesses.
We advise on transactions in both strategic and distressed situations. We may also advise on financial and strategic alternatives to a sale, such as recapitalizations, spin-offs, carve-outs, split-offs or tracking stocks.
Mergers and acquisitions can bring tremendous synergy to an enterprise and provide greater opportunities and competitive advantages. M&A transactions require complex processes including valuation, due diligence, negotiation and completion. Subsequently, a deep understanding of the nuances and minutiae will guarantee closure of successful M&A deals and to the best interest of our clients.
To maximize the gain from such deals, our team of experts:
Dimension offers a toolbox of balance sheet solutions in a fully integrated manner. The financial and legal teams have experience assisting clients with different organizational (LLCs, CJSCs, OJSCs) and capital structures at different growth stages.
We evaluate the asset and liability structures in detail, identifying gaps and offering solutions such as improved liquidity positions, efficient working capital management, tax optimization, debt advisory, interest and currency risk management, and other key areas and business units. Based on the analyses and conclusions thereof, Dimension offers alternative debt and/or equity financing methods, risk management planning and execution, investment opportunities, and capital restructuring strategy. These solutions have the goal of optimizing the capital structure and securing the optimal weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for the client firm. As a licensed investment advisor, Dimension makes investment recommendations in real sector or capital markets, ensuring that the client’s assets generate the best risk-adjusted returns.
Private placements are an alternative to public offerings for those companies that seek to raise capital for expansion, refinancing, or other purposes. Through a broad network of partners, investors, and correspondents, Dimension sells shares, bonds, or other securities to pre-selected investors and institutions. These investors are usually high net worth individuals, financial institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, and other funds. Before the placement, we also act as an advisor to structure the process in a manner that advances company’s strategic and financial objectives.
Our analysts create custom, spreadsheet-based financial models to assist capital budgeting or investment decision making. The team has an extensive experience in developing Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), comparable & multiple-based, M&A, three-statement, consolidation, restructuring, budgeting, ad other models. The preparation of models is incorporated with feasibility studies and financial projections to give the most practical and relevant financial advice that is applicable to the observed scenario.
Dimension’s team of analysts conducts independent research and makes corresponding recommendations to empower our clients to make value maximizing financial decisions. Research services include sell-side/buy-side reports, market overviews, white papers, articles, specialized research. We are specialized in analyzing local and international equity and fixed income products, the coverage of which is distributed to prospective retail or institutional investors.
When providing research services, our objective is to be the most reliable and insightful financial partner and fuel the growth of client’s business.