Helix International identifies, facilitates and secures high value creating opportunities by combining and applying the following expertise :
Review of operations and "business models" through a rigorous strategic analysis methodology
Detailed analysis of the competitive world, particularly in emerging countries in Africa and Asia
Strategic repositioning using"outside the box" thinking, and innovative or disruptive approaches. Organizational and operational implications
Proposed endogenous and exogenous growth areas, particularly internationally
Formalization of fully documented "business plans" consistent with recommended strategies. Translation in terms of financing needs and preparation of financial documentation.
Planning and steering of the implementation of the identified strategic initiatives
Formalization and transfer of experience to the management and the chief strategy officer staff.
Conduct target search, internationally and particularly in high-growth regions in Africa and Asia. Prepare the critical path for penetrating emerging markets and reduce risks
Early qualification of investment targets through confirmed information about companies, their economic and legal situation, their competitiveness and their potential, especially in emerging markets
Confirm the information on companies through field investigations, leadership reviews and reality checks of their activities
Conduct all of the acquisition process: valuation, negotiation, end game simulation, and preparation of the post-acquisition integration
Facilitate contacts through our international network
Conduct strategic, operational and financial due diligence in collaboration with specialized teams (auditors, lawyers, )
Validate business plans of investment projects for funds and financial players
Propose options for joint venture or partnership
Seek buyers or strategic partners internationally
Propose strategic turnaround solutions, repairs of "business model" and new growth areas particularly in growing markets in Africa and Asia
Prepare and conduct operational turnaround
Negotiate with shareholders, investors, banks and creditors in debt restructuring and refinancing
Providing financing solutions and "new money"
Prepare offers for distressed assets including in court proceedings.
Facilitate the sale of underperforming subsidiaries
Mobilizing our global investor network:
Search multiple funding sources after assessing financial needs
Bring "new money" in crisis situations
Structuring competitive financial packages
Propose alternative vehicles backed by a portfolio of investments or defeasance schemes for the realization of assets
Source funding from investment funds, sovereign funds, individual investors or financing from banks and international institutions