Recent Example Projects (in reverse chronological order)

  • Private equity driven realignment of newly merged stalwarts of the $5bn global broadcast technology market behind a new Vision, new strategy and new market positioning with objective of increasing enterprise value by 150% in 3 years (1+1≥3) in conjunction with CEO’s SG&A cost-cutting plan. Phase 1 of ‘NewCo’ relaunch Sept 2015.   

  • Public German financial institution: Integration of a large number of disparate, globally dispersed business units under one divisional Purpose and brand with enterprise value of approx. €2bn.

  • Relaunch of highly advanced [confidential] decision support systems for health professionals: Redefinition of “what business are we in”, creation of new core proposition and market re-positioning into space where highest multiple can be achieved ahead of fast growth plan with possible private equity investment.

  • Post-merger integration of Rochem Systems GmbH (Hamburg) with APTWater Inc (Los Angeles) and Sepro Inc (Oceanside, CA)  to create a single, saleable ‘NewCo’ on  behalf of consortium of private equity investors led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers whose priority was to exit Cleantech. 

  • UK's largest property services group, largest estate agency and mortgage broker group: integration of business-to-business side and portfolio advice on diverse businessto-consumer side between 2008 ‘crisis’ refinancing through to its 2013 £1.1bn IPO

  • Integration Vision to transition fixed-asset Nuffield Hospitals to become Nuffield Health as a full-life brand with acquisition of Canons Gyms, Sonar Health and a number of occupational health and physiotherapy businesses to become UK's largest charity revenues up 40% over period to £711m in 2015.

  • Integration of Christ Water Technology (CWT) from the Vienna stock exchange with GLV plc’s water technology interests to create Toronto listed  Ovivo (OVI.A:TOR) with operations in Europe, North America, Middle East, China and India. 

  • Divestment of nuclear decommissioning engineering firm from Germany’s RWE, integration with UK counterpart and sale to the listed Freyssinet/VINCI group. 

  • Portfolio Management for Weir Plc mineral division including legacy businesses in Australia, Brazil, Peru, USA, and Europe

  • Post-merger integration of EW Blanch into Benfield Group brands, subsequent LSE listing and ultimately sold to AON. Value accretion £384m to £844m.

  • Merger of 40 paper distribution business across Europe (stretching from Russia to Scandinavia to Spain) to create €2bn Antalis group (part of Sequana SEQ.PA) in support of vital consolidation in sector.  

  • Launch or redefinition of several smaller businesses into highly focused market niches to maximize their valuations: includes recruitment agency, online job-boards (for Reed Elsevier), outsourced IT services, law firms, ratings agency, Asian bank etc.