Private equity services: Deals

Through our large, international network of private equity advisors, we offer wide-ranging deals services, across the entire private equity lifecycle. We cover private equity deals across all industry sectors, and we work with private equity firms of all sizes. We quickly mobilise our teams to meet the demands of the challenging private equity deals environment.

Discover our private equity deal services

SPA advice

Value optimisation in the financial and tax aspects of Sale and Purchase Agreement negotiations. Negotiation of key value levers in pricing mechanisms, providing the client with ammunition to protect or enhance value.

IPO exit readiness

Assessment of how prepared the company is for exit. Road map process recommendation for delivering a successful exit. Identification of areas of value opportunity and risk to enhance pricing on exit.

Valuations

Robust independent valuations of investments and other assets across the private equity spectrum.

Financial restructuring

Advice to sponsors and management of companies facing financial distress, on issues including covenant compliance, impending liquidity or maturity challenges, debt trading or work out bankers.

Corporate Finance

Full range of financial advisory services from deal execution, assistance with financing, exit planning and structuring. Deal origination of proprietary investment opportunities through leveraging of PwC’s relationships.

Equity Capital Markets advisory

Equity related transactions and IPOs advice. Support on all aspects of IPO process, from equity story development, bookrunner selection, investor targeting, through to pricing and allocations.

Due diligence

Validation of all financial, commercial and strategic assumptions in a deal to identify upside potential and mitigate risks. Use of data-led analytics to add insight and business value to decision-making.

Management advisory

Tailored guidance of management teams through the complexities of a transaction, from raising finance and achieving correct pricing, to coordinating input from other advisers and advising on completion negotiations. Identification and introduction of suitable candidates for a management buy-in.

Tax structuring

Advice on commercial, tax efficient structures for private equity investors and management teams across a range of complex transactions, including acquisitions/exits, refinancings and IPOs.

PwC Legal

Tailored legal due diligence in relation to deals. Support in execution of mergers and acquisitions. Advice for management teams on terms of equity package, equity levels, target returns, management incentive plans and structuring considerations.

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Victoria Kerrigan

Leader of Industry for Private Equity and Sovereign Investment Funds, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7740 918373

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