Mergers & Acquitions

Hira Stocks provides both buy-side and sell-side advisory services as part of its M&A advisory offering.

Buy-Side Engagements

We provide end-to-end advisory solutions on buy-side engagements. Typical buy-side engagements have the following phases in which Hira Stocks works closely with the client’s team in consummating the transaction.

Phase 1: Target Shortlisting

In this phase,Hira Stocks helps the client freeze on the acquisition criteria and freezing their investment parameters, complete market analysis and target identification,
meeting the target companies and helping the client prioritize among the targets to create a shortlist.

Hira Stocks uses its network of relationships with companies, private equity funds and other intermediaries extensively in this phase to identify the right targets.

Phase 2: Commercial Term Sheet

In this phase, Hira Stocks creates valuation and structuring models for the shortlisted companies, prepares the term sheet, drives deal negotiations with targets
and ensures that the client enters into a term sheet with the target company which outlines all the commercial terms of the transaction.

Hira Stocks leverages its experience in closing transactions to create the most effective transaction for its client.

Phase 3: Due Diligence and Transaction Closure

In this phase, Hira Stocks helps the client on preliminary business due diligence on the target, co-ordinates the overall due diligence process, and negotiates
on the final definitive agreements with the target company. Hira Stocks drives this process to reach closure on the transaction.

Transaction closure is a phase where Hira Stocks uses its single-minded focus on closing the right deal for its client and its structured M&A process,
to ensure consummation of the transaction in the defined time-frame.

Sell-Side Engagements

We work closely with the Boards of companies and their management teams to help them achieve the right sale/strategic partnership transaction. Typical
sell-side engagements have the following phases in which Hira Stocks works closely with the client’s team in consummating the transaction.

Phase 1: Collateral Preparation

Based on the company’s business profile and Hira Stocks’ knowledge of the market, we prepare a complete packet of information which enables the transaction
to be presented in front of potential acquirers/partners in a structured way.

In this phase, Hira Stocks also helps the client to decide the best way to position the transaction, to maximize value for its shareholders and employees.

Phase 2: Target Shortlisting

In this phase, Hira Stocks helps the client decide on the kind of strategic partners who will be right partner for the client, complete market analysis and partner
identification, meeting the potential partners and helping the client prioritize among the strategic partners to create a shortlist.

Hira Stocks uses its network of relationships with companies, private equity funds and other intermediaries extensively in this phase to identify the right partners.

Phase 3: Commercial Term Sheet

In this phase, Hira Stocks helps the client analyze various offers from potential partners, drives deal negotiations with partners and ensures that the client
enters into a term sheet with the partner company which meets the client’s strategic objectives.

Hira Stocks leverages its experience in closing transactions as well as its ability to create various options for its client, to create the most effective transaction for the
clients’ shareholders and employees.

Phase 4: Due Diligence and Closure

In this phase, Hira Stocks helps the client in co-ordinating the overall due diligence process, and negotiates on the final definitive agreements with the potential acquirer.
Hira Stocks drives this process to reach closure on the transaction.

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