Strategic Advisory: Investment Structuring & Arranging

Client Driven - Merchant Edge advises and acts on behalf of clients to structure and arrange solutions that include Growth Capital, Sukuk financing, VC & Angel Funding, as well as arranging and targeting proprietary opportunities for clients and co-investors.

Current Examples include:

  • MENA-based social media enterprise looking to re-structure and raise a first round of capital
  • MENA-based mature interior design and contracting family owned group seeking to re-structure its holdings and identify an international strategic investor
  • MENA – based private leasing firm seeking Consumer Loan Securitization for expansion
  • SE Asia – based petroleum firm seeking to build facilities to receive, storage, offloading and distribute petroleum products.

Merchant Driven
- Merchant Edge identifies, originates and structures sector and market driven investment and business opportunities and for its principals, clients and co-investors. Our service generally spans the identification of an opportunity, as well as its evaluation, diligence, negotiation, structuring, and financing, in addition to the orchestration of requisite advisors such as legal, financial, accounting or tax. After the business has been acquired, our involvement in the value creation phase is unique as we seek to bring the full breadth of our networks for the benefit of the companies that we are involved with including recruiting senior management, financings, strategy and implementation, sales and marketing, and general management / corporate governance.

Current Examples include:

  • A structured buyout of a tier A, 220 unit F&B operator in ASIA-MENA region
  • Investment in the Saudi market entry of a leading F&B operator
  • MENA market entry and presence of a UK fuel Technology Company