Development Finance Asia specializes in helping large funds connect with Asian markets, Indochina and Mongolia in particular, providing full spectrum of services across the investment process and the capital structure.

RECENT CONSULTING MANDATES INCLUDE:

  • Restructuring: Managed a debt for equity swap in Vietnam for a private debt fund in the agriculture sector
  • Valuation: Valuated Real Estate properties and agri plants on behalf of US$ 1.8bn asset manager
  • Sourcing & Due Diligence: Sourced and conducted due diligence in Vietnam for an Asian family office
  • Sourcing, Structuring, Monitoring & Exiting: Managed fintech investment and exit for an Asian private debt fund in Vietnam
  • Investment Memorandum: Engaged by Myanmar conglomerate to compile an investment memorandum for a capital raise
  • Independent Non-Executive Director (INED): Took role of INED for an LSE listed company entering wind-down with assets in Vietnam and Malaysia
  • Sustainability: Provided ESG framework for an Asian fund

OUR FULL SCOPE OF INVESTMENT CONSULTING SERVICES INCLUDE:

Deal Inception
  • Deal Origination
  • Due Diligence “DD”
  • Manage DD 3rd parties – Technical, financial, legal, and M&E
  • Valuation and financial DD
  • Business plan
  • Foreign investor engagement
Investment Structure
  • Onshore & offshore structuring advice in coordination with 3rd party consultant
  • Structuring Philosophy: Capture upside with Downside Protection, across the capital structure
Capital
  • Help raising Debt and Equity capital to fund growth/expansion
  • Analyze capital requirements (with attention on macro and micro drivers)
  • Streamline Capital Structure
  • Secure local currency Bank debt funding to optimize returns
Investment Management
  • Monitoring: Sales, purchasing, cashflows, and KPIs
  • Corporate governance frameworks & reviews
  • ESOP frameworks & reviews
  • Notarization & Registration of all documents and collateral
  • Controls Implementation – Covenant Package, Bank Account, Board Representation, and others
  • Establish and manage relationships with promoter, related parties, regulators, and authorities
  • Reporting: Monthly financial/operational
  • Debt restructuring, new financial debt raising whenever necessary
  • Select and appoint external consultants for continuous performance improvement
  • Ensure all transactions at arms length
  • Manage Difficult Situations
  • Exit strategies
Risk Management
  • Counterparty
  • Regulatory
  • Collateral
  • Fraud
  • Legal