Merger & Acquisitions

Merger and Acquisition Transactions are increasing in Nepal over the past few years. Especially, with the Central Bank of Nepal’s mandate for the merger of Bank and Financial Institutions, numbers of Mergers happening in Nepal is increasing day by day.

NBSM has been instrumental in the Mergers & Acquisition of some Banking and Financial Institutions in Nepal. NBSM have the Professionals having a blend of in-hand Knowledge and expertise in the field of Due Diligence Review, Business Valuation and Corporate Restructuring. Our experience in delivering a range of Merger & Acquisition Advisory and Support Services enables an appreciation of the dynamics of transactions and enables us to blend practical business and commercial insights with financial, fiscal and regulatory knowledge to identify cutting edge solutions. Our services include:

Due Diligence Audit Review

Due diligence is a term used for a number of concepts involving either an investigation of a business or a person prior to signing a contract, or an act with a certain standard of care. Our team of experienced professionals has extensive knowledge to highlight key focus areas which could be potential risk elements while executing a transaction.

We provide both desktop Due Diligence and detailed Financial and Tax Due Diligence support. Desktop due diligence is a preliminary investigation conducted on the target company in order to evaluate the performance of the company based on the data/ information which is available in public domain.Financial and Tax Due Diligence is a detailed exercise which involves on site reviews, interviews with target management and identification of pricing issues and structuring issues on deals.

Effective Due Diligence Audit is very important for the successful Merger/Acquisition Transactions. NBSM has a Team of Professionals having sound knowledge and in-hand experience of Due Diligence Audits. We have concluded the Due Diligence Audit of some of the successful mergers happened in Nepal.

Business Valuation Services

Appropriate and Independent Valuation is the key to the success of any transactions (be it mergers, acquisitions or takeovers).

Valuation is a perception of the value of a business at a given point of time. Valuation plays a central part in an equity transaction. Fair value of the business has to be decided prior to accepting or making an offer. Our objective is to provide a valuation of the business and provide inputs on matter impacting the valuation.With careful application of our professional judgment we select the most appropriate valuation techniques. While valuation form an integral part of any M&A transaction, we also provide standalone valuation services for statutory purposes, family settlements, dispute resolutions etc.

Our team have been instrumental in the Valuations of many transactions taken place in Nepal. Our team have the blend of knowlede and expertise in doing valuations of different companies across the industry.

Pre-Merger Support Services : Sell-Side Advisory

Our sell-side transaction services helps our clients understand how, when and where to realize the value they have built in their businesses over a period of time. We can assist in evaluating option of sales and disinvestments to maximize the business value. With our strong track record, we follow a process which involves:

  • Understanding key reasons / objectives why shareholders may choose to sell whole or part of their business
  • Formulating a sales strategy
  • Preparing key investment strategy documents for pitching to potential investors
  • Long list of potential investors and making a contact
  • Evaluate initial indicators of interest
  • Initial management meetings with interested potential investors
  • Term sheet / MoU / LoI
  • Negotiating final terms and conditions of the transaction
  • Preparation of data room for Financial Due Diligence
  • Executing definitive transaction agreements with the help of lawyers

Pre-Merger Support Services : Buy-Side Advisory

We assist corporates in their inorganic growth strategy through domestic and cross border acquisitions.Our team has successfully advised and executed comprehensive M&A transactions for companies and private investors that create value for the acquiring shareholders.Our financial advisory approach includes market analysis and industry research, target identification through long and short list, business valuation of targets, deal negotiations, due diligence and advice on definitive agreement.

Post Merger Support Services

Post Merger support has off-late been taken as one of the most important aspect of any size of transactions of Mergers and Acquisitions. Many M & A deals fail becasue of the Post Merger blues. Our Transaction Support Team works on the floor with the Clients to get over with the Post Merger Issues that could be Accounting related, HR Related, Operation Related or otherwise.

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NBSM is a Leading Accounting Firm in Nepal providing services in the Field of Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions and Consulting in Nepal. NBSM is head quartered in Kathmandu and is the member of GGI-Geneva Group International.