Amana Advisory is an associate Amana Capital Limited. We are a corporate finance boutique firm that offers transactional advisory service in Sub Saharan Africa. We advise companies wishing to raise capital, restructure their operations, merge with or acquire other businesses. We have a track record of corporate finance transactions across the COMESA region.
Founded in 2003, we have an ambition to become the leading provider of transaction advisory services in sub-Saharan Africa. We are headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya from where we cover the whole eastern, Western, Central and Southern Africa region.
We are willing to tackle transactions of unusual difficulty or modest size. As we are not affiliated to any lending institution, our financing recommendations are not influenced by a desire to utilize internal distribution capabilities or funding capacity.
We maintain a network of relationships with institutional investors and lenders, as well as other intermediaries, to provide our clients with direct access to the lowest costsources of capital.
Amana Advisory Services
We have a proven record in assisting companies to raise debt and/or equity capital. We have experience as transaction advisors in initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and rights issues.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We help clients plan and implement merger and acquisition transactions. We have the capability to perform a thorough analysis on the targets business, competitive position and future prospects. If required we will also arrange financing for the transaction.
Balance Sheet & Corporate Restructuring
We advise clients on how to realize untapped value for shareholders on corporate restructuring and recapitalizations. We typically begin with an in-depth analysis of why our clients business is performing below its potential and, in collaboration with management, we help develop alternative proposals for enhancing shareholder value. Our restructuring and recapitalization advisory services include a critical assessment of the risks to debt and equity securities holders, as well as the immediate and expected long-term benefits to shareholders.
Sales & Divestitures
We help owners sell their businesses and companies to divest from underperforming operations or those that are no longer a good fit with the current corporate strategy.
We are able to manage the sale process from preparing the information memorandum, controlling the distribution of information, responding to queries and working with potential buyers to prepare initial offers or letters of intent.
Structured Trade Finance
We act for a range of clients who include lenders, trading houses and producers, and provide advice and support at all stages of a structured trade finance transaction. This understanding of the fundamentals driving the transaction enables us to develop financing structures to meet those needs. Having established the financing and legal structure, we then discuss with clients the most appropriate way to implement those structures.
Private Equity Support
We support private equity firms in sub saharan Africa, with deal generations, due diligence and valuation services, post acquisition support and Exit planning and execution.