The Financial Advisory Services Team offers unsurpassed corporate finance advisory and capital raising services to corporations, organizations and governments. We have a rich history in the structuring of long term debt instruments and undertaking equity financing transactions. We service span equity & debt issuances, private placements, public offers, corporate restructuring & company valuations, capital budgeting and mergers and acquisition, amongst others. We ensure that all such instruments meet the legal requirements of the regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and where such instruments are to be listed on the stock market, the legal and procedural requirements of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) are also strictly adhered to.
- Private Placement
- Public Offering
- Corporate Restructuring and Valuation
- Industry & Investment Research
- Investment Appraisal
HFC Investments is a significant market player in the private placement of debt (short and medium term) and equity instruments. It offers such instruments directly to a number of sophisticated institutional investors which includes insurance companies, pension funds, trusts and collective investment schemes, and when necessary, to some selected high net worth individuals. HFC Investments has the additional service of frequently underwriting the entire issue.
HFC Investments provides quality and efficient advisory and marketing services for clients who desire to raise capital. We market by offering equity or debt instrument to the investing public through public offer of shares, commercial papers and notes. HFC Investments ensures that all such instruments meet the legal requirements of the regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and where such instruments are to be listed on the stock market, the legal and procedural requirements of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) are also strictly adhered to
Corporate Restructuring and Valuation
HFC Investments also advises corporate clients on the most appropriate options considering the dominant objective of the firm calling for this corporate action. In most competitive environments, corporate restructuring can strengthen a company’s position for achieving its short-term and long-term corporate objectives. We can process your corporate restructuring through amalgamations, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, disinvestments, buyback of shares, etc. Corporate Restructuring can help restore, preserve, and enhance the value of an organisation.
HFC Investments’ competency to carry out comprehensive valuation applying the most appropriate valuation models and techniques is unmatched. These may include valuing alternative corporate strategies, valuing an acquisition target, valuing a division as a potential divesture or valuing a change in financial (capital) structure. In corporate restructuring, valuations may be used as negotiating tools. To determine the price that can be paid is generally the objective of most valuation exercises.
Industry & Investment Research
As part of our advisory services, our analysts conduct in-depth research into specific industries and sectors. We also identify viable investment opportunities in the country and other jurisdictions that will satisfy our investors’ investment appetite. Our analysts closely monitor economic developments, knowledge from which is used to either appraise an investment opportunity or re-consider existing projects owing to forecasted economic consequences.
Our financial advisory services also span investment appraisals. Already identified investment opportunities are carefully scrutinized to establish their viability and profitability where applicable. Findings are presented to our clients in clear logical terms, detailing recommendations and factors considered to arrive at such conclusions. Our expertise also enables us to transform business ideas to investment opportunities and finally to projects, if viable.