Mergers & Acquisitions

GEMM can advise corporate and private equity clients in how to create value from a business acquisition, combination or separation. Our approach is research-intensive, unbiased and confidential. We combine data and financial analysis with industry knowledge to help our clients realise the true value of an opportunity.  

Under the Corporate Service Pillar, we can assist our clients interested in acquiring, selling, merging with another company or separate their activities into a separate legal entity, to realise the true value of the transaction. Please refer to business valuations section, in order to understand our valuation framework.  

We can support our Client's efforts through every stage of the transactions lifecycle:

Target Identification

Find good companies to invest in. Use GEMM's impartial guidance to profile optimal acquisition targets. You will expand your options for petential M&A candidates and improve the odds of finding good opportunitites that are off the radar of any other acquirer. Among other things we can help you:

  • Evaluate market and geographical segments for untapped business opportunities
  • Review and screen relevant markets in detail
  • Identify potential targets for acquisition based on existing strategic objectives
  • Make initital deal introductions and support early-phase activities


Due Diligence

Test and quantify the variables that inform the rest of the deal process and validate the critical asusmptions of your theses. Along the way, you will get advance knowledge of key issues with the target company. You will also benefit from proprietary insight into the perspectives of key customers, suppliers and competitors. Please refer to our Transactions section for furhter details.

Joint Ventures & Alliances

Team up under an alternative structure that works. Gain advance knowledge of the partnership's potential costs and benefits plus a fact base for negotiations.

Post-Merger integration ('PMI')

Preparation is key to creating value in an integration. Our specialist ensure that you receive a seamless service across the deal life-cycle, from large scale to mid-market and smaller transactions, resulting in a smooth deal close and the development of a combined entity that is worth more than the sum of its parts.

Exit support

Plan for a fast, clean and worthwhile break. besides managing the risk of a sales transactions, you will position the business to flourish after a sale and realise the highest possible value from whatever divestitutes you make.