Corporate finance consulting

In Strategy and Transactions

Our corporate finance consultants help corporates, private equity, governments, sovereign wealth funds, private and family businesses, and educational institutions with their key financial issues. From portfolio review and capital allocation processes to financial planning analytics and decision support, we have the people, analytics and tools to help you better allocate capital.

What EY can do for your corporate finance strategy

Our corporate finance services can help you to manage your risk/return trade-offs to support you with better decision-making around financing and capital efficiency.

We offer deep insights to help you get answers to:

  • How do I know I have the right asset mix?
  • How do I know I am funding the right projects?
  • How do I predict my future financial performance?
  • How can my investment and tax strategy help futureproof my business?
  • How do I best fund my capital investment decisions?
  • How can I increase investor confidence?

We offer the support you need to achieve your objectives across the following areas:

  • Capital allocation services

    Capital allocation is the assessment, planning, review and prioritization of the use of financial resources across an organization. Making the right capital allocation decisions is essential to maintaining your company’s long-term growth and increasing shareholder returns.

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  • Strategic alternatives

    We can help you address key business issues through rigorous financial, economic and data analytics.

    • Review, enhance or build capital allocation processes
    • Provide independent analysis to help optimize the portfolio
    • Employ data analytics and predictive modelling to solve financial problems, facilitate decision making and achieve better business outcomes
    • Analyze the impact on value and risk of alternative complex transaction structures
    • Analyze the impact on value and risk of alternative capital structures
    • Analyze the accretive or dilutive characteristics of your business units or assets
    • Bridge your strategic and operational imperatives by employing our leading-class business modelling capabilities
  • Portfolio optimization

    A strategic portfolio analysis is a systematic and continuous approach to evaluating the performance of a set of businesses such that value delivery can be achieved and improved through changing strategic, operational and market dynamics.

  • Forecasting and scenario planning

    EY teams provide fairness opinions to boards of directors, special committees and other fiduciaries in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other material transactions. By analyzing the financial aspects of a transaction, we help our clients fulfill their fiduciary duties and make better decisions.

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  • Balance sheet optimization

    For large-scale infrastructure projects and programs, we advise both public and private sector organizations on issues related to:

    • Financial
    • Procurement
    • Strategic
    • Public-private partnerships (PPP)

    Our wide range of advisory services includes support from the earliest stages of analysis, from project evaluation to procurement, financial close, construction and operations. We can assist our clients in devising and comparing financial plans and delivery approaches for projects that involve public, federal or private financing, project revenues and/or grants — and provide support to our clients in their implementation of those plans.

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  • Board advisory

    Board advisory services are provided to boards, special committees and other fiduciaries to help them mitigate risk, discharge fiduciary duties and make informed decisions. The services are regularly obtained by board members, CEOs, CFOs, in-house legal counsel and corporate development teams. Services may include shareholder activism and a fairness opinion

  • Infrastructure advisory — corporate and government

    For large-scale infrastructure projects and programs, EY teams advise both public and private sector organizations on issues related to:

    • Financial
    • Procurement
    • Strategic
    • Public-private partnerships (PPP)

    The wide range of EY advisory services includes support from the earliest stages of analysis, from project evaluation to procurement, financial close, construction and operations. EY teams can assist you in devising and comparing financial plans and delivery approaches for projects that involve public, federal or private financing, project revenues and/or grants — and provide support to EY clients in their implementation of those plans.

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  • M&A advisory services

    EY M&A advisory teams across the globe provide a wide range of services through 1,900+ dedicated EY professionals in more than 65 countries to help you meet your strategic objectives.

    From mergers and acquisitions to divestitures, debt and equity capital markets to real estate and infrastructure transactions, EY teams advise on real-world strategies to help drive long-term growth.

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  • Valuation, modeling and economics

    Strategic planning and transactions are critical moments for companies, and we guide you through valuation, business modeling implications to better understand the impact on your business.

    EY economic advisory teams help you improve economic strategy, forecast more accurately and better manage your commercial and capital decisions.

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