Our investment-banking clients face challenges that require matchless expertise. We work for executives who want to strike fresh capital. We serve professionals who deploy institutional wealth. These efforts complement each other in unexpected ways. Our creativity and rigor empower us to connect both sides of the transaction.
We use our heritage as a lever to provide realistic, defensible guidance on private-market transactions. What is your enterprise actually worth? The question matters to buyers and sellers; the metrics are
Cranganore structures travel-and-tourism projects so that they are positioned competitively with investors focused on the leisure industry. Our work embraces luxury resorts and select-service hotels.
We know the startup ecosystem from the inside out. Our ingenuity aligns with the strict standards demanded by angel investors and and venture capitalists. Suffice it to say that the allure of ideas
Home-market bias discolors international deals for investors and enterprises. Yet the profit on those commitments over time can be generous enough to justify intensive evaluation. Our arms-length research
We correlate many of our business activities to Islamic finance, with outposts across the Muslim world. Our extensive skill set frames a gateway to unexpected capital sources. Clients benefit from our deep roots
Raising capital may be the hardest part of expanding a business. Project sponsors often assume that qualified investors will transact based on awareness of anticipated return. In practice, nurturing a cash
Sonya was a globetrotter. She was regularly dispatched from the Moscow home office, along with a colleague or two, to review commercial operations at startups that benefited from her firm’s financial backing.
Florida beckoned. And Ponce de Leon negotiated with the Spanish Crown to take personal control of any lands he found on his explorations. Yet he apparently needed work on his diplomatic
Infrastructure is akin to the chorus in the 1920s song: “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream.” More is always better, at least in the eyes of public officials. Networks and terminals can drive growth
Cybersecurity is the unfortunate growth industry. Black hats ply their trade in a never-ending array of data breeches, denial-of-service attacks, and ransomware demands. Large companies
Maritime security has been transitioning from a fractionalized industry to a more rational business dominated by a handful of major players. Does this consolidation…
A case can be made that the dearth of activity by US hotel companies in Cuba is opening doors for other, non-US organizations. Spain-based Melia, for instance, now operates…
Which country is the world’s largest coffee producer? You would guess correctly with Brazil. But the world’s second largest? The answer is Vietnam. Producers based…
Residents of the Bahamas and Cayman Islands may be quick to point out that the Venezuelan crisis is a distant concern, but the impact on the overall region may be menacing.
The announcement at the end of 2017 by US-based Kohler Co., the manufacturer of high-end kitchen and bathroom fixtures, that it was inaugurating an Indonesian production…
The Pentagon should know that opacity breeds criticism. Yet it has been largely mute on the artificial-intelligence initiative that it rolled out in mid-2018, hiding behind a “classified” veil.