BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - recent projects


Merger & acquisition intelligence reports
Intelligence reports on specified toiletry acquisition targets in Europe, covering market background, current brand status, competition, strategic fit, future trends, etc (against tight time constraints).

Acquisition search & visits
Recommendations for major international companies, against specific briefs, on a multi-country basis. This has included both ad hoc and on-going assignments, and involved visiting a wide variety of Cosmetics & Toiletry companies, of differing sizes & capabilities, in both Europe and the US.

M&A due diligence
Incisive, fast & discreet, including acquisition related 'go-check-it-out' missions.

Divestment strategy - targeting potential purchasers
Producing reports on potential purchasers of brands / divisions to be divested, rating all relevant global possibilities, including a rationale as to why each potential purchaser might be interested.

Management buy-in & counsel
For individuals, as well as clients who have been divesting divisions or facilities.

Briefings & Research for Financial Analysts
Analysis & briefings for US financial & investment analysts concerning the European Cosmetics & Toiletries industry, market trends, key issues by category, corporate strategies, mergers & acquisitions, etc. These have taken the form of specific reports, customised to clients' individual requirements.

Briefing newly appointed international management
Detailed in-house briefing sessions in US for new international VP's, Directors and business development personnel.