Beijing Axis Capital provides independent corporate finance advisory and transaction origination services. We have a specialist China-focused approach with extensive international and Africa-specific knowledge and experience. Following a strategic approach, we leverage our China knowledge and global networks to advise clients on cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint venture transactions and fund raising.
In 2009, CCA entered into a joint venture agreement, Cadiz Beijing Axis, with Cadiz Corporate Solutions, the corporate finance division of Cadiz FSG, a leading South African financial services group specialising in research and trading in the equity derivatives and fixed income markets, quantitative research, stock broking, asset management and structured solutions for the corporate, institutional and retail markets.
By leveraging Cadiz's multi-disciplinary approach to corporate finance advisory with Beijing Axis Capital's China knowledge, expertise and presence, Cadiz Beijing Axis is a highly competent corporate advisor for companies in search of capital investment from China, and for Chinese companies in search of investment opportunities in Africa.
In more detail, Beijing Axis Capital's services include:
- Strategic Assessment
By leveraging our strong analytical capabilities with comprehensive sector knowledge across several regions, we are well positioned to provide innovative and advantageous cross-border acquisition and divestment strategies.
- Target Identification, Selection and Approach
We identify potential partners/targets and apply a customised filtering process in order to acquire and approach a shortlist of optimal potential purchasers or buyers to maximise the likelihood of a successful transaction.
- Strategic Marketing
We assist international companies to promote their investment opportunities to the most suitable Chinese investors, as well as assist Chinese companies to identify key strategic projects that will add value to their current investment strategies.
- Transactional Solutions
By drawing on our thorough understanding of cross-cultural and cross-regional circumstances that affect deal structuring, we can advise our clients in designing appropriate deal structures and in recommending the best transactional solutions.
- Analysis and Due Diligence
We provide services of financial due diligence on target companies in order to help clients achieve a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of their targets' financial outlook, as well as to identify any potential risks.
- Valuation and Structuring
Where a thorough understanding of a business' value and sound financial modelling can be critical to a transaction's pricing and structuring, we assist with negotiations and with identifying potential synergies.
- Transaction Management
We provide assistance and advice for the coordination and management of transactions from initial phases to completion.
- Negotiation, Documentation, Transaction Completion
We provide advice and operational assistance for the negotiation of prices, terms and conditions. We also assist with the documentation aspects of the transaction.
- Debt Advisory
We assist clients to raise Chinese financing such as export financing of Chinese capital goods, structured commodity finance, acquisitions and project finance.
- Post-transaction Support
We advise on how to interact with local governments, communities and employees. We also provide logistical support for projects and operations abroad.