WBP offers a broad range of investment banking and management consulting services.
We take care of all clients individually and tailor our services to their specific needs.
M&A / Investment banking: WBP offers a comprehensive set of corporate finance services. The Firm is fully involved in the origination, structuring and execution of
WBP supports owners and shareholders throughout the full M&A process, incl. but not limited to review of strategic alternatives, corporate analysis, financial planning, valuations, identification and approach of potential buyers, data room and due-diligence support as well as contract negotiations and documentation.
- Mergers and Acquisitions
WBP supports midsized and large corporations throughout the full M&A process, incl. but not limited to review of strategic alternatives, target origination, corporate and financial analysis, valuations, data room and due-diligence support as well as contract negotiations and documentation.
- Capital Raising, Private Placements
Whether raising equity or debt capital from selected investors and institutions, WBP advises and supports small and mid-sized companies in financing their activities and provides its specialized network.
- Balance Sheet Restructuring
With challenging corporate & market changes and global economic troubles, WBP advises and supports small and mid-sized companies in finding financial solutions to remain competitive and independent.
Based on the experience with numerous types of change-of-control transactions, mergers, tender offers, and spin-offs, WBP supports and guides its clients in achieving appropriate transaction pricing. For this purpose, WBP reviews the business and financial situation of the target company, including its planning and executes different valuation criteria (incl. discounted cash flow (DCF) methods and analysis of comparable companies and transactions, etc.).
- Fairness Opinions
As an independent third party and in case of disagreements, WBP assists boards of directors, investors, trustees, and other corporate leaders in fulfilling their fiduciary responsibilities by providing them with unbiased opinions about the financial fairness of a pending transaction. Based on the experience with numerous types of change-of-control transactions, mergers, tender offers, and spin-offs, WBP conducts a comprehensive analysis, including thorough assessment of the proposed transaction and alternatives, enabling clients to make more informed decisions in the interests of their constituencies.
- Commercial and Financial Due-diligence
In the run-up to a company acquisition, WBP executes a detailed review of the target company from a management, market, client, and competition perspective. For this purpose, the business and financial conditions of the target company, including its forecasts, are analyzed and verified on plausibility.
- Pre-DD Market Reviews and Expert Interviews
For private equity investors, WBP opens its network and helps to establish business cases and equity stories early in the M&A auction processes, thus avoiding significant broken deal expenses and inappropriate allocation of PE resources.
Strategy / Management consulting: With their profound industry know-how WBP professionals support their clients in solving top management challenges in many corporate and market sectors.
- Market Research and Industry Insight
WBP executes on-demand detailed review of a specific market or industry incl. but not limited to market size, competitive landscape, market forces, main drivers and trends – using desk-top and field research as well as expert interviews inside and outside its existing industry network.
- Market (Entry) Strategy Development
Based on detailed review(s) of the client and its industry environment, WBP advises and supports small and midsized corporations in their strategic expansion into new markets, new geographies, new sales channels.
- Partner & Acquisition Target Search
WBP supports mid-sized companies and private equity firms throughout the full buy or build process, including but not limited to review of strategic alternatives, development of build strategies, target origination, corporate and financial analysis, valuations as well as, potentially, transaction execution (-> see M&A).
- Commercial Due-Diligence
WBP executes detailed review of a target company from a management, market, client, and competition perspective in the run-up to a company acquisition. For this purpose, the business and financial (top-line) planning of the target company is also analyzed and checked on plausibility.
- Integration Support
(Post-merger) WBP assists clients in unlocking the full immediate potential of a transaction by bringing together processes, structures, cultures, and management (including setting direction, capturing full value, and building the organization).
- Interim and Turn-Around Management
WBP, acting as an extended workbench, supports shareholders, banks and lenders, and small and mid-sized companies in their turn-around efforts, whether in growth phase, in specific projects or in planning for corporate restructuring.
WBP does not offer any legal or tax advisory but works together with clients’ existing advisors or own specialized partners.