Investment Banking

Expert advice and execution framed through an informed and impartial perspective to help our clients reach their goals

We advise entrepreneurs, families, corporations, investors, financial institutions and government entities on best possible ways to address the challenges they face and achieve their ambitions. We design and execute strategic solutions through M&A, divestiture, investments and financing for our clients. Virtus strives to build long term relationships with clients and act as a trusted partner.
While our investment banking offering is global in nature, our network and expertise in this field is nestled primarily in the Middle East, India and Africa, where we can leverage our deep understanding of local markets and extensive relationships to provide clients with a comprehensive perspective to achieve their strategic goals.

How we help clients in the Investment Banking Industry

Mergers & Acquisitions, Divestitures

We advise clients on opportunities for domestic and cross border acquisitions, business combinations and joint ventures with a view to assisting them in enhancing the scale of their operations, achieve synergies, enter new territories and diversify across business sectors. We also advise clients on optimizing their business by divesting non-core assets and business units to raise capital, pare down leverage and enhance the efficiency of their capital stack. We also provide services such as due-diligence, feasibility studies and market reports as part of this offering.

Corporate Finance Advisory

We advise clients on a broad range of strategic and tactical issues, including capital structure optimization, capital allocation, equity and debt market positioning and issuance. We also assist with the selection of external advisors such as underwriters, issue managers and others to ensure the correct fit with the client’s profile and requirements.

Debt Advisory

Our team advises and negotiates on behalf of clients regarding alternatives for existing debt and the issuance of new debt with a special focus on improving the cost and terms of the debt. We explore multiple avenues to raise funding, from domestic and international sources, to obtain the best possible terms and propose and execute the right structures for clients in order to meet their near- term requirements and long-term goals.

Acquisition and Project Finance

We advise clients regarding strategy, origination, structuring and execution of all types of acquisition and project financing. We assist in formulating the optimum capital structure for such deals and tap into our deep network of institutional financiers and private investors to identify and match the specific type of deal with the most suitable source of funding.

Debt and Equity Private Placements

We advise entrepreneurs and companies in the placement of senior debt, subordinated and mezzanine debt, convertible and equity-linked securities and private equity. Our team of experienced financial and investment professionals brings a strong network of angel investors, venture capital funds, private equity funds, banks and structured financing institutions that can be tapped into to create the most optimum solutions for clients to meet their financing needs.