Nordic CF Advisory (NCFA) is an independent corporate finance and M&A advisory boutique in Estonia. NCFA focuses on lower middle-market M&A (buy side and sell side), capital raising, and company valuations.
NCFA has a strong competence in traditional sectors: timber, (bio)energy, furniture, machinery, metalworking, food, glazing, construction materials, transportation, recycling, banking, agriculture, ICT and retail sectors. Majority of our M&A projects are cross-border.
NCFA’s dedicated partners have established extensive relationship networks among regional entrepreneurs, bankers, private equity houses, family offices, HNWIs and other investors. As a member of Socius Corporate Finance, an international partnership M&A boutiques, we are well connected also in North America, Asia and Western Europe.
In NCFA, we represent the interests of the client – if the client is satisfied, we are satisfied.
Sell-side advisory, incl. developing and choosing the appropriate value-maximizing strategy, identifying and attracting potential strategic and financial investors and leading the negotiation and transaction process.
Buy-side advisory, incl. acquisition strategy, target screening, evaluation of fit and synergies, valuation and deal structure, negotiations, transaction documents and structuring acquisition finance.
Private equity, debt and hybrid capital raising from a range of financial and strategic investors. NCFA’s capital raising services are tailored for expansion stage companies as well as for financing local and cross-border acquisitions and MBOs.
NCFA has great access to local and foreign strategic and financial investors and mezzanine lenders. Combined with the ability to craft suitable financing structures and scenarios ensures that capital will be raised at favorable terms.
Intrinsic and market value appraisals of entire enterprise or certain shareholder’s stake, for various purposes (i.e. value from the point of view of a specific buyer, buyout of a minority shareholder, litigations, etc.)
Business valuations are needed in preparing exits, evaluating received acquisition proposals, share swap deals, resolving disputes, transfers of business, buying out minority shareholders and for other business and legal purposes.