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Investor services

Understanding and mitigating the impacts of politics, policy, and regulation on assets and portfolios

We help investment decision-makers to anticipate and mitigate the impacts of politics, policy and regulation on assets and investment portfolios. Focusing on our specialist niche of government and regulatory affairs, we draw on an extensive network and more than a decade in the market to provide investors across the globe with timely, accurate and actionable insights. Our clients include GPs and LPs ranging from global and regional private equity funds to family offices and sovereign wealth, endowment, pension and infrastructure funds.
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Macro advisory

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We deliver country or thematic risk assessments and scenario development to help clients judge and balance portfolio risk exposures and respond to immediate challenges or opportunities. 

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Regulatory strategy

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We help clients with strategic planning for key events such as mergers and acquisitions, market entries and major strategy changes. We deliver executive briefings with succinct and actionable insights, and regular stakeholder engagement support.

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Buy-side regulatory political due diligence

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We provide transaction-based regulatory and political due diligence to inform bid pricing, value-creation strategies and delivery of the investment thesis.

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Pre-exit support

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We prepare clients for exit processes by identifying regulatory, policy and political risk and developing mitigation strategies, as well as briefing prospective bidders and lenders via our sell-side due diligence product. 

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Portfolio review

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We provide strategic assessment of relevant regulatory, policy and political developments to identify most-exposed portfolio companies and develop mitigations strategies to support growth and exit valuations. 

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Market entry

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We support investors with regulatory and political due diligence for bolt-on acquisitions to existing platforms when entering new geographies or market sub-sectors.

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ESG advisory

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We provide transaction and portfolio-level ESG due diligence, as well as guidance and operational support for GPs, LPs and portfolio companies seeking to navigate rapidly changing ESG policy frameworks globally. 

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Government affairs

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We add bandwidth to portfolio management as an outsourced government affairs function, monitoring regulatory and political developments, and devising strategies to respond to change.

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Cross-team credentials

Our investor services team draw on the support and insight of our sectoral and thematic teams when undertaking portfolio and transaction-level work. Learn more about the way they collaborate across the business.