Apohan is a unique type of equity funding consulting company for small & medium enterprises (SMEs) in India. Unlike other firms, Apohan is not a compliance or statutory services firm but a strategic advisory & implementation company. Apohan knows a business as a business and speaks business language. Apohan is capable of communicating with a businessperson in his own simple business language.
Apohan is not a broker but carries out a wide variety of scope of work in M&A engagement. Apohan is connected to a wide variety of investors with a wide variety of preferences for investment ticket sizes, sectors, time Horizons, risk appetites, locations, expectation of rates of return, terms of engagement, etc.
Growth & Financial Turnaround Through Equity Funding:
Apohan provides end-to-end and tailor-made equity funding advisory and implementation services to high-potential, eligible SMEs with a emphasis on mergers & acquisitions (M&A) tools. Apohan helps the SME companies right from identification of the problem (or detailing of the growth aspiration) of the businessman to analysis of all available options of solutions, selection of the most suitable option, formulation of M&A strategy, preparation of fund requirement schedule, identification and approaching the equity funding person or organization, preparation of all necessary M&A documentation and communications, business valuation, contract drafting and negotiations, due diligence, closure of of the financing deal to handholding for around six months after disbursement of funds.
Unlike most other M&A service providers, Apohan has in-house or outsourced expertise of all related professionals under a single roof be it chartered accountants, company secretaries, business lawyers, MBAs in strategy, MBAs in finance, MBAs in marketing, investment advisors, investment bankers, engineers from various disciplines, technocrats, valuation experts, resolution experts under IBC, deal brokers, sector experts, etc.
Equity funding is a complete contrast to bank loans. It is available based on the merit and potential of the business and not the current financial situation on ownership sharing basis. It is available in as much quantity and for as much term as needed. There is no requirement of any security or guarantee. There is no any guaranteed return like interest to be paid the investor. There is no need to pay the initial investment back. However, the financial, corporate & strategic experience of an equity investor can come handy for a business. This looks simply amazing! Isn’t it? Let’s see why it is relatively so uncommon.
Investors look for the companies which are systematically organised & professionally run. They look for a clear business strategy to achieve growth, generate wealth & manage risks. They look for professional corporate management in terms of legal form, constitutional documents, stakeholder agreements, etc. They also look financing strategy to maximize returns of investment. Equity investors need a lot of documentation to assess the authenticity and the potential of growth which SMEs fail to provide as the documentation is absent in first place or they cannot compile it. This documentation in M&A is many times the one required by the banks. Also, SMEs mistake poorly connected brokers for M&A consultants or investment banks. They fail to bring on board any serious investor.
This is where Apohan comes to your assistance with its end-to-end, customised equity funding advisory and implementation services.
Read detailed message on the funding problem of the Indian SMEs & role of Apohan in solving it: