CFO Agenda

Investment and M&A

Mobile Financial Services

Strategy and Business Planning

Operating Model & HR Management

PMO and Transformation Programs

Policy and Regulatory

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SME Business Support

Investment and M&A

Euromena Consulting has a robust track-record across the whole M&A cycle:

 

  • Investment Screening: we advise our clients on identifying targets through the definition of their investment profile and target business profile

 

  • M&A Strategy: we define our client’s investment strategic intent to (i) maximize shareholder value by investing; (ii) create new revenue streams that will compensate for the decreased cash flow from existing operations; and (iii) diversify country risks by having a diversified assets/investments portfolio

 

  • Due Diligence (Vendor/Buy Side): we perform 360°due diligence covering commercial, financial, operational, IT and regulatory aspects

 

  • Deal Execution & Closing: we advise our clients on valuation and bid value range definition as well as bid book development

 

  • Post-Merger Integration: we develop and implement post-transaction Integration programs including (i) day one plan-‘taking control’; (ii) 100-day plan execution; (iii) synergy tracker; (iv) customer retention; (v) communication and change management; and (vi) performance improvement

 

CREDENTIALS

Post Acquisition Transformation

Client: African mobile operation acquired by a French international group.

Engagement focus: post-deal performance improvement

Key activities:

  • Defined and implemented best practices (at the organizational and processes level) within the Finance department
  • Improved the reporting of this new entity for the purpose of the Group
  • Assisted in the definition of the new accounting system and the recording of historical accounting data in the Information System

 

Results achieved:

  • Structured Finance department
  • New Financial ERP

Post Deal Transformation Plan of a Telco and its Subsidiaries in Africa

Client: North African Telecom Group having acquired 3 operations in Africa
Engagement focus: transformation around three major processes (Revenue Assurance, Reporting and Cash Management)
Key activities:

  • Reengineered the entire revenue cycle (customer mgt, CDR’s collection and valuation, invoicing and payments) for mobile, fixed and interconnection
  • Conceived and implemented a monthly report to monitor activity through products
  • Implemented cash and treasury control processes

 

Results achieved:

  • Reassurance of 6% of total revenue (Fixed, Mobile and Internet) for one of the subsidiaries
  • Harmonized processes
  • Subsidiaries certified ISO 9001

International: PMO – External Audit process design and implementation

Client: International Chemical Group
Engagement focus: Project Management Office for external audit centralization
Key activities:

  • Designed External Audit centralized process following the integration of Rhodia by Solvay
  • Led process rollout across different entities involved
  • Conducted change management efforts through detailed communication, planning follow-up and actual audit

 

Results achieved:
Process designed and rolled out

PMO post-merger

Client: French Equipment Company
Engagement focus: PMO post-merger
Key activities:

  • Led post-integration effort following Tubesca acquiring a competitor
  • Coordinated all post-deal actions with all contributors involved (IT, Finance, Commercial, Technical, Legal, etc.)

 

Results achieved: Successful integration

 

Key contacts

Fayçal El Darwiche, Founder and Partner, f.eldarwiche@euromenaconsulting.com