At ALC, our multidisciplinary and experienced teams offer a range of merchant banking activities based on four services: analysing development perspectives, designing and reviewing business plans, financial restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions.

We have developed expertise in key sectors such as the agribusiness, infrastructure, banking, mining, and telecommunications.


ALC assists businesses and governments with major strategic and financial issues, and provides assistance to clients in their Mergers and Acquisitions, Privatisation, Divestiture and Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) projects.

  • Economic and financial and/or strategic diagnostics
  • Assistance in the analysis of development opportunities and the disposal of assets
  • Designing business plans
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Analysing the transaction environment
  • Financial and operational assessments of the investment opportunity
  • Identifying risks linked to the transaction
  • Evaluating the transaction price
  • Defining the strategic approach
  • Setting up pools and financing packages
  • Coordinating financial negotiations and preparing transaction documentation


ALC offers businesses a comprehensive range of Restructuring services. Our approach consists of identifying failings in a company and then implementing the most appropriate economic and financial recovery solutions (cash flow, income statement, balance sheet).

  • Assessing the economic and financial performance of the company
  • Acting as an intermediary between the management, the shareholders and the debtors, and proposing optimal solutions i.e. ones that safeguard the company’s and creditors’ interests
  • Designing a realistic and balanced restructuring plan
  • Assisting the company in implementing optimal solutions
  • Redefining the terms and conditions of existing facilities
  • Mobilising new financial resources
  • Conducting due diligence for a sustainable replenishment of balance sheet items
  • Providing assistance in implementing recommendations


ALC proposes optimal solutions to Companies and Governments in terms of structuring and fund raising. Our approach is based on an objective independent analysis of all debt.

  • Identifying cash requirements
  • Assessing the company’s short-, medium- and long-term commitments
  • Assessing inherent risk factors
  • Evaluating the financing structure, the fund raising terms and conditions, and guarantees
  • Reconciling the proposed finance structure with banks and institutions’ criteria
  • Approaching potential lenders
  • Coordinating negotiations with lenders
  • Supervising the corresponding financing documentation with legal teams
  • Debt (senior, mezzanine, adjustment debt and bridging loan)
  • Project finance
  • Financing the operating cycle and investment