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Consulting Services

Successful organizations seek out opportunities to enhance their efficiency and take advantage of opportunities arising from technological innovation, changes in regulation, consumer behaviors, demographic trends, and economic conditions. 

Service Areas

 

PIVOT professionals are working with organizations that are already considering how to have the upper hand when recovery comes - Market expectations, shareholder demands, increasing regulatory pressures and today's challenging and competitive economic environment have intensified the focus of organizations on performance. 

PIVOT can help organizations address their challenges through revised strategies, redefined business models, the use of technology as a business enabler, talent investment and the establishment of the capabilities for ongoing performance improvement.

Our Management Consulting professionals, combining strong technical capabilities with relevant industry experience and the ability to offer practical and trusted advice, can assist both public and private sector organizations understand their most important value drivers and work with them towards the achievement of tangible results and lasting performance
 

Independent Legal advisory and support services

Team members have practised in leading Cyprus Law Firms with extensive expertise on corporate and banking finance multijurisdictional transactions. Focus is on providing customised and practical approach on projects addressing interconnected legal fields involved in a project. Specialised expertise include:

1. Restructuring and Arrears Management Schemes:

  • Developing terms and conditions & operational procedures and methodology assessment guidance handbooks for the implementation of NPLs resolution proposals by credit institutions and debt arrears arrangement schemes; undertaking portfolio due diligence projects for distressed assets; processing acquisitions and disposals of real estate projects; debt-to-equity exchange transactions; out of court sale processes. Voluntary and insolvency corporate and debt restructuring and recovery assignments acting for lenders, management, and stakeholders; Insolvency & Foreclosure Litigation proceedings. Developing schemes of corporate reorganization plans (spin offs/reconstruction of capital and management structures)

  • Advising and structuring, negotiating, drafting, processing execution and leading implementation of all types of corporate and commercial lending (bilateral or syndicated) financing transactional and security arrangements (including completion of related legal formalities and enforcement of security; carrying out legal and statutory due diligence; legal monitoring pre and post signing).

  • Legal analysis services and support on transposition and implementation of EU in local legislation; Amending and developing new operational terms and procedures (MiFID /PSD /Basel /AML /Data Protection /FATCA /Insurance Regulation.

2.  Project Development & Financing

  • Acting on the procurement (preparation of terms of reference; engagement procedures and business proposals), risk management, structuring, negotiating, drafting and completion of project agreements (including concession, construction, operation, throughput, maintenance and other commercial agreements and insurance package), host government and financing arrangements; including undertaking and supervising completion of administrative procedures and related legal formalities.

3. Corporate & Commercial

  • Structuring and negotiating Shareholders, Share or Asset Purchase Agreements; Share Option Schemes, Joint Venture and Management Agreements including advisory on employment issues.

  • Acting as Secretary and Legal Advisor to Board of Directors and Shareholders of private and public listed entities; undertaking statutory compliance tasks reviewing Directors and company annual reports; reviewing and processing regulatory filings.

  • Structuring, negotiating, and implementing domestic and or international M&A transactions including EU Cross Border Mergers; attending Court and administrative proceedings; Regulatory filings and clearances.

  • Advisory and executing legal implementation of Public listed and private Takeover bids (including Regulated Entities/Insurance & Financial Services sector).

  • Assistance in registration with regulatory bodies and setting up domestic fund vehicles for routing foreign investment into capital market.

4. Fund Advisory

Funds Domicile and Launch, Operations and Administration, Transfer Agents, and Logistics

  • Market Expansion Initiatives Fund Administration and Asset Servicing

  • Market research and business case development (Cyprus, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and China)

  • ''Go To Market'' Strategies (build vs buy, joint ventures etc.)

  • Implementation framework and management

  • Regulatory license applications in various APAC jurisdictions

  • Review of country-based register and transfer agents in Asia

  • Business technology assessment, selection and implementation

  • Establishment of ''green field'' site and operations

  • Application and foundation of Trust Companies in Domestic Markets

5. Escrow Solution​ - PIVOT India

The significant increase in FDI inflows and rapid development of infrastructure has contributed to the growth of Escrow segment. Third party asset safekeeping and controlled disbursement solutions are critical for counter parties to an underlying financial transaction. Escrow arrangement Mitigate counter party risk by ensuring a portion of funds are set aside with a neutral third party and Contractual agreement to govern the movement of funds.

PIVOT has deep experience and expertise in developing ''Escrow Services'' as a strategic business line as well as established strategic networks for integrated solution. Our expertise and skills includes positioning of Escrow product offerings across customer groups, establishing strategic alliances, developing product and operational capability.

Major Escrow Solutions active in Indian Capital Markets:

  • M&A Escrow

  • Subscription Escrow

  • Regulatory Escrow

  • Construction Fund Escrow

  • Split Fee/JV collection Escrow

  • Performance Guarantee Escrow

  • Physical Safe Keeping

  • Source Code Escrow

  • Trust & Retention

  • Import-Export Payments

6. FPI Advisory - PIVOT India

We have been acknowledged for developing cost effective and robust customized solutions for our FPIs clients. PIVOT's on-ground expertise, enables us to evaluate and select the best in class service providers (Banks, Custodians, legal firms, Tax Firms, brokerage houses, research firms) besides advising on the regulatory requirements, structures and allied services. FPIs have acknowledged our role in facilitating ease of doing business. With our experience and deep knowledge, we help the organizations in effectively navigating business risk and opportunities.

In many an instance, the selection and customization of the solution has resulted in a cost save of up to 70% to the FPI clients and more importantly speeding up the process of selection and entry.

Besides, recognizing that clients have different parameters and requirements we have developed an FPI related Ecosystem that has led to many more creditable Brokerages, Banks, Custodians, Tax firms offering Services to FPIs.

7. Broking Advisory - PIVOT India

We have developed an affordable, effective and high-quality ecosystem that makes it attractive for Institutional and FPI's to trade in India with greatest of Ease. Towards these we identify and engage with leading Brokerage firms in developing/leveraging their capabilities for addressing the needs of the FPIs, more particularly wrt. Category II and III investors. Our knowledge and expertise about the FPI requirements, developing Governance structure, sales and marketing collateral, thought leadership, third party assessor for systems and technology, market advocacy and participation at industry events. Expert-on-ground knowledge of brokerage firms and their capabilities, ability to develop strategic integrated solutions, have enabled brokerage Firms to develop new revenue streams, leverage their capabilities, develop new products, develop client relationships and much more.

Enabling Business transformations through effective and comprehensive customised solutions, change management, innovative and implementable strategies, thought leadership, developing Eco-systems in Capital Markets, Banking, Reducing Cost of Doing Business and improving market attractiveness. 

Contact us

88 Makarios III Avenue 1077 Nicosia, Cyprus

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Tel: +357 996 87000 / +357 224 74802

 Email: ag@pivotcyprus.com    viraj@pivotcyprus.com

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