Developing, stable or struggling companies often come to a point of a key strategic decision regarding its future, such as potential merger, acquisition or some kind of corporate restructuring. Such decisions have a strong influence on the company’s fortunes and should be well considered and properly advised with undivided attention to details and possible ramifications. Tengri Capital provides comprehensive and independent advice on complex decisions in an uncertain business environment.

Our M&A group provides thorough advice to businesses seeking to enhance performance and value. We offer our knowledge and experience to support our private and public clients during each phase of the business cycle. Our in-depth market understanding and expertise brings a reliable guidance on preparing a business for both sell- and buy-sides of a deal, which is handled with confidentiality, professionalism and in a timely manner.

For clients that find their business in stressful capital or operating structures caused by variable economic conditions or industry trends, we are equipped to offer a full spectrum of recapitalization and transformation ideas. We also provide significant technical and strategic support in high-complexity situations involving financial distress, bankruptcy or turnarounds, generating optimal outcomes for all stakeholders, helping businesses return to profitability and growth.

Over the years, we have gained expertise in a number of sectors of the Central Asian economies such as Mining, Oil and Gas, Financial services, Telecom, Government sector, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive and other major industries.

Potential transaction types

  • Asset/business acquisition
  • Asset/business divestment
  • Merger
  • Privatization
  • Leveraged Buyout
  • Management Buyout
  • Recapitalization and shareholder reorganization
  • Defense preparation and bid defenses
  • Demergers and spin-offs

Services

  • Multiple solutions in identifying the universe of potential buyers / targets
  • Professional and accurate valuation of the businesses for sale / targets
  • Advisory on strategic approach to procedural, instrumental and financial structuring of the deal
  • Competitive bidding tension & price negotiation advisory
  • Full support in negotiation
  • Financial stress advisory & restructuring

Transaction credentials
Ongoing

Financial services

Commercial bank in Kyrgyzstan

Financial sell-side adviser

Ongoing

Automotive

Automotive distributor in Kazakhstan

Financial sell-side adviser

2015

Financial services

US$26m

tombstone-2015-bankpozitiv

Financial adviser on sale of 100% stake in BankPozitiv Kazakhstan  to Eurasian Bank

2011

Telecom

US$170m

tombstone-2012-diji

Exclusive financial adviser for the sale of WiMax operations of Alem Communications

2011

Oil & Gas

US$1.7bn

tombstone-2007-kazmunaigaz

Joint financial adviser on acquisition of 50% stake in MangistauMunaiGas

2011

Pharmaceuticals

tombstone-2011-santo

Exclusive financial adviser on sale of 50% stake in Chimpharm to Polpharma

2010

Oil & Gas

US$164m

tombstone-2007-kazmunaigaz

Adviser on acquisition of 50% stake in Ural Group Limited

2008

Financial services

US$1.2bn

tombstone-2008-bcc

Exclusive financial adviser on acquisition of 50.1% stake in Bank CenterCredit

2008

Media

KZT 12.1bn

tombstone-2008-khabar

Sole financial adviser on sale of 49.99% stake in a major information agency

2008

Telecom

USD$ 496m

Kazakhstan Private Equity Group

Adviser on sale of 51% stake in telecoms in Nepal and Cambodia

2007

Oil & Gas

USD$ 970m

tombstone-2007-kazmunaigaz

Valuation adviser on sale of 50% stake in KazGerMunai

2007

Financial services

tombstone-2007-creditstandard

Sole adviser on acquisition of 100% stake in Uzbekistan bank

2007

Mining

tombstone-2007-jerui

Adviser on acquisition of participation interest  Kyrgyz mining company

2007

Mining

tombstone-2007-ababank

Sole adviser on acquisition of 100% stake in Cambodian bank

2007

Telecom

tombstone-2007-starcell

Sole adviser on acquisition of 100% stake in Cambodian cellular provider

Lead contact:
Talgat Salikhov
Head of Mergers and Acquisitions