Financial Consulting

We leverage our financial expertise and industry knowledge to support CFOs in a host of areas relating to project finance, debt advisory, budgeting, and transaction modeling.

Project Finance Advisory / Bid Financial Modeling

Financial Modeling Feasibility Studies Debt Advisory

In a highly competitive PPP project ecosystem, successful bidders know that having a credible advisory partner is a wise investment.

Aranca has acted as a financial advisor in several large projects in the MENA region across power, infrastructure, general construction, industrials, oil & gas, logistics, and water.

As a boutique advisory group, high-quality service is critical to our reputation as we win almost of our new business through client referrals. We commit senior resources to each assignment and treat it as if it was our business choice backed with our own actions and money.

Aranca works closely with clients from the early RFP stage to bid submission and financial close. Our expertise in building dynamic financial models empowers you to get a bird’s eye view on all elements of risk-return in the project and submit the most competitive bids with confidence.

We also support the client’s internal treasury and finance teams in negotiating the financing documents with the lenders to secure the most compelling terms. We are communication-intensive, flexible, and great at working with other technical and legal advisors.

If you are looking for an advisor that brings big-firm capabilities for complex projects but is affordable enough to be engaged for small to mid-size bids, Aranca is your ideal partner.

our services

Aranca offers financial advisory services to bidders for large scale infrastructure projects covering a wide array of needs from bid management and strategy, pre-bid feasibility analysis, financial modeling, financial structuring, and negotiation support to raise debt financing from lenders and equity from consortium partners.

Bid Management & Strategy

We work closely with clients, their technical and legal advisors, to gain a thorough understanding of the bidding framework and unearth potential issues that can have short-term and long-term financial implications.

Financial Modeling

Building comprehensive financial models that act as a dynamic tool to support decision making and optimize bid strategy is our forte. Our models empower bidders to run multiple ‘what-if’ scenarios and sensitivity analysis. We follow the global best practices to ensure models are easily auditable and compliant with specific RFP requirements.

Financial Structuring

We help clients understand guidelines and benchmarks for debt-levels for the project, evaluate multiple options, and identify specific constraints to achieve the optimal capital structure. Our financial models act as a dynamic tool in their hands to simulate rapidly-changing scenarios and deal terms.

Capital Raising & Negotiation Support

Aranca helps clients to negotiate the best terms with financers and investors by developing a compelling thesis of the opportunity and risk in the project. Clients often lean on us to make proposal presentations

Model Audit

Poorly structured and error-prone models can lead to incorrect decision making and dire consequences. We do comprehensive model reviews and audits of financial models to ensure the user’s trust is safeguarded.

SELECT PROJECTS

LOGISTICS, LABOUR ACCOMODATION

Bid Advisory | PAHW - Sabah Al Ahmad Township: Industrial and Storage Development (S2) - Kuwait: Construction of approx.1.2 million sqm of industrial and storage facilities, labour camp and ancillary infrastructure

OIL & GAS

Bid Advisory | PDO – Conversion of Flare Gas to Power - Oman: Conversion of Flare Gas from 43 sites to electrical power on DBOOM model

OIL & GAS

Bid Advisory | Early Production Facility – Oman: Construction of facility to process and treat a minimum of 330,000bpd of gross reservoir fluids

AIRPORT SERVICES

Concession for Ground Handling in International Airports in India: Aranca advised the successful bidder in its efforts to raise bank debt and equity investment from the UK based Private Equity firm.

TRANSPORT

Portfolio of Toll Road concessions in Africa: A leading unlisted infrastructure equity investment manager engaged Aranca for financial modeling and valuation advice to negotiate with equity partners.

AIRPORTS

Airport modernization BOT project: Aranca helped consortium backed by a Middle-east based bank in building a robust financial model to submit a bid for concession.

FOOD PROCESSING

Pre-Bid Feasibility and Business Plan for Date Processing facilities in Oman: Aranca conducted feasibility and business plan for a government backed date-palm holding company to pursue diversification via private participation.

MULTI-USE: RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL

Large Multi-use Real Estate Project in Morocco: One of the leading PE firms focused on North Africa engaged Aranca as an advisor to evaluate the attractiveness of investment opportunity.

ENERGY

Transmission Infrastructure in KSA: Aranca advised a family office on investment opportunity as equity partner in the consortium bidding for the project.

Client Testimonials

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Our Senior Team

Our senior team comprises of qualified finance professionals with extensive experience in project finance, corporate strategy, and transaction advisory. Nested under firm that counts 450+ professionals across multi-disciplinary practices, we often leverage our sector expert teams in energy, infrastructure, logistics, metals & mining, and industrials for ‘hard-to-find’ data and insights.

Bharat Ramnani, ACA

Practice Leader - Financial Advisory Services
Middle East & APAC

+91-9819572855

Jitendra Pabrekar, CFA

Director - Financial Advisory Services
Middle East & Asia Pacific

+91-9833993534

Arun Mantena, CFA, CPVA

Associate Director - Financial Advisory Services

+91-9967740955

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