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Profession

Pre-Listing Project Manager

Capital plays a vital role incorporates’ operation and development. Going public may be one of the most viable ways to overcome the limitations in fundraising for private companies in need of capital for future expansion. However, this process may be extremely complicated and tedious, requiring cautious planning and coordination between stakeholders and professional parties.

To get listed on a stock exchange, a private company may go by way of Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) or Reverse Takeover (“RTO”). Venue of stock exchange is another important consideration. NOVA’s experienced project team is here to formulate holistic proposal that covers all considered aspects for clients in deciding to get listed.

NOVA sticks to the belief that clients’ interests at listing should be optimized and strives to achieve the highest successful rate in listing among the counterparts. Our sophisticated experts provide highly credible opinions on various areas covering financial, business, operational, legal and organizational structure.


Merger and Acquisition Strategy Planner

Merger and acquisition (“M&A”) (inorganic growth) are needed when corporates meet a bottleneck after their organic growth. However, an incorrect acquisition decision or transaction may be disastrous to companies. NOVA deeply recognizes the difference between value-adding transactions and those not after years of practical experience and numerous verifiable successful cases.

To carry out successful transactions, a company’s specific investment thesis and overall expansion strategy must be taken into full account. In this regard, NOVA has done its best to maximize the value for clients from acquisition through investigating key acquisition targets and identifying the most value-adding one from a list of candidates.

In addition, NOVA adheres to latest industry practices to produce customized models and methods, providing general guidelines for each stage of the M&A lifecycle to speed up business combination and knowledge transfer. NOVA also helps organizations assess their M&A capabilities, addressing any shortcomings immediately and effectively by analyzing the suitability of M&A on an ongoing basis.

We assist in a range of key aspects including:

  • Formulation and execution of strategy: conduct in-depth research on the industry, the economy and global market that the companies are operating in; determine the best communication strategy between shareholder, customers, suppliers and other related intermediaries, identify possible alternatives and best options, and tailor the timing and strategy to maximize value creation.
  • Feasibility and preparation: carry out feasibility study, add credibility of the facts and figures, build unique financial modeling to fully reflect the enterprise intrinsic value and identify the potential critical issues and figure out value triggers of clients’ business
  • Detection and enhancement: detect key malfunction of business segment, suggest resolution of the problematic area, and rearrange allocation optimization of resources

Business Appraiser and Asset Valuer

The value of business and asset is diverse among different situations from time to time. Valuation is time-varying and may change at listing, acquisition, divestment, and liquidation stage. NOVA helps clients fully understand the intrinsic value of their assets and business released in different situations, and better recognize the hidden value not recorded on financial statements.

We not only empathize investors’ eagerness to optimize the value of their existing business or development opportunities, but also well recognize acquirers’ desire to minimize cost and align the structure of long dated assets and liabilities with more fluid business strategy. Furthermore, NOVA helps clients visualize the effect on valuation in various scenarios, especially during recent challenging years when geopolitical tensions and economic turmoil have intensified market volatility.

NOVA’s remarkable valuation team provides valuation service for multiple subjects such as business entity, property, plant and machinery, intangible asset, intellectual property, common and preferred stock, partnership interests, private debt instruments, options, warrants and other securities in all due respects.


Corporate Financial Advisor

Enterprises are usually experts at their daily operation; however, many enterprises lack the knowledge concerning areas beyond their daily operation. NOVA bridges this gap by providing comprehensive financial advisory service to our clients. As a financial advisor, we offer advice to corporations not only on their financial performance, but also on other aspects like operational effectiveness, strategic planning, corporate positioning, capital structure and capital raising.

Apart from the advisory services NOVA provides for clients to better understand the advantages and disadvantages of their business and the market their business operates in, NOVA also renders clients the ability to access capital market whenever they need capital to expand.

  • NOVA assists clients in a range of key respects as follows:
  • Formulation and execution of strategy: conduct in-depth research on economy and industry where our clients operate in; adopt the best communication strategy for shareholder, customers, suppliers and other related intermediaries; identify possible alternatives and best solutions, and tailor the timing and strategy for value maximization.
  • Feasibility assessment and preparation: carry out feasibility study, add credibility to facts and figures, build unique financial model to fully reflect enterprise’s intrinsic value, identify potential critical issues and figure out value triggers of clients’ business
  • Detection and enhancement: detect key malfunction of business segment, suggest resolution to problematic areas, and optimize resources allocation