Private Equity and Venture Capital Advisory in Russia

As private equity and venture capital advisory in Russia, we offer a comprehensive range of advisory services to support the whole investment cycle. We help to address the issues spanning from the financial modeling, through buyer or vendor due diligence, tax planning, to restructuring and interim management.
As an investment advisory, we bring a depth of service to the private equity and venture capital funds. The level, that is normally found on the mid-cap deals in the market economies. We help clients to test the investment thesis with sophisticated financial analysis and by means of due diligence exercise to build a proper understanding of the investment’s cash flow and earnings potential.  
We are engaged in turnaround advisory for underperforming portfolio companies by means of:
  • addressing liquidity concerns and stabilizing core operations
  • revamping underperforming business models/plans
  • reassessing financial projections/models
  • developing/reviewing cost reduction initiatives
  • implementing cash conservation guidelines and controls
  • identifying and disposing of non-core assets
  • planning and supporting operational restructuring
Given the difficulty of valuing illiquid assets and the potential for conflict of interest, venture capital & private equity investment managers require a well defined and consistently applied valuation policy that complies with the relevant reporting standards. We have extensive experience providing companies with objective and defensible opinions of value that meet accounting and regulatory requirements. We also assist clients to develop a business development agenda and forecast for value creating once the deal is closed.
For companies and their shareholders, the private equity and venture capital funds are often an effective way to secure a necessary funding, upgrade corporate governance, enhance business performance and create liquidity for shareholders. We help companies to source and negotiate private equity financing. 
We operate as a single deal team, collaborating with the private equity and venture capital funds to successfully conclude the transaction. Or what is also possible in the challenging Russian context to provide the client  with impetus to adjust his acquisition rational.
Due Diligence Russia
Andrey Sorochan
  • gained his experience from financial restructuring (World bank projects), audit (EY) and transaction advisory (Deloitte) engagements
  • joined Grant Thornton Russia in 2006 (renamed as Baker Tilly Russia in 2015) where from 2011 he was a partner in charge for M&A transactions, restructuring and investigation services
  • qualified as CFA Charterholder, CPA (NH US), CFE (ACFE), MBA (Maastricht), M.I.Tax (Hamburg)