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Market Entry Study

It is important that Market Entry Studies be conducted before the decision to enter a new geographical region or country is taken. These studies give the operator an understanding of the macros of the economy as well as basic data relating to the sector, players, demand-supply gap, regulatory framework and policies.

The objective of a market entry study is for the operator to make a preliminary decision whether that particular geographical region or country should be explored further on the basis of their goals, policies and parameters for expansion opportunities. The scope and objectives of such studies are pre-agreed between the client and ICREA. A market entry study is a highly specialized document covering various aspects of studying & entering a new geographical region in terms of its demography, culture, political scenario, infrastructure, etc.

Market Feasibility

This study is a detailed research prepared to find the do-ability of a particular project in the current market situation which includes market analysis, research, opportunities, threats and a detailed market study is crucial before entering any new market for business operations. This is the second stage usually conducted after a market entry study suggests that the geographical region or country should be explored further. This is a more detailed study with a pre-agreed scope and the objective is to narrow down the specific opportunity to be explored in depth which requires comprehensive research and financial modelling . For example, a detailed study may reveal that there is a prima facie business case for a 300 bed hospital in a particular location. ICREA already has presence and clients in most emerging markets so it is best suited for to prepare this study.

Financial Feasibility

A financial feasibility needs to be done to understand the financial requirements & obligations to be met before starting any new project which is essential to obtain funding for the project. This gives detailed insights into the cost that would be incurred to get the project started and the growth to be expected. Once the market feasibility is done,  various financial models are prepared as per a pre-agreed scope based on options like Built to Suit, JV, Debt, Equity, Ratios etc. along with various revenue and cost scenarios. The objective is to enable the client to identify the solution best suited to their needs in terms of financial structuring and various financial parameters suited to their needs. ICREA can undertake financial feasibility leveraging its team's seasoned domain and financial expertise.

Business Plan

A Business plan is a document that encompasses all the details of how the a business would function and what are the different strategies to achieve business objectives. This is a comprehensive plan detailing all aspects of the business both the macros and micros and usually covers a period of 5 to 7 years. The intention of this plan is to give internal and external decision makers extensive information both financial and non-financial to decide whether to commit resources to the project.

Financial Feasibility

A financial feasibility needs to be done to understand the financial requirements & obligations to be met before starting any new project which is essential to obtain funding for the project. This gives detailed insights into the cost that would be incurred to get the project started and the growth to be expected. Once the market feasibility is done,  various financial models are prepared as per a pre-agreed scope based on options like Built to Suit, JV, Debt, Equity, Ratios etc. along with various revenue and cost scenarios. The objective is to enable the client to identify the solution best suited to their needs in terms of financial structuring and various financial parameters suited to their needs. ICREA can undertake financial feasibility leveraging its team's seasoned domain and financial expertise.

Financial Modelling

Financial modeling is the construction of spreadsheet models that illustrate a company's prospective financial results in quantitative terms. Financial models can simulate the effect of specific variables so that the company can plan a course of action should they occur. ICREA offers financial modelling services for large ticket transactions for clients to understand the trend & growth of the project. Operators can face various scenarios and possibilities with regards to costs, revenues and capital structures when they are at a stage of committing resources to a project. Some of these scenarios include expansion of a existing business by way of organic or inorganic growth or budgeting and planning. ICREA leveraging its deep operating expertise can create customised financial models enabling clients to look at various possibilities for quick and efficient decision making.

Business Valuation

A business valuation is generally conducted to determine the price the owners would be willing to receive to effect a sale of business or to estimate the economic value of a business. This is usually conducted for internal or external stakeholders for Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity fund raise, IPO etc. ICREA with its deep domain expertise and reach is ideally suited to do such valuations as well as to get buy in from external stakeholders.

Asset Valuation

Asset valuation involves estimating the cost of an asset using different methodologies to arrive at its fair value at which the client can sell or acquire the asset. ICREA with its extensive background in real estate is equipped to perfom the valuation based on the sector, location and type of asset. This exercise is usually carried out for fund raising equity or debt or a potential  Merger and Acquisition transactions and may involve both tangible or intangible factors. ICREA is ideally suited to do such a valuation for smooth transaction execution.

Investment Memorandum

An Investment Memorandum is usually prepared for a fund raising and is customised for the instrument of fund raising. This is a very comprehensive document best prepared by sector experts and specialists like ICREA.

Due Diligence

Due diligence is usually undertaken for an equity fund raise or a  potential Mergers and Acquisition transaction. ICREA is ideally equipped to handle such transactions enabling well informed  decision making by the stakeholder.

Senior Talent Support

ICREA's services include high level HR strategic advising.  ICREA is able to support mid to senior level talent acquisition of clients  through its strategic partners using its wide network of industry professionals connects.

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