We cover a wide range of consulting services typical to those required by new business development or entering a new market segment.
Due Diligence Management
Acquiring an energy business means retaining for of the best 3rd party advisers and then managing the diligence process to successful and competitive closure. It is critical to be able to understand both the obvious financial model constraints but also not to forget to look for the latent upsides that come with experience.
Interim CEO, iNED, Consulting
With age and experience comes credibility and the ability to lead. Stakeholders need to see someone at the helm with enough "scar tissue" to avoid repeating the same mistakes. Companies faced with rapidly evolving market dynamics or turnaround events need a nimble solution.
Project Development and Management
The energy sector has been through massive revolutions over the last 30 year. Privatisation, unbundling, private finance, sustainability, fuel switching, digitisation, new technologies etc. These create opportunities for new investments, which in turn demand the best approaches to scrums and sprints.
Recent shocks in the global energy markets, coupled with constraints in wholesale capital markets, have exposed some energy players to administration and chapter 11. CMEI is experienced in navigating deals as they come to market.
Assets on the corporate balance sheet often hide behind a soft environment of commodity risk. CMEI is experienced in developing longer dated, structured, and derisked commodity agreements (both financial and physical) that can facilitate the refinancing of these infrastructure assets.
Understanding the input assumptions and their externalities is critical to ensuring the financial model remains current and effective.