Advisory

Emerge Capital provides advice on strategies to raise, invest and optimize capital for major real estate companies, portfolios, projects, and large scale transactions.  Our team brings together corporate finance and transaction professionals with deep expertise in the real estate sector globally

+ Asset or Portfolio Strategy

Supporting clients to identify value-add opportunities and establish an optimal strategy based on evaluation frameworks including highest and best use analysis.

Supported a large government client to conduct a comprehensive highest-and-best-use analysis regarding alternative uses for sites surrounding a major healthcare development, which was then benchmarked to global best practice. The analysis was then used to inform a detailed development and staging plan supported by a dynamic project cashflow and recommended transaction structuring.

+ Independent Peer Reviews

Emerge Capital provides clients with a fresh and truly independent review of their project driven by analysis of documentation including financial models, investment prospectus’ or procurement collateral, as a form of assuring quality, value and objectivity.

Provided an independent peer review of complex structuring options for a large government portfolio that was looking to be outsourced. The review leveraged Emerge Capital's network of industry contacts and IP to obtain more than 30 market precedents for investigation. In addition, a detailed global benchmarking report was produced which was supported by a soft market sounding.

+ Business Case Development

Emerge Capital supports in the end to end development of formal business cases to help clients progress opportunities.

Acted as Lead Project Manager across specialist and technical teams to produce a business case for a metro station as part of the Sydney Metro project. The business case included a detailed examination of economic multipliers and value drivers through EVA modelling and developed complex strategic arguments and counter arguments to support the business case.

+ Procurement Support

Emerge Capital is able to support the end to end procurement process, including early market engagement, through soft market soundings through to EOI and RFP development and support.

Emerge Capital leveraged private sector relationships to introduce a government client to both domestic and international proponents as part of a high-profile market sounding for a major transport oriented development. Emerge Capital jointly led individual proponent workshops with the client and recommended input into the EOI process and transaction timeline.

+ Commercial Due Diligence

Emerge Capital supports clients, both purchasers and vendors, in due diligence processes by acting as an Independent Commercial Advisor, providing unbiased expert advice on transaction commercials, to optimise deal structures, and navigate contract negotiations.

Emerge Capital provided commercial due diligence services for an offshore institutional investor on a A$300m equity co-investment into a major premium commercial office development in Sydney. We provided commercial due diligence, contract negotiation and transaction structuring advice, financial modelling support, as well as advice on general market practices and managing technical consultants on behalf of the investor, helping the client successfully achieve contract close.

+ Development & Projects

Emerge Capital can support in the identification of appropriate development options across landbanks supported by detailed financial analysis to determine optimal product. Assessing land banks, product offering, competitor and market positions, and sales strategies for real estate groups, portfolios or high profile individual sites.

Created a bespoke financial model and funding strategy for a major mixed use development that allowed for dynamic cashflow analysis to identify potential funding gaps.

+ Capital Model & Financing

Emerge Capital supports clients to achieve maximum project value through both enhancing project feasibilities, phasing, and capital models. With deep expertise in real estate project finance, corporate finance, joint ventures and real estate funds with expertise in institutional equity and debt structuring, Emerge Capital is able to support clients to achieve an optimal outcome.

Created a dynamic whole-of-project capital model for a major mixed use development that enabled a rigorous review of the existing model to identify funding gaps. Work-out strategies were then articulated that included staged development and a comprehensive pathway to upscale returns.