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Corporate Finance & Advisory

Corporate Finance & Advisory

  • Topline CF team is a trusted advisor and arranger for leading local and international investors seeking investment opportunities in Pakistan and has emerged amongst the most active CF teams in the country.
  • Head of CF has an extensive experience of over 19+ years, both locally & internationally. Over the course of his career, he has under taken transactions worth US$6.0+ billion. Head of CF has dealt extensively with SECP, Competition Commission, Stock Exchange, and as well as industry regulators.
  • Topline CEO has almost 25 years of experience in Pakistan’s capital markets, research and broking, placement & capital raising
  • Topline’s Investment Banking Team has completedtransactions worth PKR 100 Billion/ USD 750 Million in last five years and has mandates for a further US$400mn deals.
  • Topline CF has extensive experience of raising working capital (both debt & equity) as well as advisorytransactions including privatizations.
  • Topline CF helps clients develop and achieve their strategic objectives, and cater to their financial needs and assist them in achievement of plans.
  • Topline CF team members have worked on a large number of local & international corporate finance & advisory assignments.
  • Topline Securities is licensed by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan as a Consultant to Issue and Underwriter
  • In recent times, Topline CF has teamed up with top tier global investment banks including Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, UBS and Nomura. Other leading international advisors that Topline has teamed up with include, Auerbach Grayson, EFG-Hermes, Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Price Water House Coopers Pakistan (PWC) and KPMG.
  • Extremely cordial relations with major regional private equity players and financial institutions, allows Topline Securities to undertake equity& debt placements
  • Vast foreign clientele provides Topline Securities with an unmatched distribution capacity and access to leading international investors for corporate finance clients.
  • As an experienced team, Topline Securities has an extensive ‘on-the-pulse’ knowledge of domestic markets and industries.

Select Corporate Finance Transactions

  • Mandated Joint Financial Advisor to Government of Pakistan for divestment of up to 10% stake of Pakistan Petroleum Limited (On-Going)
  • Lead Consultant to Issue for the Initial Public Offering of The Organic Meat Company Limited (On-Going)
  • Manager to Offer to Bio-Exyte Foods Limited for the potential acquisition of more than 30% equity stake in Mitchell’s Fruit Farms Limited
  • Consultant to Issue for PKR 1.0 billion rights issue of Din Textile Limited
  • Arranger and Advisor for placement of 15% equity stake of TPL Insurance Limited
  • Financial Advisor to Vitol Group, Dubai for acquisition of additional shares of Hascol Petroleum Limited
  • Consultant to Issue for the right issue of Hascol Petroleum worth PKR 8.0 billion
  • Joint Consultant to Issue for the right issue of Maple Lead Cement Factory Limited worth PKR 6.0 billion
  • Consultant to Issue for the right issue of Unity Foods Limited worth PKR 3.98 billion
  • Financial Advisor to Noor Financials of Kuwait for divestiture of 15% stake ofMeezan Bank Limited valuing USD 100 Million
  • Consultant to the Issue & Market Maker for Askari Bank Limited’s PKR 6 Billion Tier 1 Capital Term Finance Certificate
  • Joint Consultant to the offer for sale and self listing of PSX worth PKR 4.5bn
  • Consultant to the issue for right issue of Merit Packaging worth PKR 403mn
  • Financial Advisor and Arranger for right issue of Hascol Petroleum worth PKR 3.9bn
  • Financial Advisor and Arranger for Commercial Paper of Crescent Steel worth PKR 800mn
  • Financial Advisor for the acquisition of a 40% equity stake of Pakistan Stock Exchange by Markhor consortium consisting of NASDAQ, DCE Partners, Kingsway and Bilbros.
  • Financial Advisor for the acquisition of a 33% equity stake of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange by Markhor consortium consisting of NASDAQ, DCE Partners, Kingsway and Bilbros.
  • Joint Financial Advisor for PKR 4bn rights issue of Pak Electron Limited.
  • Exclusive Advisor & Arranger for the 33% rights issue of Crescent Star Insurance Limited.
  • Exclusive Advisor & Arranger for the 7.9663% rights issue of Shifa International Hospitals Limited (PKR 1bn).
  • Exclusive Advisor & Arranger for Pre-IPO Private Placement of TPL Properties – PKR 500mn.
  • Joint Financial Advisor to Privatization Commission on the GoP’s divestiture from Multan Electric Supply Company Limited.
  • Joint Financial Advisor to Privatization Commission on the GoP’s divestiture from Peshawar Electricity Supply Company.
  • Lead Arranger & Advisor on PKR 500mn Commercial Paper issue of Pak Elektron Limited.
  • Advisor to HUM TV on their share split.
  • Furthermore, Topline Securities was the Lead Advisor for arranging land mark block trades including:
    • Nestle
    • National Foods
    • Meezan Bank
    • International Steel
    • Pakistan Stock Exchange
    • Packages Limited
    • HUM Networks Limited
    • Abbott Pharmaceuticals
    • Pakistan Tobacco Company
    • Unilever Pakistan
    • Muree Brewery
    • IGI Insurance
    • Thal Limited
    • Glaxo Pakistan
    • PICIC Growth Fund
  • Appointed lead manager of Engro Foods to placement of shares to foreign fund managers.
  • Appointed advisor by Saudi Pak Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company for restructuring of its PKR 2bn equity portfolio.
  • Carried out International Steels valuation for public offer of PKR 1.3bn.
  • Liberty Mills’ share buy-back, advisory and voluntary delisting of PKR 6bn market cap company.