WHO WE WORK WITH

OUR ENGAGEMENTS

Sports, Esports

Teams, Leagues and Federations

Strategic Review of Current Operations

For clients that are already doing business in Asia, we audit and review the current state of their operations including a deeper look into the current revenue streams.

Futureproofing our client's business

We accelerate our clients’ business with innovation strategies to adapt current business models and create new business opportunities in Asia. We define what are the operational, tactical and strategic approaches that can be taken. Through a gap analysis, we identify potential new markets and opportunities. This process enhances the futureproofing of our clients’ activities by connecting to them new high value ecosystems and attracting new customers.

Fundraising

We develop fundraising strategies – from Series A to Pre-IPO – adapted to successfully attract Asian and Strategic investors into the round. We assist our clients with the entire process including creating compelling investment collaterals, financial models, investor outreach and negotiations. We structure solid & realistic business plans to raise the right capital needed with adapted instruments(equity, debt, convertibles,etc).

SPORTS TECH and HEALTH TECH

Asia market entry strategies

We advise clients to accelerate their understanding of key Asia markets and trends. Backed by quantitative and qualitative research, we provide clear reports on where new business opportunities lie. 

Growth Strategy: Business development & market representation

We identify what are the best options for our clients to grow their commercial presence in Asia.  We assist some selected clients to sign their first commercial deals in Asia and grow traction for their products. 

Fundraising

We develop fundraising strategies – from Series A to Pre-IPO – adapted to successfully attract Asian and Strategic investors into the round. We assist our clients with the entire process including creating compelling investment collaterals, financial models, investor outreach and negotiations. We structure solid & realistic business plans to raise the right capital needed with adapted instruments(equity, debt, convertibles,etc).

Business Valuation

With our financial modeling expertise valuing business in Asia for more than 15 years, we perform business valuations adapted to each engagement. Our valuation report also provides an industry overview section explaining the value drivers; outlines the inputs and assumptions of the model; and incorporates detailed exhibits that support our valuation conclusion.We employ a variety of approaches or methods applied not only to the subject of the valuation itself, but also to the development of certain inputs into the measurement (e.g. cost of capital, discounts and premiums). The most commonly used valuation methods include the cost, market or income (DCF) approaches.

REAL ESTATE and SPORTS TOURISM

Innovation Capabilities Audit

We scan and examine our clients current capabilities against their desire and ability to change and secure new opportunities.  We identify what current reactive and proactive approaches are being taken to defend positions and gain advantages

Transformation through Innovation

We create an innovation matrix for our client and then source to fill the gaps. With AST’s global network, we source and support the implementation of world’s leading innovative sportstech, fittech and healthtech companies to create sustainable competitive advantage and leverage Asia’s unique market characteristics.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We evaluate potential targets or merger partners as well as financial and strategic alternatives. We advise on strategy, timing, structure, financing, pricing, and we assist in negotiating and closing transactions.

Investors

Competitive Analysis

We prepare for our clients a clear mapping of the Asian competitive environment and identify where the gaps are. We work closely with Private Equity funds to look for for new business opportunities for their portfolio companies.

Strategic Capital and Minority Investments

We have an extensive expertise in sourcing, raising, and structuring strategic capital investments for our clients. We leverage our deep understanding of strategic finance to advise clients making strategic and/or minority investment. We work primarily with Venture Capital and Private Equity funds looking to grow their allocation in our Area of expertise.

Non-Liquid Asset Pricing

Brands, media rights, contracts, players or other complex intellectual properties can sometimes be hard to value. We assist our clients in creating valuation models for these types of assets in the Sports and Esports world for any type of pre/post transactions requirement or related matters.

HOW WE CAN HELP

Building your sports business in Asia

Asia Market Entry &

Growth Strategy

INNOVATION STRATEGY

FINANCIAL ADVISORY