New Delhi, Thursday, 19th August 2023 SMC Capitals, a leading investment bank, is delighted to announce its strategic collaboration with Translink Corporate Finance (www.translinkcf.com), a global mergers and acquisition group, to offer Indian companies a global platform for cross-border M&A opportunities. The partnership strengthens SMC Capitals' international capabilities through Translink’s global network and expertise.
Combining analytical approach with over three decades of local experience, SMC is well placed to match businesses with the right global partners while navigating cultural and business intricacies. Translink, with its expansive network across 35 nations, unlocks a plethora of prospects for Indian enterprises.
Commenting on the partnership, Shweta Aggarwal, director SMC Capitals, said, "This exciting new partnership with Translink Corporate Finance will allow SMC to open a myriad of opportunities for Indian companies seeking global alliances through Translink’s strong presence across Europe, Asia and the Americas. At SMC, we pride ourselves on our local market knowledge and relationships across sectors from IT/ITes and healthcare to FMCG and manufacturing. With this collaboration, we can expand our international capabilities and offer a range of solutions across geographies to our Indian clientele."
“Drawing on a rich reservoir of experience, SMC Capitals brings a distinctive edge to the forefront. Our strategy seamlessly fuses quantitative and qualitative methods, highlighting our consistent knack for identifying optimal business alliances. Our skill in navigating diverse business and cultural terrains uniquely positions us to streamline and enhance the deal-making process. With Translink's expansive global network, we are poised to enrich domestic offerings and bolster our international M&A capabilities.”
David Strempel, vice chairman Translink Corporate Finance, said, “We are truly pleased to have SMC Capitals join Translink. India has always been of keen interest for our clients around the globe. With SMC Capitals as our partner in India, we will be able to benefit from their extensive coverage, knowledge and network of relationships across India. We are convinced that we will see an important increase in our cross-border deal flow with India”, says David Strempel, Vice Chairman Translink International.
A win-win partnership
With seamless knowledge sharing between SMC Capitals and Translink, Indian companies will be able to access a wider network, providing them with local insights and exceptional deal execution capabilities, as well as expertise in cross-border transactions, with local support in India and the target country. Translink’s sector knowledge will give Indian companies deep insight into target countries’ business potential and deal dynamics.
On the other side, SMC’s deep network in India, and access to VC/PE investee companies, this partnership will deliver high-quality, strategic deal opportunities for international clients seeking to capitalise on India’s market growth and technological advancements. This means access to a large pool of public and private companies in India, efficient target mapping supported by local intelligence and qualitative metrics, and crucial guidance to build the requisite relationships and comply with regulatory bodies to get the deal done.
The partnership presents massive potential for Indian and international companies, with a team of experienced advisors on-hand to steward deals from start to finish.