Affinitas Consulting Advisory service

Advisory Service

Mergers and Acquisitions (SMEs)

Affinitas advisory services bridges the flow of capital and assets between Europe and emerging markets. Our middle market clients rely on our local presence combined with a global reach. We bridge multiple jurisdictions and take advantage of double taxation treaties to ensure the most efficient taxation for our clients.

Affinitas advisory services bridges the flow of capital and assets between Europe and emerging markets. Our middle market clients rely on our local presence combined with a global reach. We bridge multiple jurisdictions and take advantage of double taxation treaties to ensure the most efficient taxation for our clients.

  • Seller Advisory
    Confidential pre-screening of targets, facilitate initial discussions, advise on options to ensure best value for stakeholders
  • Buyer Advisory
    Based on a client’s unique strategic criteria, we can research and develop a universe of candidate firms that meet the chosen geography, size, and service goals; pre-qualify them; facilitate merger discussions; and help you close the deal.
  • Deal Structuring
    Structuring a deal involves timing, communication and substance. We can guide our clients through the process to structure a win-win deal.
  • Due Diligence Advisory
    During the M&A process there are a lot of variable to account for both qualitative and quantitative. Cultural aspects, socio economics as much as hard numbers to analyze. Our experience across emerging markets allows us to advise our clients on business variables that are not often evident to the new market participants.
  • Integration Planning
    Any acquisition or merger requires numerous activities to take place AFTER the deal has been concluded. We help plan for these activities well ahead of the deal closing by organizing a set of activities to ensure alignment among stakeholders across the entities involved.

Tax and Cost planning and management

Our clients, especially in Europe, they require our services to analyze their cost base in an attempt to develop some savings by applying the most updated fiscal legislation available. Given the understanding of several European tax legislations we are able to provide custom made solutions designed to minimize the tax burden for our clients. We are only compensated based upon the results that we generate for our clients.
Most cross-border transactions or clients that have international operations require expert advice on how to optimize their tax burden.

Over the years we leveraged double taxation treaties across most of the jurisdictions where we operate to ensure our clients adhere to the relevant rules and regulations as well as enjoy an optimal tax burden matching their objectives.

We work with corporate entities and individual alike to ensure the necessary structures are put in place to achieve both corporate and individual objectives.

Jurisdiction specific services:

  • UAE VAT tax registration and consulting
  • UAE VAT preparation and VAT returns submission to the tax authorities;
  • UAE to third countries: double taxation treaties;
  • Malta to third countries: double taxation treaties;
  • Latvia to third countries: double taxation treaties.
  • UAE residency: individuals and corporate entities;
  • Malta residency: individuals and corporate entities;
  • Latvia residency: individuals and corporate entities.