To support our clients in their consideration for a new chemical, petrochemical, food, biofuel, biotech or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, the investor or lendor needs a degree of assurance that the investment is a smart and profitable decision. Our typical methodology to review the key business performance factors are:

Business Operations

  • Validation of client’s financial model for the new project
  • New project business assessments
  • Human resource evaluation
  • Safety evaluation
  • Status of operating permits
  • Key contractual documents and obligations
  • Environmental compliance with applicable state, province, country or World Bank regulations

Technical Operation

  • Assess plant operating performance
  • Assess plant performance and reliability
  • Inspection and operating reports for major equipment items
  • Plant inspection and asset condition check
  • Maintenance program and implementation of maintenance program
  • Determination of the capital expenditure required for the facility to enhance its long-term profitability

Market Evaluation

  • Assess historic production capacity and global forecast, supply/demand situation and trade flows
  • Forecast feedstock, catalyst and product prices
  • Assess target company’s economic competitiveness for global business market
  • Review impact of anticipated regulatory changes in market
  • Assess key economic factors, issues, and risks associated with the proposed investment