The firm focuses its activities in several principal areas. It offers strategic planning and operations research, analysis and recommendations for CEOs, presidents and senior executives, often in conjunction with:
- new or expanded market positioning;
- joint venture or strategic alliance structuring; and
- merger and acquisition activities.
The firm also provides research, analysis and recommendations to debt lenders and equity investors in telecommunications, Internet, media, entertainment and sports deals throughout the world. It offers a full range of services to support due diligence review by investment and commercial banks, insurance companies and pension funds, and venture capital firms.
Another area of focus is helping to manage complex cross-border transactions, particularly those involving partnerships between American companies and companies in Europe and Asia. Strategic corporate and regulatory advice is offered at all stages of these transactions.
The firm frequently is retained to design and deliver top-quality, customized executive education for senior executives and corporate counsel in areas such as strategic planning and negotiation. Formats include executive retreats, specialized in-house workshops and executive briefings.
Expert Research and Testimony
On the legal and regulatory front, the firm supports companies and trade associations in the legislative arena with expert research and analysis. It also supports large-scale corporate and antitrust litigation by providing expert analysis and testimony, including active participation in evaluating discovery materials.