Class 1 Acquisition


  • Our client, a listed leisure business, engaged us to support them in a Class 1 Acquisition. The process was competitive and information was restricted.
  • We assisted management in developing a robust financial model to provide accurate projections and enable scenario and synergy analysis to support the acquisition and subsequent debt raising.

Swan Activity

  • Developed a fully flexible financial model
  • Created functionality to run multiple scenarios and sensitivities
  • Modelled a range of structures and synergy cases in real time to enable management to finesse their bid price
  • Modelled potential funding requirements for a range of scenarios
  • Worked closely with advisors to provide the required outputs


  • The Swan Team delivered effectively in this highly competitive environment with multiple stakeholders and changing deal structure
  • The acquisition completed successfully