FreshGlance is EBRD approved Local Consultant in Strategy, Operations, and Finance Management Development

Your corporate finance advisor

We are a future-thinking and innovative Advisory Team of over twenty reputable business partners and professionals, with vast experience and solid background in professional business consultancy, project management, client service, leadership and team building, setting business strategies and management practices, which are recognized both, locally and internationally.
Experiences
Experiences
Experiences of our Team members were built in leading global consultancy firms, international financial institutions, governmental organizations, and reputable local advisory and commercial practices.
Integral
Integral
We are integral and collaborative. Our professionals are capable to offer our clients a profound sense and understanding of Baltic, EU, and CIS markets. We are committed to the client purpose, share high ethical standards, and tackle and deliver more complex and non-trivial assignments.
Professional
Professional
Our team is multilingual. We speak Baltic languages, English, Russian, German, and some other EU languages. Besides Europe, our cross-border connections reside in some Asian and American markets. We partner with reputable consultancy firms in Baltic states, EU, CIS, and wider.

Corporate finance advisory Domain

Our corporate finance knowledge and expertise have been gained in the following areas:
M&A advisory
M&A advisory
Financing solutions
Financing solutions
Financial modelling
Financial modelling
Forensics
Forensics
Business planning and budgeting process
Business planning and budgeting process
Management accounts and automation of reporting
Management accounts and automation of reporting
Financial, tax, legal, and operational due diligence
Financial, tax, legal, and operational due diligence
Financial performance and analysis
Financial performance and analysis
Valuation of business and assets, including financial instruments, property, various collateral
Valuation of business and assets, including financial instruments, property, various collateral
IPO readiness, IFRS and Local GAAP reporting advisory
IPO readiness, IFRS and Local GAAP reporting advisory

SIA FreshGlance is a full-service M&A advisor assisting its local and international clients in creating value of their businesses. We help our clients through all business financial processes and stages. Our help begins with granulation of financing needs, choice of sources of funding appropriate to the circumstances. We bring right creditors and investors, help develop investor relations, ensure reliable due diligence and valuation, negotiate and conclude securely fair term transactions while standing for the interests of our clients.

We advise on raising finance from private equity providers, banks, financing platforms, other alternative debt and equity providers, and capital markets. We help with:

  • Equity transactions (M&As, MBOs)

  • Project finance

  • Trade finance

  • Refinancing and bridge financing

We advise owners and management to maximize business value. Our team offers great project management skills, high ethical standards and confidential handling of commercial information and sensitive transaction matters. We address business needs for cross-border advice and reduce transaction risks and human sentiment inherent in the deals.

In order to arrive at a valuation being fair for a buyer and seller, a borrower and lender, a reputable and independent expert comes to play. Our appraisers stick to international valuation standards, being backed, where required, by IFRS experts who help interpret and corroborate local GAAP based data for the valuation, financial modelling, and other purposes.

Let us know when you need assistance in:

  • Business valuation

  • Valuations in the context of business restructuring

  • Valuations for accounting purposes

  • Purchase price allocation

  • ‘Fair Value’ / independent expert reports

  • Intellectual property valuations

  • Impairment tests for an asset

  • Share based options, etc

We offer business advice to support companies in a substantial challenge or change. We provide our advice when there is a need for:

  • Business, financial, operational, or legal restructuring driven by internal agenda, external factors, or M&A

  • Change in corporate governance

  • Improvement of debt, cash and working capital management

  • Leveraging fast growing business

We service our client needs pre and post IPO. Our IPO readiness offerings help understand investor and regulatory environment, financial, governance, reporting, and compliance challenges to overcome and get ready. We assist our clients to:

  • Manage IPO projects

  • Improve financial reporting

  • Reorganize business groups

  • Change over to IFRS

  • Optimize accounting and implement fast close

  • Build equity story

  • Draft Stock Exchange Prospectus

  • Communicate with regulators, the Exchange, external auditor and other advisors

Core Team and Qualifications

Working for the reputation, so that reputation works for us.
Andrei Surmach
Andrei Surmach
Team lead

Andrei’s experience in the consultancy profession counts for over 27 years. He started his professional career at PWC Moscow and last 20 years acted in various leadership roles in Big 4 offices in CIS and Baltics. Andrei is council member and advisor to several business groups.

Through his career Andrei gained solid experience of country manager and team leader, executive and supervisory board member, engagement and lead client service partner.

  • Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA), UK

Right experts in the right time.

Some of our business partners

2021-2023 M&A and Corporate finance advisory credentials

Asset valuation and PPA advisory for a Baltic banking group

Business unit sale mandate with a Baltic car leasing fintech

Equity and credit financing mandate with a Baltic mortgage business

Equity and credit financing mandate with a Baltic fintech

Financial due diligence for a Baltic retail chain

Financial due diligence for an EU bank

Asset valuation for a Baltic fintech

Asset valuation for a Baltic bank

Business unit sale mandate with a Baltic bank

Forensics for an EU pharma group

Financial advisory for a Baltic mortgage business

Freshglance knowledge and experience in other consultancy areas

Our entire team’s knowledge and expertise reside in the following focus areas:
Assurance
Assurance
  • Audit under ISA and local regulations

  • Regulatory and voluntary compliance and assurance

  • Internal audit and controls

  • Banking asset quality review

  • XBRL reporting

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Legal
Legal
  • AML/sanctions laws

  • KYC/AML onboarding and screening

  • Corporate governance

  • Migration and labor law

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Information technology
Information technology
  • Data and systems management and analysis

  • IT staff outsourcing

  • Finance digitalization and automation

  • Business process automation

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Taxation
Taxation
  • International taxation and tax structuring

  • Corporate and personal taxation

  • Transfer pricing

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Business administration
Business administration
  • Strategy setting and implementation

  • Human Capital Management

  • Talent acquisition

  • Business development

  • Sustainability management

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