Investment consulting is a kind of intellectual activity related to consulting on investments of own or borrowed funds (or equity) in the business in order to obtain reasonable profit. Investment consulting involves provision of consultations and guiding in the event of:
- purchasing of a business;
- selling of a business;
- business mergers and acquisitions;
- separation of business.
Investment consulting in the situation of creation, purchase or merger and acquisition, raising of stock and/or debt capital is the key to future success and prevention of a number of problematic situations in the future.
Effective investment consulting requires detailed understanding of all aspects of the business, whether that be fund raising, creation of the alliance, purchase or sale of business. Each decision must have economic feasibility, appropriateness and compliance with the overall strategy of business and interests.
In order to obtain objective information, the following activities should be carried out: