4 areas of advisory services

Mergers & Acquisitions

Specialized M&A services for owners and investors in the Fashion, Retail and Luxury sector.


Sell side, buy side and capital raising

Search for strategic partners and for financial investors / targets

Upstream advice and opportunities mapping

Sector-specialist contact network

Combination of strategic and sector expertise with M&A transaction capability

Negotiation of deal and coordination of other client advisors (legal, due diligence, etc.)

Strategy and Brand Development

Consulting services in strategy, organization

and brand development.


Development strategy, competitive benchmarking and market positioning,

Product offering, distribution strategy and  image management,
Business plans
Retail concepts and merchandising, collection development and structure
License strategy 
Organization design and operational performance

Licensing and Partnerships

License strategy and partner search ;  assist for set-up of franchise, license and JVs.


Product portfolio analysis and strategy
License strategy
License partner screening and approach

Business plan definition and  negotiation of contract terms
Creative partnership strategies: from original idea to complete structuring and negotiation
Briefing of design and product teams

Branding and Consumer Intelligence

Brand concept formulation and consumer research (qualitative and quantitative).


Analysis of Brand roots, heritage, codes, core values and DNA

Brand Books
Primary market research on market, consumers and brand image

Test of new product launch, retail concept, merchandising, brand perception, communication, etc.
Tools: focus groups, interviews, online questionnaires, mystery shoppers, expert Panels ...

International, seamless execution

Note: We also provide leadership consulting and management coaching services to managers, teams and organizations, through our affiliate company “P-ACTA

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