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03/ Business Analysis, Research & Studies

Business Analysis, Research & Studies.

Pennfords' Research and Business Analysis service is recognised for its analytical expertise and global capacities. Our research and business analysis specialties includes;

Project Planning

Establish the framework for the initial planning phases of a project and to design an action plan to carry a project from planning to successful operation.


Operations & Performance

To review operations to improve efficiency, performance and maximize benefits.


Pennfords' conduct studies involving analysis of market supply and demand, legal, financial feasibility, site analysis, economic impact and development planning. Our analysts are also involved in preparing detailed revenue and expense projections, assessing and recommending optimal financial alternatives analysis and reviewing various financial structures, analysing the cost-benefits of financing options and assisting in the development of public/private financial packages. Our studies can be included in offers as a basis for raising capital for development projects.


Due Diligence Services

Our due diligence specialists offer assistance when a transaction or industry is complex. We examine the financial and legal results and projections to determine if they reflect anticipated operating performance and look for trends that should be cause for either concern or optimism.​ Applying legal and financial modelling and value the company using assumptions pertinent to our client’s credit decisions. We also look closely at underlying operations to identify potential difficulties and opportunities, probe the company’s projections, test the assumptions and examine major issues including;​​


1.    Quality of Controls,

2.    Insurance,

3.    Contingent liabilities,

4.    Current and future market position,

5.    Cash flow projections,

6.    Industry Evaluation,

7.    Asset deterioration,

8.    Ramifications of future actions,

9.    Existing Positions.

Economic Impact

Determining the economic, tax, legal or fiscal implications of planned projects or programs in terms of jobs, projected revenue, costs and resultant economic development opportunities.


Funding Analysis

Identifying and quantifying the various funding vehicles available to both private and public sector entities.

Operations Management

Assisting clients develop competitively distinct operations capabilities. By combining the industry’s business knowledge function understanding, our analysts develop customized client specific solutions including analysis, operations strategy, business process redesign, strategic sourcing, supply chain management and technology choice and deployment

Information Technology 

Ensuring that a strategy driven systems approach is followed, weighing the needs of the business and applying the right technologies to further the overall goals. By linking strategic, operation and technological expertise, we are able to provide our clients a powerful and unique resource for resolving highly complex, global operational and competitive issues.​​ 

Performance Measurement & Reporting

Our analysts assist clients to generate quick and accurate performance results, avoid reporting setbacks, obtain required information quickly and reduce risk though activity-based costing, financial management, cost management, profit planning re-engineers, performance measurement and package implementation.

Further Areas

  • Economic research providing interpretation of the latest public and governmental data releases,

  • Credit research on investment grade issuers,

  • Markets strategy to advise clients on portfolio allocation or trading decision,

  • Derivatives research for structuring transactions or analysing the risks and opportunism of derivative products,

  • Cross-Market Analysis within countries and across borders,

  • Bond index development for government and corporate markets world-wide,

  • Emerging markets, external and local debt, and foreign exchange analysis.

  • Product expertise in bond and derivative products world-wide.

We encourage you to contact one of our specialists for a free initial consultation to assess your requirements. With all bookings you can expect a full summary, legal opinion, recommendations and next steps to accomplish your goals.​

Pennfords' focuses on providing clients with comprehensive legal and corporate assistance. Our specialists have the capacity to come on board and handle all aspects from start to finish while acting on your behalf with a view to successfully strategising and implementing your plans. Clients can select our services to establish their plans or to remain on-board as to ensure on-going efficiency. For more information on the specialist services we can offer please select one of the categories or contact one of our agents.

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