Fund placement services

Backwater Oldbridge is an independent fund placement agent with key focus in the MENA region. We assist private equity houses and venture capital firms source funds from the MENA based sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and institutional investors.

Investment banking

BackwaterOldbridge is a full service M&A advisory firm and we work with clients on sell side and buy side mandates.

Transaction Advisory services
Due diligence

Our transaction support team provide comprehensive due diligence advice and support in evaluating the risk/return considerations of a transaction. Covering financial accounting, tax, valuation, and industry expertise, the team assist the client in identifying the value drivers and the deal issues of each unique transaction. We provide due diligence assistance to buy side, as well as sell side.


Our valuation services are both regulatory and transaction driven in nature. We assist in:

  • Transaction reference/funding requirement
  • Swap ratio for mergers
  • RBI requirement for issue/transfer of shares
  • Joint venture /splits /buyouts
  • Family settlement/dispute resolution
  • Transfer pricing for tax purposes
  • ESOP
  • Asset revaluations
  • Impairment testing
  • Joint venture /splits /buyouts
  • Reporting to investors
  • Valuation for NAV calculation by Funds
  • Brand Valuation
  • Valuation of intellectual property
  • Valuation of customer contracts
  • Asset valuation for purchase price allocation for accounting for business combination
  • Feasibility studies / business plans

    We assist start-ups and growing business houses to determine their optimum growth potential and the ways and means to achieve the same. We work very closely with the leadership team of the business house to understand the value proposition, the growth model, and the risk matrix to suggest the way forward