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Why local market knowledge is critical to a successful M&A transaction

Since 2019, BHP has partnered with Translink Corporate Finance, a world leader in specialist, mid-market corporate financial advisory services with 300 experts across more than 35 countries. 

In this short video, Andy Haigh, Partner at BHP Corporate Finance, explains the importance of our partnership and why it maximises the outcome from an M&A process: Watch here

Transcript summary

Since joining Translink in 2019, we have invested in our team, bringing together a mix of senior experienced dealmakers and first-rate research analysts. This puts us in a great position to support clients and help them achieve their goals with a partner-led service backed up by top research and deal materials.

At BHP we have a strong sense of purpose, which revolves around delivering high quality international M&A transactions combined while enjoying our work and having fun along the way. Our partnership with Translink allows us to work closely with experts around the globe, tapping into their expertise while understanding local intricacies that are vital to ironing out communication problems and ensuring an M&A process runs smoothly.

Our clients really appreciate the value of these local relationships, which allow us to ensure nothing is lost in translation when we are delivering the key selling messages on a sell-side transaction. It allows us to negotiate effectively, having gained a clear understanding of the needs and wants of the parties and vastly improves the quality of feedback we receive.

For more details on BHP’s partnership with Translink, visit our International page.