Domestic Services


By flexibly combining our management consulting, M&A advising, and Management executive support functions, and Business revitalization support functions, Frontier Management Inc. provides clients with coherent, consistent, and optimal management support services, which we see through from start to fruition.

Management Consulting

Services


Support in formulating growth strategies, new business strategies, M&A strategies, etc.

• Based on analyses of market attractiveness from a long-term perspective and an analysis of your company′s organizational capabilities, we provide practical support in formulating growth strategies including the creation of new businesses, business expansion into peripheral domains, re-growth of existing businesses, re-building business portfolios and M&A strategies.

Support in Business Process Reengineering (BPR) of various functions including sales, production, procurement and logistics

• Professionals equipped with expertise will provide support in reinforcing the organizational capabilities of the sales, production, procurement, logistics functions/business units, etc., which will be required to execute growth strategies, through business process reforms and other means.

Solutions that utilize the latest technology of AI, IoT and FinTech

• Adapting the latest technologies such as AI, IoT, FinTech to every industry and business category has become an urgent issue in today′s world, and we will leverage our knowledge of such latest technology to promote the creation of new growth opportunities and establishment of new business models.

Support in transforming the corporate climate in preparation for new growth

• In an effort to realize growth strategies, we will accelerate the transformation of the corporate climate and the mindset, which despite previous efforts had resisted change due to internal and external constraints including an entity′s long history.

Competitive Edge


Commitment by professionals experienced in management to the outcome in growth areas

• Our members with management and practical experience at business corporations from a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, services and telecommunications will leverage their extensive experience to commit not only to the formulation of strategies for growth, new businesses and M&As but also to the outcome.

Indicating a long-term vision based on industrial and technical knowledge

• By indicating a long-term vision based on forecasts of megatrends, forecasts of changes in industrial structures and information on technological innovation acquired through proprietary research and analysis, we will support your growth and help you navigate the radical changes in the business environment.

Knowledge of the capital markets, including such matters as the Corporate Governance Code

• We have professionals who have worked in securities firms, banks and audit firms capable of supporting the formulation of strategies and conducting communications in line with the demands of the capital markets, such as compliance with the Corporate Governance Code.


M&A Advisory

Services


Deal Advisory Services (Including Cross-border M&As)

• Drafting of M&A strategy, preparation of a longlist and approach to potential buyers/sellers


• Feasibility analysis of disposal, proposal of acquisition strategy, carve-outs, proposal of transaction structure, providing negotiation and contract advice, and closing support


• Corporate valuation services including estimation of corporate value and merger ratios, and drafting fairness opinions


• M&A-related services including financial and tax due diligence and PPA

Post-M&A (PMI) Consulting

• Planning and formulation of strategies relating to Post M&A Integration (Formulation of integration plan, formulation of business strategies and mid-term business plans, and designing the organization and governance, in addition to functioning as the Integration Management Office and providing support for progress management)

Business Succession Consulting

• Providing consulting services to address various issues relating to the succession of management and assets for companies including privately-owned entities

Competitive Edge


We are ranked in the top 10 in domestic M&A Advisory Services

• Our members who have pursued various M&A projects at foreign investment banks, securities firms, audit firms and consulting firms provide advisory services to a wide-range of projects. We are ranked among the top 10 advisors in Japan in terms of the number of projects handled.*

* : According to the advisory track record for 2011 to 2016 compiled by Bloomberg

We are capable of dealing with cross-border M&A by coordinating with partner firms around the world

• In addition to the bases of Shanghai, Singapore and New York (preparing to open), we have established a network with about 30 overseas M&A advisory firms including securities divisions of major US commercial banks and European and Indian securities divisions, and provide support in cross-border deal sourcing and execution.

We provide coherent and consistent advice from M&A strategy formulation to M&A execution support and beyond to Post M&A Integration (PMI).

• We support M&As from M&A strategy formulation to execution support and beyond to PMI by providing a wide-range of solutions.


• We support successful M&As by maintaining a dedicated PMI team which allows for consistent actions that look ahead to the integration process, which is a key to the success of the M&A.


Management Executive Support

Services


Support through the dispatch of management teams including the CxO

• We send our senior-level talent with abundant management experience as the executive management to our clients together with our junior-level, high-functioning staff in order to ensure speedy management


• We basically maintain full-time staff at our client entities thereby allowing a number of our staff to take on the role of management and corporate planning, which, in turn, contributes to the reinforcement of management.

Dispatch of turnaround managers

• When a turnaround requires someone to adjust the interests of multiple stakeholders, we dispatch a fully-experienced turnaround manager to assist executive duties and see the issues through to their resolution, thereby contributing not only to our clients but also to the stakeholders and society in general.

From various surveys and analyses to support in the implementation of the 100-day turnaround to ensure “outcome”

• In addition to identifying problems through business due diligence and formulating business plans, we provide support to execute the plan in 100 days from its inception.


• We will build alliances and leverage our internal and external knowledge as well as various expertise in order to solve increasingly sophisticated and complex management issues.

Competitive Edge


Contributing to the enhancement of corporate value of entities in every stage from growing entities to entities requiring turnaround

• We are committed to “Outcome = (Performance)”


• A compensation system that is reasonable to both parties that combine fixed compensation and success fees can be set up, and business solutions may be offered that correspond to different stages in the time line.

A diverse and experienced team comprising a dozen professional managers

• By forming an optimal team comprising those with experience of being turnaround manager who have been with us since the start of Frontier Management Inc. and experienced talent with management experience at business corporations, we seek to enhance the corporate value of our clients.

Based on hands-on support, unlike regular consulting services

• As part of our varied hands-on service lineup, it is possible to form a customized team that combines in-house and outside professionals in response to client requests.


• It is possible to have us flexibly take part in the client′s line of decision-making in order to ensure the speedy achievement of the desired outcome.


Business Revitalization Support

Services


Business revitalization

• Drafting of business revitalization plans, formulation of action plans for the implementation of the plans, and monitoring


• Drafting of financial assistance schemes and support in various negotiations with related parties


• Drafting of capital policies and support in execution of various business restructuring transactions

Support in running the crisis Project Management Office

• A full-time consultant will support the running of a companywide Project Management Office (PMO) that oversees responses to crises such as accidents and scandals.


• Advice and support will be provided in investigating causes and coordinating prevention measures from a sound corporate management perspective.

Competitive Edge


Hands-on support from experienced professionals

• We will mitigate the confusion within the company while adjusting the various interests that have materialized both in and outside of the company as a result of the crisis.

Support provided by a team with a wide range of backup in an integrated manner

• A team with a wide range of professional backup including industrial analysts, strategic consultants, former investment bankers, lawyers, certified public accountants and tax accountants provide support in solving a wide range of issues in various fields.

Strong ties with financial institutions

• We provide powerful support in coordinating with various parties in executing the financial assistance schemes.

We can provide valuable information in the drafting and execution of capital policies and alliance strategies.

• We have at our disposal a network of potential investors and entities both in Japan and abroad cultivated through our M&A Advisory Services.