What we do

We solve demanding business problems in the fields of strategy, performance, corporate finance, analytics and modelling.

Business owners, boards of directors, executives and public sector decision makers trust us in building long-term success.

 

We take pride in delivering answers that are strictly to the point and truly actionable.

Services

STRATEGY
Owner strategy

Analyse holdings from an owner’s perspective, set goals and create guidelines for reaching them

Corporate strategy

Allocate resources and develop parenting capabilities in multi-business companies

Business strategy

Understand how to win in the marketplace and craft a set of coherent actions to do it

M&A strategy

Identify and prioritise acquisition targets and other M&A opportunities through criteria derived from your strategic goals and capabilities

Venturing and innovation

Accelerate innovations through reorganising internal processes or leveraging external resources

Market and industry analysis

Understand the present and future of your business environment

PERFORMANCE
Customer insights

Understand your customers and stay up-to-date on their behaviour

Product and portfolio management

Recognise strengths and weaknesses of your portfolio and develop a roadmap to fill in the gaps

Sales and pricing

Align your sales organisation, processes and prices to respond to the changing needs of customers

Supply chain optimisation

Evaluate your whole supply chain to improve its performance, reduce costs and release working capital

Process optimisation

Improve quality and efficiency of your operational, supporting and management processes

Organizational design

Align critical hard and soft elements of your organization with strategic objectives and processes

CORPORATE FINANCE
Buy and sell-side advisory

Manage transaction process from first strategic considerations until closing of the deal

Joint ventures and alliances

Build successful partnerships based on sound foundation, objectives and architecture

Commercial due diligence

Understand risks, development opportunities and other key commercial aspects prior to transaction

Post-merger integration

Align organisations and operations to capture value after transaction

Valuations and fairness opinions

Gain an accurate and objective assessment of company, business or other asset value

Equity and debt advisory

Define optimal capital structure and acquire funding with favourable terms from financial institutions and other investors

ANALYTICS & MODELLING
Data strategy

Plan ways to improve collection and utilisation of data for more informed decision making and perfected daily operations

Digital capabilities

Understand your current digital capabilities and gaps to be filled for successful data strategy implementation

Financial and operational modelling

Count on quantitative models built according to the best industry practices that ensure model applicability and integrity

Insights and forecasting

Anticipate future trends and behaviour with data analysis tools and models

Data visualisation

Interpret company data to gain a better visibility for decision making

Custom tools

Use tailored digital tools to run your operations more efficiently

The Spring Way

OWNERS

Major owners of corporations, family businesses and public sector entities trust us on matters related to their assets

MANAGEMENT

Top decision makers such as CEOs, executives and boards of directors rely on our services

INVESTORS

Our investor clientele consists of private equity firms, venture capitalists, family offices, private and public investors and financial institutions

UNIFIED APPROACH

We have built a set of competences in strategy, performance, corporate finance and analytics & modelling to tackle clients’ challenges from multiple perspectives

TO THE POINT

We focus on the significant. We address the key issues thoroughly but communicate the essence in a concise and understandable form to our clients

ACTIONABLE ANSWERS

Only actionable answers are relevant answers. We see the clients’ needs and capabilities as preconditions to ensure feasibility of our solutions

STRATEGY

We help in setting strategic objectives, planning the way to reach them and designing a set of actions to realise the plan

PERFORMANCE

We design and implement operational performance improvements by optimising processes and increasing business capabilities across customer, cost and supply chain management

CORPORATE FINANCE

We advise in mergers, acquisitions, divestments and other structural arrangements as well as securing funding on favourable terms

ANALYTICS & MODELLING

We utilise powerful digital tools to capitalise on large amounts of data in decision making and performance improvements

TRUST AND AUTONOMY

We believe that flat organisations learn the fastest and are the most efficient. At Spring, everyone takes responsibility of the client, the team and themselves. However, we work as a team and everything we deliver goes through comprehensive cross-review

HIGH PERFORMANCE

While we are informally organised, we strive for the highest quality and efficiency. We value people who are highly effective and want to be surrounded by and learn from high-performing colleagues

LONG-TERM COMMITMENT

We believe that ultimately, we succeed together with our clients. We always choose the client’s long-term success over our short-term gain

Spring in numbers

RECENT PROJECTS BY CLIENT

Private companies

Examples:

  • Commercial vendor due diligence for a global technology company
  • Investment and portfolio strategy for a €200 million investment company
  • Financial advisor in buyside M&A for a private equity owned utility in the energy sector
Listed companies

Examples:

  • Business planning and operational modelling for a world-leading industrial company
  • Commercial business audit and valuation for a B2B conglomerate
  • Working capital efficiency improvement for a global industrial company
Public sector

Examples:

  • Strategic and shareholder value analysis of opening passenger rail transport to competition
  • Synergy and structural assessment for two in-house service providers
  • Guarantee policy evaluation for a major city

 

RECENT PROJECTS BY PRIMARY SERVICE

Strategy

Examples:

  • Industry analysis and restructuring planning for postal sector
  • Strategic advisor for a major private equity owner regarding two portfolio companies
  • M&A strategy for an €120 million B2B service provider
Corporate finance

Examples:

  • Sell-side financial advisor for an exchange-listed conglomerate
  • Financial advisor in €50 million debt refinancing and capex facility for an energy utility
  • Emerging business area valuation for an exchange-listed global industrial company
Performance

Examples:

  • Supply chain process and working capital efficiency modelling, planning, tool development and implementation for a global exchange-listed industrial company
  • Product portfolio and pricing optimisation through extensive lifecycle profitability modelling for a global exchange-listed industrial company
  • Purchasing synergy assessment for major B2C companies
64
COMBINED YEARS OF ADVISORY EXPERIENCE
5
OF TOP 30 FINNISH COMPANIES ADVISED
Dozens
OF INTERNAL EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
20
% SHARE OF DATA-INTENSIVE PROJECTS
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