With high levels of construction activity in the global marketplace, stakeholders of capital projects rely on expert opinion, testimony, and practical advice to help assess and mitigate risks. As construction projects become increasingly sophisticated in terms of programming, technology, and the global supply chain, disputes remain a common feature.
Construction itself is more complex than ever, driven by new technologies and contracting methods; cost overruns, project delays, quality concerns, and changes in the scope of projects create significant delivery risks; and Participants in major capital projects increasingly comprise diverse owners, capital sources, and contractors with competing priorities. Understanding the origins, scale, and potential impacts of the inherent risks in execution is vital to the effective management of the project through the entire lifecycle.
Few sectors of the global economy rival the energy sector in size, complexity, and breadth of operations. The value chain from wellhead to wall socket is interlinked and interdependent across multiple parameters, and deep experience across multiple subsectors is required to provide the highest level of professional services to energy companies and those with interests in energy companies.
Ankura’s energy team brings a wide and deep breadth of technical, operational, and financial expertise across the major energy subsectors to bear on each assignment, providing clients the benefit of years of experience that encompasses the wider lens needed to succeed in today’s dynamic environment.
In the ever-changing regulatory environment, Ankura’s multi-disciplinary and cross-functional team of experts assists clients within the financial services sector in addressing issues related to civil disputes and regulatory enforcement matters, risk management, as well as process improvement to manage risk, ensure compliance, and resolve regulatory inquiries as they arise. Our team includes former industry, regulatory, and law enforcement professionals, certified public accountants, certified fraud examiners, economists, experts in valuation and tax, certified forensic and e-discovery professionals, and technologists with data analytics and systems expertise.
Real Estate Advisory
Real Estate Advisory
Ankura’s Real Estate Advisory (AREA) team guides owners, investors, and lenders throughout the real estate lifecycle. Our professionals are committed to delivering customised solutions in complex situations. We have broad industry expertise and deep experience that adds significant value in advising clients on how best to respond to business challenges. Furthermore, we offer a unique front-to-back platform, covering valuation, advisory, litigation support and expert witness, and turnaround and restructuring services.
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Expertise in all commercial property types, including industrial and distribution, multifamily, residential homebuilder, office, and retail, as well as operationally intensive assets, such as hotels, healthcare, and student and senior housing.
Our team, consisting of accomplished professionals with specialties across all real estate asset classes and the real estate lifecycle. Our professionals include real estate valuation and consulting experts, asset managers, and work-out bankers. Certifications include MAI, FRICS, and CRE.
An integrated service approach that brings together our skilled professionals’ industry knowledge and their functional expertise to deliver quality services and outcomes for our clients.
At Ankura, we have a deep bench of expert witnesses across many disciplines in the healthcare and life sciences industries. Our professionals include former industry executives, federal prosecutors, and health plan compliance officers. We also have experts in compliance, forensic accounting, financial damages, valuation, clinical billing and coding, healthcare reimbursement, economics, and other disciplines. Our experts have been closely involved in high-profile issues facing life sciences and healthcare organisations over the past few decades and can provide testimony that distills the key concepts of a dispute.
Government sector leaders and clients face unique challenges in trying to effect change, manage a crisis, drive implementation, or transform relevant public services and functions. Roadblocks and challenges come in many forms, including geopolitical factors, fiscal and economic conditions, transparency and community/public awareness and pressure. The realities of budget constraints and essential constituent needs also come to bear.
Ankura has a diverse and experienced team of professionals with the skillset necessary to advise public sector clients in matters that range from proactive initiatives to reactive scenarios involving critical support in the areas of solutions, crisis management, investigations, transparency and implementation, among others. Our team’s experience includes public service and public policy advice that are important in understanding and supporting government sector clientele.
Ankura’s retail team has extensive experience advising companies through the entire retail sector. Retail is perpetually changing and requiring retailers to adapt and innovate to stay competitive in a globalized economy. The industry shift to all-channel commerce has redefined the industry and supply chain. Retailers must be agile and pivot from traditional models to hybrid models and immersive customer experiences to remain competitive.
As this transformation continues, retailers are looking for ways to streamline operations, optimize footprints, rationalize costs, and preserve operating margins. Our retail professionals have the industry insight and on-hand experience to assist companies in understanding and navigating retail’s challenging and continuously evolving landscape.