Corporate Finance

Providing strategic and financial advisory services to companies in sugar and bioenergy (ethanol and electricity) markets.

Czarnikow's Corporate Finance team is highly experienced with strong investment banking skills and a deep understanding of the sugar and bioenergy value chains.  It benefits from direct access to Czarnikow’s world-renowned market intelligence and local links across Czarnikow’s global network.  The team has strong relationships with key strategic players across the supply chain, including financial institutions, banks, producers, refineries, consumers and energy companies and undertakes different types of transactions in several locations. Our team is located across the Americas and Asia.

The team works with a small number of mandates at any one time to ensure that its services are focused on specific client requirements. Its work revolves typically around three main areas: Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures, Debt raising and restructuring, and Strategic consultancy.


Czarnikow works in all fronts of the sector bringing capital structure solutions from M&A and Joint Venture transactions to debt structuring supported by an in-depth analysis of the companies and the market being the leading M&A advisory firm in the Brazilian sugarcane biomass cogeneration sector, having advised on high profile deals in this specialist area.  Czarnikow has also been involved in some of Brazil's largest M&A transactions in recent years, working with parties on both the buy-side and sell-side.