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About Us

Frontier Strategies was established in 2017 as a boutique financial consultancy firm providing services in Asia’s frontier markets. Our focus is on sovereign and corporate debt, including new issues, liability management as well as distressed situations. Several transactions involving our services and solutions won prestigious capital markets awards, being testimony to our relentless pursuit of “best in class” execution for our sovereign, quasi-sovereign and private sector clients

Customised and creative solutions 

  • We are deeply committed to providing high quality consultancy services by assisting sovereigns and the private sector clients achieve long-term success through creative, customized and targeted solutions that optimize the structure, cost and quantum of existing debt and new capital raises
  • We have developed a reputation as a market savvy consultant providing award-winning solutions in an under-served market niche and “punching above our weight”

Extensive capital markets and structuring knowledge

  • We have a deep understanding of both public and private debt and equity markets, which allows us to design a complete range of solutions for our clients
  • We have the ability to work across capital structures. By developing the most efficient capital structures, we maximize returns to equity, thus enhancing the motivation for all parties to drive to a successful completion

Robust and deep investor relationships

  • As pioneers in connecting Asia-Pacific’s frontier market issuers with the global fixed income investor base, our specialists have developed strong buyside relationships over the past decades 
  • We have developed and strengthened our buyside relationships by understanding investors’ motivations and tailoring solutions to their fundamental concerns, allowing us to efficiently and effectively approaching the right investors in the right way

Highly experienced team 

  • Our team and the team of our partner firm brings senior level expertise and perspective acquired from being on all sides of transactions at leading investment banks
  • We are able to draw on a team of professionals with extensive experience in debt origination, syndication, structuring, debt management and restructuring, research and sales roles with leading investment banks including, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, Morgan Stanley and Royal Bank of Scotland
  • With over 100 years combined capital markets experience, the team has raised over US$150bn of debt in more than 300 transactions

Our edge

  • Completely independent services with no conflicts of interest
  • Senior ex-bankers with deep and longstanding experience across credit cycles and the ability to execute the most challenging mandates, whilst always protecting the client’s interests and objectives
  • Strong track record with sovereigns, sovereign agencies and sub-divisions, and in the private sector encompassing multiple industries such as financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, metals & mining, oil & gas, real estate, retail, telecoms etc.
  • Award-winning mandate execution and track record, delivering optimal outcomes in all relevant disciplines
  • Our longstanding regional experience and network allows us to independently assess and identify the best and most appropriate third-party professional service providers for each transaction scenario, including arrangers, bookrunners, dealer managers, legal counsels, trustees, information agents etc.