Brickwork’s support to the sell side and buy side clients enables them to outsource major portion of their investment analysis process and concentrate their efforts on the decision making.
Brickwork analysts are well equipped to build customized financial models that can be used for financial projections for companies operating in different industries and valuing the company based on income, market or asset based approach.
Brickwork analysts can update and maintain financial models either inbuilt or provided by the client with result updation on a periodical basis and provide alerts when there is a change in value derived by the model that may imply change in recommendation from the sell side client or necessitates an investment action in case of a buy side client.
Brickwork analysts help clients draft large portions of company and sector research reports. Contribution to a report depends on the client’s requirements. It includes conducting background research and analysis, writing sections of reports, and preparing tables and charts, depending on the report’s objective and audience.
Brickwork analysts assist the client in conducting research on any topic that has an implication on the investment strategy followed by the client.
Brickwork Fixed Income support enables portfolio managers and fund managers to outsource the time consuming and critical research, analysis and risk management activities thereby enabling them to use their time in formulation of investment strategies. Our support helps them in making timely and well informed investment decisions.
Brickwork capabilities include credit rating support, financial and ratio analysis, covenant and indenture analysis, comparable debt analysis and analysis of off–balance sheet exposure. Capabilities also include support in client's research on High-Yield and leveraged finance by building and maintaining forecasting models, using the models for stress testing, scenario analysis, adjusting the factors for modifications in risk as and when necessary.
Brickwork analysts support clients in valuing distressed debt securities by using scenario analysis pertaining to recovery values and assess the effectiveness of covenants across different layers of debt. We also track news and events, along with an analysis of the impact on recovery prospects.
Brickwork can track municipal and sovereign and foreign bonds databases – coupons, interest, rating, trading volumes etc.
Brickwork analysts can support research, analysis and risk management activities related to structured products such as CDOs, CLOs, ABS, and MBS. Analysts can also provide valuation support for structured credit products using models provided by the client.
Brickwork analysts can support research and analysis related to emerging market debt. Capabilities also include support in risk management activities of portfolio managers.
Brickwork provides global investment experts- both fundamental and technical, a cost effective and efficient way of doing their research and analysis. The team by acting as a virtual partner enables the client to efficiently manage these critical tasks at a fraction of what it would cost for them to have an in-house team.
Brickwork Analysts can provide support to technical experts and Investment managers in back testing of models, statistical analysis of market and economic variables using various statistical tools.
Financial Database Support
Brickwork analysts can prepare memorandums/soliciting documents for any investment issue or fund raising efforts adhering to the appropriate regulation.
Brickwork analysts have helped M & A advisors and our support activities include research on the industry where the target operates, analysis of financial statements, financial projections, and valuation of the target.
Brickwork analysts can provide support in the investigation of claims made by any investment vehicle or a target firm by analyzing the feasibility of the objectives, investment strategy, market conditions, competitor analysis, analysis of existing operating structure etc.
Brickwork supports real estate experts by providing valuation support, analysis of market conditions, research etc.
Brickwork supports banks by providing business intelligence reports on parties. The reports include an overview of the business and financial statement analysis and rating on the credit worthiness of the party.