What We Do

Corporate Finance / M&A

SOA is a member of ONEtoONE Corporate Finance, a premier international corporate finance advisory firm specializing in the middle market.

ONEtoONE is specialized in mergers and acquisitions advisory. We have spent more than 10 years improving the technique whereby our clients achieve the best possible price for their business, find a point of entry into new markets through creative acquisitions, strengthen their position in their sector of specialization through mergers, carry out differential strategic planning, and correctly value their business. ONEtoONE has more than one hundred specialists in Mergers & Acquisitions' advisory and has closed more than one thousand mandates.


Areas of Expertise:

  • M&A (Sell-side/Buy-side Mandates; Joint-ventures; Asset transactions);
  • Valuations;
  • Financial structure Optimizations;
  • Fund raising;
  • Debt Advisory;
  • Divestments & Spin-offs;

Interim Management

Interim management is an Executive solution by which highly experienced executives and top managers assume, for a given limited time period, an executive role at corporations.

This solution may be implemented, for example, in family succession stages, start-up of new projects and business units, or in turnaround situations.

Sample of current projects / clients executed by SOA:

Group of companies in Environment sector

This international group which is present in Portugal, Spain, Cabo Verde and Brazil, has experienced a strong downturn with the last economic crisis.
Since then we have been advising its shareholders on the business restructuring, together with business development measures implementation.

In 2019, the group is already showing a strong EBITDA recovery.

Diversified group of companies

This diversified international group was experiencing a bad performance in one of its operations, in Portugal.
We have conducted a full turnaround process, where we expanded EBITDA by 10x in 6 years.
Moreover we are contributing to an all new international corporate structure, including holdings set-up in international jurisdictions, in full compliance with best current practices.

Soares de Oliveira & Associados provides the following services:

  • Talent acquisition, selection and assessment
  • Training and development
  • Consultancy

We develop specialized services in HR management, and our actions are supported by a comprehensive management perspective, while our objective is to understand our clients’ businesses and to recognize the characteristics of each specific market, in order to add value to our clients.