Strategic Challenges

KNIGHT WENDLING has worked throughout the world, helping clients to resolve issues of:


Corporate Strategy Development

  • Market assessments                                                        
  • New product opportunity reviews
  • Pricing and distribution
  • Competitor benchmarking
  • Production and process technology
  • Restructuring
  • Dedicated production
  • Feasibility and capital investment reviews
  • Site selection for new facilities
  • Provision of added-value services
  • Human resourcing


Merger & Acquisition

Restructuring and consolidation or expansion, among other, are continuing within the cast metal industry. KNIGHT WENDLING has been a part of this process through its work in Mergers and Acquisitions on a wide range of transactions, providing:

  • Acquisition searches
  • Commercial and technical due diligence
  • Searches for strategic partners
  • Setting up joint venture alliances
  • Divestment process management
  • Post acquisition integration


At the macro-economic level, we have carried out reviews of the cast metals industry for government departments in several countries. KNIGHT WENDLING has also worked with national industry associations and regional development agencies on expansion and restructuring of the cast metals sector.



Strategic Challenges



M&A Process - Stepped Approach


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Merger & Acquisition - Overview on Investments and Consolidations in the Casting Industry


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