Network Provider and Funder Services

The combined expertise of our team means that we deliver a comprehensive set of services that cover all of the key advisory requirements of a project from start to finish. 

Network providers and funders realise tangible benefits and efficiencies through our wealth of experience and the quality of our work; having a single manageable point of contact, rather than managing multiple third party advisers; and a holistic approach to the way in which we deliver our advice.

With an accute focus on strategic gain and financial return, our services deliver commercial, technical, financial, procurement and legal advice to clients.

Commercial Advice

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  • Strategy development
  • Business case development and preparation
  • Commercial risk analysis, survey assumptions and implementation
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  • Strategy development
  • Business case development and preparation
  • Commercial risk analysis, survey assumptions and implementation
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Business process development
    and implementation
  • Stakeholder and central government
    engagement
  • Interface with counterparties/stakeholders and their advisors
  • Negotiation
  • Supply chain procurement and
    management
  • Project, programme and contract
    management
  • Claims procedures
  • Contract reporting
  • Marketing and take-up support
  • Programme assurance
  • Business development support

Financial Advice

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  • Support for private fund raising
  • Model creation
  • Cash-flow analysis
  • Financial due diligence over the supply chain
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  • Support for private fund raising
  • Model creation
  • Cash-flow analysis
  • Funding stream management
  • Financial due diligence over the supply chain
  • Interface with counterparties/stakeholders and their advisors
  • Grant applications
  • Negotiation of grant outputs
  • Management of grant reporting to
    stakeholders (both financial and output based)
  • Management of grant audit process
  • True-up – build efficiency clawback
  • Overage gainshare
  • Reinvestment modelling

Technical Advice

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  • Fibre deployment
  • Fixed wireless access deployment
  • Network strategy and solution design
  • Technical standards compliance and assurance
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  • Fibre deployment
  • Fixed wireless access deployment
  • Network strategy and solution design
  • Technical standards compliance and assurance
  • Implementation planning and triage
  • Development of contactor method statements
  • Production of technical specifications and instructions
  • Mapping
  • Wayleaves and permissions
  • PIA process and compliance
  • Testing strategies
  • Resource planning
  • Supplier management
  • Wholesale product and service development
  • OSS/BSS requirements
  • Business continuity and major incident
    management process
  • Environmental impact assessment

Legal Advice

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  • Legal due diligence reports
  • Risk analysis
  • Contract development and negotiation
  • Advice on standard form documents –
    including market comparisons
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  • Legal due diligence reports
  • Risk analysis
  • Contract development and negotiation
  • Advice on standard form documents –
    including market comparisons
  • Procurement and State aid
  • Change management support
  • Real estate advice including wayleave and access agreements
  • Employment and TUPE
  • Construction contracts
  • CDM and HSEQ advice
  • Sub-contract development, review and flow down
  • Key supply chain agreements
  • Direct agreements – primary and sub- contract(s)
  • Funding documents (debt, equity and grant) and refinancing
  • Security documents (PCGs and performance bonds)
  • Intercreditor agreements
  • SPV formation, governance and shareholders’ agreements
  • Tax matters and tax optimisation
  • Dispute mitigation strategies
  • Interface with third party advisers e.g. insurance

Team and individual support

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  • Full or interim placement(s) for specific posts: financial; commercial; technical or legal
  • Bid leadership
  • Bid project managers
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  • Full or interim placement(s) for specific posts: financial; commercial; technical or legal
  • Bid leadership
  • Bid project managers
  • Bid/advisory team assembly and management
  • In-life project and process managers
  • Accreditation support: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18000 and ISO 27001

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