Strategic consultancy in finance, renewables, and energy across multiple global industries.

Corporate Finance and Strategy Experts

Specializing in corporate finance and business strategy, Bridge Factor brings decades of advisory success in M&A, project finance, and restructuring across diverse sectors. With a focus on power, renewable energy, manufacturing, and banking, our experienced team ensures unparalleled service by concentrating on a select number of transactions, fostering strong client relationships globally, including the Middle East, Europe, America, and the Far East.

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Deals closed

6.3 USD Billion

Total deal volume

1+ USD Billion

On going Transactions

Our Service

Our comprehensive services include mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, strategic financial advisory, and power sector advisory.

Restructuring/Re-profiling

Strategic Financial Advisory

Merger & Acquisitions
Debt Arrangement and
Advisory Services
Feasibilities and Project
Appraisals

Transactions History

Explore our portfolio of triumphs, featuring impactful mergers & acquisitions, transformative advisory projects, and bespoke financial solutions.

2024
Privatization Commission Heavy Electric Complex

Providing Advisory services to Privatization Commission of Pakistan in collaboration with National Bank of Pakistan for the privatization of Heavy Electric Complex. The transaction includes due-diligence, valuations and sale

Providing Advisory services to Privatization Commission of Pakistan in collaboration with National Bank of Pakistan

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2024
Tenaga Generasi Limited (TGL)

Providing financial advisory to Dawood Lawrencepur Limited announced its decision to divest its 75% stake in Tenaga Generasi Limited (TGL) 50MW wind farm, encompassing 227,027,613 shares, to Artistic Milliners (Pvt) Ltd.

Providing financial advisory to Dawood Lawrencepur Limited announced its decision to divest its 75% stake in Tenaga

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2024
Green Waste Energy

Bridgefactor is assisting the Sponser's in developng the Green Waste 30-35MW power plant in Karachi, Pakistan under the Green Waste Energy polcy announced by the governer of Sindh.

Bridgefactor is assisting the Sponser's in developng the Green Waste 30-35MW power plant in Karachi,

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2024
Chunky Monkey

Bridgefactor is assisting the Sponser's in submitting an unsolicited proposal for setting up a world class Pioneer Amusement services in Karachi, Pakistan under PPP mode

Bridgefactor is assisting the Sponser's in submitting an unsolicited proposal

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2024
Dawood Lawrencepur Limited

Appointed by Dawood Lawrencepur Limited (DLL) for sell side advisory services of up to 100% equity stake in Tenaga Generasi Limited (TGL) – a 49.5 MW operational wind IPP located in Jhimpir, Sindh, Pakistan. Managed the end-to-end sell side due diligence process on behalf of DLL. The transaction was successfully concluded in March 2024.

Sell side advisory services for majority stake in a 49.5 MW operational wind Independent Power Plant (IPP)

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2024
Launching of CBD Projects – CBD Punjab (Government of Punjab)

Providing advisory services to CBD Punjab for development of its projects through (i) creating a transaction structure, (ii) preparation of a standardized RFP document including the JV / Concession Agreement, and (iii) provide guidance on the risk mitigation and process for closing the transactions.

Providing advisory services to CBD Punjab for development of its projects through (i) creating a transaction structure,

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Industries

Bridging Industries Toward a Future of
Innovation and Sustainability

Power and
Sustainable energy

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Aviation

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Our Management

Distinguished by skilled teams, extensive experience, and a
commitment to lasting change through foundational learning.

Mr. Akbar Bilgrami

Chief Executive Officer

Islamabad, Pakistan.

Corporate finance, business strategy, contract negotiation and banking.

Akbar Bilgrami founded Bridge Factor & holds over 40 years of International experience in banking and corporate finance. Before Establishing Bridge Factor in 2005 he headed the Management Consultancy Division of Grant Thornton (Pakistan Practice). Akbar has been involved in a number of projects in an advisory capacity covering Loan Syndications, acquisitions in the Banking, Telecom, Power and Manufacturing Sectors, as well as major privatisation transactions. Given his vast international experience and expansive network of contacts, Akbar has been instrumental in arranging equity and debt finance for major clients, structuring and negotiating mergers & acquisition deals, and providing negotiation support in complex transactions on the national and international front.

abilgrami@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Waseem Raza

Director

Islamabad, Pakistan.

Infrastructure sector advisory, contract negotiation, capital raising & restructuring

Waseem is a founding Director of Bridge factor, Chartered Accountant and fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. He holds more than 20 years of experience in infrastructure transactions, project evaluations, mergers & acquisitions, project management and system designing. Before Assisting in Establishing Bridge Factor he served with Grant Thornton (Pakistan practice) as manager consulting, and thereafter with Haliburton’s LMK Resources (a Geo-IT Company) as Manager Finance. Waseem has extensive experience and expertise in handling financial advisory assignments with respect to Infrastructure Projects including construction of highways/ roads, grain terminals at sea, multistory buildings/ complexes, housing colonies, dams and tunnels.

wraza@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Ashruff Hasan Rana

Director

Islamabad, Pakistan

Power Sector, Project Development, Contract Negotiation and Fund Raising (Debt & Equity).

As a Director, Ashruff has been instrumental in establishing Bridge Factor as a top tear advisory firm, with impeccable track record and unmatched service delivery. He leads the Power Sector practice of the firm and has spearheaded the effective thrust towards Renewable Energy in Pakistan. To his credit are almost 70% (50MW x 16 = 800 MW) of the Wind Energy Projects to have achieved Financial Closing. By qualification Ashruff is a Chartered Accountant, and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. His experience of Corporate & Project Finance, Transaction Advisory & Structuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial and Management Advisory spans over 2 (two) decades. He has also presented, as a Power Sector specialist, at a number of local and international Conferences / Seminars.

a.rana@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Khwaja Huzaifa

Director

Karachi, Pakistan

Corporate & Project finance, M&A advisory, Capital Raising, Restructuring and Privatizations

Mr. Huzaifa has more than 15 years of experience in Banking and Transaction Advisory services. Before joining Bridge Factor, Mr. Huzaifa worked as a Senior Manager – Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young, where he has led advisory transactions for a number of projects in the Power, Infrastructure Sector, Banking and the Telecom Sector. He holds an MBA from IBA Karachi and a BSc Honors degree from LUMS. He is presently managing the Karachi Office.

huzaifa@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Yasar Najib

Director

Islamabad, Pakistan

Energy sector advisory, capital raising and restructuring, contract negotiation

Yasar holds with him more than 20 years of experience in project development and management, debt arrangement and structuring, fund management and financial advisory. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Foundation Power Company Daharki Limited before joining Bridge Factor, where he specialized in contract negotiation, finalization of project agreements and arrangement of financing. He brings with him intensive experience from the corporate sector having worked with Fauji Foundation, Private Power and Infrastructure Board and Petroleum Exploration (Pvt.) Limited. Yasar is a Chartered Accountant and fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

yasar@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Sohail Ali Zaidi

Director

Islamabad, Pakistan

Corporate finance, M&A and transaction structuring advisory and contract negotiation

Sohail is a Director at Bridge Factor (Private) Limited, and holds with him more than 19 years of experience in strategy formulation, long term planning, business development, financial analysis, capital raising, and mergers & acquisition. Before joining Bridge Factor he has served with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International (DTTI-Pakistan Practice) and and Moores Rowland International (Pakistan Practice). Sohail has been led transactions from inception up till success in the power sector, telecom sector, infrastructure sector and banking.

sohail@bridgefactor.com

Mr. Ahmad Khan

Director

Islamabad, Pakistan

orporate finance, M&A advisory, capital raising & restructuring and privatizations

Ahmad is an experienced investment banker with more than 22 years of professional experience in corporate finance, privatizations, M&A advisory and management consulting. He has actively closed/worked on advisory mandates worth USD 7 billion. His experience in privatization sector spans on last 15 years where he worked on nearly USD 4 billion mandates which includes both sell side and buy side advisory. Ahmed has been instrumental in obtaining recognitions and accolades from reputed accreditation organizations including Euromoney, Bloomberg, Thomson, Factset, The Banker and CFA Association of Pakistan. Ahmad is a Chartered Accountant and fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan.

ahmad.khan@bridgefactor.com

Testimonials

Experiences that Speak for Themselves.

Bridge Factor played a pivotal role in our strategic initiative, spearheading the arrangement of debt financing and the meticulous preparation of the financial bid for the 100 MGD Karachi Hub Water Canal Project. As appointed advisors by the Metito Group, their proficiency in navigating complex financial landscapes was evident throughout. Their strategic guidance and unwavering commitment significantly contributed to the success of our venture under the PPP mode.

John Doe

Chief Executive Officer

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Bridge Factor played a pivotal role in our strategic initiative, spearheading the arrangement of debt financing and the meticulous preparation of the financial bid for the 100 MGD Karachi Hub Water Canal Project. As appointed advisors by the Metito Group, their proficiency in navigating complex financial landscapes was evident throughout. Their strategic guidance and unwavering commitment significantly contributed to the success of our venture under the PPP mode.

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Chief Executive Officer 2

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Bridge Factor played a pivotal role in our strategic initiative, spearheading the arrangement of debt financing and the meticulous preparation of the financial bid for the 100 MGD Karachi Hub Water Canal Project. As appointed advisors by the Metito Group, their proficiency in navigating complex financial landscapes was evident throughout. Their strategic guidance and unwavering commitment significantly contributed to the success of our venture under the PPP mode.

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Chief Executive Officer 3

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News & Events

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Bridge Factor Participated in “Pakistan Innovative Finance Forum”

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Bridge Factor Successfully Implemented Closure of 8 Wind Power Projects

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