Project Xavier

A 20-year-old local boys-only school situated over 12,000 SQM with the capacity to service 3,000+ students. Situation: The school is planning on expanding school operations by adding additional facilities on a new 20,000 SQM plot. Complication: The school is uncertain on whether to expand into facilities that will service both gender students, uncertain on market […]

Project Saw II

A family-run business with a strong brand position in the power generation sector in Saudi Arabia. Situation: The founder was considering retirement and approached Cornerstone to perform a full diagnostic assessment on the company to assess whether the company has the appropriate governance model and practices to allow non-family executives run the company. Complication: SAW […]

Project Barnyard

A company specializing in poultry production is expanding capacity by establishing new facilities to cover the value chain from hatching to the sale of chilled and frozen chicken. Situation: Management required establishing an appropriate management and reporting system that captures the relevant KPIs to track its performance. Complication: The current practice in recognizing costs did […]

Project Steel II

Situation: A six-month post-merger integration initiative was launched to assist a Turkish manufacturing facility with the setting and implementing of a full-potential strategy initiative. Complication: The facility was under pressure to launch a new production line that would enable it to secure long-term contracts and enhance sales. However, the facility required a full review of […]

Project Bait

A non-for-profit think tank that focuses on identifying pressing economic and organization issues related to the Hajj and Umrah sector in Saudi Arabia and recommending solutions to pertinent government and non-governmental bodies. Situation: The think tank approached Cornerstone to lay out its vision, mission, and strategic objectives given its internal capabilities and market demand. Complication: […]

Project Action

A local player with multiple subsidiaries active in the media and entertainment sector in Saudi Arabia. Situation: The company decided to invest in an Egypt-based media production house and approached Cornerstone for a valuation advice and put forth an offer. Complication: A full review of operations of the client’s current operations was required to develop […]

Project Saw I

A family-run business with a strong brand position in the power generation sector in Saudi Arabia. Situation: The founder was considering retirement and approached Cornerstone to perform a full diagnostic assessment on the company to assess whether it had the appropriate governance model and practices to allow non-family executives run the company. Complication: None of […]

Project Tron

A small company providing ERP, customized software, and cloud solutions primarily targeting SMEs. Situation: The client approached Cornerstone to assist in performing a supply and demand analysis, identifying targeted segments, and developing a market strategy. Complication: The client had 40+ software products in its portfolio, but was experiencing decline in both sales and profitability. Approach: […]

Project Steel I

A regional group active in the supply of infrastructure products sourced internally through its own casting production facility and imports from Asian suppliers. Situation: The client was in the final stages to close an investment to acquire a stake in a Turkish, family-run casting production facility with nearly 40 years in the business. Complication: The […]

Project Pollo

A small chain of specialty, quick-service food providers in Saudi Arabia with a unique concept to target the health-conscious consumer segment. Situation: The founder was approached with an offer by third-party investors to fund its growth plans. The founder approached Cornerstone to assist in identifying his company’s fair value. Complication: The client required a detailed […]