Consulting Services

Metal Strategies Inc. has conducted nearly 1,000 market research and due diligence studies and is a leading management consulting firm to the world steel, steel raw materials, metals and mining sector.

  • Strategic Consulting:
    • In-depth market research
    • In-depth interview-based market research direct interviews with up to 100 target customers
    • M&A, lead advisory services
    • Feasibility studies in steel, steel raw materials, metals and mining
    • Bankable due diligence, technical, commercial and strategic studies in steel and related raw materials industries.
    • Expert witness consulting

Examples of Recent Consulting Projects

  • Strategic, technical and commercial evaluation in 2012 and 2013 of M&A option to purchase distressed ThyssenKrupp Americas  5.0 MMT high-quality slab and steel coil mill owned in  Calvert-AL and Rio de Janeiro state Brazil.
  • Several techno-economic feasibility studies for energy pipe and tube mills in North America, China and Europe.
  • Several techno-economic feasibility studies for SBQ bar mills (as well as MBQ, rebar and structural shapes mills) in North America, China and Europe.
  • Several techno-economic feasibility studies for stand-alone and integrated plate mills in North America, Africa-Middle East, and Asia (China, Indonesia, India).
  • Commercial and competitive feasibility studies for iron ore and coal mining operations and scrap  companies in the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia.
  • Several techno-economic feasibility studies for alternative iron plants (DRI and MPI) in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Consulting Concept

Metal Strategies Inc. is a leading management consulting firm to the world steel, steel raw materials, metals and mining sectors

  • We offer a range of consulting services including:
    • Business strategy development and/or evaluation
    • Customized market research and competitive environment assessment
    • Commercial and technical feasibility studies and commercial risk evaluations
    • Benchmarking and cost modeling
    • Merger and acquisition analysis
    • Metal Strategies operates with highly-experienced personnel and an extensive in-house library
  • We have developed strategic alliances with a number of companies around the world in order to provide fluid access to specialists
  • Metal Strategies emphasizes the following conduct:
    • Independence, objectivity and confidentiality
    • High level of customer service
    • Commitment to ethical responsibilities

Consulting Services

  • Business strategy development and evaluation
  • Customized market research and competitive environment assessment
  • Commercial and technical feasibility studies and risk evaluations
  • Full scope due diligence studies
  • Assets Value Analysis
  • Operations benchmarking, cost modeling and analysis
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions analysis and advisory
  • Labor and employment advisory
  • Legal consulting
  • Worldwide steel plant cost, market and financial databases
  • Ocean bulk shipping costs and logistics
  • EPC – Engineering Procurement Construction Due Diligence and Milestone Management
  • Mining Geology Due Diligence

Consulting Approach

Consulting Approach

Working Structure

How we work depends on our client’s needs and objectives

Independently of Client
  • Driven by:
    • research requirements
    • independent evaluation
    • client resource constraints
  • Consultants provide the data
  • Final product is report/presentation
Jointly with Client
  • Driven by:
    • team building requirements
    • need to establish a consensus
    • need for independent facilitator
  • Clients learn with the consultants
  • Final product is synthesis