Borrowers need to realistically appraise the nature of their present banking relationships, evaluate alternatives, understand their true cost of capital, and approach debt in the context of an effective overall capital management strategy.
Poorly structured debt facilities can result in reduced profitability, increased financial risk and wasted management time.
Boards, and their CEOs, CFOs and treasurers increasingly appreciate the need for an independent view on important funding decisions and advice on funding strategies, debt procurement and capital management.
Our experienced Debt Advisory Services professionals can help achieve the best possible outcomes in analysing, structuring and executing across the entire spectrum of debt products.
Align capital management plans with long-term strategic objectives.
Assess funding options across traditional senior debt, mezzanine finance, hybrids, structured finance and superannuation fund money.
Structure and arrange debt capital across all markets.
Develop and execute funding strategies for M&A initiatives, strategic growth opportunities and large capital expenditure projects.
Assist in the formal credit rating process, assess likely credit rating outcomes and advise on business and capital management initiatives designed to enhance credit profiles.
Help clients manage lender relationships, negotiate covenant adjustments and facility extensions as well as advise on restructuring and recapitalisation options.
Provide 'arm's length' benchmarking of debt levels, terms and pricing for related party transactions such as tax, audit and governance compliance purposes.