When you want to raise money for expansion, capital projects or to refinance loans, our debt advisory team will help you identify and access the best rates.
Navigating the debt markets can be a frustrating, time consuming and sometimes fruitless exercise. Whether you are seeking to raise funds from traditional or alternative debt sources, or from private equity, Mazars can help you to achieve your financing objective.
Our debt advisory team will ensure that you find you the best rates in the market and advise you on how to structure your debt in the most efficient way.
Mazars has particular expertise in acquisition financing, property financing, structured working capital solutions and project financing.
Our services include providing advice on:
Alternative Debt Funds
We can also advise on the best way to structure your debt taking into account any specialised requirements of your business.
Banks expect your company to follow a certain process when applying for funding yet often give little indication of what this process is. With more than ten years’ experience of corporate banking in Ireland, Mazars can help you to prepare an information memorandum containing relevant financial models and metrics which you can then issue to all relevant banks at the same time so as to get the best rates in the market.
Alternative Debt Funds
Alternative debt funds recently became available in Ireland. These funds are more flexible and permit higher gearing than the traditional banks. With interest rates currently low, alternative debt funds are an attractive option for some organisations. Should you be interested in seeking alternative debt funding, Mazars can help you to put together the necessary information.
Price is not the only issue to take into account when your company is arranging finance. The structure of the various elements of your financing package should be considered independently as well as in conjunction with any special requirements of your business.
Whether it is senior debt, invoice discounting, leasing, mezzanine finance or alternative debt, Mazars will help you to select the best option for your capital structure and working capital cycle.
Private equity funds are becoming more popular in Ireland. These funds can be used to help fund acquisitions, buy-outs of investors, equity release, management buy-outs and management buy-ins.
The private equity fund becomes a shareholder in your business and usually has a member on your Board.
Private equity shareholders typically expect a quick return on their investment and usually exit three to five years after their initial investment.
If you are interested in sourcing private equity funds for your business, Mazars debt advisory experts are in regular contact with private equity firms and can help you to find the best fit for your exit, growth, MBO or other plans.
For further information and to discuss your specific requirements, please contact a member of our team.
Vincent is joined by John Bowe, Partner at Mazars and Pete Smyth, founder and Chief Executive of Broadlake. They discuss the private equity market in Ireland and break down the reasons for private equity funding and what the partnership can bring to an organisation.
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Covid-19: Supporting your Business
As the COVID-19 crisis deepens and brings our economy and its businesses to a standstill, what should business owners be doing to best position themselves for the immediate challenges that confront them? Our Advisory team are working closely with businesses and financial institutions and have set out below some useful tips for business owners to help navigate their way through this unprecedented situation.
The speed with which COVID-19 has spread globally and in Ireland, along with government measures to contain the virus, means there will be a significant financial impact on businesses. As with any crisis, there will be both opportunities and challenges. Banks will focus on supporting customers through their various product lines. There is now a real need for the banks to support customers, banks have accelerated their decision-making process in light of the situation.