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Debt Advisory

Independent advice to borrowers across the full spectrum of debt markets

The Debt Advisory team is an integral part of Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice, providing independent advice and world class execution across debt markets through the firm’s local and global network. Deloitte has one of the largest Debt Advisory teams in the world with over 200 specialist professionals in over 30 practices around the world.

The team provides in depth knowledge and understanding of the debt markets underpinned by an extensive network of contacts within bank, financial institutions and private debt funds around the globe. The team prides itself on achieving outstanding outcomes through its innovative and hands on approach. Clients with complex and challenging transactions or financing arrangements find our services of particular value at times of rapid change and uncertainty in global debt markets.

We advise borrowers on all aspects of dealing with debt providers in three principal markets:

Public and privately owned corporates

Independent and expert advice to Shareholders, Boards , CEO’s , CFOs and Treasury teams of public and private companies across all industry sectors on all aspects of debt financing.

Typical scenarios where we provide assistance include:

  • Maturing debt facilities which need refinancing.
  • Considering accessing new debt markets such as non-bank finance or capital markets.
  • Working closely with clients to create competitive processes via broad and/or discreet funding tenders from multiple lenders.
  • Raising acquisition finance and pre IPO debt facilities.
  • Capital buybacks and special dividends financing and growth and Capex expansion funding.
  • Financing options, debt markets scoping and treasury, transaction banking and debt benchmarking reviews.
  • Debt facility amendments and negotiation advisory work for real or potential breach of financial covenants or a trading downturn creating short term liquidity pressure.
  • Other advisory services including Financial modelling, due diligence and credit ratings positioning and evaluation work.

Private equity houses and their portfolio investment companies

Independent advice to private equity investors and management teams of financial-sponsor backed businesses including supporting M&A transactions and refinancing or renegotiating existing debt arrangements.

Typical scenarios where we provide assistance include:

  • Refinancing maturing debt facilities or negotiating a new money requirement for acquisitions or growth.
  • Considering accessing a new senior and/or junior debt market – alternative/bank and non-bank lenders or capital markets.
  • Reviewing asset based finance to release value from balance sheet – receivables, stock, plant & machinery or property.
  • Funding for growth and expansion or recapitalisation to enable dividends and cash-out.
  • Analysing off balance sheet finance.
  • Joint venture funding or equity investment.

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Paul Bartlett

Paul Bartlett

Partner, Financial Advisory

Paul is a Partner in Financial Advisory and leads the independent debt advisory practice. The team’s focus is on providing local and global debt financing solutions in regards to debt refinancing, acq... More

Amber Faulkner-Shotter

Amber Faulkner-Shotter

Director, Financial Advisory

Amber specialises in providing independent advice to borrowers undergoing debt raising exercises across the full spectrum of debt markets. Amber was a founding member of Deloitte’s global Debt Advisor... More