Corporate finance

Deloitte Corporate Finance Inc.

Learn more about our corporate finance and financial advisory services.

Considering selling your business? Or are you seeking capital to take it to the next level? Whatever your needs are, Deloitte Corporate Finance Inc. is dedicated to helping you maximize the value of your company. Our team of professionals has relationships with major corporations and private equity firms, as well as extensive experience with all types of transactions.

Our global network enables access to buyers anywhere in the world and exposure to a diverse range of capital providers. Our multi-disciplinary global team combines industry-specific knowledge with practical and valuable experience. Our corporate finance professionals provide strategic advice and specialized assistance in areas of:

  • Divestitures
  • Growth Strategies
  • Raising Capital

Capital advisory

Whether it’s debt or equity capital, our corporate finance professionals can help you tap both traditional and non-traditional sources of capital in a variety of situations:


  • Maturing debt facilities – need new lenders to refinance
  • Rapid growth and expansion – need to replace current lenders that are outgrown or fully drawn
  • Considering accessing new debt or equity markets, including senior debt, mezzanine debt, high yield and private equity
  • Reviewing asset based finance to release value from balance sheet – receivables inventory or property
  • Considering off balance sheet capital: joint venture funding or equity investment
  • Helping companies generate and assess multiple proposals from debt or equity providers for any of these situations

Acquisitions, project financings, disposals, mergers

  • Considering strategic acquisitions – may involve new debt or equity providers and greater complexity
  • Staple debt package designed to maximize sale proceeds on a disposal
  • Additional capital required as a result of a change in strategic objectives
  • Working with private-equity sponsors and other sources of potential equity capital
  • Working with government and corporate clients on project modelling, capital structuring options and sourcing of capital
  • Structuring and accessing Sharia-compliant capital


  • New debt/equity requirement, including DIP financing
  • Actual or potential breach of covenants – need assistance negotiating with existing lenders
  • Experiencing a performance downturn creating short term liquidity pressure, leading to a requirement for temporary or additional working capital
  • Experiencing a credit ratings downgrade
  • Transfer existing debt to a different lender group or an alternative class of investment
  • Considering infusions of minority equity

General financial advisory

  • Board assistance – independent financial advice and fairness opinions
  • Loan sales and acquisitions
  • Debt buybacks
  • Portfolio evaluations, investor selection and assistance with purchase/sale negotiations
  • Private equity assistance – preparation of private placement memorandum and investor presentations, LP identification, and capital raises

Capital advisory can help you with many aspects of refinancing, acquisitions, project financings,restructurings and general financial advisory. Discover the many opportunities available to you when you choose our Capital advisory group to assist your business.


Selling a business is a complex process and likely the most important decision you will make. The sale of all or a portion of your business may be right for your company if you are considering:

  • The next phase in the growth of your business
  • Carving out a non-core business unit
  • Retirement or succession planning
  • Rationalizing the number of shareholders

We have extensive experience in selling companies using a framework that maximizes shareholder value and minimizes risks. Our divestiture process includes:

  • Understanding your value objectives and business priorities
  • Assessing the value of your company and positioning it for optimal value
  • Preparing your business through due diligence
  • Identifying strategic and private equity buyers globally
  • Developing a competitive strategy to best position the business for buyers
  • Creating a bidding environment that maximizes the sale price
  • Providing support in negotiations and post-transaction issues

Project management is critical to the success of a divestiture. We can ensure a seamless transaction by bringing together tax, accounting and advisory professionals to deliver maximum value. With in-depth industry knowledge and experience from markets around the globe, our seasoned professionals can help you achieve your value objectives.


Growth strategies

Our corporate finance professionals work with you to explore methods to grow your business.  We look for ways to create and enhance the value of your business. These value-maximizing strategies provide advance preparation for a capital market transaction at a later date. We tailor our services to meet your unique needs. Our services include:

  • Reviewing and analyzing historical financial information
  • Conducting valuation research in the public and private markets to understand market definitions of value
  • Identifying and quantifying synergies with potential buyers
  • Developing a financial model to assist with business and capital decision-making
  • Identifying investment and other opportunities that align with your business objectives

Key contact

David Lam

David Lam

National Corporate Finance Leader

David Lam is the National Corporate Finance Leader at Deloitte. He has focused his career on mergers & acquisitions, financing and divestitures for a range of industries. David and his team assist own... More