Financing Support

Case Study „Financing Support“

Situation

  • Strategic decision for a growth strategy
  • Search for a financing strategy that takes  into account the complex company situation and that is based on both equity and debt capital
  • Alignment of controlling and reporting structures on growth course

Solution

  • Support in the context of M&A- / investors process
  • Preparation of business plan and indicative valuation
  • Setup of a data room
  • Preparation of fact book and management presentation
  • Development of long and short list and contacting
  • Prioritisation of indicative offers and selection of potential investors
  • Due diligence process support
  • Q&A session support
  • Preliminary contract negotiations and signing
  • Support in the context of debt financing
  • Bank communication
  • Setup of investor and bank oriented controlling and reporting structures
  • Scenario and covenant analyses
  • Setup of liquidity forecasting
  • Working capital management
  • Negotiation and contract assistance

Result

  • Successful takeover of a competitor and significant improvement of market position
  • Balanced financing structure for a sustainable growth course
  • Controlling and reporting structures appropriate for information requirements from investors and banks

About the client

  • Paper producer with > €500m of revenues, > 2,000 employees and 10 production sites in five countries