Capital and Debt Advisory
Welcome to Capital and Debt Advisory (CDA).
The capital life cycle
We provide you with sector focused corporate finance advice throughout the capital life cycle. Our Capital Agenda strategy puts your capital needs at the heart of what we do and focuses on the issues that matter most to you. Our market leading knowledge and expertise can help you make better and more informed decisions about how to strategically manage your capital and transactions in a changing world.
Capital Life cycle
We provide strategic advice and support in the following key areas:
Our team has strong experience in Leveraged Finance with over 50 years combined experience advising Private Equity, Financial Sponsors and Mid-Market corporates on leveraged debt across a range of sectors and capital products including bank debt, bonds and alternative lenders.
Our services include lender identification; structuring advice; process management and negotiation of terms and documentation across the full suite of scenarios including primary debt financings; refinancing; recapitalisation; staples; waivers & amendments and financial restructurings.
Investment Grade and Mid-Market Corporate
Led by Luke Reeve, previously the Head of Private Capital Markets for EMEA at HSBC, our Investment Grade and Mid-Market Corporate team contains industry leaders from top-tier Investment and Corporate banks. We use our extensive experience to create competitive environments and provide you with truly independent advice.
EY Capital & Debt Advisory has advised on a range of transactions throughout the capital market spectrum. This includes Public Bonds, Retail Bonds and US Private Placements, where we are leaders in Europe for non-agented transactions.
Our team has strong experience in Structured Finance across a range of scenarios, including securitisations, infrastructure and structured debt.
Our services include lender identification, structuring advice, process management and negotiation of terms and documentation across the full suite of scenarios, including primary debt financings, refinancing, recapitalisation, staples, waivers and amendments, and financial restructurings.
Asset Based Lending
Our team has strong experience in Asset Based Lending with members of the team having worked or been on secondment to leading asset based lenders. EY Capital & Debt Advisory has strong credentials in pre-lend diligence and exit planning work, origination and structuring plus deal execution in ABL. The team has worked on a range of pan-European ABL deals and also advised a number of ABL providers on their own capital structures.
Credit Rating Advisory
We provide credit ratings advice as an integral part of our wider Capital and Debt Advisory service.
Our ratings advisory team joined EY from Fitch Ratings, S&P and Moody's, giving us unique experience and breadth in the services we provide. Our experienced team have undertaken credit rating advisory projects for a number of corporates and sponsors globally. We are constantly ‘in the market’ – the breadth of transactions we advise on means we remain in continuous dialogue with funders and rating agencies.
Hedging Risk Advisory
We provide hedging risk advice as an integral part of our wider Capital and Debt Advisory service.
Our hedging risk advisory team have undertaken hedging advisory projects for a number of corporates and financial sponsors. We provide transparency and advice on the most appropriate hedging strategy, ensuring it’s priced correctly and on the right terms.
We can give advice on hedging financial market risks such as; interest rate risk; inflation risk and cross-currency exchange rate risk.
Why work with us?
Our Capital and Debt Advisory (CDA) team is experienced in leading complex financings and transactions across a range of sectors and debt products.
Our clients can draw on a talented pool of bankers and financial analysts within our team, as well as our sector teams across the globe, market data platforms, and expertise from our other service areas including Tax, Assurance and Advisory.
We combine our knowledge and expertise with a relationship building approach to help you identify and implement suitable solutions to your capital and debt challenges.
We also work closely with a wide range of lenders – both traditional banks and non-bank funders – on deals of varying size. This means we fully understand credit and debt market trends and challenges, and how these can affect your business.
Additionally, our team is client, rather than deal, driven. As independent bank and capital market advisors we are not product led or lending return focussed and can concentrate on providing impartial, value added solutions to suit your needs.