H.C.F. offers an individual, bank-independent financing advisory
H.C.F. offers an individual, bank-independent financing advisory aligned to the particular needs of the client and has comprehensive experience with complex financing situations in the German-speaking mid-market. In addition, H.C.F. advises its clients objectively, without preferences regarding compulsory financing instruments (e.g. brand name & IP leasing).
We have detailed experience with alternative sources of financing and maintain a long-term relationship to banks, mezzanine investors as well as other investors of debt capital, nationally and internationally. We also maintain a trustful relationship to private equity investors and other equity investors (e.g. family offices). The network of H.C.F. provides a unique transparency regarding the current terms of financing like interest rates, fees, leverage ratios, covenants and demand for underwritings vs. club deals.
We advise mid-sized companies and private equity firms with:
Growth financing / raising capital
Buyout / acquisition financing
Financing of shareholder change
Refinancing (long term / short term debt)
Equity financing / fundraising
Club deal financing
During the process we provide our clients with the following advisory services:
Company analysis including the determination of the current debt level / leverage
Analysis of similar completed transactions of public companies
Preparation of a comprehensive financial model and corresponding information documents
– Complete capital structure / alternative scenarios
– Teaser, information memorandum, bank book, etc.
Optimization of the financing structure
– Senior and mezzanine debt, bonds, factoring, leasing, private shareholder loan, equity
– Refinancing of existing bank liabilities with subordinated debt or deductions
– Renegotiation of loan durations, interest rates, cash flow optimization, covenants, etc.
Identification / approach of potential financing partners
Support with the preparation of necessary documents for all relevant steps during the process (management meetings, due diligence, etc.)
Support during term sheet and loan agreement negotiations
Discrete and professional process management