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Corporate Debt Advisory

Our Corporate Debt Advisory team works closely with CFOs and Group Treasurers of public and private companies to provide them with independent advice and world class execution resource on all aspects of their debt financing.

There are a number of situations which may lead to companies seeking our advice:

  • Maturing debt facilities which need refinancing;
  • Considering accessing a new debt market such as non-bank finance or capital markets;
  • Raising acquisition finance;
  • Growth and expansion;
  • Real or potential breach of lending covenants or a trading downturn creating short term liquidity pressure, leading to a requirement for temporary or additional working capital; or
  • Experiencing a credit rating downgrade.

The financial markets in which the team advises include:

  • Investment-grade club, syndicated and bi-lateral bank facilities;
  • Bond markets – investment grade wholesale and retail issuance, together with associated ratings advisory;
  • Private Placement market – UK bi-lateral issuance and syndicated North American market;
  • Corporate acquisition finance; and
  • Asset Backed Finance – property, plant and machinery, receivables and infrastructure.


  • Refinancing of The Restaurant Group plc
    Adviser to The Restaurant Group plc on the refinancing of existing debt facilities including bringing in new lenders.
  • Acquisition of The Tote by Betfred
    Adviser to Betfred on raising acquisition finance to support the acquisition of The Tote from the UK Government.
  • De Montfort University debut bond issue
    Advised De Montfort University on all aspects of its debut £110m capital markets issue including securing a Aa1 rating. This was the first non-bank financing in the Higher Education sector since 2007.
  • Global Capital Markets Perspective
    Global Capital Markets Perspective offers a uniquely global view of capital market issues and opportunities.

Key contacts

  • James Douglas
    +44 (0)20 7007 4380
  • Fenton Burgin
    +44 (0)20 7303 3986
  • Chris Skinner
    +44 (0)20 7303 7937
  • John Gregson
    +44 (0)20 7007 1545
  • Nigel Birkett
    +44 (0)161 455 8491

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