We work with financial stakeholders and/or management to conduct a review of the liquidity and related cash flow forecasts of borrowers to understand and analyse drivers of cash flow. For example: trading performance, working capital restructuring costs or provision payments. This work requires us to assess amongst others, intra month peak requirements, vulnerabilities and potential upsides. This provides shareholders or lenders with an independent view on whether its portfolio company or borrower has adequate liquidity to continue operating normally, thereby allowing time for them to consider their options.
We conduct high level ‘stress tests’ and analysis of the business plan. We can help shareholders or lenders take a view as to whether the business plan provides a reasonable basis to determine the debt capacity and to make future lending decisions or prepare management for negotiation about future funding, by taking the following steps: