Gambit Corporate Finance is pleased to announce it has been awarded ‘Debt Adviser of the Year’ at the ACQ5 Global Awards 2020
This award is the firm’s second in short succession, after being named ‘Debt Adviser of the Year’ at the Finance Monthly M&A Awards in September 2020.
The firm has acted as lead financial adviser on a variety of fundraising and refinancing transactions during the year, in addition to securing Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) facilities for multiple businesses experiencing cash flow difficulties during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gambit’s dedicated debt advisory function enables businesses to achieve the optimal funding structure and partner with the most appropriate finance provider to meet their strategic ambitions. The Gambit team has extensive experience in refinancing and fundraising transactions from a range of institutional sources including mainstream banks, private debt funds, asset finance, invoice discounting and mezzanine finance providers. The firm has raised funds ranging from £1 million to over £100 million.
Mid-market companies and SMEs have benefitted from an increasing range of funder types in recent years, each with varying degrees of lender appetite and ‘sweet-spots’. The alternative lending market has further established its status as a critical component of the debt spectrum, with many providers servicing more complex credits and gaining accreditation to offer government-backed borrowing facilities alongside mainstream lenders.
As the world of business has been challenged by Covid-19, the firm has adapted to these unforeseen circumstances, helping its clients to navigate through these challenging times from a strategic, financial and cash flow perspective. The firm has provided detailed analyses of debt capacity, stress-testing financial forecasts across a range of scenarios and debt structures, securing government-backed funding for its clients, and supporting clients in renegotiating existing facilities and covenants.
Gambit’s award winning debt advisory service aims to achieve an optimal and sustainable funding structure to meet your business’ strategic ambitions. We have relationships with the most active funders in the mid-market, benefitting from over 25 years of industry experience and having been involved as both advisors and lenders.
If you would like to arrange a call to discuss the opportunities facing your business or to understand the most appropriate funding solution to support your business’ needs and ambitions, please contact a member of the team.