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About Leveraged Finance

  • The Leveraged Finance Team works with clients to undertake transformational transactions for their businesses
  • The team assists clients in structuring an optimal debt package when leverage beyond normal levels is part of the chosen business solution
  • The team has experience arranging and underwriting financing solutions to support:
    • Management buy-outs/buy-ins
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • IPOs and other equity raisings
    • Expansion capital
    • Bolt-on acquisitions
    • Trade sales
    • Leveraged recapitalisations/restructures 

  • These are professional managers with a fiduciary responsibility to their funds
  • Sources of funds include banks, superannuation and other pension funds, insurance companies and wealthy individuals
  • The benefits of private equity involvement include:
    • Transactions are private and allow for management and old equity to participate
    • It can be an excellent step in preparing a company for the public market
    • Sensitive commercial information is not distributed to competitors
    • It allows businesses to partner with sophisticated equity providers experienced in growth strategies
  • The CommBank Leveraged Finance Team can provide recommendations on the appropriate private equity firms to approach 

Talk to us

Our Specialist

Head of Acquisition and Leveraged Finance
John Whelan
+61 2 91184164

Important information The information contained on this web page is made available only for persons who are wholesale clients as defined in the Corporations Act 2001. Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124.