For all businesses, an acquisition is a major strategic step. At IBI Corporate Finance, we tailor every transaction uniquely to the needs of each client, putting significant time into defining acquisition strategy, sourcing acquisition targets, valuing target companies, structuring transactions optimally to minimise purchaser risk, sourcing debt and equity funding to finance transactions and project-managing legal and due diligence processes to completion.
€11bn merger with Betfair Group plc.
Recommended cash offer for Straight plc.
€70m contingent convertible investment in FBD Holdings plc.
Acquisition of Carroll Cuisine Ltd.
All disposals, whether full or partial, require delicate and experienced handling to ensure the interests of the various stakeholders are taken into account. As the most active sell-side adviser in the Irish market, IBI Corporate Finance has that experience. Key to IBI’s success has been our ability to identify the most relevant potential acquirers and maximise competitive tension between different potential purchasers.
Disposal to Gas Natural Fenosa.
Disposal to Saica Group.
Disposal to ViaSat Inc.
Disposal to Sanmina Corporation.
At IBI Corporate Finance our equity fundraising activities include public offers (offers for sale, rights issues, open offers, placings), growth capital fundraisings and private placements.
For firms looking for private capital, IBI is ideally positioned to identify various sources, from traditional venture capitalists and institutional investors to strategic investors or other third-party providers.
We also advise clients on the optimal capital structure for their businesses, financial implications of an equity issue, timing considerations and current market conditions and investor sentiment.
€20m capital raising from Proventus Capital Partners.
Private equity investment by Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund.
€30m growth capital raising from Proventus Capital Partners.
For clients considering raising debt or refinancing, IBI has a specialist focus on the public and private debt markets. We have strong relationships with all of the main Irish, UK and international banking players operating in Ireland. Our independent status means we can negotiate with a number of banking institutions and specialist lenders to secure the best structure and terms for our clients without any conflicts of interest.
Our focus is on maximisation of competitive tension amongst potential debt providers to ensure optimum solutions on the best possible terms.
IBI Corporate Finance offers a tailored strategic restructuring service to businesses experiencing financial difficulties as well as shareholders, creditors and other stakeholders.
Acquisition of Topaz debt from IBRC and restructuring of equity holdings.
Arrangement of debt funding of €350m.
Contingent loan and tier 2 capital transaction.
Debt refinancing from a group of European banks.
As part of its overall offering, IBI offers strategic and other advice to public, private and semi-state clients in many areas such as defence reviews, strategic reviews, financial planning, corporate valuations and shareholder conflict analysis.
Renegotiation and extension of Bank of Ireland’s financial services contract with the UK Post Office.
€219m demerger and share redemption.
Expert valuation and advice on dividend policy.
Advice on the 3rd EU Energy Directive.