We help you design your credit story and optimise the capital structure, selecting the most appropriate facilities with the right lenders to fund your growth ambitions.
Debt capital markets are extensive and deeply liquid, with many options for borrowers of all sizes. Whether you’re a corporate, sponsor or institutional investor, you need to navigate this market in a smart and informed way to access the optimal capital structure for value creation.
We can help you find the right lender and type of debt products. Our team of deeply experienced experts know the debt market and will help you design and achieve the best funding options.
Borrowers and sponsors
Raising debtRaising new debt facilities for M&A/acquisition finance, capex, working capital, and general corporate purposes, including ESG-based financing such as green loans, social bonds and sustainability-linked loans.
Refinancing debtRefinancing existing debt facilities to optimise the capital structure, improve pricing, extend maturities, and recapitalisations.
Borrowers and sponsorsWorking with corporate borrowers and private equity financial sponsors across the mid-market and large cap market.
Why Grant Thornton
We act as a strategic sounding board, testing and challenging assumptions and facilitating debate within your leadership and investor teams. By gaining a unique understanding of your strategic ambitions, we can advise on the funding options available to support your business and deliver value for your stakeholders.
We're the number one corporate financer adviser in the UK – we see more transactions than anyone else in the market and have a unique insight to offer to our clients.
Capital Thinking: analysis of current debt and financing market insights
Expert insights from our UK debt advisory specialists, who can help you to navigate the complex lending landscape and wider debt markets.
ESG lending: momentum is building for the mid-market
A survey of over 40 UK-based lenders to understand their ESG lending
Who we work with
Our debt advisory team specialise in working with:
- Financial sponsors
- Privately-owned corporates
- Listed corporates
- Family offices
- Asset managers and institutional investors (including pension, insurance, real estate, and CLO funds)
- Real estate investors
- Infrastructure investors
- Asset-based lending (ABL) funders
- Special situations investors
- Islamic finance providers