Financing


Debt & Equity

Valtus Capital Group has extensive experience in raising capital. We assist our clients in different complex financial structures and provide a dedicated capital raising effort. The firm has extensive global relationships with private equity, venture capital, non-traditional financing sources and strategic investors that enable us to achieve the best terms and outcomes.

Our team possesses a deep understanding of the following financial products:

  • Traditional senior and subordinated debt (revolving credit facilities, term loans, senior fixed and floating rate notes, subordinated notes, second lien loans)
  • Real estate financing and construction financing
  • Mezzanine and preferred equity
  • Equity (private equity): extensive experience in executing transactions with premier private equity firms
  • Venture capital

Debt Restructuring

The principals of Valtus are experienced in debt restructuring and can provide assistance to companies that are in difficult or over leveraged situations. Our key focus is to maximize value for our clients by preserving equity value and protecting any personal guaranty issues.

Our services:

  • Valuation
  • Restructuring:
    • Existing lender negotiation
    • Debt refinancing
    • Asset sales
    • Junior capital/equity raise
    • Court protection/bankruptcy alternatives
    • Section 363 sale

Advisory


Merger and Acquisitions

Valtus Capital advises corporate clients on valuation and buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition transactions. In buy-side advisory, Valtus Capital is very experienced in dealing with public and private companies and in financing acquisitions for the acquirer. In a sell-side assignment, Valtus Capital works closely with principals and senior executives to tailor an M&A strategy that maximizes the principals’ goals. We typically exceed management’s expectations on valuation.

Sell-Side Advisory:

  • Identify and review potential buyers
  • Refine financial analysis and valuation
  • Mezzanine and preferred equity
  • Prepare the Confidential Information Memorandum and market transaction to investors
  • Negotiate with potential buyers and assist in closing the transaction

Buy-Side Advisory:

  • Assist the client in determining acquisition objectives and criteria, identifying candidates, assessing the market and approaching targets
  • Assist in areas including: valuation, pricing strategy, deal tactics, negotiating and closing transactions with parties sourced by Valtus Capital

Valuation

Valtus Capital prides itself on having a deep understanding of valuation and providing our clients with true insight regarding value drivers. Through diligent underwriting, we form a view of valuation for an asset, company or security on which all of our financing and advisory work is based.

Our diligence includes:

  • Thorough review of assumptions
  • Base case, up-side and down-side analyses
  • Residual value analysis
  • Market trends
  • Economic trends
  • Comparable company analysis
  • Discounted cash flow analysis
  • Franchise/brand value