New Model provided advice to a UK PLC on successful cross-border acquisition. This involved the acquisition of a strategically important holding company in the Southern Hemisphere, with subsidiaries located in six separate geographic locations. New Model assisted in the due diligence, negotiation, structuring and completion of the multi-currency acquisition.
Arranged the provision of debt from a managed special purpose vehicle to a specialist finance company to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of loans, as well as revolving funding. This innovative specialist debt funding acquired secured, short term loans. New Model structured the funding to fit with the profile of the on-going revolving debt facilities required and the returns-driven funder.
Following a review of its business to streamline resources, a strategy was formed to re-focus the company on its most potentially profitable areas and improve shareholder value. The company had been loss-making for several years and the founding shareholder group was seeking an exit in the short-medium term. Since implementing the proposals that stemmed from the review, the company has returned to profitability.
Led a £1.5m equity round, which included three institutional investors and a selection of value-added angel investors.