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.
Led a £1.5m equity round, which included three institutional investors and a selection of value-added angel investors.
Arranged the provision of structured, subordinated debt from a managed special purpose vehicle to a unique affordable housing company. New Model structured the funding to satisfy the running yield requirements of the lender and the relatively complex cash flow profile of the borrower. The provision of subordinated debt enabled a superior return for the lender, as well as a secured subordinated debt position directly in the assets of the company through a bankruptcy remote special purpose funding vehicle.
UK-based business with a patented, radical new wind turbine system, which dramatically improves efficient power output, required significant proof-of-concept funding. New Model arranged the necessary funding through a US investor and potential JV partner for a design and development programme. This required positioning the finance offer for an investor partner with a ratcheted equity incentive. In total £7.6m of equity-linked finance was raised. Final commercialisation of the energy system is targeted for 2017/18, focusing on the US, European and Middle Eastern markets.