About Services to Lenders and Investors

We provide fast, pragmatic advice to debt and equity providers in distressed scenarios.

Protecting your capital

We support funders at all stages of the funding cycle where financial distress is present.

Our approach has four central principles:

  • We are agile and can respond quickly to any scenario
  • We provide robust advice and pragmatic solutions rather than extraneous analysis
  • We seek to agree a remit at the outset which is focussed and proportionate in terms of time and cost
  • We strive for management buy-in and a consensual approach

This approach enables us to give you realistic, actionable recommendations which either resolve the problem so that the capital risk is reduced or extinguished, or deliver an optimal exit, such as a refinance or restructuring.

Oliver specialises in advising lenders and equity providers in distressed scenarios

Oliver Collinge

Director - Leeds

t: 0113 244 5141

e: oliver.collinge@pkfgm.co.uk

Peter is highly regarded for his considered and proactive approach to the needs of stakeholders

Peter Hart

Director - London

t: 0207 5162221

e: peter.hart@pkfgm.co.uk

Typical Assignments

Whether advising in relation to debt or equity exposure, our mandates typically include:

Pre-lend / investment

  • Pre-lend / viability reviews
  • Complementary funding options
  • Alternative options review for businesses not meeting investor / funder criteria

Post-lend / investment

  • Advice to management on fiduciary duties and obligations to stakeholders
  • Resolution of shareholder / board disputes
  • Cash flow management

Restructuring and Exit

  • Restructuring and contingency planning options
  • Refinance
  • Accelerated M&A
  • Formal insolvency appointments
  • Corporate simplification

Case Study

A new lease of life for a brewery

How a new finance facility resolved a brewery’s cash flow problems and provided funding for growth.

Our credentials

Our team combines advisory, transactional, insolvency and regulatory expertise. Our creditor-side credentials include:

  • Extensive experience acting for clearing banks, including secondments to special situations / business support teams.
  • Panel provider of advisory and restructuring services to multiple government agencies
  • Acted for a wide range of Asset Based Lenders and Alternative Finance providers on both advisory and recovery mandates.

Guides & Updates

Explore our insights for help with managing financial pressures and building resilience in your business.

The law of unintended consequences – HMRC as second preferential creditor

What unintended effects have become obvious in the months following the introduction of HMRC’s secondary preferential status?

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Tougher regulations on connected party pre-packs to take effect

New regulations don’t just cover pre-pack sales but all connected party sales

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FSQS accreditation for PKF GM

Third Party risk management and compliance for the financial services sector

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