Guy Butler completed the following Direct Lending and Corporate Transactions:
RSS Rental Solutions and Services is a power generator rental company operating out of Dubai and active in the Gulf countries and in Africa. For RSS a US$40m finance facility was placed with Carval Investor Services. The facility was used to refinance bank debt and expand its fleet.
REA Holdings PLC is a palm oil plantation business listed on the AIM with its operations in Indonesia. Guy Butler arranged and placed several bond and preferred equity issues in the total amount of approximately USD 200m over a number of years. The facilities were used to expand the acreage of palm oil plantations over the recent years. The issues were placed mainly with UK institutional emerging market investors.
Lagerbox Holdings BV is a German self storage business operating 14 self storage facilities in Germany. Guy Butler placed a €17m 7 year term loan was placed with DRC Capital a London based real estate debt fund to refinance existing senior debt and to finance expansion of new self storage facilities.
AMP PlC, aggregated micro power, is an AIM listed company installing small scale energy facilities mostly in the form of biomass boilers across the UK. Guy Butler placed a 8 year GBP bond with UK retail and institutional investors in the total amount of GBP 12.3m. The funding was used by AMP to roll out its portfolio of biomass boilers.
Guy Butler extends its debt placement capabilities to other corporate finance boutiques active in debt capital markets. It has close co-operation arrangements with the following organisations:
Independent Debt Capital Market limited a corporate finance boutique based in London focussed on origination and structuring of long dated debt instruments. The key areas in which IDCM is active are renewable energy projects, infrastructure projects and real estate finance.