Direct Lending and Corporate Transactions


Yew Grove REIT PLC is a €75m Real Estate Investment Trust that is listed both in Dublin and London. It invests in Irish commercial and industrial properties, primarily outside Dublin’s central business district. Guy Butler and Investec Plc raised €50m from institutional investors which has allowed the fund to continue its growth.

Gran Colombia Gold Corp is a Canadian listed gold and silver exploration, development and production company whose operations are primarily in Colombia. As part of a debt refinancing Guy Butler helped raise US$98m by way of a gold linked bond, with equity warrants attached.


Guy Butler and its partner firm Roodhals Capital, assisted Dutch insurance broker Quintes with its refinance and acquisition finance. A package provided by Crestline Investors Inc. now enables Quintes to act as a consolidator in the fragmented Dutch insurance brokerage market.
AMP PLC, Aggregated Micro Power, is an AIM listed company. It installs, maintains and supplies small scale energy facilities mostly in the form of biomass boilers across the UK. Guy Butler placed a £52m secured bond with UK institutional investors. The funding was used by AMP finance a portfolio of biomass boilers. It is listed on Bloomberg as one of only 6 GBP Green Bonds
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.


REA Holdings PLC is an oil palm business which is premium listed on the London Stock Exchange, with its operations in East Kalimantan. Guy Butler arranged and placed several bond and preferred equity issues in the total amount of approximately US$200m over a number of years. The issues were placed mainly with UK institutional investors. REA has been a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil since 2007.
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.
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Roodhals Capital a Dutch based corporate finance boutique assisting European medium sized companies with debt refinance issues, development loans, MBO’s and real estate finance.
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