Cinven's Capital Markets team helps the firm's portfolio companies to manage their debt facilities and treasury strategies, structures debt financings for new investments and maintains close relationships with banks and other lenders.
A member of the Capital Markets team is allocated to each of Cinven's portfolio companies and works alongside our board representatives and the company's senior financial managers, providing advice on matters relating to debt capital markets, liability management and treasury policy. When portfolio companies are engaged in significant corporate activity, such as acquisitions, disposals or a refinancing, the team provides advice on financing strategy and execution.
Cinven is a responsible owner of businesses, and when we are involved in debt financing processes alongside our portfolio companies, we aim to balance the interests of all stakeholders while seeking to maximise and protect value for Cinven's fund investors. Our aim is to ensure that the level of debt within each of our portfolio companies is sustainable and does not place undue strain on the enterprise. We refinance existing debt facilities to improve terms wherever appropriate, and we work with our companies to help them manage interest rate and currency risks using suitable treasury strategies.
The Capital Markets team is involved in the management of debt financing from origination through to realisation, which can include providing assistance to potential future buyers and leaving our companies in good shape in preparation for the next stage of their development under new owners.