Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

The corporate finance division of Ithraa Capital serves an extensive client base of leading companies, multinational corporations, and governments. Ithraa offers tailor-made solutions for their financial needs in meeting strategic objectives. We advise our clients on the full spectrum of public and private transactions not limited to merger and acquisition, structuring of the balance sheet, Issuance of equity and debt capital, etc. We have the team of high calibre professionals having a proven track record of successful transactions within the region and international markets. As aligned with our vision, we always offer innovative and customized Sharia-based investment solutions.

Products & Services

Strategic Advisory

Our Corporate Finance Department provides clients with comprehensive strategic and financial advisory services including mergers and acquisition (“M&A”) in both healthy and distressed situations.

Scope of Services:

  • Assist companies in their strategic business and financial decisions which may include the including the following opportunities:
    1. Growth by Acquisition
    2. Ownership Succession and Retirement Sales
    3. Buyer Searches
    4. Distressed Sales
    5. Consolidation / Scale Up
    6. Seller Recapitalizations
    7. IPOs / Secondary Offerings
  • Perform financial analysis and review projections
  • Conduct company, asset and portfolio valuations
  • Assess project feasibility from sponsor’s, lenders’ and/or investors’ perspective
  • Advise clients on merger, acquisition and divestiture strategies and determine optimal capital structure
  • Originate Buy and Sell mandates and identify potential (strategic or financial) buyers or acquisition targets
  • Identify prospective (industrial or financial) equity and joint venture partners
  • Conduct detailed due diligence analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of confidential information and selling memoranda
  • Propose, structure and negotiate financial transactions
  • Coordinate legal, tax, accounting and other closing-related activities

Debt Advisory, Corporate Restructuring and Reorganizations

Ithraa Capital can assist clients in negotiations with lenders, debt holders, trade creditors, official committees, and other stakeholders to build consensus and facilitate progress.

Our corporate finance team has established a reputation for problem solving and value creation to underperforming and robust companies across the industry spectrum.

Scope of Services:

  • Structure and negotiate secured and unsecured debt facilities and other credit agreements
  • Advise on structuring, negotiation, debt rescheduling and solicitation of exchange or tender offers
  • Assist in raising new capital, including working capital, rescue or exit financing
  • Provide valuation analysis for collateral, general corporate and liquidation purposes
  • Perform feasibility analyses on plans of reorganization
  • Review short-term cash flow projections and working capital needs
  • Review business plans and assess risks and opportunities
  • Assisting in negotiation of trade and creditor amendment agreements
  • Conduct lender / syndicate negotiations

Financing (Public and Private Debt and Equity)

Ithraa Capital offers comprehensive financing services to meet client needs by accessing a diverse range of investors, lenders and other capital providers such as banks, funds, government entities, private equity houses, family offices and HNWIs. Our focus is on providing Sharia compliant financing structures and on relying on our expertise in raising innovative, non-traditional financings throughout the capital structure, ranging from senior to subordinated debt structures (public and private), Sukuks, profit participation loans, preferred and minority equity capital.

Scope of Services:

  • Provide expert advice on capital needs and determine debt and equity strategy
  • Advise on initial or secondary public offerings
  • Arrange financing for working capital, acquisition, expansion or refinancing
  • Prepare marketing materials to elicit high level of interest
  • Negotiate key terms and covenants with capital sources
  • Negotiate inter-creditor agreements
  • Manage the loan closing and/or securities offering process
  • Facilitate capital introduction and assist in the placement and/or underwriting process

Principal Investments and Special Situations:

Ithraa Capital’s investment philosophy is based on a strong understanding of credit fundamentals that encompasses a wide range of aspects from Business and Industry reviews, Management Expertise, Enterprise Valuation, Cash-flow analysis, inter-creditor issues and documentation analysis.

Ithraa Capital’s investment strategy includes growth capital, undervalued public or private securities of established businesses, including distressed and other event driven financial assets. We aim to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns while preserving capital and maintaining the appropriate balance between current income and capital appreciation.

Our ability to co-invest alongside our clients and provide attractive returns to our investors enable us to forge long-lasting relationships.