"Assignment of a team within a short deadline enabled the finance department to ensure the transaction's success"

Mathieu Guillo
CFO

Scope

  • Financing the acquisition of a European target
  • Amendment of existing credit line and a new tranche
  • Total amount successfully secured for €500m, including the new tranche

Objectives

  • Identify the various financing options
  • Ideally, to ensure financing of the acquisition without refinancing the existing syndicated loan

Results

  • Increase in the amount of the budget
  • Extension of the maturity
  • Maintenance of conditions and prices prior to acquisition

Redbridge’s role

  • Advisor to Ingenico
  • Arrangement of the transaction

Redbridge’s added value

  • In-depth market knowledge combined with independence and absence of any conflict of interest allowed Ingenico to obtain additional financing within existing syndicated loan, without affecting existing conditions