We provide financial institutions with independent, expert and efficient support in the realisation of their strategic and investment objectives.
We originate, structure and distribute new funding transactions for European Middle-Market Corporates. Our services are available to Corporate enterprises across most European jurisdictions, sectors and industries. We focus on funding needs of a value between €20-300m in most major currencies.
We help our clients secure flexible capital solutions for a variety of uses including:
Benefits to clients
We focus on funding needs of a value between €20-300m in most major currencies.
We can secure asset-based debt and equity financing for our clients across Europe:
Our partners bring a wealth of experience accumulated across the finance industry in leadership positions at some of the world’s most prominent financial institutions.
We provide this best-in-practice experience without the conflict of interest.
Geoff has more than 25 years of experience in trading, structuring, asset management and treasury. He has had responsibility for significant risk and human resources across all asset classes, having worked in London, New York and Hong Kong. Previously Geoff was a member of the Markets Management Committee and Treasurer of Barclays Capital, ran Barclays global credit structuring and non-core asset disposal group, and was Global Head of Emerging Markets trading at Credit Suisse. His entrepreneurial experience was built in co-founding an asset management company, Solent Capital. Geoff graduated with an MA (Hons) in Economics from Christ’s College, Cambridge University.
Giles has more than 20 years of experience in trading and portfolio management in the High Yield, Investment Grade, Emerging Market and Structured Credit asset classes. He was the Managing Director responsible for the legacy structured credit positions, fund derivatives and the European mortgage asset securitisation and disposal programs for Barclays Non-Core. Prior to this he ran Credit Correlation at Barclays, was the senior credit trader at Solent Capital and traded credit derivatives and HY bonds at Abbey National. Giles graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biological Science from the University of Bristol.
Peter has more than 20 years of trading and structuring experience, working in London, New York and Tokyo. He has used his experience to advise senior management at both financial and governmental institutions on portfolio disposal processes, refinancing and capital optimisation. Previously Peter was a Partner at Moelis & Company, where he advised financial institutions and the UK government on non-core portfolios. He has advised banks throughout the world, with the main focus in Europe. Prior to Moelis and after a career as credit trader at Rabobank and Salomon Brothers, he was Global Head of the Franchise Structuring Group at J.P. Morgan, where he was responsible for origination, development and structuring of several market leading credit transactions. Peter holds an M.Sc. in Econometrics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
As an independently owned business we are able to provide a transparent service without conflict of interest. Keypoint is founded on four cornerstone principles, namely:
We have extensive experience and expertise across various financial asset classes and sectors
Our business is built on long-term client relationships
We deliver the right transaction for our clients, free of conflicts
Our clients receive full visibility at every step of the process
August 2019Advised a leading European Fintech consumer finance business on the acquisition and financing of several portfolios of consumer finance receivables.
July 2019Advised a European Asset Manager on the allocation of a large asset management assignment.
June 2019Advised a Non-Performing Loan specialist institution on a €70m+ senior debt financing to part-fund the purchase of an Eastern-European Real-estate backed NPL portfolio.
May 2019Advised a European financial institution on a large and complex long-dated portfolio restructuring.
August 2018Advised a European middle-market industrial conglomerate on a £75m refinance including a large acquisition and dividend recap facility.
July 2018Advised an Irish housebuilder on a funding facility to develop and expand its existing pipeline.
March 2018Advised a large UK Asset Manager on the structuring, set-up and financing of a UK-focussed Equity Release Mortgage business.
January 2018Advised a Finnish Real Estate firm on a €300m+ senior debt refinancing secured against a portfolio of residential real estate.
October 2017Advised an owner-operated Irish hotel on a €50m+ refinance.
August 2017Advised a sponsor-backed German Healthcare operations business on a €50m+ growth capital facility.
March 2017Advised a large European biofuels business on a €100m+ acquisition debt facility for the purchase of Biofuels production businesses in Spain and France.
May 2017Advised a European ecological cement producer on a €10m debt facility to fund expansion.
March 2017Buy-side advisor in a £1bn+ mortgage portfolio process. Arranger of consortium consisting of junior, senior and warehouse financing.
April 2017Advised Euroloan Group Plc, a leading European Fintech consumer finance business with operations in Finland, Sweden and Poland on a €60m upsize to a senior secured debt facility (now €120m total).
December 2016Advised a Finnish hotel operator on a €40m+ senior secured debt refinancing. November 2016
August 2016Advised a Nordic elderly care home business on a €25m+ refinance.
June 2016Advised on a €53m stretched senior debt facility for the acquisition of a Finnish residential real estate portfolio.
May 2016Advised a global professional services business on a £40m+ non-recourse debt funding for the acquisition of a specialist UK professional services business.
January 2016Advised a UK focused Real Estate development lending platform on a £100m+ capital raise.
December 2015Advised a renewable energy business on a £23mn refinance of their completed and functional Biogas Plant (Anaerobic Digestion) in the East Anglia region of the UK.
October 2015Advised Euroloan Group Plc, a leading European Fintech consumer finance business with operations in Finland, Sweden and Poland on a €60m senior secured debt facility.
September 2015Advised an owner-operated hotel in central Dublin, Ireland, on a new €26mn+ senior secured debt refinancing.
July 2015Advised an Italian biotech firm, serving the global agriculture sector, on a €20mn+ debt funding.
May 2015Advised on a private capital fundraising for Kiosked, an online technology company and leading content monetisation platform with global presence, awarded Finland’s fastest growing company in 2014.
April 2015Advised a UK Trade Finance Platform, focused on the SME market, on a £30mn+ debt funding.
March 2015Advised a Spanish biotech firm on a €100mn+ debt funding facility.
February 2015Advised a Nordic Consumer Finance company on a €15mn convertible bridge loan facility.
December 2014Advised on a €30mn+ flexible senior secured debt facility to refinance an existing portfolio of Irish and UK properties and operating businesses.
November 2014Advised an established, Irish-based, Global aircraft-leasing company on a $20mn+ unlisted equity investment.
August 2014Advised a leading player in the Irish car market on a €40mn+ asset-backed debt financing.