SMBC group is a leading senior debt provider and key player in today’s market, underpinned by solid expertise and an extensive balance sheet.
SMBCE’s Leveraged Finance group is well recognised in the European market as a leading senior lender and provider to leveraged buy-out (LBO) transactions. Established in 1997, the group has since completed over 158 transactions with commitments in excess of US$5.25bn.
A dedicated team of eight professionals has developed strong relationships with a number of private equity sponsors and maintain a total leveraged portfolio in excess of US$1.9bn.
The group applies an integrated approach towards leveraged finance through sourcing and analysing new transactions, as well as managing the existing portfolio. This provides the bank with a 360- degree view of the LBO life cycle.