Funding a Business – Planning to win

Funding a Business

Optimizing your capital structure is essential to sustainable growth

Optimizing your capital structure is essential to sustainable growth

Ensuring your capital structure and financing arrangements are consistent with both your objectives and risk appetite are critical to delivering your strategic plan and driving value for business stakeholders. KPMG professionals can help you align your priorities with market opportunities to develop and implement the right funding strategies and access the appropriate capital pools.

A strategic approach to defining your capital financing objectives and understanding your debt and equity financing options is essential to sustainable growth. We offer hands-on assistance through the process of raising capital, from initial assessment and strategy to successful execution. Our experienced insights and market presence help you:

  • Determine your business growth plans and funding requirements
  • Evaluate the best capital structure and financing options for your business
  • Identify potential sources of capital
  • Approach the market and position your negotiation tactics to achieve competitive market terms
  • Develop perceptive shareholder and capital providers communication strategies.

Our integrated team of specialists helps you ask and answer the key questions with confidence to develop and implement capital structuring transactions and raise capital in alignment with your immediate and long-term goals.


Strategy & Capital Structure: What capital structure and financing will allow maximum shareholder/stakeholder value?

•Assist to define the right capital structure after assessing your business plan and goals, financing objectives and capital requirements.


Option identification: What sources of funding may be available?

•Determine the preferred strategy by identifying key funding objectives, debt capacity and available financing options. Identify relevant preparatory steps and potential capital providers to approach and launch the funding strategy.


Deal Execution: How do I achieve the best terms?

•Evaluate and address risk factors upfront with shareholders and stakeholders and maximize competitive tension to get the best term. Effectively coordinate the deal structuring, due diligence, and the stakeholders management while develop backup plans to prepare for contingencies.


Closing: How do I achieve financial close?

•Assist you to stay on top of execution of documentation, monitor the flow of funds, and gain approvals from regulatory bodies and shareholders. Support the establishment of a communications strategy that includes well-positioned press releases and regular updates for stakeholders. 


Ongoing Stakeholder Management: How can I manage stakeholder communications to maintain capital providers support?

•Manage communications with lenders, support potential changes to documentation or waivers, as required, and other ancillary requirements. Develop the business and strategy in the context of investor preferences and provide services to ensure effective engagement with shareholders.

Our integrated team of trusted advisors guides you through the process of raising capital by understanding it from an investor’s perspective. You get honest, practical advice of real value to inform your strategic decisions and help you meet your business growth objectives. Using clear and consistent communications, we can help you develop and strengthen shareholder support for the deal.

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