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Structured Finance
Track Record

The Structured Finance Division (the SF Division) is Gulf One’s structuring and advisory business. The SF Division provides independent, comprehensive, customised and sustainable solutions to address clients’ needs.

The SF Division provides an extensive range of regionally relevant, tailored structuring and advisory services, including:

  • Corporate finance: buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisition advisory and execution, corporate debt advisory
  • Structured finance: advising on funding structure and execution
  • Project finance: advisory on structuring and arrangement of financing for non-recourse greenfield and brownfield infrastructure and industrial projects
  • Corporate advisory: advising on the optimal corporate structure


The Division provides comprehensive solutions to its clients and delivers specialist advice on:

  • Fund raising: debt arrangement, syndication and equity placement
  • Islamic finance: advisory, structuring and execution of Shari’a compliant facilities
  • Corporate and financial restructuring: solutions for distressed situations including dealing with creditors
  • Family group/family office advisory: advisory on optimisation of structure, financing and value creation including corporatisation and listing
  • Project finance: advisory on structuring and arrangement of financing for non-recourse greenfield and brownfield infrastructure projects  

The Division’s advice is grounded on the extensive multi-product, multi-market experience of its investment banking professionals including:

  • Product expertise: encompassing all key investment banking products 
  • Sector expertise: across a broad range of infrastructure, industrial and corporate sectors including power, oil and gas, water treatment, industrial manufacturing, petrochemicals, clean energy, transportation and logistics, telecommunications and social infrastructure (health and education) 
  • Execution expertise: based on comprehensive process experience including negotiation and project management, coordination and management of other advisors, lawyers and accountants and management of counterparts delivering accelerated execution and closure 
  • Relationship dedicationbased on a reputation for long-lasting relationships grounded on the highest standards of discretion, confidentiality and fair dealing and strong relationships with key regional decision-makers, delivering unique insights and in-depth market understanding
  • Superior resultsas evidenced by a track record of meeting deadlines, successful closures and value creation for our clients


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