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Farazad Investments (FI) provides global access to capital and assistance in obtaining loans for industrial and commercial projects Worldwide. FI is a Boutique Investment House, asserting a distinctive position in the International market, their products are tailor made to fit client’s criteria. FI’s Awarding winning in-house formula has received international recognition by the top Institutional Lenders and Asset Managers, favouring their transparent and innovative approach.
FI currently operates across five continents, with offices in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia and United States. The FI team comprises of reputable industry professionals, with profound experience in their individual sectors. The team works directly with the project owners to understand the vision and further expand the capability of that vision within realistic parameters. As a FI client, their award winning structure ensures clients are not at risk of default once the loan term is expired. This healthy approach has served in advising and structuring projects for funding valued over USD$3.2bn over the last eight years alone.
FI’s stringent due diligence on each and every selected proposal, identifies compliant clients and pursue the most suited capital structure. FI bridges the understanding between the lenders and borrowers.
The following examples provide a snapshot of FI’s Corporate Project Portfolio, either structured or in the pipeline with Institutional lenders and/or a Consortium of International Investors.
They include, in part:
Financing of a Petrol Station Company valued at EUR 27M in Madrid, Spain.
Structuring a funding scheme for a mixed use development in Luxembourg City valued at EUR 200M.
Financing of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in British Columbia. The project will be constructed on 3.1 acres providing 174 senior’s residence suites offering tremendous views of the surrounding mountains and the Comox Glacier valued at USD 66M.
Structuring the refinancing of a well-known upscale hotel in Italy valued at Euro 60M, The prestigious hotel is situated on 60.000 m2 land, has 210 rooms and is managed by one of the top management firms in the world.
Structured and Advised in arranging project financing for a high-rise tower, for a company based in British Columbia Canada, which has been developing properties and constructing multi-family residential and commercial buildings since 2000. When completed, the 26 storey high-rise, will boast 30,000 sq. ft. of commercial space on the lower three floors, 156 residential condominium units and two levels of parking.
Farazad Investments business expansion into the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and Far East markets, opens the door to new regional opportunities.
FI identifies safe haven economies and this attracts both Institutional Lenders and Private Family Offices to invest into these secure economies.
The company’s unrivalled reputation and lender confidence further expanded FI’s funding portfolio and ability, with the management of Investment Funds including prominent Family Offices. These select Funds have the capability and appetite to invest Worldwide.
FI’s unconventional approach to financing, has presented an edge in better understand the challenges of turbulent economic climates. It is from this understanding, FI has founded a way to secure funding for the Borrower under an alternate regulated formula and provided the investor maximum security to lend under this innovative scheme.
In 2013 it was reported a difficulty to obtain debt financing even up to 50% of the enterprise value, if this figure is compared with 2006 trends the ratio of equity to debt was 65 to 70% and above, in the current market climate institutional lenders equity to debt ratio averages from around 40%, but through various Family Offices and Private Equity Firms, FI are able to obtain ratios as high as up to 70% equity to debt.
FI’s Private Equity structures provide key market advisory expertise for private corporations and acquisition financing when required for Buy-Side Mandates. The FI team comprises of highly experienced Private Equity professionals whom have deep sector knowledge, along with a strong network of Fund Managers and Institutional Investors. A full review of financial business plans with the targeted projections alongside the implementation of operational restructuring are all analysed and restructured professionally.
FI's strengths are to provide advice on specific initiatives and processes that help manage complex transactions and cross-border structuring from both buy and sell side perspectives.
Areas of Prime Expertise
• Assistance in obtaining Trophy Asset Loans
• Structured Financing
• Credit Enhancement
• Rated Bonds for Debt Financing
• Financing of Sovereign Investments
• Wealth Management