Asset and Structured Finance

The Asset and Structured Finance Group (ASF) of IFIN is the primary relationship originator with corporate clients. Thus it plays the role of being the principal interface between IL&FS Group/ IFIN and the corporate world

ASF team arranges as well as participates in tailored solutions for corporate clients with complex financial objectives. Most transactions arranged by Structured Finance are unique structures developed in close co-operation with the clients. The team manages a lending book of close to INR 60 billion

Asset and Structured Finance team has created a niche for itself in the following lending products segments:
  • Acquisition Financing - Indian companies have been increasingly looking at in-organic growth or enhancing shareholding control and hence actively seek funding either at the promoter level or at the SPV level
  • Special Situation Financing - The Asset and Structured Finance team consciously targets companies, which have the potential for turnaround and require financial and advisory support. The team works as a turnaround strategist providing a complete package including advisory services, syndication and lending
  • Mezzanine Finance / Quasi Equity Structure - The team offers Mezzanine finance / Quasi equity that fills the gap between what traditional lenders provide and what sponsors want from debt sources
  • Operating Lease - To optimize the project returns and tax planning, the team provides leasing solutions to acquire assets such as Construction Equipment / Industrial Machineries / Corporate Aircraft / IT Equipments
  • Structured Debt and Asset-based Finance - The team offers structured debt and asset based financing. Most of the product offerings are customized to its clients requirements, and thrives on its flexibility and innovation
  • Debt Capital Markets - The team has the ability to leverage the external debt markets to syndicate large ticket loans by securitising the loans on its balance sheet and then placing it with other investors

Key Strengths

  • Ability to offer customized / Tailor made solutions to clients financial needs
  • Healthy relationship with most of the large business group that generates recurring businesses
  • Capability of execute innovative /first of its kind structured deals to suit the clients requirement
  • Diverse sector expertise
  • Strong relationships with other corporate finance and investment institutions