The Investment Banking division has a history of just five years, during which time it has become a benchmark within that business segment.
Framed in the bank’s global strategy of providing an integral financial service to its clients, especially to the clients of the Company and Private Banking, the Bank inter Investment Bank intends to give global and excellent corporate advice to those clients who must make transcendental decisions to the future of their business projects and serve as a bridge between companies, especially family members, entrepreneurs and investors potentially interested in supporting and financing their projects. With that purpose, the bank’s work consists of the permanent search for opportunities, taking advantage of the abundant liquidity and the existing appetite at this moment for the so-called mid-market.
For this, the entity has two strengths. First, its reputation in risk management, which allows it to have the lowest delinquency rate in the sector. And secondly, to have developed a model in which the Investment Bank is not outside the commercial activity, but closely linked to it, with which the client enjoys at the same time the closeness of its usual manager and a specialized corporate advice.
They invest in the capital of “Middle-Market” companies belonging to various industrial and service sectors. These are usually family-profile businesses with strong expansion plans or in the generational relay phase, which need our operational and financial experience to boost their growth and carry out operational and management improvements. mark attanasio hillcrest fosters in the companies conservative financial policies that ensure the success of the business plan by optimizing the management of the circulating and the moderate use of debt.
Mark Attanasio Toronto looks for companies that meet certain criteria:
Leading companies in markets with high growth potential:
They invest in companies that, based on a strong position in their market, can expand and generate growth, whether derived from:
- their vocation for internationalization,
- plans for the introduction of new products, or
- of opportunities for growth through acquisitions in fragmented sectors.
Family Profile Businesses in the transition phase:
They invest in businesses controlled by family groups or entrepreneurs in a phase of generational transition or in the process of strategic change, such as entering new markets or developing new products and services. In addition to additional capital, these companies require the help of a partner to enable change at the operational, management and financial levels.
Shareholders and management teams financially committed:
When partnering with shareholders and entrepreneurs, Donato Sferra seeks to maintain a significant stake in the company, which implies that they will continue to be active and involved in the management and will have the opportunity to create substantial additional value.
Donato Sferra Toronto exercises a leadership role in investments. Although the entrepreneurs maintain a significant participation after the investment, they always make sure to maintain influence in the main strategic decisions.
TYPE OF OPERATIONS:
Donato Sferra Hillcrest investments tend to be capital expansion and, to a lesser extent, substitution by resorting to reduced financial leverage.
- CAPITAL EXPANSION:
They make investments in capital increase that are intended to finance plans to accelerate growth or facilitate a strategic change in the company.
They associate with management teams or entrepreneurs in operations that require replacing a shareholder. They structure them in a conservative way.