WHAT WE DO

We are focused on the Italian market across the board and with a particular focus on clean tech and renewable energy and assist sustainable corporates raise capital through privately placed equity or debt instruments (“club deals”) with qualified investors. We have two corporate entities operating under the EthicalFin brand, each specifically created to deal with different aspects of the business:

This is the FCA regulated and authorised firm conducting financial services as arranger of financial transactions, advisor to qualified investors and placement agent for financial instruments in the UK and pass-ported in Europe

Has been set up to source and select business opportunities and enter into partnerships with like-minded professionals and organizations in order to expand our service offering to our clients, both product-wise and geographically

By using our team’s extensive network, long financial experience and synergic expertise we:

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Assist corporates in the identification and implementation of capital raising strategies for a sustainable growth, through ideal financial partner arrangements

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Arrange and place both equity and debt financial instruments for qualified investors in the form of privately placed club deals that fit such investors’ specific risk/rewards objectives

We are passionate about putting our team’s strategic and financial experience and expertise at the disposal of our clients in a partnership approach in order to foster sustainable growth

Most of the time we are called by clients to provide a product; but only after a detailed and frank discussion with them, we are able to identify the issues and the opportunities, and then the most appropriate and applicable solutions

OUR CLIENTS

Corporates

  • Pre-IPO start-ups
  • Small- and medium-sized enterprises
  • Italian or clean tech subsidiaries of large multinationals
  • Debt collection companies

Financial Institutions

  • Specialty lenders
  • Commercial banks
  • Investment banks

Qualified Investors

  • Family offices
  • Investment vehicles
  • Venture capital funds
  • Private equity funds
  • Hedge funds. Our regulatory status does not permit us to deal with retails clients

Our regulatory status does not permit us to deal with retail clients

OUR PROJECTS

  • Typically range between €5m and €100m in value
  • Capital raisings through the issuance of either debt or equity instruments or through the sale of assets
  • Equity raisings range from pre-IPO venture capital to private equity either through bilateral arrangements, club deals or AIM-listings
  • Debt financings in bond or loan format, corporate or asset-based.

OUR ENGAGEMENT PROCESS

  • In accordance with our ethics, we believe in open, frank and transparent discussion with you
  • We offer a free initial consultation with the purpose of understanding your requirements, identifying possible solutions, outlining a possible scope of work and establishing the necessary bond of trust
  • We will agree the specific terms of engagement; a fee structure will be fair, clear and align as much as possible both parties’ interests
  • We will then start working together as a team in order to implement, execute and conclude the transaction and achieve the stated objectives
  • As EthicalFin is dedicated to long-term relationships, once our partnership has been established, we will continue in our dialogue and networking with a view to identifying future mutually beneficial business opportunities

OUR SERVICES

  • Support in mergers and acquisitions transactions
  • Support in negotiating partnerships and joint ventures
  • Support with capital raisings from venture capital, private equity sources
  • Corporate and/or debt restructurings
  • Support in the divestiture of non core assets/subsidiaries
  • Preparing business plans, feasibility analyses and business assessments
  • Support the negotiation of shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Identifying potential strategic targets by analysing synergies and selecting the best solutions
  • Searching for potential industrial or capital partners to support growth
  • Prepare international expansion plans
  • Renewable energy projects divestiture transactions
  • Support in preparing IPOs and AIM listing
  • Beauty contest for NOMADs
  • Promote corporate social responsibility
  • Define and implement corporate communication and investor relations strategies
  • Support in preparing the sustainability report
  • Support in the divestiture of non core assets/subsidiaries
  • Preparing business plans, feasibility analyses and business assessments
  • Advisory to the management, collection and transfer of doubtful or non-performing loans
  • Negotiation of shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Identifying potential strategic targets by analysing synergies and selecting the best solutions
  • Assistance with the sourcing, valuation and acquisition of corporate targets
  • Prepare business plans
  • Arrange "club deals"
  • Identification of distressed asset and distressed debt situations
  • Support in identifying sustainable investment opportunities
  • Arrange and place corporate bonds
  • Structure securitization transactions
  • Arrange secured and unsecured lending facilities
  • Divestiture and/or financing of illiquid credit and non-performing loan portfolios
  • Arrange debt optimisation, renegotiation and refinancings
  • Assist with credit cycle management
  • Beauty contests for counterparty selection
  • Publicly or privately placed asset-backed transactions and warehouses
  • Structured credit/distressed credit portfolio assessment, value management and extraction strategies
  • Performing, sub- and non-performing (NPLs) divestitures
  • Arranging credit portfolio optimisation/deconsolidation structures
  • Arrange and place corporate bonds for portfolio companies
  • Assistance with the sourcing, valuation and acquisition of credit portfolio targets
  • Arrange securitisation transactions on target assets / portfolio companies
  • Identifying potential senior or mezzanine lenders for the target assets
  • Identifying exit strategies for the investment portfolios
  • Tailor-made real estate vehicles and fund structures
  • Equity sourcing for new developments
  • Real estate investment or divestment processes
  • Scouting of real estate opportunities
  • Arrange commercial real estate mortgage backed securities
  • Tailor-made real estate vehicles and fund structures
  • Arrange sale and lease back deals
  • Assistance with the sourcing, valuation and acquisition of real estate targets
  • Arrange sale and lease back deals for portfolio companies
  • Equity sourcing for new developments
  • Support in add-ons, secondaries operations for private equity funds
  • Monitoring the investment performance
  • Solar photovoltaic, wind, hydro, biomass technologies
  • Commercial and residential real estate
  • Secured and unsecured non-performing loans
  • Responsible investing