Engagement Benefits

Efficient and highly cost effective use of human, technical and financial resources

ECS executes the financing in a turn-key fashion freeing management to focus on high impact enterprise value creation initiatives

Close Deals Quicker

Management can focus on definitive documentation, due diligence, new strategic and budgeting initiatives while ECS executes the financing

Improved operating flexibility/business execution runway, borrower friendly deal structure and covenant package

ECS captures materially more permissive corporate style borrower language conventions for lower middle market for non-sponsored borrowers

Increase enterprise valuation

Management will drive enterprise value as they have 4 quarters (versus 2 or 3) to focus on running the business. Also, borrowers that are fully funded and do not have “perceived pressure” from lender covenant packages for the foreseeable years ahead are in a superior position when dealing with potential suitors

Receive excellent post-closing “after care”

  • Ordinary course amendments for the life of the facility
  • Immediately available advice to CEO/CFO for credit agreement questions
  • Presentation for the new debt deal which summarizes (in “cheat sheet” format) the credit agreement(s) terms
  • Quarterly review of covenant package before being released to the lenders