Debt Advisory & Management
Specialising in Commercial Property and Construction Finance
MEZZANINE DEBT FINANCE
Introducing mezzanine finance into the capital stack allows our clients to maximise their equity resource across multiple projects;
or increase the overall financing to a higher loan to value ratio when coupled with a Senior debt solution.
Origination, Negotiation and Management of Senior Debt funding for commercial investment property and residential, commercial or mixed-use development projects.
Benchmark’s comprehensive senior debt panel includes Australian and Offshore banks, private lenders, non-banks and institutional funds.
With the challenges faced by many developers seeking access to funding for land acquisition and development,
Benchmark’s assess to direct capital ensures a streamlined and competitive finance solution is achieved.
STRETCHED SENIOR DEBT
Blended senior and mezzanine finance offering removing the requirement for inter-creditor deeds.
Competitive finance structures that allow developers to commence development without full debt pre-sale coverage.
Recapitalising completed development projects allowing for equity release to investors whilst a sales program is finalised.
Ideal solution for developers wanting access to equity to redeploy into new projects.
ADVISORY & ADVOCACY
Client advocacy and debt structuring negotiation of finance facilities at annual review ensuring all renewed terms are at market and competitive, eliminating bank complacency.
Advocacy support for clients in distress and the development and negotiation of re-positioning strategy directly with the incumbent financier.
Benchmark Finance Group develops bespoke finance structures for our clients focusing on the most effective way to raise capital based on the specific metrics of the transaction and the prevailing market sentiment.
The entire process from capital origination, negotiation and close is managed by the team at Benchmark ensuring finance is raised competitively and on optimum terms for our clients.
WHO IS BENCHMARK
Rebecca has over 17 years’ experience in the Finance Industry. As a Director of a top tier corporate property portfolio, she managed and/or originating in excess of $1.4 billion per annum.
Benchmark Finance Group was ignited from a genuine passion to assist clients in navigating this new world of finance.
EXECUTIVE - PROPERTY CREDIT
A qualified Chartered Accountant, Kerry has over 20 years’ experience in property and property finance.
Transactional background includes lending to listed and unlisted property operators and developers, wholesale syndicators and large private groups across Australia.
Jose has worked with publicly listed and private clients.
Structuring operational, investment and development debt, capital and cash flow solutions, to optimise enterprise strength and value, and transactional goals.