Many lending institutions across the world are still burdened with a high level of actual or potential nonperforming loans or other credit exposures. In these situations, lenders need to maximize their recovery rates and optimize their long term returns, subject to prevailing insolvency laws, the leder’s own capital situation and sometimes to the wider interests of other stakeholders in the firm.
Specialist knowledge is required to analyse the cause of the borrower’s problems and to design and implement an optimal restructuring solution. This can involve both operational and capital restructurings, including debt for debt swaps, full or partial debt for equity swaps, discounted debt buybacks, equity cures, shareholder loans etc. In some cases, the best outcome may be full or partial asset liquidation. Cashflow forecasting is key to creating an optimal debt restructuring solution and the course covers distressed debt restructuring solutions in Excel. Case studies focus on a range of sectors including property, retail, infrastructure, house building, media and industrial.
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