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Company Profile

Established in 1996, Farazad Investments (FI) is a Boutique Investment Bank with global access to capital and industry focused expertise. FI is registered in Hong Kong and domiciled in London and Melbourne.

Farazad Investments’ investment banking team offers a full range of services, identifying and structuring innovative solutions for our corporate clients, real estate projects and family offices.

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PROFILE

Farazad Investments provides a wide variety of financial products to both the private and corporate sectors in developed, developing countries and emerging markets. We take particular pride in providing both differentiated and creative advisory and capital markets solutions. FI focuses on all industries with special interest in Real Estate, Energy, Aviation, Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services and Infrastructure.

The following selected examples below, provide a snapshot of the scope and scale of structured projects worldwide by (FI).

They include, in part:

  • Assisted and structured senior construction loan for 41,295 gross-square-foot residential rental development project located in East Harlem, New York. The 14-story property will total 29,390 square feet net rentable residential area, with approximately 2,000 rentable square feet of retail space at the base of the building for the amount of USD 21M.

  • Financing of a Petrol Station Company valued at EUR 27M in Madrid, Spain.

  • Structuring & Advising on equity and debt capital raise for a 96-key hotel and a new condominium tower with 128 units in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida valued at USD 85M.

  • Sell-side Advisory for one of the leading Fashion Retail company based Lugano, Switzerland and Milan, Italy with a valuation of EUR 1BN.

  • Sell-side Advisory for one of the leading Fashion Retail company based in Turkey

  • Capital Structuring for the JV equity of a US$ 600MN multi-residential asset in San Francisco. The sponsor has as-of-right entitlements to create an additional total unit count of 9,800 homes over the next 20 years through an award -winning master plan, designed by the internationally renowned architecture firm.

  • Capital Structuring on the equity investment to lease the 5-star luxury 31-key hotel located in Copenhagen, Denmark close to Kongens Nytorv, Strøget, Copenhagen’s canals, metro stations and more, this 6-story 31-key hotel has been thoroughly renovated and decorated, while maintaining its historical position.

  • Capital Structuring and Advising on the potential acquisition of trophy hotel assets in Europe valued between EUR 600MN and EUR 1BN.

SERVICES

Structured Debt & Equity Solutions


Farazad Investments provides global access to capital and assistance in obtaining loans for medium and large size industrial and commercial projects. FI specializes in Acquisition, Investment and Construction & Development. FI has the expertise in securing loans due to their market insight of focused industry sectors and strong relationship with lenders globally.

Large Structured Financing and Equity Solutions

  • Large Loan Debt Placements

  • Investment Sales & Capital Raising

  • Recapitalization and Restructuring Services

  • Distressed Debt Solutions


Boutique Investment Bank Services

 

  • Farazad Investments works with clients to identify and pursue strategic alternatives, devise strategies to enhance shareholder value, raise capital to meet growth objectives, and develop new ideas and deeper perspective regarding individual companies and relevant industry sectors.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (both Sell-Side & Buy-Side)

Diverstitures

  • Private Placements

  • Equity Capital Markets Advice

  • Restructuring Advice

 

Corporate Advisory & Consultancy

Farazad Investment have successfully advised and structured projects valued at more than $3.7 Billion over the last eight years, despite the global downturn. Our consultation offers impartial advice on the viability of the proposed project, and then works with, and guides clients through the full project funding process to ensure the project has the maximum potential to achieve successful third party funding.

General Consulting on successful project funding

  • Management of the project funding process

  • Document preparation including: Offer Memorandum, Business Plans, Financial Plan

  • Preparation and Management of Funding Submissions


Market & Industry Expertise Services


Farazad Investments provides extensive knowledge, information and data in all focus industries.

  • Target Company Search & Findings

  • Target Company Report & Analysis

  • Country / Region specific Research Report

  • Sector / Industry specific Research Report

  • Company or Industry related Strategy Reports

  • Historical, Current and Future Trends and Forecast Findings & Analysis

COMPLIANCE

Farazad Investments (FI) comply strictly with international anti-money laundering regulations implemented by all Institutions with a common anti laundering policy.


As part of its anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist compliance efforts, (FI) take all necessary steps to ensure that it fully complies with any and all applicable regulations.

(FI) uses its best efforts to ensure compliance of projects is initiated with all legal restrictions in order to detect apprehensive undertakings. Depending on the sector and jurisdiction of the transaction, (FI) will monitor and report all suspicious activities to the relevant law enforcement agencies in accordance with applicable law.

 
 

ENTREPRENEURS

 

Seeking Great Entrepreneurs

At Farazad Investments, our business is built on supporting great entrepreneurs. We have developed a niche business model that seeks for high quality entrepreneurs and creates long term joint venture partnerships out of these relationships. This maximises the joint skill set of both parties enabling them to deliver optimal value to investors and the newly created JV entity alike.

We have successfully delivered this model already on several different entrepreneurs.

Our model is different. We create a Co-Partnership with the entrepreneur. This new JV that is owned between us then raises capital for deals from the large number of Farazad Investments investors. The new JV is the Co-Partners that promotes deals and the Farazad Investments investors are the General Partners to the opportunity invested on a deal-by-deal basis into each of the deals promoted by the new JV.

This model works well for entrepreneurs with access to good “off-market” deal flows in a market area that has a compelling story, needing a bigger partner with access to capital to help them seize the opportunity to grow a larger business.

Our Guidelines:

  • Cultural fit with our values

  • Track record or unique vision

  • Evidence of sufficient deal flow and profitability

  • Meets underwriting standards on return for deals

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