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Debt Advisory Market Bulletin | December 2021

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An increase of the Bank of England base rate to 0.25% (from 0.10%) this month signals the MPC’s desire to control inflation despite the onset of the Omicron variant.


Uncertainty still exists around the nature of increased inflation, as well as the extent of Omicron’s impact on economic recovery.

Notwithstanding this uncertainty, we are still seeing strong appetite from lenders for good quality assets and we are continuing to advise our clients to:

  • Review hedging strategies, given the current volatility

  • Maintain a level of agility to respond to favourable market developments

  • Produce robust business plans with a focus on stress testing

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Debt Advisory Market Bulletin | December 2021

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Amy Griffiths

Director - Debt Advisory

National Capital Markets

London - West End

With over 20 years’ experience in the finance sector as both a lender and advisor, Amy specialises in providing advice and execution support to enable her clients to raise finance with confidence.  Amy has a client centric approach and proven track record of optimising terms whilst reducing execution risk.

Amy has a broad knowledge of debt products and capital providers, across the credit spectrum, from traditional banks and challengers to asset based lenders, bridgers and credit funds. This enables her clients to optimise their capital structure to support their strategic objectives, from acquisitions and refinances to working capital and shareholder realignments.

Her financing experience spans all core sectors including: commercial and residential real estate, construction, healthcare, hotels and leisure, logistics, manufacturing, social housing and student accommodation.  

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Eamon Sweeney

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National Capital Markets

London - West End

Eamon has significant experience raising finance for trading businesses across the full lifecycle of debt transactions, including; business planning, funding options, debt capacity, credit analysis, debt structuring, marketing materials, offer analysis, negotiation & documentation.


As a qualified accountant, but with direct experience in bank liquidity and capital adequacy, Eamon has a deeper understanding of the relationship between the borrower’s underlying financials and the lender’s rationale. This unique skill set has proven valuable. In fact, funding advised on by Eamon has resulted in the delivery of over 6,000 units.


One particular strength of Eamon’s skillset is his understanding of different lenders in the fragmented markets. Eamon has lead successful transactions with banks and non-bank lenders such as pension funds, insurance funds, aggregators, local authorities and private equity/debt funds to name a few. Finally, Eamon is a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (2012 Prizewinner) and holds an MSc. Finance from Trinity College, Dublin.

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