Appoints Justin Holland as Managing Director 24 September 2018, London – leading corporate finance advisor DC Advisory (DC) today announces its launch of a new Capital Advisory practice in the UK. The new service will bring together DC Advisory’s established Debt Advisory practice - led by Ciara O’Neill, Jonathan Trower, and Edward Godfrey - alongside the restructuring and recapitalisation expertise of new Managing Director, Justin Holland who has been hired from Gleacher Shacklock. DC’s Capital Advisory team will be responsible for the provision of the full suite of balance sheet solutions, alongside the firm’s established M&A practice, including providing:
  • Creative solutions to financial sponsors on everything from acquisition finance, complicated refinancings, minor amendments and new money support to help them defend their equity interests in distressed situations
  • Advising corporations on the full range of interactions with their creditors including new debt financing, complex refinancings, debt amendments, equity recapitalisations and debt restructuring
  • Independent advice to creditors and investors on complex negotiations with debtors, including to maximise their recoveries and returns in distressed situations
Richard Madden, UK CEO, commented: “At a time when our clients need more complex solutions and options, the provision of a full suite of capital structuring expertise is essential. Combining our established reputation in debt advisory with Justin’s and Sean’s restructuring expertise adds yet more depth to the firm’s offering and ensures we can focus on providing our clients with the right advice, the right way, in any situation.”  


  About DC Advisory’s new hire  Justin Holland - Having joined the DC team in July 2018 from Gleacher Shacklock, Holland has over 15 years of European financial restructuring advisory experience and has advised creditors, shareholders and companies on some of the most complex and precedent-setting transactions across Europe, including CGG, Seat Pagine Gialle, HIME Saur and Schefenacker. Prior to Gleacher, Justin spent several years with Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group where he helped establish the European business. About DC Advisory DC Advisory is a leading corporate finance advisor with specific expertise in cross-border transactions. As a subsidiary of Daiwa Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group, and alongside sister company DCS Advisory in North America, DC Advisory is part of an established global brand with more than 900 professionals in 37 offices throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. DC Advisory provides tailored independent advice on M&A, debt raisings and restructurings. For more information please visit dc-uk.webdevelopment. For additional information, please contact: Charlie Barker / Florence Mayo Email: Tel: +44 203 128 8572