Structured Finance

Structured Finance Services

CIBC offers a comprehensive set of financial products and services to meet the banking needs of financial sponsors and borrowers. We evaluate each opportunity and employ our expertise, understanding and creativity to create the right financing solution.

Typical Structured Finance characteristics include using proceeds to support leveraged buyouts, add-on acquisitions, refinancing, recapitalization and other strategic initiatives along with:

  • Stable and predictable cash flows
  • High free cash-flow generation
  • Pursues leading market positions in niche industries
  • Total senior secured transaction size of $10 to $150 million
  • Strong margins
  • Limited capital expenditures
  • Customized structures and solutions


Our Clients

Our clients benefit from a locally managed, day-to-day commercial banking relationship and specific product and market expertise for structured finance transactions including:

  • Acquisition financing for new investments
  • Refinancings and recapitalizations for existing portfolio companies
  • Syndication of multi-lender senior debt facilities


Additionally, through partnership with our Sponsor and Non-Bank Finance team, CIBC provides fund-level financing to our financial sponsors in the form of bridge lines and capital call facilities to assist with the working capital and cash management needs of the fund.

Transactions often involve private equity ownership, and borrowers range across industries including:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Business Services
  • Consumer
  • Environmental
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Products
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing and Media
  • Retail
  • Technology

For more information contact:

Marcus Montanye
Managing Director
(312) 564-1254

Steve Remelius
Managing Director
(312) 564-6974