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  Fundraising:

Larus has extensive contacts in the global financial markets and is able to match the funding needs of airline, lessor and corporate borrowers with financing sources from commercial banks, leasing companies, equity investors, capital markets, manufacturers and export credit agencies. It raises equity and various forms of debt and lease finance for widebody, narrowbody and regional aircraft, engines and other classes of aviation assets. Larus' tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • running RFP processes amongst financiers and/or suppliers,
  • evaluating all bids received and making clear recommendations to the client's executive management,
  • negotiating a transaction's commercial terms and conditions with a financier and/or supplier on behalf of the client,
  • ensuring that all legal documentation is executed in accordance with the client's desired timetable, and
  • ensuring that financial closing occurs on time in accordance with the client's strategic financing objectives.

  Consultancy:

Larus provides a wide range of financial advisory services covering every aspect of a client's business objective's including:

  • experienced surge capacity. i.e. to provide temporary Board-level advice and support on a specific project basis,
  • corporate financial analysis and strategic business advice,
  • business plan preparation and experienced financial modelling and planning, especially for developing companies, 
  • investment appraisal, lease and loan evaluation, "lease versus buy" analysis, 
  • corporate financing, asset disposal and restructuring, and
  • fleet planning, project, risk and portfolio management services.

Some of Larus' recent consultancy assignments are identified below.

  • advisory support to a major international airline in relation to a multi-aircraft new narrowbody and widebody fleet financing and aircraft disposal strategy,
  • preparation of a business plan for a pan-African leasing company,
  • designing a business plan and financing strategy for an aero-engine components supplier, and
  • arranging and negotiating a highly successful crowdfund raise and designing a detailed future financial strategy for a light aircraft manufacturer.