The Blog

Musings on corporate finance, fund raising, debt capital and other matters

A path to growth in special and stressed situations

In the wake of House of Fraser’s fall into administration this month, its suppliers have been left with a sizable hole to fill following the restructuring of the department store’s debt. This is one example of a recent glut of household-name retailers failing due to changing market conditions, while the collapse of Carillion earlier this ...

What We Are Reading, Summer 2018

The Altimapa team is keeping busy this summer even while away on vacation. Our diverse group has a wide range of interests and has translated into how we quench our curiosities, from management to history and to poetry. So with no further ado, here is the first ever Altimapa summer reading list!

A term for financial or corporate entities that pool money, to be used for the purchase of securities (including loan origination), real property and other investment assets. The most well-known entities are banks, insurance companies, pension and hedge funds, real estate trusts, investment advisors and mutual funds.