Creditor Advisory

Expert advice in dealing with the complexity of counterparties in financial stress.

McGrathNicol assists creditors and financiers in restructuring and insolvency situations. Our market-leading experts can help your business understand its commercial position, and how to maximise outcomes in dealing with a counterparty that is demonstrating financial distress or going through a restructuring or insolvency process. 

Our advice is clear, commercial and actionable and built on a deep understanding of the Australian and New Zealand restructuring landscape. We are regularly engaged to: 

  • Conduct detailed business reviews. 

  • Review liquidity forecasts and advise on opportunities to improve working capital. 

  • Assess restructure options and their impact on all components of the capital structure. 

  • Represent stakeholders with complex contractual obligations and financing arrangements. 

  • Represent the interests of competing debt and capital providers in situations involving complex intercreditor funding arrangements. 

  • Navigate debt providers and financial investors through schemes of arrangement and innovative restructurings. 

  • Implement complex restructures including recapitalisations, loan to own and business sales. 

How we can help

Counterparty Advisory

Helping counterparties to maximise outcomes in insolvency or restructuring situations.


Independent Business Reviews

Expert advice for lenders and other creditors with exposure to financial distress.


Liquidity & Working Capital Services

Improve cashflow with a proven toolkit of working capital and cashflow improvement initiatives.


Pre-Lend Due Diligence

Insight and advice to support informed lending decisions whether advancing new credit, refinancing or funding expansion.


Syndicate Advisory

Providing strong, fact-based recommendations to assist lending syndicates to navigate challenging credit situations.