Investment Strategy

Investment Strategy

Investment Strategy

CORDET offers private debt and direct lending solutions to mid-market companies. Our focus is first lien senior secured debt, the safest part of a company’s capital structure. CORDET’s flexible mandate, credit expertise and differentiated local connectivity enable us to invest thoughtfully and achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns.

CORDET originates, evaluates and structures transactions, and provides bespoke private debt solutions to stable, cash-generative mid-market companies by developing strong relationships with borrowers, owners and intermediaries. 

CORDET has long-standing relationships with owners of mid-market companies such as entrepreneurs and financial sponsors, and has the ability to opportunistically arrange and participate in financing packages to established non-investment grade issuers via loans, bonds and other debt solutions.

CORDET invests in markets and sectors we have prior experience in. We seek niche leaders benefiting from megatrends. Our focus is on the smaller mid-market, specifically companies with less than €250 million annual revenue or EV with a focus on €2-15 million EBITDA.

CORDET's flexible offering is often event driven and allows us to provide bespoke credit solutions to our borrowers. We tailor each financing package and provide borrowers with alternative access to financing.

CORDET is a supportive lender. As part of our strategy, we often provide additional capital for further funding and growth throughout the life of our facilities. This has also been the case during the COVID pandemic – across the two latest funds more than 70% of our borrowers have benefitted from additional follow-on capital commitments.

We provide financings for:

- Acquisitions

- Growth Capital

- Add-ons & Bolt-ons

- Refinancings

- Restructurings

We invest in sectors we have prior experience in:

- Business Services

- Consumer

- Financials

- Healthcare

- Industrials