Direct Lending


Investment Criteria

DunPort target a wide range of potential borrowers that typically have some of the following characteristics:

  • Headquartered, or with significant operations, in Ireland, the United Kingdom or Benelux;
  • Revenues above €5m;
  • Cash flow generative and generally non-cyclical businesses;
  • Require debt financing of more than €2m;
  • Operating companies in all industry sectors except property development and commercial property investment;
  • An appetite to raise debt capital and work with DunPort to achieve growth plans

We specialise in structuring customised solutions across a company’s capital structure when required. Our range of financing capabilities include:

  • one-stop unitranche financing;
  • senior and stretch senior loans;
  • subordinated / junior capital including 2nd lien loans and mezzanine;
  • Holdco capital (cash-pay or PIK);
  • structured or preferred equity financing (structured in conjunction with a debt financing package)

DunPort provides business owners, entrepreneurs or private equity sponsors with flexible and tailored solutions to fund:

  • Leveraged buyouts;
  • Refinancings;
  • Recapitalisations including succession planning;
  • Growth capital including acquisition financing.

We are sector agnostic but have extensive experience lending in the following sectors:

Consumer Goods, Telecoms, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Manufacturing, Renewable energy, Business services, Media and Technology / Software

Contact us about investment opportunities