investment banking
your ideal partner for investment banking

Our experts advise you on bond issues, Schuldschein, private placements, syndicated loans, ABF transactions, M&A and more.

Investment Banking

Raiffeisen Bank International offers its clients all products and services of the Investment Banking sector. The experts at RBI advise on bond issues, promissory notes and private placements. We also arrange syndicated loans and structure Asset Based Finance Transactions. Our M&A experts assist clients in Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales and Privatizations.  Our entire Investment Banking business is centrally organized in Vienna and is supplemented by various regional locations with local expertise and market access. Our customers are companies, financial institutions and the public sector, to whom we offer the above services in a holistic approach geared to the customer's needs.

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ASSET BASED FINANCE

Asset Based Finance (“ABF”) provides a wide range of secured financing solutions to corporate customers, banks and other institutional investors with a footprint in Central and Eastern Europe and the European Economic Area. RBI’s ABF experts can offer the entire service spectrum – from feasibility and structuring to financing and/or placement with institutional investors. RBI applies traditional secured financing (i.e. factoring or receivables purchase) and securitization techniques together with bespoke solutions for banks and alternative asset managers.

  • Consumer Assets
    Arranging, financing and placement of securitization or other secured financing transactions backed by granular asset pools such as auto loans/leases, consumer loans, equipment lease receivables. Attractive refinancing and optimization of capital ratios.

  • Diversified Payment Rights
    Arranging, financing and placement of securitization transactions backed by diversified payment rights originated by financial institutions. Attractive funding cost, long(er) tenors and reduced execution risk.

  • Trade Receivables
    Arranging and financing of an asset based finance scheme comprising the revolving sale of a portfolio of short-term trade receivables to Raiffeisen or to a special purpose vehicle. The client’s goal is to optimize its working capital and to derive an alternative source of funding.

Fund Finance and Alternatives Investments

Fund Finance offers alternative asset managers / funds various forms of secured financing. In addition to the European Economic Area, RBI also focuses on Central and Eastern Europe. RBI's experts offer the full range of products – from the structuring of the transaction to the financing or syndication of the same. These credit facilities at fund level are usually secured by subscription commitments of the fund investors and/or other fund assets and serve, among other things, the interim financing of fund investments, working capital purposes and the reduction of administrative expenses.

  • Fund Finance 
    Providing fund level facilities for alternative asset funds secured by the unfunded capital commitments of the funds’ investors and/or the funds’ assets. Such facilities are used for bridging investments, working capital purposes and help reducing administrative burden.

Debt Capital Markets

RBI’s debt capital markets business is customer-focused and based on seamless cooperation between the areas of Debt Capital Markets, Debt Syndicate, Trading, Sales and Research. Our placement power is the basis for the success of the issues we lead-manage. We structure and sell corporate, bank and government bonds. As a competent lead manager, RBI is ideally positioned to support national and international issuers and investors. Moreover, we are the leading non-German bank in the Schuldschein market.

 

The general allocation policy of Raiffeisen Bank International AG is the basis for preparing a common allocation strategy of the joint lead manager / bookrunner in syndicated bond transactions.

Yellowe

Yellowe handles the entire issuing process digitally. This includes the preparation of the term sheet and the loan agreement, the invitation of the investors, the bookbuilding and the allocation to investors as well as the preparation of the subscription form. In addition, investors can obtain an overview of the status of their orders and investments at any time. Yellowe therefore offers issuers and investors more transparency and efficiency.

Loan Syndication

RBI has been a leading arranger of syndicated loans (IG and Leveraged) in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe for years. Our syndication experts have the experience and a worldwide network of investors contacts to ensure optimal financing solutions for our customers.

RBI is also engaged in Schuldscheindarlehen loans and is among Top 7 European arrangers and Top 3 non-German arranger.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We have many years of experience as a leading M&A advisor in Austria, CEE as well as in Ukraine, Russia and Turkey and especially advise clients on cross-border M&A transactions and in the field of debt capital advisory. Our guiding principle is to act in the best interests of our clients at all times. 
We do this by giving impartial advice and by combining our top-level industry sector expertise in the fields of: 

 

In connection with our local market coverage through the RBI network and our Raiffeisen Investment office in Istanbul we offer our services in 10 countries with a team of more than 40 experienced M&A professionals. Our growing reputation and years of success mean that we have become the advisor of choice for transactions in emerging Europe.

advior international

As of May 2020, we are a member of ADVIOR International (former MidCap Alliance), the leading M&A network in Europe. For our clients, this means a truly operational reach across geographies.

MidCap Alliance

Equity Capital Markets

Raiffeisen's Equity Capital Markets team supports companies in financing their growth plans on the capital market through tailor-made solutions. It has many years of experience in the structuring and execution of equity transactions as well as excellent contacts to institutional investors and the financial community in Austria and abroad. In addition, access to the retail network of the Raiffeisen Banking Group and the network banks of Raiffeisen Bank International in the CEE region also contributes to the outstanding placement power.

Our numerous roadshows and conferences bring listed companies and relevant investors together.

As capital market specialists, we cover the full spectrum of transactions:

Even before IPOs, we support companies with pre-IPO financing and corporate structuring. Let us work with you to develop the deal structure that meets your needs.