Accessing Bank Credit: Prospects and Tips

Course Overview

While financial conditions are exceptionally difficult and Irish banks remain under pressure this one-day course aims to review the prospects for getting bank credit and focuses on tips which will maximise your chances of success.

Accessing Bank Credit: Prospects and Tips


  • Presenter: Cormac Lucey
  • Cost:

Additional Information:

Discount available for Chartered Accountants Ireland Members - log in to avail of this. Training tickets can be used for this course. Complimentary sandwiches and tea/coffee will be served for lunch.

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More about this Course

Members Price - €210

Who should attend this course?

This course is aimed at finance directors and financial controllers of companies which require credit from banks and will help you understand what the bank is looking for and what to focus on.

Topics covered include:

The Irish Economic Environment

    · The economic environment: what happened and where are we going?

    · Credit boom / property busts in other countries.

    · Will we get a recovery and what might it look like?

The Irish Banking Environment

    ·   Government policy for our banks

    · The Code of Conduct and the Credit Review Office

    · Lending to SMEs: what’s really going on?

    · Prospects for bank lending to the SME sector

Securing Finance from Banks

    · The differing perspectives of bank and borrower

    · How the rating agencies assess financial risk

    · Loan documentation

    · Legal implications of financial distress

Applying for Debt

    · What the banks will be looking for

    · What to focus on


The Key Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to identify how and why banks make credit decisions and by doing so will help maximise their chances of securing a favourable response to funding requests.


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