Paragon Debt Advisory is a debt advisory services company, with a core focus on Capital Raising for:

  • Operating companies
  • Property related transactions

With access to over 200 funders, our clients can access alternative funding outside of the main banks, including offshore funding.


Competitive Advantages & Differentiating Factors

  • A 10 year-plus track record within the debt capital markets
  • Over R4,5bn of funding successfully raised to date for clients
  • A network of over 200 funders that enables clients to access alternative funding outside of the main banks, including from offshore funders
  • Close and direct working relationships with key decision makers in each funding institution resulting in swift decision making and quick turnaround times
  • Strong technical expertise that covers legal, accounting, tax, and regulatory matters, ensuring sound loan agreements and facilities for our clients. Our team includes chartered accountants, law practitioners, compliance officers and actuaries.  These professionals are highly qualified and experienced and handle each client’s affairs personally
  • Strong funder presentation and finance pack preparation skills that ensure the client is presented to funders in the best light possible
  • Paragon Advisory has access to balance sheet and credit facilities within the Paragon Lending Solutions group, which enables us to provide financing to our clients directly


Gary Palmer

Director BBusSci (Honours), ACA (England and Wales)

Gary Palmer is a successful business entrepreneur with more than 20 years business experience and extensive deal making experience. Gary is the founder and CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions and has grown the business into a successful provider of finance to growing business and property investors. A Chartered Accountant, Gary has a comprehensive understanding of the financial levers for property and business deals. During tenures at Ernst Young UK and Investec SA, he specialised in corporate finance, focusing on financial structuring for bank-backed high-net-worth individuals. In 2007, he established an independent finance business which became Paragon Lending Solutions in 2009. The business continues to serve many growing business and property investors as a principal lender.