We provide customized guidance to help clients maximize strategic, operational and transactional matters. We are flexible as to size, scope and objectives, allowing us to execute broad assignments as well as time-sensitive, specialized solutions.

mergers & acquisitions

At our core we are Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) specialists. We understand what is at stake at every turn. Our professionals have deep expertise in mergers; sell-side and buy-side acquisitions; leveraged buyouts and management buyouts; recapitalizations; divestitures; spin-offs; and joint ventures. The majority of our M&A mandates are private company sale transactions, where we enjoy a track record of achieving significant price and terms premiums to the market.

capital markets

Our Capital Markets specialists leverage our industry expertise and global relationships to find the optimal financing solution for our clients in a broad range of uses, including: senior debt; unitranche debt; structured and mezzanine debt; high yield debt; convertibles; and preferred and common equity. Many times our financings are designed to complement our M&A advisory services, including underwritten M&A and LBO debt commitment arrangements.

restructuring & special situations

Our Restructuring team gets to the heart of complex capital structure challenges in restructurings, bankruptcies and companies in strategic transition. Our Restructuring services include, debtor advisory, creditor advisory, out-of-court solutions, distressed mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and expert witness testimony. Our Special Situation services includes crisis management consulting, along with deep capital markets expertise and extensive relationships with financing sources and investors, providing independent advice on debt capitalization, structuring and placement.

strategic advisory

We dedicate significant resources to addressing the totality of our clients' business life cycle. Our Strategic Advisory services guide clients on strategic business analysis and opportunities. We harness our substantial industry, financial and operating knowledge to achieve the optimal solution. Our services include: valuation; strategic modeling; opportunity & growth assessment; market analysis and competitive position; joint ventures; licensing and IP monetization; asset & liability management; board advisory; family office and fund advisory.