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We already offer many Private Equity and Venture Capital firms our full range of services, like our outstanding equity research, introductions to industry bankers, and our advisory and capital markets services. Our dedication to small and mid-cap market opportunities allows us to provide our valued clients with an endless stream of investment opportunities and financial solutions, and we also use our extensive knowledge to connect growing companies with potential investors.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Public Offerings – we specialize in coordinating the marketing, pricing and distribution of a company’s managed equity offerings and we create demand through our specific distribution channels by targeting shareholders with long-term investment policies. We broaden awareness of the issuing company, go after syndicate members who have the potential to become market makers, and we work with the firm’s management in order to price each offering, while also maintaining a relationship with the issuing company after the offering.
- Private Placements – we use our extensive experience to structure and close transactions which range from complex securities to mezzanine securities or just common stock.
- Loan Origination – we have a wealth of knowledge of advising our clients on how to raise debt through privately marketed transactions, and we utilize our experience in capital markets and our vast resources of financial sources to maximize the potential to close on the best terms in the market. We can offer financing structures such as Senior Cash Flow, Senior Asset Based, Bridge Financing, and Distressed Financing among others, and transaction types such as Refinancing, Growth Capital, Acquisition Financing, Capital Expenditures, and Special Situation Financings among others.
- Financial Restructuring – we offer a full range of services to companies in financial distress and we develop solutions for our clients through our extensive knowledge of capital markets and our long-term relationships with major banks, bondholders, financial sponsors and creditors. Our range of services includes Equity and Debt Financing, Crisis Avoidance, Credit-Agreement Amendments, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Exchange Offerings among many more.
We cover all the main industries and markets with a strong focus on:
- Real Estate
- Financial Services
Equity Capital Markets
We offer a wide range of services with our vast sales force and global distribution capabilities, combining our considerable experience and know-how and sophisticated strategies in order to help growth companies and their investors. We conduct extensive research and seek out individual niches within broader industries and we cover large, medium and small cap companies within a wide range of industries, specializing in:
- Real Estate
- Financial Services
We service many international investors representing some of the world’s leading institutions, and our sales staff is supported by our trading division, which handles all the processing of transactions, and our syndicate section, which coordinates the marketing, pricing and distribution of equity offerings.
- Institutional Sales – we focus on mid and large cap money managers.
- Institutional Trading – we divide our teams into Sales, Principal and Agency Trading and we offer an international coverage.
- Syndicate – we have an objective to generate strong demand through our distribution channels of Institutional Investors, Groups of Firms and Retail system.
We also specialize in Equity-Linked Securities where we work closely with a wide variety of public companies to structure and execute equity-linked financings, offering objective advice regarding a company’s existing capital structure and terms of early redemption strategies, including:
- Open-market debt repurchases
- Debt-for-equity exchanges
- Public tender and exchange offers
- Convertible debt restructuring
Fixed Income Capital Markets
We have a wealth of experience in the Fixed Income sector and we have a dedicated team which makes us one of the Asia’s best underwriters of municipal securities, serving insurance companies, insurance municipalities, money managers and depository institutions. We believe that bonds play an important role in a well-diversified portfolio and provide a dependable income and municipal protection, helping to balance out a portfolio’s volatility.
We believe that a strong emphasis on research is fundamental and we have a unique set of analysts within our outstanding Research & Development team which concentrate solely on research in this sector, and we are thus able to serve our clients without having to rely on outside sources. We regularly circulate in-house reports and articles regarding the latest products and regulatory issues, and we believe that our knowledge, understanding and expertise in this area is among the best in the world.
We offer reports on:
- Fixed Income Spreads
- Mortgage Markets
- Agency Markets
- Total Return / Insurance Markets
- Asset Allocation
- Technical Updates
- Weekly Commentaries
We concentrate on two broad areas:
- Municipalities – we have the resources to offer comprehensive portfolio analyses for portfolio managers and Directors of Finance of municipalities, allowing our clients to optimize their portfolios for liquidity and income potential, while at the same time managing interest rate risk. We provide compliance reports, cash flows, call analysis, portfolio structure evaluations, liquidity and shock analysis, among many more services, and we are one of the leading sources of finance for industries such as education, state and local governments, airports, and healthcare among others.
- Money Managers – our research team is comprised of CPAs, CMTs and ex money managers, while our analysts are extremely knowledgeable and experienced in mortgage-backed, municipal and corporate markets, and we offer outstanding evaluations of portfolio compositions and understanding true market value in the market place. We consider asset allocation, duration of management and curve position, as well as monitoring interest rates and indexes, and we keep a watchful eye and monitor performance while providing strategy reports.
- Insurance Companies – we provide reports specifically about fixed-income products which are aimed solely at insurance companies, and we monitor developments in the mortgage-backed, municipal and corporate markets, while providing analyses on balance sheet strategies and regulatory issues on a wide variety of insurance company sectors.
- Banks – we conduct extensive research in order to be in a position to provide new product offerings and uncover new market opportunities within the mortgage-backed, municipal and corporate, interest rate derivatives and Small Business Administration markets. We also offer investment accounting updates, cash flow graphics, market value shock analysis, market value graphics and much more besides, accounting for complex securities as well as the less structured products.
- Government – we work constantly on underwriting new issues and we are committed to increasing positions in accordance with our clients’ wishes, as well as making secondary markets in government-sponsored agencies, and we have the extensive experience to execute the trades.
- Mortgage-backed – we select inventories from a wide range of sources and products and we make sure that we use our buying to support the specific needs of our clients. We also trade in FNMA DUS bonds and commercial mortgage products, and offer underwriting capabilities for CMOs.
- Municipal – we are one of the Asia’s top municipal underwriters and among the biggest in large issues.
- Small Business Administration – we offer unparalleled service to our clients who are involved in government-guaranteed loan products.
Public Financial Services
Our foundation in this sector is, as always, nurturing strong relationships between us and our issuer clients and industry partners. We offer our expertise and know-how in providing financial solutions for a wide-range of tax-exempt issues, and we provide a fixed income distribution network with both retail and institutional bodies, as well as the often overlooked middle market regional investors, using our experience with tax-exempt municipal bonds in all types of bond structures in all the different market conditions. We are capable of underwriting and providing full-service in:
- Certificate of Participation
- Economic Development Bonds
- Tax Exempt
- Variable Rates
- Lease-Backed Debts
We are experienced in offering interest rate derivative products and services to our tax-exempt clients, either as advisories or introductory brokers, and our products include:
- Basic Swaps
- Rate Locks
- Interest Rate Swaps
- Alternative Funding Products
We have a whole range of sectors which we specialize in, including:
- Catastrophe Insurance
- State Governments
- Bond Proceeds
Please contact one of our specialist consultants to find out more about what we do.