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Consumer and Retail

Consumer and retail sector clients require a full range of investment banking services.
Our investment banking professionals have decades of combined experience serving companies in the consumer, retail, food, beverage and restaurant industries. We fully understand the challenges our clients face—and we are committed to providing expert advice along with sophisticated M&A, financing and capital markets services to meet your specialized needs.

We also draw on our expertise in the consumer and retail sector to offer insight into the trends affecting your customers and suppliers, giving you perspective across your entire value chain. And we provide forward-thinking ideas and strategic advice that help clients seize growth opportunities and build market share in the face of increased competition and industry consolidation.

Our investment banking services for consumer and retail clients include:

  • Syndicated Finance: Lead arranger of syndicated debt transactions for companies at various growth stages across a range of industries
  • Public and Private Debt: Innovative debt structuring and underwriting services for consumer and retail businesses, ranging from veteran investment-grade companies to first-time, leveraged issuers
  • Equity Capital Raising: Public and private equity financing solutions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, and preferred stock placements
  • M&A and Business Transitions: Expert guidance for companies involved in complex transactions ranging from mergers and acquisitions to management buyouts
  • Asset Securitization: Asset-backed financing to help you grow your business, increase liquidity or improve your balance sheet
  • Specialty Finance Solutions: Customized programs to support franchisees, distributors, vendors and other key strategic partners
  • Treasury and Payments: A wide range of tools to help you manage working capital more efficiently, including convenient online fund transfers and payments.
  • Wealth Management: Sound advice and sophisticated investment management and estate-planning services to help high net worth individuals build, preserve and transfer their personal wealth

We specialize in the following sub-sectors:

  • Consumer Products and Services
  • Apparel
  • Specialty Retail
  • Department Stores
  • Grocery, Pharmacy and C-Stores
  • Home Décor Retail
  • Packaged Food
  • Agribusiness
  • Dairy
  • Beverage
  • Foodservice Supply Chain
  • Restaurants

For more information, contact David Penter at 404.439.7377.


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