CastleOak’s distribution network helps issuers diversify their order book with Tier II-IV. These tiers are often overlooked due to their smaller size or more restrictive trading styles. CastleOak specializes in delivering issuers differentiated distribution through unparalleled ties to unique investors who are minority-owned, public and emerging investment managers. We proactively target long-term holders to help issuers meet their investor diversification objectives and complement our bulge-bracket peers’ focus. Due to our strong ties to the top ranked bookrunners and advisors, execution in tandem with your lead managers is seamless.
Broker-Dealer approved by FINRA; formed a strategic partnership with Cantor Fitzgerald
Approved as underwriter for the Federal Home Loan Banks and Freddie Mac
Expanded into equities with the hiring of an experienced sales & trading team of professionals
Received first share repurchase mandate
First lead-managed corporate underwriting
Named by the Federal Reserve Bank of NY as 1 of 4 non-primary dealer TALF Agents
Approved as underwriter for Fannie Mae and Farmer Mac
Hired a leading Treasuries, Agencies and Money Market team
Established money market fund portal, Money Fund Access in partnership with State Street Global Markets
NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony commemorating milestone of assisting clients in raising over $1 trillion in securities
Became the first and only minority-owned underwriter of IFC debt; became an underwriter of TVA debt
Surpassed $2.0 trillion mark in underwriting
Launched electronic bond trading platform (DirectPool) in partnership with Bloomberg, L.P.
Added Quantitative Program Trading in Equities
Launched International Trading in Equities
Advisory Assignment from Fortune 500 company to evaluate strategic alternatives for non-core business
Surpassed $3.0 trillion mark in underwriting
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