CastleOak’s Investment Banking and Capital Markets Team delivers a comprehensive range of capital raising and advisory solutions to achieve the strategic objectives of our corporate, governmental, and institutional clients.
CastleOak’s professionals provide best-in-class expertise across Capital Markets and M&A Advisory. As a boutique investment banking firm, our senior leadership team combines high touch service with top-notch advisory expertise.Throughout our history, CastleOak has enjoyed significant repeat business stemming from our consistent ability to drive high quality outcomes for our valued clients.
Proven Capabilities to Assist:
Fortune 500 companies
Middle-Market Public and Private Companies
Unicorns and Decacorns
Private Equity Firms
Venture Capital Firms
U.S. Government Agencies
U.S. Government-Sponsored Enterprises
Investment Banking and Capital Markets Services
Investment Grade, High Yield, GSE and Supranational Debt Underwriting
IPOs, Follow-On and Block Trade Equity Underwriting
CastleOak provides a full suite of debt capital markets services to our clients.
CastleOak Securities underwrites, distributes, and trades a full range of fixed income products. The strength of our firm lies in our differentiated distribution network, coupled with strong capital position and structuring/underwriting capabilities. As active players in various credit products our debt capital markets team links the firm’s Corporate Finance clients with a broad array of buy-side clients who invest in their securities.
CastleOak’s Debt Capital Markets team presents clients with the most appropriate financing solutions for their specific needs. We also provide market intelligence to clients through a regularly-published newsletter highlighting recent trends and transactions. CastleOak takes a proactive approach by analyzing information and credit statistics for each client to better provide timely and relevant solutions. This value added approach positions CastleOak to undertake and execute manager level responsibilities in clients’ bond offerings.
CastleOak provides a full suite of Equity Capital Markets services to our institutional clients.
The firm’s Equity Capital Markets group oversees the firm’s activities in the new issue equity and equity-linked securities markets. Our role encompasses origination, execution and after-market services, and our focus is solely on delivering superior investment ideas, creative strategies, exceptional market intelligence and outstanding execution to our clients.
Our capabilities include:
Initial public offerings
Private investment in public equity (PIPEs)
CastleOak’s M&A Advisory team advises Fortune 500, SPACs, private equity, and privately held companies on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions.
CastleOak combines the M&A transaction experience and industry knowledge of large investment bank with the focus, dedication, and senior-level high touch of a boutique advisory firm. Our M&A bankers focus exclusively on middle market transactions valued below $1 billion. By leveraging CastleOak’s deeply established relationships with Fortune 500 companies, our M&A bankers have been selected to advise major corporate sellers on the divestiture of non-core assets and underperforming units. CastleOak’s insights and advice drive successful outcomes and help our clients achieve important strategic objectives.
Our M&A Advisory services include:
Acquisitions, mergers and divestitures
Core vs. non-core asset evaluation
Capital raising for acquisitions
Strategic alternatives evaluation
Business valuations/Fairness opinions
Collectively, CastleOak’s M&A Advisory team has successfully executed over $79 billion of completed transactions both on the buy-side and the sell-side. On each of our M&A engagements, CastleOak delivers a wealth of transaction experience and due diligence capabilities across an array of different industries and transaction types. Within the past decade, the CastleOak team has successfully completed M&A transactions in the following industries: Information Technology, Communications, Media and Entertainment, Consumer Products and Retail, Industrial, and Financial Services.
The collective share repurchase program experience of CastleOak’s trading teams is significant and encompasses a variety of stocks in many different market environments and circumstances.
Our repurchase desk recognizes that our corporate repurchase programs have many objectives which need to be realized while being compliant with 10B-18 and 10B5-1 SEC rules. Our high level execution, clean clearing and payment has allowed CastleOak to be involved in multiple rotations from blue chip issuers. Every rotation commands the focus of our senior experienced traders who judiciously leverage their extensive trading acumen and top-notch algorithms to deliver unrivaled execution.