Imperial Capital Group, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides superior advisory services, capital markets insight, investment ideas and trade execution. We provide securities and investment banking services through our four affiliated entities: Imperial Capital, LLC, Imperial Capital International LLP, Imperial Capital SIM S.P.A., Imperial Capital Israel LTD. Our goal is to provide proprietary solutions and investment opportunities to our clients. We cultivate an entrepreneurial, team-oriented environment and one of our distinct competitive advantages is the integration of our investment banking and institutional sales and trading operations.
Whom We serve
For over two decades, Imperial Capital has served corporate issuers, institutional investors, banking institutions, and private equity organizations worldwide, successfully guiding our clients toward their financial objectives. We offer sophisticated sales and trading services to institutional investors and a wide range of investment banking advisory, capital markets and restructuring services to middle market corporate clients and private equity funds. Our desk analysts work directly with our trading desk to market proprietary investment opportunities across an issuer’s entire capital structure. Our extensive experience in understanding complex capital structures and special situations allows us to be a valuable source of analysis, which we deliver to our clients on a real-time basis.
Our Investment Banking group provides a wide range of sophisticated capital markets and advisory services to middle market companies across an issuer’s capital structure. Our services include debt and equity financing, sell-side and buy-side merger and acquisition advisory, financial restructuring and recapitalization advisory. Sectors in which we have extensive industry expertise include the following: Aerospace, Defense & Government Services, Airlines & Transportation, Business Services, Clean & Traditional Energy, Consumer, Financial Services, Gaming & Leisure, General Industrials, Healthcare, Homebuilding & Real Estate, Media & Telecommunications, Security & Homeland Security and Technology.
Imperial Capital services over 2,000 institutional accounts and lending institutions. Our Institutional Sales and Trading group focuses on opportunistic and real-time trading opportunities identified by our analyst team across the capital structure. We understand our clients’ intent, investment strategy and style. Our goal is to provide timely and discreet transaction execution as we seek to capitalize on market inefficiencies and other opportunities. In addition, through our capital markets and merger and acquisitions advisory business, we are able to show investment opportunities to our institutional clients, including control investments. Imperial Capital also has experience delivering valuation services to institutional investors considering investment in illiquid, privately-held debt and equity securities.
Through our Capital Markets group, banking clients are presented with a wide range of financing opportunities, including senior secured asset-based financings, cash flow- and enterprise value-based structures and acquisition financings. By utilizing our extensive network of corporate, private equity and institutional investor relationships, our firm is uniquely poised to assist clients with the raising of capital across the capital structure, including bank debt, mezzanine and subordinated debt, convertibles, preferred stock and equities. In addition, our Investment Banking group services banking clients seeking to refinance or exit positions.
Imperial Capital’s Investment Banking Group offers creative, value-added investment banking services to our private equity clients, including raising acquisition financing, refinancing existing portfolio investments and providing buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition advisory services. Unlike other firms our size – most of which focus solely on advisory services – we have unique capital markets capabilities, owing to our active sales and trading operations, enabling us to place proprietary product with the over 2,000 institutional accounts and lending institutions with whom we have active relationships. Finally, Imperial Capital also has strong relationships with many strategic and financial buyers, which enhances our ability to bring the best-suited parties to a transaction and to maximize shareholder value.