Private capital, common or preferred equity or mezzanine or senior debt, is used by public and private entities to fund growth or acquisitions or provide shareholder liquidity. A “good fit” between a private capital source and a company means more than just a closed transaction, it means the philosophy and approach match. Finding the right private investor or lender among the thousands of private capital sources and closing the financing is often a crucial variable in a company’s future.
Avalon has successfully arranged private placements through many market cycles. Our professionals have secured over a billion dollars of capital from U.S., European and Far Eastern sources. We work with an international network of equity and debt sources which include buyout and venture funds, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, individuals and family trusts. Avalon’s clients receive unique perspectives and insights from our veteran executives whose experience encompasses building and heading operating companies, large Wall Street security firms and senior positions at equity investment firms.
We are client advocates whose goal is to enhance shareholder value. Structuring an optimal transaction requires a thorough understanding of a company, shareholder needs and the competitive and financial environment. We bring a disciplined approach plus tenacity and creativity gained from closing hundreds of transactions. We also know that success sometimes requires saying “no”.