Investment banking

Our team of more than 1,400 professionals around the world provide a full range of advisory and capital markets services through creative and idea-driven M&A, leveraged finance, equity & equity-linked financing, and debt advisory & restructuring solutions.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We advise on transactions that include mergers, sales, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, corporate defense, spin-offs, divestitures, and other restructurings. Our capabilities include:

  • Corporate sales, divestitures and acquisitions
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Currency hedging strategies
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate defense

Equity Capital Markets

We provide primary equity products including IPOs, follow-on offerings, rights issues, block trades, accelerated book buildings, and equity-linked products. Our capabilities include:

  • 144A offerings
  • Accelerated bookbuilds
  • At-the-market (ATM) programs
  • Block trades
  • Convertible bond and convertible preferred offerings
  • Corporate derivatives
  • Follow-on common stock offerings
  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • PIPEs
  • Private placements
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC)
  • Wall-crossed follow-on offerings

Debt Capital Markets

We help clients raise capital, carry out refinancings, issue bonds, and access alternative and structured finance solutions that optimize terms and minimize risk. Our capabilities include:

  • Asset-backed debt
  • Emerging market debt
  • Global structured notes
  • High-yield bonds
  • Investment grade debt
  • Leveraged loans
  • Mezzanine debt
  • Municipal debt
  • Preferred stock
  • Project finance

Debt Advisory & Restructuring

We help our clients enhance their financial position by obtaining the best available capital and by implementing complex restructuring transactions. Our capabilities (both in and out of court) include:

  • Amend and extend negotiations
  • Debtor advisory
  • Creditor advisory
  • Debt exchanges and distressed financing
  • Distressed and post-reorganization M&A
  • Debtor-in-possession (DIP), IP and rescue financing
  • Valuation opinions

Private Capital Group

Jefferies provides a full range of Private Capital solutions. We combine premier Private Capital Advisory and Private Fund Group practices in an integrated, differentiated model—serving as an end-to-end provider of all financial sponsors’ and LPs’ needs. We advise leading financial sponsors and institutional investors on secondary market transactions. Our capabilities include:

  • GP-Led Advisory and continuation funds
  • LP Advisory
  • Primary Capital Raising
  • GP Stakes Advisory
  • Secondary Sales