Chicago International Group conducts its investment banking business through our wholly-owned subsidiary, The Chicago Capital Management Group. The Chicago Capital Management Group advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, capital formation, business development initiatives and other strategic alternatives.
The Chicago Capital Management Group’s core focus is to provide investment banking services to middle market companies; the firm has particular expertise in working with banks, thrifts, insurance companies, asset management firms and specialty finance companies.
The Chicago Capital Management Group arranges senior secured revolving credit and term loan facilities for companies seeking capital market and secured lending solutions for acquisitions, buyouts, recapitalizations, growth financing, refinancing, and turnarounds.
By providing senior-level attention and emphasizing a comprehensive team approach, Chicago Capital Management Group is able to bring a unique degree of focus on our clients’ financial objectives and strategic alternatives. In addition, our sector expertise, deep transaction experience and ability to create innovative solutions have led to a number of industry-first transactions.
Mergers & Acquisitions
The Chicago Capital Management Group is involved in all facets of the mergers and acquisitions process, representing both buyers and sellers of companies and assets. Building on our long track record and transaction expertise, we work with our clients to analyze their strategic alternatives and identify opportunities that will assist in enhancing shareholder value.
· Targeted buy-side engagements
· Sell-side representation
· Valuations and appraisals
· LBOs/MBOs Fairness opinions
· Takeover defense strategies
· Strategic advice to Boards of Directors and Management
The Chicago Capital Management Group offers a full range of corporate finance services to our clients, including:
· Private placements of Equity, Trust Preferred Securities, Mezzanine Financing and Senior Debt Restructurings and Recapitalizations
· OPIC/IFC Financing
· Export-Import Bank Financing
· Mutual-to-stock conversions and demutalizations
· Global Strategic Partnerships and Joint Ventures