Recapitalization & Restructuring

Creative solutions. Critical connections.

Raymond James provides a full range of financial restructuring services to companies facing financial distress and financial sponsors regarding distressed situations including pre-crisis situations, out-of-court workouts and court supervised reorganizations. In addition, Raymond James provides a full range of financial restructuring advisory services to creditors and other parties in interest in stressed and distressed situations. We develop high value solutions for our clients through our active knowledge of capital market conditions and deep relationships with all major constituents including banks, bondholders, creditors, financial sponsors and shareholders, as well as their financial and legal advisors. Our approach leverages Raymond James’ full-service platform by integrating experienced senior industry bankers directly into our deal teams and accessing our capital markets knowledge and capabilities in order to provide comprehensive and effective advice and solutions for our domestic and international clients.

Recapitalization & Restructuring Expertise

  • Capital structure and strategic alternatives evaluation
  • Liability management
  • Crisis avoidance
  • Chapter 11 reorganizations (pre-packaged, pre-arranged and traditional plans)
  • Out-of-court recapitalization transactions
  • Amendments and waivers
  • DIP and exit financings
  • Equity and debt financings
  • Exchange and tender offers
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Fairness opinions
  • Stakeholder negotiations, including pension, OPEB and other parties in interest
  • Expert testimony and litigation support
  • Valuation of businesses and securities
  • Section 363 sales
  • Board advisory, including special committees

150+

Completed 150+ restructuring, distressed M&A, recapitalizations and other transactions since 2002.

$100 billion

Completed restructuring transactions with more than $100 billion of obligations

30

Delivered 30 fairness opinions, valuations & expert reports

$10billion

Placed more than $10 billion of private capital & refinancings 

20

Provided testimony in approximately 20 bankruptcy cases


Transaction History

Recent News

Investment Banking  |  June 8, 2022

Raymond James adds senior banker to growing Financial Sponsors Investment Banking practice

Read More about Raymond James adds senior banker to growing Financial Sponsors Investment Banking practice
Investment Banking  |  June 6, 2022

Raymond James expands Financial Services Investment Banking practice by hiring Tom Heath as Vice Chairman

Read more about Raymond James expands Financial Services Investment Banking practice by hiring Tom Heath as Vice Chairman
Investment Banking  |  April 28, 2022

60% of GP-leds price at par or better, buyers expect a decline of 10% or more in valuations in the coming quarter

Read More about 60% of GP-leds price at par or better, buyers expect a decline of 10% or more in valuations in the coming quarter