Recapitalization & Restructuring

Creative solutions. Critical connections.

Raymond James provides a full range of financial restructuring services to companies in financial distress, including pre-crisis situations, out-of-court workouts and court supervised reorganizations. We develop the highest 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 the most comprehensive and effective advice and solutions for our domestic and international clients.

Recapitalization & Restructuring Expertise

  • Chapter 11 Reorganizations
  • Credit Agreement Amendments
  • Crisis Avoidance
  • DIP and Exit Financings
  • Equity and Debt Financings
  • Exchange Offers
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Out-of-Court Restructurings
  • Pre-Packaged Bankruptcies
  • Section 363 Sales
  • Stakeholder Negotiations
  • Valuations and Expert Testimony

Senior Banking Team

Geoffrey Richards
Head of Recapitalization and Restructuring
New York
   
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Raj Singh
Raj Singh
Vice Chairman of Investment Banking
New York
   
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Adam Kaufmann
Adam Kauffman
Managing Director
Toronto
   
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Michael Pokrassa
Michael Pokrassa
Managing Director
New York
   
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Dirk Liedtke
Dirk Liedtke
Managing Director
Munich
   
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Robert Schwarz
Robert Schwarz
Managing Director, Head of Private Debt Placements
New York
   
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Rory Keenan
Rory Keenan
Senior Vice President
New York
   
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Matthew Bernstein
Vice President
New York
   
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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  |  April 16, 2019

Raymond James recognized with two deal-of-the-year awards at the annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

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Equity Research  |  March 13, 2019

Raymond James hires Tavis McCourt as Institutional Equity Strategist

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Investment Banking  |  January 23, 2019

Raymond James Financial to acquire boutique investment bank Silver Lane Advisors

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