BDCs, Closed-End Funds & SPACs Investment Banking

A reputation for staying ahead of the curve.

In-depth industry analysis. Long-term collaboration. The creative structuring necessary to complete corporate transactions and raise capital. These are just a few of the things the BDCs, Closed-End Funds & SPACs group at Raymond James is known for. As a trusted advisor to BDCs, closed-end funds and SPACs, we leverage our industry expertise and our network of relationships across the financial services industry to assist our clients in achieving their strategic objectives. Whatever your goals – raising capital, responding to a potential buyer, determining if your company is in the right position to acquire a business or penetrating new markets through an acquisition – we provide the advice and structuring vital to success.

BDCs, Closed-End Funds & SPACs Subsector Expertise

  • Business Development Companies
  • Closed-End Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Institutional Managers
  • Mutual Fund Managers
  • SPACs

Senior Banking Team

Larry Herman
Larry Herman
Managing Director
Memphis
   
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Brian Nestor
Brian Nestor
Managing Director
St. Petersburg
   
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Nicolas Ospina
Vice President
St. Petersburg
   
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Transaction History

Transaction history may include a transaction completed by a Raymond James banker while at a former firm.

BDC Weekly Insights

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