Capital Solutions

Our Capital Markets business supports our firm, our portfolio companies, and our capital markets clients by providing tailored capital markets advice and developing and implementing both traditional and nontraditional capital solutions for investments and companies seeking financing. We leverage the intellectual capital, industry expertise, and our global network to deliver the full capabilities of our firm. Our clients include multi-national corporations, public and private companies, and financial sponsors. Our Capital Markets business is also an important resource to our private equity business and assists our portfolio companies with financing and capital structure improvement.

Northwind has a platform of approximately 20 investment professionals globally across debt and equity capital markets. We focus on providing a full array of capital markets solutions to address a client’s specific needs. Our capital markets services include arranging debt and equity financing for transactions, placing and underwriting securities offerings, and structuring new investment products. Northwind is capable of originating, structuring, and executing full capital structures, including:


  • Asset-Based Lending Facilities
  • High-Yield Debt
  • Bank Instruments – BG/SBLC
  • Revolving Credit Facilities
  • Mezzanine Capital
  • Leveraged Loans
  • Equity-Linked Securities
  • Credit Enhancement
  • Unitranche Loans
  • Private Equity
  • Bridge Loans
  • Public Equity

We advise and execute for our clients across a broad range of complex financing transactions, and in select situations have the additional ability to act as a capital provider. These transaction types include:

  • Acquisition Financings
  • Pre-IPO Capital Raises
  • Private Equity Syndications
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Bank Debt Amendments and Extensions
  • Private Capital Equity Financing
  • Exchange Offers
  • Spin-Offs/Split-Offs
  • Restructurings
  • Dividend Recapitalizations
  • Buybacks
  • Structured Sales

Northwind provides our capital markets clients with differentiated access to capital through our distribution platform. We focus on the most active mutual funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and hedge funds globally. Close interaction and coordination with these investors provides Northwind with enhanced market intelligence and advice, structuring, and execution.