Investment Banking

No matter where a business stands in its lifecycle, our results-driven team stands ready to help you move it forward – with deep industry expertise driven by senior bankers. Behind our full-service investment banking capabilities are hundreds of specialized experts in strategically located offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe within eight growth-oriented industry practices to serve you.

In addition to introducing you to experienced industry bankers and advisory and capital markets services, we can connect you to the specific support and resources you need for continued success.

  • Full-Service Expertise


    You can expect strength and support from one of the largest diversified financial services firms with market-leading investment banking. With a personal approach and international access, we bring together strategic plans from industry renowned teams that provide proficiency and quality service to those who matter most – clients like you.

    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • European advisory
    • Activism response and contested situations
    • Equity capital markets
    • Private capital solutions
    • Debt capital markets
    • Recapitalization and restructuring


    Industries of Focus


    Our deals speak for themselves. In the past few years, they’ve been respected and recognized as highly specialized in their industries. This thoughtful and deep approach has helped us become the number one full-service investment banking firm in the U.S. catering to middle-market growth companies.

    • Consumer & Retail
    • Convenience Store & Fuel Products Distribution
    • Diversified industrials
    • Energy
    • Financial Services
    • Health Care
    • Real Estate
    • Technology & Services



    Coverage Areas


    With high-level attention on every transaction, we consistently provide you with compelling ideas, investment opportunities and creative solutions through industry insight, execution expertise and dedication to the middle market.

    • Financial sponsor coverage – Private equity and venture capital firms, family offices and pension funds turn to us to deliver the full benefits of the Alex. Brown platform. Look to our team for high-quality deal flow and an unwavering focus.
    • Professional partners – Our partnerships go far beyond the deal, since strong relationships form the foundation of our team. We focus on cultivating business opportunities through strong ties with attorneys, accountants and consultants, providing each partner with investment banking advice designed for their clients’ long-term success. Our coverage universe includes law, accounting and financial consulting firms.

    Asia coverage – Our Asia coverage team offers specialized guidance and access to connect American and European investors with Asian buyers and sellers.

    Investments mentioned may not be suitable for all investors.

    Diversification and asset allocation do not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.

    Raymond James does not provide tax or legal services. Please discuss these matters with the appropriate professional.