Financial Sponsors

Our Financial Sponsors Group is a leading global provider of advisory, investment banking and innovative product solutions to private equity firms and investors.

We assist our sponsor clients throughout the lifecycle of their investments, from providing idea generation, initial strategic advisory, structuring, acquisition financing, subscription facilities, and deal contingent hedges to subsequent monetization alternatives, including mergers, IPOs, secondary stock offerings, recapitalizations and margin loans.


We actively support our clients’ investments by providing their portfolio companies with financings across the capital structure, working capital solutions, trade/supply chain finance and strategic M&A.

Leveraging opportunities in private equity

Our team strives to keep financial sponsors abreast of unique investment opportunities and value-enhancing strategies in this intensely competitive marketplace.


  • Left Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner, Administrative Agent, and Collateral Agent for KKR’s $1.9bn acquisition of Clearway Community Energy (Announced) 
  • Financial Advisor and Joint Lead Arranger for Brookfield's $16bn acquisition of Nielsen Holdings PLC (Announced)
  • Acted as Financial Advisor to Evergreen Coast Capital and Vista Equity Partners' $16.5bn acquisition of Citrix Systems, Inc (Announced)
  • Acted as Financial Advisor for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice's $2.2bn acquisition of PWC's Mobility Business (Announced)
  • Financial Advisor for KKR's $3.37bn Minority Investment in Sempra Energy
  • Financial Advisor for Apollo's $5bn acquisition of Verizon Media


Industry expertise


  • Leveraged Finance
  • Derivative Products
  • Equity Products + Margin Loans
  • Project Finance
  • Asset Securitization + Subscription Facilities 
  • Strategic Advisory

  •  Fundraising 
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