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Financial Sponsors Coverage

Merger & acquisition, advisory, and capital-raising solutions for organizations at every stage of growth

Overview

A substantial and growing advisor to the private equity community.

Private equity firms occupy a significant position in the mergers & acquisitions landscape, representing both buyers and sellers of businesses as well as serving as sponsors of leading companies accessing the capital markets for debt or equity financings. Stifel takes pride in the depth and quality of its relationships with Financial Sponsors. We maintain regular dialogue and deal flow with over 600 private equity firms.

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Notable Transactions

First Advantage Follow-on

$ 300,000,000

Follow-on Offering
Tech-Enabled Services | November 2021
BioCare_Vistria M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions
Healthcare Services | November 2021
Sonendo IPO

$ 93,600,000

Initial Public Offering
Medtech | October 2021
Hire Right IPO

$ 422,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Tech-Enabled Services | October 2021
esight_MRI M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology | October 2021
Schultze SPAC IPO

$ 165,000,000

SPAC Initial Public Offering
Consumer Products | October 2021
ACON S2

$ 250,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Consumer Products | October 2021
Zomedica_PulseVet M&A

$ 70,900,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Medtech | October 2021
First Watch IPO

$ 195,801,300

Initial Public Offering
Consumer Products | October 2021
SAM_Peak Rock M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engineering & Construction, and Infrastructure | September 2021
Sterling Check IPO

$ 328,600,000

Initial Public Offering
Tech-Enabled Services | September 2021
Green for Life (GFL) Senior Notes

$ 250,000,000

Senior Notes
Industrial & Environmental Services | September 2021
Audax M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions
Medtech | September 2021
Vector Acquisition_Rocket Lab SPAC Merger

$ 4,100,000,000

Has Merged with
Aerospace, Defense & Government Services | August 2021
Covercraft_Audax
Mergers & Acquisitions
Automotive Aftermarket | August 2021
Statewide – AWP M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engineering & Construction, and Infrastructure | August 2021
Centerfield Senior Secured Notes

$ 785,000,000

Senior Secured Notes
Tech-Enabled Services | July 2021
Traeger IPO

$ 424,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Consumer Products | July 2021
First Student Senior Secured Notes

$ 800,000,000

Senior Secured Notes
Transportation & Logistics | July 2021
Markforged_One M&A

$ 1,664,000,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Electronics & Industrial Technology | July 2021
Hillman_Landcadia Holdings M&A

$ 2,642,000,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Specialty Distribution | July 2021
EverCommerce IPO

$ 325,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Software | July 2021
Vetio Animal – Swedencare M&A

$ 181,500,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Biopharma | July 2021
OneSpaWorld Follow-on

$ 80,000,000

Follow-on Offering
Entertainment | June 2021
Livevox/Crescent M&A

$ 864,000,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Software | June 2021
Cohu/Mycronic M&A

$ 125,000,000

Mergers & Acquisition
Electronics & Industrial Technology | June 2021
Performance Designed Products 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Retail | April 2021
NASS 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engineering & Construction, and Infrastructure | April 2021
EPS 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engineering & Construction, and Infrastructure | April 2021
Empirix 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Software | April 2021
The Hillman Companies 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Building Products | April 2021
Peak-Ryzex/Sole Source Capital 04-2021
Mergers & Acquisitions
Tech-Enabled Services | April 2021
Nebula Caravel Acquisition 12-2020

$ 275,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Software | December 2020
ACON S2 09-2020

$ 250,000,000

Initial Public Offering
Consumer Products | September 2020
Palladium Equity Partners 09-2020
Mergers & Acquisitions
Engineering & Construction, and Infrastructure | September 2020
Vroom Inc. 06-2020

$ 537,625,000

Initial Public Offering
Internet & Digital Media | June 2020
Checkmarx/Hellman 04-2020

$ 1,150,000,000

Mergers & Acquisitions
Software | April 2020
Bailey 44 LLC/Denim 02-2020
Mergers & Acquisitions
Apparel, Footwear & Accessories | February 2020
First Advantage Corp 01-2020

$ 890,000,000

Senior Secured Credit Facility
Tech-Enabled Services | January 2020
Interstate Waste Services 01-2020

$ 325,000,000

Preferred Stock
Industrial & Environmental Services | January 2020
Currency volume represents full credit to each underwriter. All transaction announcements appear as a matter of record only. Stifel collectively refers to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated and other affiliated broker-dealer subsidiaries of Stifel Financial Corp.