1. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FUNDS AND SELECT COMPANIES

We have a deep background in capital raises focusing on funds, including both emerging managers as well as established managers. We work with our clients to tailor an innovative approach to: Create market recognition and acceptance Demonstrate their sectoral or geographic pre-eminence Differentiate our clients from their competitors Arrive at a structure that will lead to timely execution Identify the right fit, including both well-known global investors and new entrants to the asset class, or less  frequently recognized, institutional investors.

2. INVESTMENT BANKING ADVISORY SERVICES & CAPITAL RAISES FOR FAILED/IMPAIRED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

We have diverse experience in representing financial institutions over varying market cycles, beginning in 1984 through the present as attorney, liquidator or investment banker.  This unique in-house experience combines the substantial legal knowledge to ferret through complex state and federal regulations with the skill to raise funds to meet liquidity or capital shortages. We have unique qualifications to provide solutions to such impaired institutions by: Deriving a successful strategy to resolve their impairment Negotiating with federal and state regulators to resolve existing shortfalls Identifying prospective investors/merger candidates to infuse capital Leading the process with capital sources from initial introduction to closing and as needed, post-closing.

3.EMERGING MARKETS: INVESTMENTS AND CO-INVESTMENTS

We can assist by assessing Latin American institutional asset allocation preferences (domestic and international).  Our extensive expertise includes facilitating capital raises from Latin American and sovereign institutional investors within a complex regulatory environment.  In addition, we are experts in assessing risk and identifying investment opportunities in emerging markets, with a focus on Latin America. We are specifically qualified to facilitate co-investments in emerging markets.