Debt & Equity Capital Raising

E.L.K. advises private businesses and transaction sponsors seeking to maximize capital structure and team up with long term financial partners.

E.L.K. represents owners of closely held companies contemplating growth capital, recapitalization, or control stake transactions. Combining 25+ years of executing complex transactions involving clients at a growth inflection point, E.L.K. Principals are uniquely positioned and equipped to execute virtually any type of private capital raise transaction that may include debt, equity and hybrid securities. E.L.K. works closely with its clients to manage a process that efficiently matches passive and active institutional investors including: traditional lenders, flexible private credit platforms, private equity firms, asset management firms, family offices, and other direct investment platforms. We work with owners to prep, position, and communicate investment merits to investors in a language and format that they understand, in the most efficient manner possible to optimize deal execution.

E.L.K. will often act in multiple capacities, embedding itself deep into the companies and platforms with which it engages, including as investor, placement agent, advisor, board member, and multitudes of other functions critical to the growth and prosperity of its clients.

  • Senior, mezzanine and highly structured debt securities
  • Majority/control capital
  • Minority and co-investor capital
  • Financial and strategic investors
  • Programmatic investment strategies
  • Bridge financings
  • Dividend recapitalizations
  • Acquisition financings
  • Joint ventures