June 13th 2016
STJ Advisors and Marlborough Partners, today announced a joint venture agreement to provide clients with the leading independent specialist equity and debt capital markets advisory service worldwide.
The joint venture agreement combines the leading independent specialist equity capital markets advisory platform with the leading independent specialist debt capital markets advisory firm. These two highly complementary platforms have collectively advised on capital raisings in excess of $200bn, in over 500 transactions, for some of the most sophisticated issuers around the world.
The highly experienced capital markets teams will together provide best-in-class and unbiased advice for all issuers (corporate, private equity or sovereign) considering their strategic and financing alternatives across all debt, equity and equity-linked products (including multi-track exits, IPOs, equity-linked offerings, capital increases, follow-ons, refinancings and capital raisings).
Commenting on the partnership, Marlborough Partners’ Managing Partner, David Parker, says: “STJ shares the same ethos as Marlborough Partners. They combine independence, unparalleled experience and highly technical execution with senior lead advice – all characteristics which we believe are essential for our clients in these ever evolving capital markets”
STJ Advisors’ Managing Partner, John St. John, added: “This is a very exciting development for both firms. It means that truly specialist capital markets advice and experience can be brought to bear in one seamless and unique offering across the whole spectrum of our clients’ financing or capital needs.
About STJ Advisors
STJ Advisors is the leading independent specialist equity capital markets advisory firm worldwide with local representation in all major markets. It provides un-conflicted advice acting only for issuers and their stakeholders providing advice to optimise the execution of mission-critical capital raisings free of the conflicts of platforms which provide either broking, research, sales, or trading services. STJ offers more specialist senior capital markets expertise than other advisory firms. STJ and its partners, advisors and partner firms, have advised on over 400 offerings raising in excess of $150bn throughout Europe, Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Americas in all major industry sectors. For further information, visit www.stjadvisors.com
About Marlborough Partners
Marlborough Partners, based in London and Frankfurt, provides specialist, independent advice to private equity firms, portfolio companies, public companies and corporates, on sourcing and structuring debt and other non-equity finance. Since 2003, the Marlborough Partners’ team has advised on over 160 completed transactions – from the simple to the highly complex – comprising over $50bn of primary market debt issuance, waivers and amendments and loan restructurings throughout Europe. For further information, visit www.marlboroughpartners.com