On a combined basis the new partnership created can rely on more than 300 investment banking professionals and our clients will benefit from knowledge, deal intelligence and execution capabilities across a global network of offices in Western Europe (United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Benelux and Scandinavia), the United States of America, Africa, and Asia Pacific (Australia, Hong Kong and India).
Our combined sector expertise covers : Aviation; Building Products; Business Services; Consumer & Retail; Food & Agriculture; Defense & Government Services; Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Services; Healthcare; Industrials; Infrastructure; Real Estate; Transportation, Logistics & Distribution; Technology, Media and Telecommunications.
With relationships across such a diverse range of sectors and geographies, the partnership will provide selling companies access to the widest range of buyers and, for clients looking to expand by acquisition internationally, a broad range of investment opportunities across the globe.
“We are very pleased to be able to expand our offering to our clients through the partnership with Investec and Regions/BlackArch. Our partners are market leaders across their respective regions and offer world class services to their clients. Middle market companies and transactions occur on a global scale today. Our European clients expect their advisor to be familiar with a multinational environment and to have access to buyers and targets and equity & debt financing across the world’s largest economic zones” said Ervin Schellenberg, Michel Degryck and Jan Willem Jonkman, Managing Partners of Capitalmind.
“This partnership is an important part of our strategy of being globally relevant to our client base. Having worked with Capitalmind in Continental Europe since 2018, we are delighted now to be partnering also with Regions/BlackArch in the USA, thus creating a powerful global network well positioned to transact for our clients internationally” said Charles Barlow, who leads Investec’s cross border corporate finance business. “In Capitalmind and Regions/BlackArch, we have found partners who are culturally aligned to us and share our vision of client centricity in everything we do.”
“The professionals within BlackArch Partners work closely with clients to provide tailored M&A advisory services in an increasingly networked world” said Rit N. Amin, managing director and group head of Corporate & Institutional Markets for Regions Securities LLC. “Both Investec and Capitalmind share our commitment to outstanding service, advice and guidance. By joining forces, we will expand our reach and offerings to provide more solutions for corporate and financial sponsor clients. We also look forward to growing and diversifying our M&A advisory efforts at BlackArch along with our industry investment banking capabilities within Regions Securities.”
For more information the press release can be downloaded here.