Regional Investment Bank
Divestopedia Explains Regional Investment BankMost regional investment will focus on capital raising or mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell side engagements) but the large regional i-banks will provide a full suite of services including equity and debt capital markets, leverage finance and restructuring services. Examples of larger well know regional investment banks would be Lazard, Rothschild, Houlihan Lokey, Jefferies & Co..
Pros of engaging a regional investment bank: Regional investment banks provide similar service of a boutique firm, but can also offer comparable resources and deep industry knowledge of a bulge bracket investment bank.
Cons: Fees charged by regional investment banks will typically be higher than boutique investment banks due to higher overhead costs in these firms. In some instance, deals that are smaller or lesser in profile may receive a lower level of attention as lead dealmakers are occupied with larger transactions.
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