PNC's Advisory Capabilities

Offering solutions for mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, investor relations and Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Defining the Right Strategies for Your Business

Whether your strategy involves growing your company with access to the right capital, or transitioning ownership
to enable a strategic direction, PNC can help. With a family of capabilities and specialized advisors that offer
sophisticated advice and hands-on transaction support, there’s no alternative we can’t help your company explore.

PNC Debt Capital Markets

Debt Advisory and Execution

PNC's Debt Capital Markets group provides dedicated team coverage and a collaborative advisory approach, leveraging PNC's leading syndications and capital markets expertise.
Our teams focus on building relationships and getting to know our clients, seeing past each transaction, to deliver customized solutions and serve as a consistent and dedicated resource.

Harris Williams

A Global Investment Bank

Harris Williams, a subsidiary of PNC, is a global investment bank specializing in merger and acquisition (M&A) and private capital advisory services. Clients worldwide rely on Harris Williams to help unlock value in their business and turn ambitious goals into reality. We approach every engagement with boundless collaboration, pooling expertise and relationships across industries, service offerings, and geographies For over 30 years, our clients have trusted us to think strategically, execute precisely, and deliver premium outcomes to help them grow.

Solebury Capital
Solebury Strategic Communications

Equity Capital Markets Advisory and
Strategic Financial Communications

Solebury Capital is exclusively focused on equity capital markets advisory. Since 2005, the company has completed more than 575 equity transactions, providing clients with unbiased, independent advice and judgment honed in decades of experience in capital markets transactions at leading investment firms across the globe.

Solebury Strategic Communications partners with private and public companies across industries as they prepare to raise capital or address investor relations and corporate communications issues and opportunities.

PNC ESOP Solutions

Relationship-Based ESOP Expertise

An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) can enable you to transfer ownership of your business to employees in a flexible and tax-efficient way. Operating as an ESOP can help you attract, retain and reward valuable employees while maintaining the degree of control you wish.

We understand the complexities and opportunities that ESOPs present and take them into account to assist you in creating appropriate solutions at every stage of your ESOP.

PNC’s ESOP Solutions group provides expertise to business owners, ESOP-owned companies and companies considering an ESOP, including: pre-transaction planning, initial ESOP transaction financing, second-stage transaction financing, refinancing of seller notes, mergers and acquisitions and repurchase obligation financing, among other corporate transactions.

For more information, contact:

Ginny Saloom

Managing Director
of ESOP Solutions

Amy Schuster

Managing Director
of ESOP Solutions

Fortis Advisors

Professional M&A Shareholder Representative Services

Fortis Advisors is a professional services firm that serves as the post-closing shareholder representative of selling shareholders in private M&A transactions. We manage all transactional aspects of the post-closing period, including purchase price adjustments, indemnification claims, earn outs, distributions, communications and reporting, on behalf of sellers. We work with hundreds of venture and PE funds who regularly look to outsource the burden and responsibility of those activities, and are engaged in hundreds of new transactions involving billions of dollars in deal value each year.

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