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.
 

Powerful M&A Opportunities for Middle Market Companies

PNC offers merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory services through Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services with expertise across a wide range of industries. 

Harris Williams advocates for sellers and buyers of companies worldwide through critical milestones and provides thoughtful advice during the lives of their businesses. By collaborating as one firm across Industry Groups and geographic boundaries, the firm helps clients achieve outcomes that support their objectives and strategically create value. Harris Williams is committed to execution excellence and to building enduring, valued relationships that are based on mutual trust. .

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

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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 Julie Williams at julie.williams@pnc.com or 616-771-8864.

 

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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