Sagent Advisors is an independent, privately-owned investment bank serving the unique advisory and transactional needs of our clients. These clients include:
- Leading domestic and multi-national corporations
- Middle-market and emerging growth companies
- Private equity sponsors and financial investors
- Family-owned and closely held businesses
We were founded on the belief that business owners and management teams seek high-quality advice from trusted and respected advisors who are deeply knowledgeable about the specific issues and opportunities affecting their businesses, strategies and prospects.
Our senior bankers are veteran dealmakers and advisors who share an unwavering focus on quality relationships, original thinking, objectivity and confidentiality. They have extensive industry experience, exceptional process expertise and a direct, hands-on approach to meeting our clients' objectives.
Our services include merger and acquisition advice and execution, corporate financial advisory services, and the raising of debt and equity capital. Since our founding in 2004, our professionals have completed more than 100 transactions valued at over $47 billion across a wide array of industry and coverage practices:
In a world of accelerating change and fierce competition, our singular mission is to help our clients solve complex problems, capitalize on opportunities and achieve their aspirations.
Sagent Advisors and Daiwa Securities Capital Markets entered into a business alliance in April 2007. At the same time, Daiwa also purchased an equity stake in Sagent of approximately 20% for $52 million. In May 2009, Daiwa acquired Close Brothers Corporate Finance Limited (“CBCF”), a leading European advisory firm with operations in the U.K. and continental Europe. With over 200 professionals, CBCF, renamed DC Advisory Partners, provides M&A, restructuring and capital markets advisory services to its clients. Through this alliance with Daiwa, Sagent Advisors is able to provide our clients with global reach throughout Asia and Europe.