Consumer and Retail

The complexity of consumer and retail-related business means financial solutions must reflect market dynamics in a rapid and thoughtful manner. KeyBanc Capital Markets®’ teams are led by senior investment bankers specialized in consumer products, specialty retail, restaurants, gaming, travel, food and beverage, and other consumer-facing sectors. They are experienced in providing actionable ideas and M&A advice, and structuring debt and equity capital solutions that help build brands, fund operations and drive growth.

As a leader in consumer and retail investment banking, our goal is to put in place the financial resources and intellectual capital your business needs to operate efficiently and seize opportunities as they arise. We support improvements, facilitate strategic acquisitions, and support business and strategic goals.

KeyBanc Capital Markets delivers consumer and retail expertise, market insights and the financial resources of a Top 20 financial institution.

From IPOs to M&A to Debt Structuring, KeyBanc Capital Markets help our clients succeed. Recent M&A successes can be found here (PDF), recent Capital Markets successes can be found here (PDF), and include:

  • KeyBanc Capital Markets advised the owners of Vegetable Juices, Inc. in a sale to Naturex Société Anonyme (ENXTPA:NRX).
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets served as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner to Market Basket, incorporated as Demoulas Super Markets, Inc. in its $675 million Senior Secured Credit Facilities. The proceeds from the transaction were used by certain shareholders, to acquire the remaining 50.5% from other shareholders.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets served as Joint Bookrunner
    to Bojangles', Inc. in its initial public offering in which
    it sold 8.912 million shares for total gross proceeds of
    $169 million.

Structuring deals for retail and consumer businesses require not just an understanding of the business as a whole, but also of trends within industry verticals. Our investment banking teams are led by senior professionals highly specialized in specific industry sub-sectors; they work together to create actionable ideas that facilitate transactions.

Some of our team specializations include:

  • Apparel and Footwear
  • Food and Beverage
  • Gaming and Related Technologies
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle
  • Home Environment
  • Household Products, Personal Care and Cosmetics
  • Internet and Travel Services
  • Leisure and Recreation
  • Restaurants and Food Service
  • Specialty Retail

Our senior team leaders have deep roots in their specialized sectors – and in the strategic financial needs of those companies. Working closely with leaders from all parts of KeyBanc Capital Markets, our teams help retail and consumer companies by offering a full range of products and services including: