Native American

Key’s Native American Financial Services team offers one of the most robust financial platforms designed for Native American Nations and affiliated organizations, businesses and communities. We were one of the first financial institutions to create dedicated teams serving this constituency. Our senior bankers, well-versed in the needs of Native American Nations, take the time to understand your specific Nation’s laws and culture before making any recommendations.

KeyBank offers a variety of customized banking solutions by accessing our deep capabilities and our institutional client network. These services include lending and leasing, construction loans, investment management, Trust and other solutions for both overarching financial needs as well as specific funding for resorts, casinos, and other projects.

KeyBanc Capital Markets® has secured revolving credit facilities, taxable and tax-exempt debt and other debt and equity investment banking solutions for multiple Nations throughout North America, aligning financial interests with your traditions and values.

Key’s Native American Financial Services team in partnership with KeyBanc Capital Markets (“KBCM”) has worked on a variety of financial projects for Native American Nations and affiliated organizations. Recent examples can be found here (PDF), and include:

  • Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority: KBCM closed a $30 million revolving credit facility and a $135 million term loan facility for this wholly owned instrumentality of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan. KBCM served as Joint Lead Arranger, Joint Book Runner and Administrative Agent.
  • Four Winds Casino and Resort: KBCM closed $410 million of senior secured credit facilities as joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner.
  • TE WÀ THA HÓN:NI Corporation: KBCM closed $110 million of a senior secured credit facility as joint leader arranger, joint bookrunner and administrative agent.

We deliver financial products, services and information to Native American Nations and affiliated organizations including those in the following sectors:

  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Gaming
  • Hotels
  • Governmental Infrastructure

Key plays a leadership role in the financial community serving Native American nations, including industry participation: