ROBERT W. BAIRD & CO. INCORPORATED: Baird Global Investment Banking Continues Strong Performance, Achieving Milestones in 2019
Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated recently issued the following announcement.
Baird, an employee-owned, international wealth management, asset management, investment banking/capital markets and private equity firm, today announced that its Global Investment Banking business achieved strong results in 2019. Highlights for the year include:
Achieving the second-highest year of revenues in Baird Global Investment Banking history;
Completing more than 200 advisory and financing transactions globally, with increases in M&A volume, equity capital raised and number of debt advisory transactions from last year;
Expanding the team, adding and deepening coverage in sub-sectors, geographies and product areas – Baird’s franchise now includes nearly 400 investment bankers around the world;
Completing sell-side transactions involving 35 new financial sponsor clients; and
Ending the year with the business’ best quarter performance ever in Q4 and record level of engagements entering 2020.
"We are proud to enter this new year with terrific momentum and the largest and most talented group of bankers we have ever had," said Brian McDonagh, Co-Head of Baird Global Investment Banking. 'More importantly, our client and employee-focused culture combined with our global capabilities and unsurpassed teamwork, uniquely position us for tremendous long-term success."
Brian Doyal, Co-Head of Baird Global Investment Banking, added, "Our strong performance this year is a testament to both the talent and focus of our team and the trust that clients continue to place in us. We look forward to continuing to generate great outcomes for our clients, grow our business and nurture our unique culture with this tremendously strong global team we have in place."
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