Firm

Extensive track record advising key constituents in complex restructuring and recapitalization transactions

Firm

Miller Buckfire is a leading investment bank focused on providing strategic and financial advisory services in financial restructurings, recapitalizations and other complex situations. We have a 20-year history of providing objective and thoughtful advice to companies, creditors, shareholders, sponsors and other key stakeholders, initially as part of Wasserstein Perella & Co. and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and now as part of Stifel, which offers industry expertise and an array of investment banking capabilities, including through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (Stifel) and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW). Our team works seamlessly with Stifel industry bankers to provide clients access to the full spectrum of strategic alternatives. Most of our transactions are completed out-of-court, and frequently our involvement is undisclosed. We pride ourselves on differentiating service with intellect, creativity and the hands-on involvement of senior bankers. We have restructured approximately $350 billion of debt, advised on mergers and acquisitions valued at over $19 billion and raised over $60 billion in financing.

Our mission is to provide unbiased and actionable strategic advice. We have a long track record with:

  • Renegotiating credit facilities
  • Obtaining covenant waivers / amendments
  • Consummating exchange / tender offers and consent solicitations
  • Raising capital (bank loans, second lien, DIP financings, high yield, mezzanine loans, private equity and strategic investments)
  • Selling non-core assets or entire companies
  • Effectuating cross border / international restructurings
  • Providing expert valuation and related testimony
  • Pre-packaged / pre-arranged Chapter 11 cases
  • Traditional restructurings under Chapter 11