Public Finance

We provide innovative debt financing solutions to a diverse set of public clients — government agencies, non-profits and other tax-exempt and taxable borrowers — as they fund important capital and infrastructure projects.

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Mesirow Public Finance Expands Team and Enhances National Presence with Launch of Maryland Office

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“We are excited to open our Maryland office with the hires of Chris and Jeff,” said Todd Waldrop, Senior Managing Director and Head of Mesirow Public Finance. “Bringing significant banking experience within the mid-Atlantic region, they will help expand our presence across the US and further our ability to fund important capital and infrastructure projects through innovative debt financing solutions.”

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Our clients are offered...

unbiased service with access to both regional- and sector-based approaches. Regional bankers in five US urban centers support clients’ day-to-day needs and, as needed, sector specialists provide targeted expertise.

Our clients also benefit from differentiated, integrated capabilities from across Mesirow Capital Markets.

Financing expertise

Advantages

INDEPENDENT

As part of an independent, firm, we remain objective in considering the full universe of available options

EXPERT

Our transaction experience and industry knowledge ensure relevant ideas and insights

EFFICIENT

Monthly average of approximately $1.5 billion in secondary market trading on a national level

CONNECTED

Our long-term relationships with key participants enhance understanding of issuer credits

Access to additional liquidity when you need it most

Solutions

We work side-by-side with clients to develop creative, tailored debt structuring and financial analysis. Our technical acumen enables us to optimize bond sizing for new projects or refunding and restructuring opportunities.

    • Robust analytics and modeling capabilities for tax-exempt and taxable debt

    • Emphasis on leveraging the deepest pool of investors across available public and private debt placement alternatives

    • Focus on lowest cost of capital and greatest flexibility over time

    • A dual-tracking mindset comparing the approaches of a public offering versus a private placement

    • Ensuring our clients achieve the most cost-effective borrowing

    • Holistic support, from the initial planning stages of debt issuance through deal execution

    • Technical support and industry insight on market best practices

    Sectors

    General Government

    State and local government
    Park districts

    Transportation

    Public transportation
    Highways
    Airports

    Education

    School districts
    Universities

    Utilities

    Water and sewer
    Electric

    Nonprofits

    Healthcare
    Social service providers
    Cultural Institutions

    Capital Markets

    Swaps
    Other derivatives

    Senior leaders

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    Todd Waldrop

    Senior Managing Director | Public Finance

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    Anderson Bynam

    Managing Director | Public Finance

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    Todd Krzyskowski

    Managing Director | Public Finance

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    John Healey

    Managing Director | Public Finance

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