At Skystone Securities, the corporate culture is client focused and success oriented. The firm’s client relationship philosophy is to conduct a select number of high-quality transactions at any given time, resulting in greater client attention and service for each engagement. Each client is assigned a fully dedicated team of senior bankers that participate in all facets of a transaction, from launch to close. We believe that this unwavering commitment to transaction quality is the basis of our success.
Skystone is dedicated to serving the needs of middle market companies within the rapidly evolving service-based economy. Many sectors have shown superior growth driven by strong underlying industry fundamentals and aggressive demand from buyers.
Business Services includes companies that provide ancillary services to other players in the market, such as office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, security services, travel arrangement, cleaning, and waste disposal.
TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS
Skystone’s senior team will advise leading companies, entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions and capital-raising transactions worldwide. Whether orchestrating a targeted, competitive sale process, bringing greater certainty and sector expertise to a strategic acquisition, or raising capital for growth and liquidity, we can drive successful outcomes.
The Technology and Telecommunications sector is ubiquitous and constantly evolving through innovation. This industry sector includes semiconductors, hardware, software, mobile, Internet, and networking.
Companies in this sector may depend heavily on research and development for growth, where patents and other intellectual property protections are of high importance.
INDUSTRIAL & MANUFACTURING
Industrial companies represent the backbones of the manufacturing economy, and Skystone’s senior investment bankers can provide superior-quality advisory services to a spectrum of growth and manufacturing businesses.
The manufacturing sector is comprised of establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. Often described as plants, factories, or mills, these establishments use power-driven machines and materials-handling equipment.
RETAIL AND CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS
The Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods ("CPG") sector, broadly speaking, consists of four verticals – Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Restaurants & Retail; Branded & Private Label Consumer Products; and Consumer Services. Consumer Packaged Goods are a type of goods consumed every day by the average consumer, goods that comprise this category need to be replaced frequently. The CPG industry is one of the largest in North America.
Skystone Securities’ Energy division is committed to delivering value-added capital market and strategic advisory services to exploration & production, midstream, and oilfield services sectors.
Our firm has experienced the major booms and busts of market cycles, and as conditions change, we are dedicated to delivering realistic, effective solutions.
Skystone’s Energy Senior leadership team is comprised of investment bankers, each with differing specializations, including petroleum engineering, operations, and private capital investing. Additionally, our team has extensive reservoir & production engineering and operations experience in major North American oil and gas basins. This diverse knowledge enables the firm to deliver real-time comprehensive analysis and information in an effective and accurate manner to our clients. Our combination of market and industry knowledge makes our professionals uniquely qualified to advise oil and gas clients on financial and strategic matters.
TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS
Our team is dedicated to providing superior merger and acquisition advisory services to companies in a variety of attractive niches across the broader transportation, logistics, and automotive aftermarket industries. We can work with private and public companies, as well as family and entrepreneur-owned and industry leading companies.
Niche transportation segments range from third-party logistics to air, marine and rail product and service. Also contributing to this industry includes manufacturers, distributors, service providers, branded products, and retailers. We understand the dynamics and trends that create opportunities for companies in these sectors.