SDKA delivers a 360 degree advisory solution to clients by offering capital management, product structuring, acquisition finance and capital raising advice. Additionally, we help clients assess strategic options for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, negotiations, takeover defence and spin-offs, and can assist clients with access to equity and debt capital markets, restructuring balance sheets and managing assets and liabilities.

SDKA North America advises on the long-term investment goals of pension funds, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, as well as financial advisors. We are fully committed to sharing our research and insights with the world’s investment community and more importantly our clients.

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Our Corporate Advisory team delivers research driven, strategic and creative financing solutions of the highest quality to corporate and government clients alike. Leveraging local knowledge and expertise combined with global perspectives and access to capital markets around the world, we help clients assess strategic options to exceed their goals and expectations.

We advise on building lasting partnerships, monitoring risk, and much more, while always offering complete client coverage. By leveraging deep banking knowledge with specialist insight, and a thorough understanding of our clients’ businesses, we offer a true banking partnership to clients and stakeholders.

SDKA NAM understands that as a merchant bank sourcing capital to help our clients reach their goals is a core competency of our business. We work with growth stage and mature companies to provide short, medium and long-term capital.

Our Capital Products Solutions Group offers a range of sophisticated services centered around leveraged debt and hybrid transactions, while our Equity Capital Markets team offers solutions around capital raising. This team-based approach affords the high levels of quality and integrity throughout the development and execution of clients’ transactions. Close coordination and interaction between these teams provides superior client solutions.

Our Investment unit is a global, multi-asset class business dedicated to co-investing alongside clients. We have a distinct edge in sourcing off-market opportunities due to our robust network and our Group Advisors and Directors.

We focus on tangible asset, middle-market opportunities across a range of sectors. We act as value added partners to management teams and include relevant senior management to deliver specialist expertise. When we require in-depth sector expertise, we partner with strategic investors and relevant experts to create a specialist team to manage and deliver the opportunity.

As a privately held company, we are able to pursue investment opportunities more efficiently and are able to move quickly through the transaction lifecycle.

SDKA North America, along with Credit Suisse, is a Partner in the AX Trading Network. Ax Trading is a fully SEC and FINRA regulated Broker Deal and ATS (Alternative Trading System) which currently services more than 30 Equity Exchanges in Europe via Euronext.

Ax’s trading technology and regulatory stack affords for SDKA NAM’s unprecedented insight into intraday markets which, combined with decades of trading experiences, produces insightful trading advice over multiple asset classes.

Services include: Private Placements, Full Suite Traditional Asset Trading, Proprietary Trading.


We offer unique benefits to our clients, our global network provides access to well-regarded management teams, sponsors and leading corporations. Other advantages include:

❖ Access to sophisticated financial advice in public and private market financing, mergers, acquisitions, trading, foreign exchange, commodities and investment and economic research.
❖ Relationships with numerous companies, individuals and governments worldwide in sourcing, structuring and operating successful business ventures.
❖ A creative approach to identifying attractive investments by leveraging the scale of our committed capital, sponsorship and experience.
❖ Successful execution, even in difficult market environments, due to our established relationships and broad access to financing and capital markets.
❖ Active support for our portfolio companies’ long-term goals, management teams and efforts to build value.