Investment Banking is a financial intermediary that performs a variety of services. This includes underwriting, acting as an intermediary between an issuer of securities and the investing public, facilitating mergers and other corporate reorganizations, and also acting as a broker for institutional clients.
Investment banking changed dramatically during the 20-year period preceding the global financial crisis that started in mid-2007 as market forces pushed banks from their traditional low-risk role of advising and intermediating to a position of taking considerable risk for their own account and on behalf of clients. This high level of risk-taking, combined with high leverage, transformed the industry during 2008, when several major firms failed, huge trading losses were recorded and many firms were forced to reorganize their business.
Our Investment Banking Division is primarily engaged in offering financial services and advice to corporations’, entrepreneurs and investors creating significant value for them by helping them to execute the right business strategy. It is driven by the strength of our corporate relationships backed by our strong focus and understanding of the growth oriented mid market companies, which we leverage for origination of new assignments.