Equity Financing

As a leading underwriter for middle-market companies, Baird’s innovative equity financing solutions are designed to support complex corporate strategies. Our global distribution capabilities provide unique access to key decision makers and investors around the world.

Our extensive transaction experience and knowledge of the equity capital markets allow us to provide differentiated, value-added insights, advice, positioning and execution that help lead to successful outcomes  for our clients. We offer a wide array of equity financing services tailored to meet the unique capital and liquidity needs of our clients, including:

  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • Follow-on offerings (publicly marketed and accelerated)
  • Confidentially marketed (“wall cross”) follow-on offerings
  • Block trades/Bought deals
  • At-the-market offerings
  • Preferred equity offerings
  • Private investment in public equities (PIPEs) and registered directs 

Equity Capital Markets Analysis

Our investment banking professionals have a deep understanding of the capital markets dynamics and institutional investors’ perspectives. The ongoing service and long-standing relationships that we maintain with a broad range of institutional investors give us unique insights when marketing a transaction. Baird’s global institutional equities platform, including top-ranked equity research, sales and corporate access along with our history of high quality execution services make us a valuable partner for issuers and investors around the world.

Baird’s Global Investment Banking team produces monthly equity capital markets reports that provide an overview of recent U.S. equity offering activity and trends and summarize relevant economic commentary that impacts and influences the overall equity capital raising environment.