Baird’s Real Estate Investment Banking team has an established track record of providing clients with comprehensive strategic advisory and capital market services. The group’s transaction experience, ongoing projects and frequent dialogue with industry participants provide unique insight into the real estate capital markets. In addition to in-depth knowledge across the real estate spectrum, Baird offers:

  • Experienced real estate investment banking professionals with expertise to execute private and public capital raises and other equity financing transactions
  • Sector specific coverage focus providing targeted expertise to our clients
  • A dedicated Real Estate Private Capital and Advisory group housed inside the Real Estate Banking group
  • Tailored, objective solutions designed to seek the greatest outcomes
  • Strategic partnership with Huntington Bank to provide corporate lending solutions

Our Dedicated Effort to Private Capital & Advisory Is a Key Differentiator

Focused on relationships with institutional real estate investors located both domestically and internationally, the group has completed over 50 transactions totaling more than $7 billion in value since dedicated group was formed.

Joint Ventures and Entity Level Investments
  • Investments into an existing or to be acquired/developed real estate portfolio whereby sponsor partners with an institutional investor
  • Co-GP funding or GP roll-ups
  • Investment by an institutional investor at the entity level whereby the investor purchases a significant position in the company
  • Pre-IPO bridge financing
  • Gap equity for refinancing
  • Bridge and mezzanine loans
  • Mezzanine equity
  • Debt acquisitions and dispositions
  • Stretch seniors
M&A and Advisory Service
  • Traditional buy-side and sell-side M&A and strategic advisory
  • Majority sale of a company or portfolio of assets to an investor or other company
  • Advisory services include fairness opinions, tender offers, shareholders’ rights plans, valuation analysis and term sheet review