IFG’s Advisory business provides creative solutions to its clients targeting middle market infrastructure and project finance opportunities, including energy infrastructure, transportation logistics and select local municipal facilities. IFG also has expertise in the higher education market to address traditional funding shortfalls and significant new infrastructure needs in this sector.

Advisory capabilities include private equity and debt capital raising services; strategic advisory and Mergers & Acquisitions advisory services. IFG also maintains strategic relationships with a select group of other financial services firms to partner with to offer specialized execution, such a long-term tax-exempt debt placements or execution in the public markets. The senior team at IFG possesses a large and deep set of relationships in the global investment community, including specialist private equity firms, insurance companies, pension funds, family offices, sovereign wealth funds, and mezzanine and other non-traditional lenders.

IFG’s Advisory team features highly seasoned banking veterans with trusted relationships based on decades of successful execution experience at such leading firms as Smith Barney; Morgan Stanley; Lehman Brothers; CS First Boston; Kidder Peabody and PaineWebber. The IFG team has executed on $30+ billion in M&A and financing assignments representing over 250 discrete transactions. IFG’s clients always get the “A Team”.

IFG is capitalizing on attractive industry dynamics to provide strategic services for middle market projects. IFG favors long-lived projects, counterparties with strong credit profiles, involving both new construction and existing assets, and agnostic with respect to project type and geography.

IFG provides innovative traditional and non-traditional financing solutions as well as advisory services with transaction sizes generally ranging from $25 million to $1.0 billion.

For more information, please contact Bill Sprague at (212) 381-0640 or bsprague@ifgcap.com

Transactions

entergy

Raised $966,000,000 of debt financing


kelda-group

$600,000,000 aquisition of Aquarion Water Company


first-energy-hq

$1,300,000,000 sale/leaseback transaction for a coal-fired power plant


patriots

Buy-side advisory for $174,000,000 purchase of New England Patriots


ohio_edison

$1,600,000,000 aquisition of Centerior


teco_energy

$300,000,000 aquisition of Lykes Energy


Castle Rock Residential Development

$90,000,000 private placement


the_environmental_quality_company

Sell-side advisory on $52,000,000 sale