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Merchant Banking Growth Equity Funds

Piper Sandler Merchant Banking

Supporting proven businesses and management teams at critical inflection points where our investments accelerate growth 

Piper Sandler Merchant Banking (PSMB) seeks investments in private, commercial stage businesses with strong growth prospects within the industry sectors covered by Piper Sandler equity research and investment banking resources.

We are focused on investments in equity and equity-linked securities, recapitalizations, secondary stock purchases and change of control transactions which meet our hurdles for growth potential and investor return. Our portfolio companies have a defined path to liquidity within a time horizon of five years.

Why partner with us?

Our portfolio companies benefit from the industry vertical expertise, capital markets knowledge and relationships of PSMB management and the broader Piper Sandler platform, including its more than 400 investment bankers and capital markets professionals, and over 100 equity research analysts.

PSMB’s management team collectively has significant corporate finance, investment banking, private equity and operating experience that spans multiple decades and market cycles. Piper Sandler’s investment bankers operate in eight industry verticals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Piper Sandler’s equity research analysts cover over 950 publicly listed companies, primarily in the small- and mid-cap segments. They also produce significant industry reports and regularly sponsor and attend specialized industry conferences in which many PSMB portfolio companies participate.

By leveraging the experience and relationships of the PSMB team and the broader Piper Sandler platform, PSMB assists portfolio companies by advising senior management on strategic initiatives, facilitating new business relationships, assisting in management talent searches, supporting financial management and planning and providing guidance with respect to capital raising activities, acquisition strategies and exit alternatives.