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Public Finance

A national leader with a powerful platform


Investment banking professionals in 40 locations across the nation

No. 2

In the nation by number of long and short-term municipal new transactions*


Total number of completed transactions in 2023*


Dedicated sales and trading professionals nationally



No. 1

In the nation by number of private placement long-term transactions*


In aggregate loan value for direct placements since 2018*

*Source: Thompson Reuters, 2023

Deep Sector Coverage

Delivering best-in-class services to help you achieve your goals. We cultivate tailored solutions that serve the unique needs of our clients. Supported by a broad national platform, our expert teams leverage localized knowledge to facilitate the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable debt across a range of sectors:


Municipal Bond Underwriting

Piper Sandler has ranked as No. 2 in underwriting over the last 5 years.* Our powerful distribution platform provides clients with a depth and breadth of execution commensurate with our market position as a perennially top-ranked underwriter. With one of the largest distribution platforms, we maintain relationships with institutional investors, middle markets, The Street, and retail investors through which we distribute a diverse range of issuers and credits.
Source: Refinitiv

Private Placements

We provide our clients with a dedicated placement team that has a strong track record of delivering tailored financing solutions to our clients. Our placement team has long-standing, trusted relationships with community and regional banks, insurance companies, conduit lenders and non-traditional lending sources. This is why we have consistently ranked as No. 1 placement agent over the last 5 years.*
Source: Refinitiv

Financial Advisory Services

As a trusted partner to our valued clients, Piper Sandler has proudly served as financial advisor on over 1,000 transactions over the last 5 years. Our robust advisory practice guides issuers through the issuance process via a competitive or negotiated sale while providing a comprehensive set of services ranging from long-term strategic financial planning and debt management to escrow bidding. Given our extremely active underwriting desk, we bring a depth of market knowledge and leverage that generates meaningful results for our clients.

Variable Rate Remarketing & Underwriting

We are an active market participant and provide a broad range of capabilities and services within the short-term and variable rate market. Our dedicated team leverages its deep market knowledge to structure, price, and make a market in short-term and variable rate offerings as well as to remarket a portfolio of our client’s variable rate issues.

Municipal Derivatives and Reinvestment Products

Our experienced and dedicated derivatives team and reinvestment professionals can help navigate the complexities of derivatives and reinvestment products. We provide advisory services for derivatives products and assist clients by performing bidding agent services for reinvestment products both traditionally and through an online, secure Web-based platform.

Project Finance

Project financings are highly leveraged, capital intensive and involve highly complex structures. Our team provides uniquely-tailored strategies to assist its clients in managing all aspects of the project financing process.

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ESG in Public Finance

We recognize the evolving opportunity to align the environmental, social and governmental merits of your institution or offering with the measurements of sustainability that investors are looking for. Learn more about how we can support issuers' ESG-related objectives.

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Why partner with us?

Commitment to putting our clients’ interests first is the cornerstone of our guiding principles and our success is predicated upon our enduring relationships with our clients and the longevity and continuity of our team of professionals.

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