Debt Capital Markets

Academy works with clients seeking debt access in the public or private markets across asset classes. We deliver highly-tailored financing alternatives and solutions to public companies, privately-held businesses, and investment firms.

Whether you’re seeking to fund growth or optimize capital structures, we collaborate with you to analyze and determine all funding options prior to implementing the optimum strategy. Since the beginning of 2015, Academy Securities has been involved in over 4,200 financing transactions, raising in excess of over $4.6 trillion.

Academy is comprised of experienced capital markets professionals who have raised billions of dollars in the fixed-income markets for Fortune 1000 companies, public and private companies, private-equity firms, international and emerging-market debt issuers, and sovereign issuers. Our fixed-income team can advise potential debt issuers about pricing, covenants, structure, timing, industry comps, and various aspects of debt issuance and the fixed-income markets.

Academy’s Strengths:

  • #1 Veteran-Owned brokerage firm in the Diversity League Tables in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023
    • Academy has underwritten $4.6T in total financing transactions since inception
    • Academy underwrote 203 corporate fixed income transactions and $415.9B 2022
    • Academy underwrote 211 corporate fixed income transactions and $435.6B in 2023
    • Academy has underwritten 94 corporate fixed income transactions and $172.9B in 2024 YTD
  • Longstanding relationships with a broad range of institutional fixed-income buyers and issuers
  • Structuring and pricing guidance
  • Close working relationships with fixed-income desks throughout financial markets
  • Debt-covenant and industry-comparable analysis
  • Extensive coverage of middle-market fixed-income accounts
  • Broad network of relationships in Fortune 1000 companies, private equity, and across Wall Street

Academy Securities is a leading underwriter spanning many fixed income asset classes, including corporate securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), asset-backed securities (ABS), agency securities, and municipal securities.

Recent highlights include:

  • Academy earned the #1 ranking in the 2016 and 2017 Global CMBS Lead and Co-Manager League Tables
  • Academy ranked in the top 5 from 2018-2021 in Global CMBS Lead and Co-Manager League Tables
  • Academy gained counterparty approval from the Government Sponsored Entities (GSEs), expanding access to products and services in the agency debt market
  • Academy established strategic alliances with issuers of asset-backed debt, broadening co-manager roles in the sector

Academy Securities issues and/or underwrites a broad array of debt instruments:

Fixed and Floating Instruments
Short, Medium, and Long-Term Debt
Taxable and Tax-Exempt Debt
Senior, Subordinated, Convertible, and Preferred Debt
Secured and Unsecured Debt

Combining our Wall Street experience with our military backgrounds provides a disciplined approach to debt capital markets.

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