Chatham Financial, a global leader in financial risk management advisory and technology, is pleased to announce its acquisition of capital markets investment banking firm, EA Markets. This strategic acquisition marks continued growth and expansion for Chatham, strengthening the firm’s capabilities in raising capital for our corporate and financial sponsor clients.

The addition of the premier talent from EA Markets brings significant experience and expertise to Chatham. As an independent firm, EA provides some of the largest and most sophisticated global companies with a wide range of capital markets services including loan arrangement and syndication, direct placement and structured finance, equity and liability management, underwriting and securities execution, and strategic corporate finance advisory. Based on a track record of exceptional client service and a comprehensive perspective on the capital markets, the integrated team will be positioned to support Chatham’s clients in achieving and exceeding their business and financial objectives.

“This acquisition reinforces our commitment to solving the complex yet common challenges our clients encounter every day in the capital markets,” said Amol Dhargalkar, Managing Partner and Chair at Chatham Financial. “It enhances our already established position as a leader in derivatives expertise and furthers our existing footprint into capital markets advisory with sponsors and corporate finance teams. We are excited about the collaborations this partnership will bring, allowing us to provide more comprehensive and tailored solutions to our clients.”

As a part of the acquisition, EA Markets Co-Founder and CEO, Reuben Daniels, has been appointed as a Managing Director and Global Head of Investment Banking at Chatham. “Chatham’s success building a world-class financial risk management firm fueled by trusted advisor relationships and deep subject matter expertise is truly impressive,” said Daniels. “I am grateful for the support of EA’s clients and partners over the past fifteen years, and especially the dedication of the entire EA team joining with me. Our approach to financial services is completely aligned with Chatham’s, and we are eager to deliver our unique combination of market leadership, independent perspective, and capital access to our mutual clients.”

The integration of EA Markets into Chatham Financial will result in more wide-ranging access to capital markets resources for clients throughout the financing lifecycle. Whether assessing risk, navigating complex transactions, arranging capital, or optimizing capital structures, the expanded team is positioned to deliver excellence at every stage.

Source: Company Press Release