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“The essential element of successful investment banking is trust – trust that the highest price is being paid, trust that management will deliver good future results, trust that a buyer or investor will complete the proposed transaction. We know from experience how best to create layers of trust within complex transactions.” — DOUG SCHMIDT, CHESSIECAP FOUNDER

Chessiecap delivers investment banking solutions to growth and technology companies throughout the U.S. with a focus in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our senior bankers are some of the most experienced in our market and region. We believe in bringing a high level of transactional and market knowledge to every assignment. We are investment bankers in the traditional sense of wanting to work with our clients throughout the lifespan of their companies so that they can grow and achieve their goals. Trusted good advice first, and transactions will follow.

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News & Insights

Recessions and Private Equity

We know from the history of recessions that thousands of mergers and acquisition (M&A) transactions occur each year, even in an economic downturn. In this strange coronavirus recession, who is going to buy your business and how much will they pay?

Recessions and Mergers & Acquisitions

Never Catch a Falling Knife
With the stock market experiencing extreme volatility, I think of the old Wall Street quote used by traders: “Never catch a falling knife.” Quotes from traders are known for being blunt, graphic and a bit rude. No one can know where the bottom of this market is, except in retrospect.

What is the REAL Consequence of a Lower IPO Valuation

I have previously written on Unicorn valuations and the false impression that the last private equity round’s price multiplied by all the prior issued shares (all with different liquidation preferences and other terms) is the equivalent of what the company is worth as...

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