What Are
Your Clients'
Aspirations?

During these unprecedented times, clients are reevaluating their priorities. Increasingly family owned business owners are deciding its time for a change. If your client decides it’s time to sell and/or is facing distress, they may choose to hire an investment bank with a wealth management division – which means, post-transaction, your client’s assets might be handled by them, instead of you.
 
Whether your client is seeking to take a few chips off the table or sell everything and head to the beach, DLA Capital Advisors has the relationships and industry expertise to get your client the best value, on the best terms.

DLA brings institutional quality investment banking advisory to the middle market.

Singular Middle Market Focus

We don’t flex down to middle market in slow periods, we are the middle market. We work with family-owned businesses and founder led firms. Our firm has deep relationships with over 1,400 strategic and financial investors in the lower middle market space.

Direct Access to Senior Bankers

We pride ourselves on building trust and establishing close relationships with our clients. The senior bankers you meet on the pitch will be the ones you will be interacting directly with going forward.

Cost Effective One Stop Advisory

From capital raising to divestitures, to bankruptcy advisory, DLA has a solid understanding of operational restructuring and financial structuring across various sectors. Whether your client needs an equity recap or takeout debt financing, our deep relationships with strategic and financial investors enhance the negotiation process and increase the likelihood of a favorable close.

STRENGTHEN YOUR STANDING AS A TRUSTED ADVISOR​

By offering resources and guidance to clients and prospects early in the process, you’ll be better positioned to control the assets generated from a transaction.

In both healthy and distressed scenarios, DLA Capital Advisors can provide you with additional insights and materials to help you stay close to your client before, during, and after the transaction process.

OUR CLIENTS

TYPICAL SIZE

DEBT: $10-200M+

EQUITY: $5-100M+

DLA brings institutional quality investment banking advisory to the middle market.

Transaction Types

  • Debt, equity, preferred, convertible & option / warrants
  • Buyouts, recapitalizations, and carve-outs
  • Control and minority investments
  • Management transitions or remaining in place
  • Employee Stock Ownership Programs (ESOP’s)
  • Joint ventures and strategic partnerships
  • Secondary Portfolio Sales (LP & direct investments)
  • Restructurings and special situations

Industries

Our experience spans more than 500 public and private industries, which allows us to build critical insights on the inner-workings of some of the most complex and promising industries for investment all while offering innovative and scalable solutions that exceed expectations. We credit our outstanding client retention rate to our highly experienced leadership team, our unique cross-functional approach and our high value-to-fee ratio.
Here are a few industries we specialize in:

Eco Factory

REAL ESTATE

Safety Gloves

CONSUMER PRODUCTS

power plants

MANUFACTURING / INDUSTRIAL

Electricity

MEDIA / TECHNOLOGY

Shipping (Container in the Ship)

SHIPPING / TRANSPORTATION

Gear Oil (Drop Oil in Gear)

DISTRESSED

Blue Print

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Gas Pipe

INFRASTRUCTURE

Chemistry tube

LIFE SCIENCES

MEET THE EXPERTS

Kathleen Lauster, CFA

Managing Director - Capital Advisory & Restructuring Group Leader

Securities Products and Investment Banking Services are offered through BA Securities, LLC. Member FINRA SIPC. DLA, LLC and BA Securities, LLC are separate, unaffiliated entities.

Recent Insights

Behind the Scenes: A More Organized CRM

“Customer Relationship Management (CRM)” platforms are only valuable if they are well organized and easy to access. At DLA Capital, our proprietary CRM platform enables us to easily launch targeted marketing campaigns and personalizes our relationships with investors, referral sources, and other potential clients.