Our Services

Allison-Williams Company is a Minneapolis-based, FINRA member institutional investment banking firm in good standing.  We serve family offices, funds, corporations, partnerships, financial institutions and quasi-government entities seeking to raise capital across the United States of America and internationally.  We are one of the oldest remaining independent domestic investment banking firms in the United States.

Our firm is staffed with professionals who have extensive education, experience and licensing.  We are uniquely positioned as a high touch opportunistic niche investment bank.  We add value to relationships in our ability to advise clients and network suitable and appropriate capital.  Our experts are generalists so we are industry agnostic, but have deep capital markets experience in junior and senior debt structuring, re-structuring and trading.

Our strongest industry sector experience is in commercial and community banking, however as industry generalists we have served clients in many industries including but not limited to commercial real estate, energy, basic materials, engineering and construction, industrial, raw materials handling, manufacturing, medical tech, food, entertainment and communications technology.

Our trading activities include the trading of private placement securities, mortgages and other loan portfolios with institutions.  Historically, we have traded billions of dollars of financial assets as principal and/or agent, and have relationships with hundreds of financial institutions and loan investors nationwide.

Our Corporate Finance services include capital raising and M&A, focused on the lower middle market and sub-middle market.  Our private placement capital raising activities include arranging debt, subordinated debt or equity capital from institutional and professional investors and lenders for companies or projects.  Our typical capital raising transaction size range is about $3 million to $50 million, with a few transactions having been much larger.  We have arranged hundreds of millions of dollars in private financings, and have relationships with numerous capital sources for all types of financing.  We can also advise companies with development of financing strategies, mergers and acquisitions, or strategic joint ventures, including technology, financial services, real estate and other industries, both domestic and international.

Our strength is in representing companies in significant financing or development transactions and helping them achieve optimal results.