Laidlaw & Company is a 170-year-old SEC registered boutique investment bank specializing in healthcare. The company operates in the United Kingdom and the United States. Over 150 people are currently employed. In this article, we give a brief overview of its operations.
Laidlaw Capital Markets
The investment banking division of Laidlaw focuses on raising capital for companies in healthcare industry via equity and debt issuing. Assistance with mezzanine financing is another area of specialization. Also, advise on exchange listing as well as other related services are provided.
The Alternative Investments team according to prnewswire.com works in the area of private equity. It pools investors’ money together for various acquisitions and financing projects. Generally, the money is invested for up to a decade in order for returns to materialize.
There are two major functions within the Wealth Management division. First, there is portfolio management group specializing in allocating investors’ capital in an optimal manner. Second, the financial planning team generates custom tailored financial plans for its clients.
There are other services provided such as matching buyers and sellers for thinly traded securities in healthcare industry. Laidlaw also engages in institutional sales and healthcare research.