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Our Business

Founded nearly 30 years ago, PJ SOLOMON is one of the leading financial advisory firms on Wall Street with a legacy as one of the first independent investment banks. We advise clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalizations, capital markets solutions and activism defense across a range of industries, including retail, grocery, media and entertainment, technology, infrastructure and energy.

PJ SOLOMON offers unmatched industry knowledge in the sectors we cover to provide comprehensive strategic solutions tailored to generate long-term shareholder value.

Today PJ SOLOMON is an independently-operated affiliate of Natixis, part of Groupe BPCE, a top ten European and top 20 global bank. Our clients enjoy proprietary access to an international advisory and financing platform with coverage throughout North and South America, EMEA and Asia.


Practice Areas:

  • Mergers & AcquisitionsM&A is at the core of PJ SOLOMON’s advisory services. We partner with clients to stimulate creative strategic solutions.
  • Debt Advisory & RestructuringWe advise clients in the assessment of debt alternatives and guide them through processes that involve debt modifications, lender negotiations, complex financings, exchange offers and comprehensive financial restructurings.
  • Special Committee & Fairness Opinion PracticeWe bring an independent voice to Special Committees and Board of Directors on a wide range of transactions.
  • Financing AdvisoryFree from conflicts, we advise clients in accessing the public capital markets as well as highly tailored, bespoke capital from specialty lenders, hedge funds and other institutional investors.
  • Activist DefenseWe advise management teams and Boards of Directors on their vulnerability to, and defense from, shareholder activism and unsolicited or hostile takeover bids.

Industry Expertise:

  • Global RetailWith a deep heritage in the retailing industry, our unique cross-sector approach and creative strategies help to generate long-term shareholder value.
  • Food Retail & RestaurantsOur team provides investment banking advisory services to clients across various food retail and restaurant subsectors.
  • E-commerce & Retail TechnologyPJ SOLOMON has one of the largest senior banking teams dedicated to advising clients on how they engage with and distribute products to consumers.
  • Technology, Media & TelecommunicationsAs disruption becomes the new normal, we are in the forefront of the fast-changing media, technology and communications landscapes.
  • EnergyThe PJ SOLOMON Energy Advisory Group provides strategic investment banking advisory services to public and private clients across the energy chain.
  • InfrastructureProviding private equity, pension and infrastructure funds, corporate and municipal clients with a full suite of strategic and financial advisory services.


If you have leadership skills and flourish in a team environment, think PJ SOLOMON

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