Corporate Advisory & Banking

Objective advice and capital for private businesses and their owners

Business owners are confronted with myriad issues and decisions every day. No matter your situation, we act as a trusted partner and provide objective, actionable advice to help you achieve your business and personal goals.

Insights from One Business Owner to Another

Our experience running our own private business for more than 200 years enables us to truly understand the needs and motivations of other private business owners and to bring a unique perspective to the table.

Long-Term, Trusted, Objective Advisor

We operate outside of the traditional transaction-focused, success fee-based model, eliminating bias for a particular outcome and allowing us to focus on building deep, lasting client relationships.

Examples of How We Help

Guidance During Critical Inflection Points

Throughout the life of a business, owners will encounter critical inflection points where change is inevitable. We work with you to prepare for and respond to these events so that you can navigate these often-difficult times.

Assistance with Establishing Governance Frameworks

The proper governance frameworks can help owners professionalize their business and position the company to thrive for generations. We work with you to implement governance frameworks to overcome obstacles and help achieve your vision of success.

Help Navigating a Transaction

The decision to pursue a company sale or other transaction can be one of the most important financial and personal decisions an owner ever makes. We act as your trusted advisor and consultant throughout the process.

Capital can take many forms. BBH works with you to understand your business and industry in order to provide capital in a manner that will best help you grow your business.

Financing Types to Satisfy a Range of Needs

Businesses seek capital for many reasons, from financing for working capital or an acquisition, to loans for general business expansion, to junior capital for growth initiatives. We partner with you to understand your situation and deliver a comprehensive, flexible solution to best meet your funding needs. 

Unparalleled Expertise

Certain financing needs and situations are specific to company and industry types. BBH has developed deep domain and industry expertise that enables us to provide unique insight on client situations and leverage our access to key industry players.

Owner to Owner Q2 2021

Owner to Owner examines issues around growth, liquidity and control in private business ownership, speaks with a 110-year-old family business and examines lessons for the intersection of business, personal values and philanthropy.

Our mission is to build deep long-term relationships with the owners and managers of private businesses in helping them accomplish their business, professional and personal goals. We want to help them achieve the successful execution of their strategy.

Valentino D. Carlotti Partner

Solutions to help you achieve your business objectives

  • Corporate Advisory

    Objective and actionable advice to help you achieve your unique business and personal goals
  • Corporate Banking

    Value-added capital for privately held companies with excellent credit profiles
  • Center for Family Business

    Consultative advice and capital to help family business owners address their unique challenges
  • Family Office Advisory

    Custom advice and solutions to help you achieve your objectives and manage life’s complexities 
  • BBH Capital Partners

    Active investors in lower middle-market private equity providing customized junior capital solutions

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BBH is a proud sponsor of the Columbia Business School Family Business Program

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