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.


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.

2023 Private Business Owner Survey

BBH presents its 2023 Private Business Owner Survey, which was conducted to see how owners are addressing current economic conditions, future succession planning, and family communication dynamics. Read the results.

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.

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

  • BBH Cedar Street Equity

    Specializing in private equity co-investments, recapitalizations, and opportunistic secondaries in lower middle-market companies

Let us help you and your business achieve your objectives. Email us at

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

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