Debt Capital Markets

We offer tailored underwriting and structuring solutions for accessing the corporate fixed-income markets for both high-yield and investment-grade rated issuers.

Custom solutions to support your debt capital raising goals

We’re here to help support your debt capital raising goals and deliver acquisition financing solutions for corporate-to-corporate mergers, recapitalizations, spinoffs and financial sponsor-led leveraged buyouts.

Debt Capital Markets Capabilities


  • High-yield bond underwriting (including secured and unsecured structures)
  • Investment-grade bond underwriting
  • Timely, differentiated, creative structuring advice
  • Strategic and comprehensive solutions for inaugural fixed income issuers 
  • Diversified client base includes public corporates, privately owned and financial sponsor owned businesses

Acquisition financing

  • High-yield-style bridge loan financings (including secured and unsecured structures)
  • 364-day facilities (including secured and unsecured structures)
  • Seamless integration with Capital One’s relationship management, Syndications and Equity Capital Markets teams to weave in floating rate loan structures or other equity and equity-linked components

Capital structure advisory

  • Advise corporate management teams on transitioning from privately owned or financial sponsor-driven debt structures (pre-and post-IPO)
  • Advise on opportunities to lower capital costs and maximize operational flexibilities (including future acquisition capacity)
  • Ratings advisory expertise, analysis and support, including for both inaugural and seasoned bond issuers


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Sage Nakamura

Senior Managing Director

Head of Financing Group

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Sam Baruch

Senior Managing Director

Head of Debt Capital Markets

Commercial Insights