Independent Corporate Finance
& Capital Raising

YOUR CAPITAL MARKETS TEAM

About

EA has raised over $100billion dollars in debt and equity financing for corporations and private equity portfolio companies. Our corporate finance professionals are highly experienced in executing syndicated loans, direct placements and securities underwriting transactions. We are steadfast advocates for our clients.

SERVICES

Strategic Corporate
Finance Advisory
Strategic Corporate<br />
Finance Advisory
Develop strategies for optimizing
corporate structure, acquisition finance, access to capital and investor management
Capital Arrangement,
Placement, Underwriting
Capital Arrangement,<br />
Placement, Underwriting
Raise debt, equity and structured finance capital from public and private sources of traditional and alternative investors
Capital Markets
Transaction Execution
Capital Markets<br />
Transaction Execution
Execute bank, bond, equity, structured and derivatives financing, as well as liability and share repurchase transactions
CASE STUDIES

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PRODUCTS

  • BANK
    Revolver
    Acquisition
    Term Loan
    Asset Based
    Amendment
  • DEBT
    Investment Grade
    High Yield
    Securitization
    Mezzanine
    Exchanges
  • EQUITY
    IPO
    Follow-on
    Convertible
    Preferred
    Repurchase
  • STRUCTURED FINANCE
    Direct Placement
    Project Finance
    Joint Venture
    Monetization
    International
  • DERIVATIVES
    Currency
    Equity
    Rate
    Commodity
    Credit
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Ambac

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

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Barington Capital Group

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Blackstone

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Bloomberg

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Corning

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Darden

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
EarthLink

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Fundamental Advisors

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Marblegate

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Penn National Gaming

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
SandRidge Energy

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Sunlight Partners

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

X
Verizon

 
 
 
 
 
General corporate finance advisory

TEAM

REUBEN
DANIELS
Managing Partner
ROBERT
IMERSHEIN
President
WILLIAM
KLOEHN
Managing Director
FOUAD
ONBARGI
Managing Director
Dave Gilio
Managing Director
AASHISH
MAKKAR
Director
BRAD
POLAN
Director
TIM
GRIFFIN
Vice President
GENE
FERRARO
Senior Advisor
JOE
HOBAN
Chief Financial Officer & COO
REUBEN DANIELS
Managing Partner

Reuben is founder and Chief Executive Officer of EA Markets. In addition to his management responsibilities, he leads the firm’s client service activities.

Prior to EA, Reuben served as Co-Head of U.S. Investment Banking with Barclays Capital, Managing Director with Deutsche Bank, Head of U.S. Corporate Swaps Marketing with J.P. Morgan, and he started his career as a senior consultant with Price Waterhouse.

Reuben earned a Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Trustee of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC and a member of YPO. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.

ROBERT IMERSHEIN
President

Robert is President of EA Markets. He leads the firm’s strategic initiatives, business development, and corporate management activities.

Robert co-founded Capstar Partners, LLC, a market leading financial services firm specializing in leveraged leasing and structured financing solutions, which was acquired by BNP Paribas. He has worked in the financial industry for over 30 years, beginning his investment banking career with Bankers Trust. He has been Chairman of Melior Discovery and Managing Director and Partner at Loeb Enterprises. Prior to joining EA, he was President-North America and a Board Member for Karhoo Inc., a technology company in the transportation industry.

Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a Trustee of the board of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School. He lives in New York City with his wife where they raised their three daughters.

WILLIAM KLOEHN
Managing Director

William leads the firm’s Infrastructure and Project Financing practice.

Prior to EA, William was the CEO for JCRA’s North American advisory business where he built a $25 billion per annum derivative and capital markets advisory business.  This venture represented JCRA’s first international expansion out of the UK and became a business that involved transactions in North America, South America, Asia and Europe.  William started his career at Citigroup gaining capital markets experience over a 23 year tenure that included mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, financial risk management, and derivative structuring and execution.  He spent the latter 17 years at Citigroup structuring derivatives and asset backed financings in both the US and Europe.  The transaction types included private equity sponsored transactions, securitizations, transportation and toll roads, ports, real estate and facility expansion and government related transactions.

William graduated cum laude with Economics Departmental Distinction from St. Olaf College and has an MBA in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

FOUAD ONBARGI
Managing Director

Fouad heads up EA Markets’ structured finance advisory practice.  He has over 20 years of experience in the sector having led ABS banking teams at both JP Morgan and Barclays Capital.  He has helped raise over $50 billion of non-recourse financing for leading Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups across various asset classes including transportation, IP, alternative energy and specialty finance.  Fouad began his career as a corporate attorney pursuing leveraged leasing and project finance at White & Case and securitization at Sidley.

Fouad graduated from Georgetown University with a combined JD and Masters from the School of Foreign Service and completed his undergraduate work at Harvard.  He is fluent in French and Arabic and recently advised The END Fund, the leading aggregator of philanthropic capital tasked with ending neglected tropical diseases.  Fouad lives in Connecticut with his family.

Dave Gilio
Managing Director

David Co-Heads the firm’s Private Equity Leveraged Finance Advisory practice.

Prior to EA, David spent over 7 years with BNP Paribas in the private equity leveraged finance business leading its effort in Technology, Media & Telecom financings. David began his career at Bank of America in mergers and acquisitions and over his 20 year career has held senior investment banking positions in financial sponsor coverage and leveraged finance having originated and executed over $35 billion in leveraged financings for private equity firms.

David holds a BS in Accounting from CSU, Long Beach and an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

AASHISH MAKKAR
Director

Aashish is responsible for strategic finance and credit rating advisory, capital markets transaction execution and developing new client relationships for EA Markets.

Aashish began his investment banking career with Credit Suisse advising and assisting financial sponsor clients in accessing leveraged capital markets. He also held leveraged finance and capital markets advisory roles at UBS and Ondra Partners prior to joining EA.

Aashish earned an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Maharishi Dayanand University, India. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

BRAD POLAN
Director

Brad is responsible for capital markets transaction execution as well as developing new client relationships for EA Markets.

Prior to joining EA Markets, Brad served as a Vice President at SPP Capital Partners where he was responsible for originating and executing a variety of private debt and equity transactions. He began his career at Goldman Sachs.

Brad earned an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BA from Hamilton College. He lives in Rumson, NJ with his wife and two children.

TIM GRIFFIN
Vice President

Tim is responsible for supporting origination and managing execution of securitization and asset finance transactions at EA Markets.

Prior to joining EA, Tim worked in the Leveraged Finance group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where his focus was capital markets advisory and transaction execution for both corporate and private equity clients.

Tim earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and a BA in Economics from Syracuse University.

GENE FERRARO
Senior Advisor

Gene is a Senior Advisor to EA Markets and supports the firm’s business development outreach to large corporates and financial sponsors.

Gene has more than 40 years of experience in public accounting practice where he specialized in international and corporate taxation and tax matters pertaining to structured finance and private equity firms. Gene was the Partner in charge of the New York and U.S. International Tax practices of two major international accounting and consulting firms, respectively. He served for over 25 years in the New York office of a Big 4 firm, including 17 years as an international tax partner advising some of that firm’s largest clients. Gene also held a senior position with Capstar Partners where he advised on the tax and accounting aspects of leasing and asset-based financing strategies.

Gene received a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University and a Master of Business Administration from the New York University Graduate School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant (New York) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Gene and his wife and children reside in Bergen County, New Jersey.

JOE HOBAN
Chief Financial Officer & COO

Joe leads the financial and business operations for EA Markets. He is responsible for the firm’s financial, administrative and regulatory matters, and he also serves as Financial & Operations Principal for the firm’s broker-dealer affiliate, EA Markets Securities LLC.

Prior to joining EA, Joe was President at Multilateral Funding International (MFI), a boutique investment bank focused on emerging markets. At MFI, Joe managed all activities of the investment banking, asset management and brokerage businesses. Joe began his career supporting investment and transaction execution activities for a private family office.

Joe earned a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University.

News

$522mm Business Jet Securitization

$3.3bn Merger of Third Point Reinsurance and Sirius Group

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EA Markets Adds Head of Financial Sponsor Advisory David Gilio

EA Markets Adds Head of Business Development David Greenberg

EA Markets Arranges Senior Credit and Junior Capital Facilities for Buggy TLC Rentals

$2.3bn Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Managing Director

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Managing Director

$1.25bn Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

$1.08bn Offering of Common Stock for Equinix

$30mm Credit Facility for Buggy TLC Rentals and Leasing

$300mm Accelerated Share Repurchase and $1bn Credit Facility for NetScout Systems

$200mm Credit Facility for Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.

€500mm Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

$500mm Securitization for American Tower Corporation

$2.25bn Term Loan for AT&T Inc.

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Director

EA Markets Advises One Rock Capital Partners on Multiple High Yield Bond Offerings

$1.4bn Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

$300mm Term Loan for Mitel Networks Corporation

$750mm Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

€500mm Offering of Senior Notes for American Tower Corporation

$500mm Credit Facility for Mitel Networks Corporation

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a President

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Managing Director

$1.43bn Offering of Global Notes for AT&T Inc.

$310mm Offering of Senior Secured Notes for Airxcel, Inc.

$215mm Offering of Convertible Notes for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

$20mm Credit Facility for Eleven James Inc.

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Managing Director

EA Markets Announces the Addition of a New Managing Director

$875mm Securitization for American Tower Corporation

$101mm Acquisition of Plainfield Renewable Energy by Greenleaf Power

$565mm Secondary Offering for La Quinta Holdings Inc.

$1.3bn Offering of Mandatory Convertible Bonds for American Tower Corporation

$2.6bn Offering of Global Notes for AT&T Inc.

$100mm Growth Capital Facility for Greenleaf Power

$460mm Secondary Offering for La Quinta Holdings Inc.

$1.3bn Global Notes Offering for AT&T Inc.

$650mm Initial Public Offering for La Quinta Holdings Inc.

$4bn Tender Offer for AT&T Inc.

$4.8bn Acquisition of Global Tower Partners by American Tower Corporation

$1.5bn Revolving Credit Facility for American Tower Corporation

$5bn Exchange Offer for AT&T, Inc.

EA Expands Structured Finance Team

$1bn High Yield Notes for Iron Mountain Incorporated

EA Markets Advises Iron Mountain Board on Plan to Pursue Conversion to REIT

EA Markets Announces New Managing Director

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