Boutique Investment Banking: Who Are the New Players?

Boutique Investment Banking: Who Are the New Players?

Bonds M&A

by Dan Shirai  Ziriux and Zagax may sound like the latest pharmaceutical breakthroughs, but they and other start-up banking boutiques are springing up from the wreckage of Wall Street, hoping to cure LatAm clients’ headaches. Whether emerging from scratch or partnering up, independent dealmakers are capitalizing on wholesale condemnation of a model that has rewarded misguided risk-taking and conflict of interest. Some have launched pure-play financial advisory boutiques, sticking with a method that has tended to work for those with a little gray hair and a long list of loyal contacts. More ambitious projects involve obtaining banking licenses to set up full service shops.

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