WE ARE STRATEGIC CORPORATE ADVISORS

  • Corporate financial advisory firm serving public and private companies, alternative investment managers, independent sponsors and management teams in the pursuit of creating economic value

  • We provide tailored, long-term strategic counsel. Our advice considers both the operating and financial implications of our proposed strategy and tactics

  • Industries served include consumer products, general industrials, real estate and technology

  • Hickory focuses on transactions in the growth spectrum of the middle market

WE OFFER FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES

Hickory provides financial advisory services with a view towards long-term relationships with clients:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Buy-side and sell-side engagements

  • Private Capital Markets: Debt and Equity financings

  • Restructuring distressed capital structures and increasing operating cash flows

  • Venture stage advisory services: Preparing companies to source institutional capital

Strategic Advisory: Serving public and private companies to create enduring strategic value

  • Understanding the client’s product/service, human & intellectual capital and competitive landscape

  • Formulating achievable financial and operating goals

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder partnership with clients to achieve long-term value

SELECTED TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE

Hickory’s clients include public and private companies, investment firms and high-net worth individuals.

Selected transaction experience of Hickory and it's Partners:

  • Advised BIO-key International, Inc. concerning its strategic relationship with InterDigital

  • Strategic advisory and operating investment in element^N

  • Sale of Edelman Shoe Co., Inc. to Brown Shoe Co., Inc.

  • Mezzanine financing placement for Naked Juice

  • Strategic licensing agreement between India-based investment firm and Hommage

  • Restructuring of Laurus Funds portfolio company in the beverage sector

  • Debt financing for Oriel Wines

  • Acquisition of Protocare Sciences on behalf of Constella Group