Jeff Zolkin is a Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets. Jeff has over 25 years of experience in the securities industry with significant expertise in raising debt and equity capital for both sponsored and non-sponsored companies. His broad relationships and transaction experience enable him to assist and advise companies on the entire capital structure including senior capital (bank loans, credit facilities, corporate bonds, unitranche loans, second lien loans) and junior capital (structure equity, preferred equity, common equity).
Focused primarily on middle market companies, Jeff has completed capital raises in excess of $20 billion across multiple industry segments including basic materials, industrial manufacturing, consumer goods, hospitality and restaurants, aerospace and defense, automotive, telecom, healthcare, energy and oil services. Jeff is adept at creating bespoke capital structures to meet the unique needs of his clients.
Jeff was previously the Managing Partner of Zatara Capital, a boutique merchant bank, a Managing Director and Head of High Yield at William Blair and the Head of Leveraged Finance at Imperial Capital.