Brian Schofield

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Biography

Brian Schofield is a Managing Director in Capstone Headwaters’ Debt Advisory Group. Based in Los Angeles, Brian advises private equity sponsors and middle market businesses on private capital placements including senior, unitranche and junior debt financings and common and structured equity.  In his 13+ years of corporate finance experience, Brian has developed a specialized focus on structuring and executing complex financings for clients facing financial and operational challenges.

Prior to joining Capstone Headwaters, Brian was a co-founder and Partner with Lampert Advisors, a New York-based debt advisory firm where he advised middle-market companies and financial sponsors on over $2.5 billion in transactions including acquisition financings, dividend recapitalizations and restructurings as well as a select number of sell-and-buyside M&A assignments.  During his tenure at Lampert, he completed transactions across various transaction types, structures, situations and industries including: Industrials, Energy, Paper & Packaging, Environmental Services, Commercial Products and Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Metals & Mining and Building Products.  Previously, he worked with ICON Investments, a New York-based asset manager where he originated and executed senior financings for capital-intensive businesses including those within the energy, general industrial and marine sectors. 

Education

Keene State College - BS Management, Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 79 Registered Investment Banking Representative

 

Industry Coverage

The Debt Capital Advisory Team, led by Managing Director Kent Brown, has released its Q2 report on leverage finance in the middle market (download below).  Leverage multiples remained near all-time highs at 5.6x. Read more

In our Debt Capital Advisory Services summary, we provide you with a brief overview of our debt capital raising process.Read more

On the heels of a turbulent December, 2019 got off to a rocky start as investors took a wait-and-see approach. Sluggish volume of $2.1 billion through February was buttressed by an additional $2.1billion of new issuance in March as investor concerns eased and M&A activity picked up. The latest data indicates that April is poised for a strong showing with $1.9 billion of volume through mid-April...Read more