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In the case of new transactions, Burnham Sterling uses its worldwide relationships to source new transaction opportunities, usually directly with the issuer. In most cases, Burnham Sterling is the only financial advisor involved in the transaction. When transactions involve the placement of securities, Babcock & Brown Securities executes the transaction. When transactions involve the management of securities, Burnham Sterling turns to its affiliate, Burnham Sterling Asset Management (BSAM), a registered investment advisor. Burnham Sterling, Babcock & Brown Securities and BSAM each pride themselves on transactions that will be long-term contributors to investors' portfolios.

Sample Transactions5

  • Investment grade and high yield2
  • Senior with 5-15 year term
  • Mezzanine with 4-10 year term
  • High coupon CAP Notes® 1, with kicker
  • Sale of assets on lease

Typical Transaction Features4

  • Competitive yields
  • Collateral and amortization
  • Single issuer or diversified portfolios
  • Invest alone or with multiple investors per deal3
  • Customization to match investor requirements
  1. 1 CAP Notes means Corporate Asset Preferred, which is a Burnham-proprietary secured debt obligation with upside based on equipment values.
  2. 2 Burnham Sterling may also offer transactions in US$, €, ¥, 元 and ₩.
  3. 3 Minimum of US$10,000,000 per investment.
  4. 4 These statements are indicative only. Securities transactions are conducted solely by Babcock & Brown Securities.

Burnham Sterling & Company LLC is an unregistered entity providing financial advisory services and is an affiliate under common control of Babcock & Brown Securities LLC. All securities related activities and/or securities transactions are conducted solely through Babcock & Brown Securities LLC, an SEC registered broker/dealer and FINRA member firm.