Our Approach

Founded in 2000, Sonenshine Partners is a leading investment banking and financial advisory firm focused on providing clients with the highest quality advice on mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance and other strategic matters, distinguished by the following characteristics:

  • Significant Transaction Experience
  • Deep Industry Knowledge
  • Relentless Client Advocacy

The firm is headquartered in New York, with a diverse base of global clients, and is owned and managed by its partners, who have worked together for close to two decades based on a culture of collaboration, trust and integrity.

The firm has completed hundreds of transactions in over 20 countries globally, worth in aggregate tens of billions of dollars.


Mergers & Acquisitions

Our mergers and acquisitions practice covers a broad range of large cap and middle market companies globally across a diverse range of industries including technology, healthcare, consumer and retail, industrials and business services. Our wealth of experience includes:


  • Strategic Sale Processes
  • Add-on Acquisitions
  • Mergers of Equals
  • Subsidiary Divestitures and Carve-outs
  • Going Private Transactions
  • Private Equity Secondary Sales
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Corporate Finance

Our senior professionals have extensive expertise advising both public and private corporations, as well as financial institutions and investment firms, on various types of capital raising. We maintain ongoing global relationships with traditional financing sources, such as private equity firms, hedge funds, insurance companies and pension funds, as well as family offices, sovereign wealth funds and numerous other types of capital sources.

We have raised capital for companies starting with a minimum size of $10 million. The firm has successfully completed capital raises up to $250 million. The form of such capital has included all of the following structures:

  • Private Equity Financings
  • Growth Equity Financings
  • Venture Capital Financings
  • Bank Loan Financings
  • Subordinated Debt Placements
  • Private Investments in Public Equities (PIPEs)
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Our firm provides a full spectrum of restructuring advisory services to companies, boards of directors, equity holders and creditors in situations where clients are seeking to change their capital structure. Our restructuring and recapitalization work is seamless with our mergers and acquisitions advisory work, so that the client’s best interests are served. Our senior professionals have extensive experience advising on:

  • In-Court Restructurings
  • 363 or 1129 Sales
  • Loan Workouts
  • Leveraged Recapitalizations
  • Primary and Secondary Equity Sales
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Strategic Advisory

Not all investment banking advisory work falls into the broad categories of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance or restructuring. Boards of Directors, management teams and shareholders of our clients often seek our advice for more far-reaching topics.

Our Strategic Advisory work includes:

  • Independent Board and Management Advice
  • Special Committee Advisory Work
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic/Commercial Alliances
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Industry Analysis Work and Acquisition Target Screening
  • New Market Entry Assessment
  • Due Diligence Support
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