About Us:History

History

Brooks, Houghton has been in business since 1989 with a single devotion to assisting middle market companies with all of their investment banking needs. Additionally, our direct investment experience in middle market companies, through a series of subordinated debt funds, affords us a specialized skill and network of relationships that are unique to the marketplace. Highlights in our firm's history include:

1989

Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc. was formed to provide comprehensive equity and debt capital market services to middle market companies.

1990

Brooks Houghton Securities, Inc., a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SPIC, is established to undertake all securities related activity of the firm.

1992

The firm creates a dedicated mergers and acquisitions group to advise middle market clients on sales, acquisitions, recapitalizations and other strategic initiatives.

1994

The firm launches a subordinated debt lending program to support the activities of middle market companies engaged in acquisitions or other corporate initiatives.

1997

The firm launches BHC Interim Funding LP dedicated to the provision of subordinated debt to middle market companies.

2002

BHC Interim Fund II LP is established.

2006

The firm launches a fund dedicated to investing in Lloyd's of London insurance syndicates, the first such investment vehicle authorized by Lloyd's of London.

2007

BHC Interim Funding III LP is established and BHC Winton II LP is established.

2009

BHC Winton III LP is established.

2011

The firm establishes representation in Geneva-Switzerland, Buffalo-New York and Providence-Rhode Island.

2011-2012

Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc. embarks upon the establishment of a series of cooperative agreements with highly specialized groups dedicated to providing the highest possible professional support to our firm's clients in Media and Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Insurance and Healthcare.

We refer to these groups as "Silos of Excellence" indicating highly professional specializations available to clients of Brooks Houghton.

2014

Brooks, Houghton celebrates its 25th year as a merchant bank dedicated to the middle market in the United States.

2016

Brooks, Houghton selected as a new member of Globalscope Partners Ltd.

Recent Firm News

  • Amax Incorporated Acquires Assets of Vision Global Media Group's LED Lighting Business - September 29, 2017

    Amax Incorporated, the developer, manufacturer and distributor of Bostitch®, Stanley®, PaperPro®, BLACK+DECKER® and PureOptics" LED office and lighting products, today announced the acquisition of Vision Global Media Groups LED lighting


  • Transaction Activity in the Pet Industry - August 14, 2017

    Total U.S. pet industry revenue is estimated at almost $70 billion in 2017 with the pet food market segment projected at approximately $27 billion in 2017.


  • Transaction Activity in the Injection Molded Plastics Sector - July 12, 2017

    New York, NY The injection molding industry with over 16,000 facilities in the U.S. remains a very fragmented space with various small and medium-sized, specialized, enterprises. Despite steadily growing revenues


Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc.
780 Third Avenue • 35th Floor • New York, NY 10017 • Phone: (212) 753-1991 • Fax: (212) 753-7730 • info@brookshoughton.com
Securities offered through Brooks Houghton Securities , Inc.
Member FINRA and SIPC

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