"In stark contrast to a world of specialization, the benefits of Needham & Company's full range of capabilities allows CEO's to develop a deeper, knowledge based relationship with an investment banking firm that your company can leverage from its formation through corporate development and finance challenges. The back-bone to developing a trusted partner relationship with your banker is their commitment to understand your evolving business coupled with the stability of a trusted stable team. Needham & Company "walks the talk" with their full range of services, investment in research, pro-actively offering the long reach of its Limited Partners and an "in it for the long-haul" culture that has retained the continuity that is key to sustaining win/win relationships with management in good and challenging markets."

Steven Murphy
Former President CEO
Softek Storage Solutions

Corporate Finance

Private Capital Markets

Private placements are a useful tool for achieving a variety of corporate objectives, including:

  • Growth Capital
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Recapitalizations
  • Shareholder Liquidity
  • Deleveraging


Regardless of your specific goals, Needham & Company, LLC has the experience and expertise to help you reach them, having served as placement agent on more than 120 private offerings, raising nearly $6 billion.


Registered Direct Offerings and Private Investments in Public Equities (PIPEs)

Our private placement practice is experienced at delivering solutions to public companies that may benefit from accessing the private capital markets confidentially, rather than pursuing a lengthier public offering process. We offer sound advice and execution expertise on various private capital alternatives for public companies such as Registered Direct Offerings and PIPEs.  


Our coordinated approach to execution leverages our industry specialists and private placement team to expand the universe of potential investors by tapping into a deep, established network of money manager clients who typically invest in publicly-held securities.  Our private placement professionals maintain an active dialogue with public market investors including asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds and public crossover investors.


Private Placements for Late-Stage Private Companies

Needham is committed to assisting private companies raise the necessary capital to fund their growth. With a primary focus on raising late-stage capital for quality private companies, we have built and maintain an active dialogue with a large number of private equity, venture capital, corporate (strategic), mezzanine, senior debt, and crossover investors.


We are a firm driven by client relationships. Therefore, we approach each private placement as an opportunity to establish or enhance long-lasting partnerships among all stakeholders. Our broad range of relationships enables us to assess and maximize deal structure alternatives and most effectively align your specific financing requirements with the objectives of potential investors.


Investment Banking