BJ&R is a leading alternative investment manager that provides investment products to individual and institutional investors through publicly registered programs, private funds and separately managed accounts. With more than 30 years of experience in the alternative asset management industry, BJ&R and its affiliates have managed investments for more than 63,000 investors and made more than $4.5 billion in total investments.
BJ&R Finance Corporation is headquartered in Seattle, WA.
BJ&R Investment Corporation is headquartered in Orlando, FL.
EQUIPMENT FINANCE FUNDS
As sponsor and manager of 15 investment funds, BJ&R is one of the leading investors in business essential equipment and corporate infrastructure with more than $4.5 billion in financing transactions completed since inception.
BJ&R invests in various types of capital asset intensive businesses by providing companies with collateralized debt, debt-related financings and other creative financial solutions.
We focus on structuring transactions with large and middle market capital asset intensive companies that require more creative and flexible financing than typically offered by traditional banks or are underserved or underappreciated by conventional “check-the- box” financing sources.
We make direct investments in capital asset intensive business across a wide range of sectors, including but not limited to, energy, information technology, manufacturing, off-shore oil field services, shipping, telecommunications and transportation.
Unlike traditional banks and other specialty finance companies that simply conduct a credit review and asset appraisal, BJ&R conducts a thorough and intensive due-diligence process that is similar to that found in the private equity industry. This process allows BJ&R to identify and execute investment opportunities that are often too challenging for traditional financial institutions or outside their typical investment parameters.
As a principal investor and committed partner, our customers are guaranteed a level of service and satisfaction that is unparalleled in the industry. We provide all of our customers with:
Certainty – Since BJ&R is principal investor our customers eliminate the risk of Syndication.
Commitment – BJ&R is a long-term investor with the objective of helping its customers achieve its goals.
Financing Structures – Senior Secured First Lien Loans, Senior Secured Second Lien Loans, Junior Capital, Secured Mezzanine Debt, Operating Leases, Finance Leases, Portfolio Acquisitions.
Flexibility – Our wide range of experience in different industries, asset classes and financing structures provides customers with some of the most flexible and creative
Investment sizes – US$ 5 million to US$ 150 million.
Reliability – BJ&R conducts preliminary due diligence that is thorough and vetted by executive management to ensure a high probability of approval and successful execution.
Responsiveness – Our culture and structure allows us to deliver quick and meaningful feedback to customers and execute transaction without undue delays.
Target Industries – Capital asset intensive industries such as construction, energy, information technology, manufacturing, off-shore oil field services, shipping, telecommunications and transportation, to name a few.
Transaction types – Expansion & Growth, Recapitalizations, Leveraged and Management Buyouts, Bridge to Permanent Financing, Turnarounds and Restructuring.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
A Middle Market Loan Fund Structured as a BDC
BJ&R Investment Corporation is a non-traded business development company, or BDC, that primarily invests in the senior secured debt of U.S. middle market companies, which we define as companies with annual EBITDA of $50 million or less. BJ&R Investment Corporation’s investment objective is to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation for its investors.
This is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described in the registration statement. An offering is made only by the prospectus.
A written prospectus may be obtained from the dealer-manager of the offering, BJ&R.
CAPITAL MARKETS & ADVISORY SERVICES
In addition to being a principal investor, BJ&R specializes in capital markets and advisory services for middle-market companies.
BJ&R has a successful track record of assisting its clients with the execution and completion of complex financial transactions because, unlike typical advisors, BJ&R invests its own capital into all transactions where it provides capital markets and advisory services. In other words, “we put our money where our mouth is” and our approach all but ensures that our clients’ efforts to raise capital will be successful.
BJ&R ’s unparalleled relationships and reputation with traditional banks, asset based lenders, specialty lenders, mezzanine capital and private equity provides our middle-market clients with unfettered access to a wide-range of capital sources to achieve their financing objectives.
We advise companies on a wide range of structured financing solutions, including underwriting and syndicating facilities up to US $100 million. Our experienced team can assist you in evaluating your business and assessing your objectives. We will leverage our extensive industry knowledge and global expertise to develop one complete financing solution to achieve your goals.
We are a principal investor in all of our transactions, unlike typical advisors. We can complement our investment by arranging ABL facilities, senior financing and/or equity in order to provide one complete financing solution for your business.
- Senior Term Debt
- Asset Based Loans
- Enterprise Value Loans
- Junior or Second Lien Debt
- Mezzanine Debt
- Sale and Lease Backs
- Bridge loans
- Private Equity
Asset Type/Industry Expertise
- Alternative Energy
- Materials Handling
- Other Capital-Intensive Industries
- Recapitalize existing debt
- Acquire business-essential assets
- Invest in future projects or acquisitions
- Improve liquidity and cash flow
- Private equity sponsors and arrangers seeking creative capital sources
- De-leverage and improve balance sheet ratios
- Bridge gap between senior debt and equity