The seasoned expertise of our Syndications team and the global footprint of our parent company, BNP Paribas1, help us arrange the deal your business requires.
Leveraging our strong and diverse network of financial institutions, we can help you raise capital by coordinating a syndicated deal for your business—saving you the cost and time of approaching multiple lenders individually.
Customized syndicated loan solutions
We offer a range of commercial and industrial, real estate and agribusiness debt products, including revolving credits, acquisition finance, terms loans, bridge loans, construction loans, and asset-based loans.2
Investment banking services for your business
We can refer you to our parent company, BNP Paribas, for investment banking products and services such as institutional term loans, public bonds, private placement notes, equity capital markets or rating advisory services.3
Why work with us
Greater flexibility in structure and pricing.
Your syndicated loan will be designed to meet the specific needs of your business under one agreement with generally lower pricing over multiple arrangements.2
Valuable market intelligence.
Receive insights and expertise on debt markets through our relationships with other financial institutions.
Convenience and efficiency.
Communicate with a single point of contact that manages your lending group to help meet all of your borrowing needs.
Financing the acquisition of Duckhorn Wine Company
Bank of the West’s Commercial Banking Group led the syndication for the financing of the acquisition of Duckhorn Wine Company (DWC) by the strategic equity investor, TSG Consumer Partners, LLC. The transaction encompasses all six DWC wineries, their corresponding properties, and estate vineyard holdings spanning more than 600 acres.4
1Bank of the West is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas.
2Credit subject to approval.
3Certain products, brokerage, dealing and investment banking services referred to in this communication (“Broker-Dealer Products”) are provided by BNP Paribas Securities Corp., an affiliate of Bank of the West, and not by Bank of the West. Broker-Dealer Products are not deposits or other obligations of Bank of the West, are not guaranteed by Bank of the West, and are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any governmental agency. In addition, Broker-Dealer Products are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of the principal invested, and may lose value. The Broker-Dealer Products are provided pursuant to a referral arrangement between Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Securities Corp. Such referral arrangement constitutes a third party brokerage arrangement for the purposes of 3(a)(4)(B)(i) under the Exchange Act, and a networking arrangement for the purposes of FINRA Rule 3160. Certain of those Broker-Dealer Products may only be available to “institutional customers” under Regulation R, under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and “institutional accounts” under FINRA Rule 4512(c). Bank of the West and BNP Paribas Securities Corp. are both members of the BNP Paribas Group and are both indirectly wholly owned by BNP Paribas SA. BNP Paribas Securities Corp. is a U.S. registered broker-dealer and a member of FINRA, SIPC, the NYSE and other principal exchanges. Certain employees of Bank of the West may participate in an incentive compensation program under which such employees may receive a fee of more than a nominal amount for referring customers to BNP Paribas Securities Corp. Payment of this fee may be contingent on whether the referral results in a transaction with BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
4Client was not compensated for testimonial.