About Us: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:


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


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.


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


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


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


BHC Interim Fund II LP is established.


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.


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


BHC Winton III LP is established.


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


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.


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


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

Recent Firm News

  • BHC Equity Capital Markets Update - June 16, 2020

    The U.S. economy is picking up steam. Payrolls rose 2.5 million in May, after a 20.7 million tumble the prior month. Consensus had expected a drop of 7.5 million. The

  • BHC Equity Capital Markets Update - May 13, 2020

    Employers cut an unprecedented 20.5 million jobs in April, tripling the unemployment rate to 14.7%. With no immediate reversal in sight, analysts expect unemployment to average 18% this quarter when

  • BHC Debt Capital Markets Update - May 5, 2020

    Debt Capital Market Update: The COVID-19 Pandemic has absolutely caused disruption in the credit markets. While many banks and non-banks remain "open for business," the reality is a high bar

Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc.
757 Third Avenue • 24th Floor • New York, NY 10017 • Phone: (212) 753-1991 • Fax: (212) 753-7730 • info@brookshoughton.com
Securities offered through Brooks Houghton Securities , Inc.
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