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Why KeyBanc Capital Markets for Investment Banking? / Overview of KeyBanc Capital Markets

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Keybanc Capital Markets is a middle market investment bank. Its parent, KeyCorp, offers various other financial services for both individual and institutional clients across the United States.

KeyBanc Capital Markets Overview

Remember that in order to craft a great answer to the common question "Why this Firm?", it's your responsibility to read articles and speak with employees. If you are interviewing with KeyBanc Capital Markets, you should make sure you know:

  • 1 deal that the investment banking group has done

  • 1 person at the firm (ideally someone who would have influence over your recruiting process)

  • 1 business model-specific detail to mention

We articulate how you can answer this question thoughtfully in our Investment Banking Course. We also cover all technical and qualitative information you need to get a top investment banking offer.

Big 3 Qualitative Questions

Selected Transaction

KeyBanc Capital Markets advised student housing group American Campus Communities on its sale to Blackstone.

  • Transaction Description: Blackstone Property Partners, a fund managed by Blackstone Real Estate Advisors and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) from The Vanguard Group, Inc., BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and others.

  • Transaction Value: US$12.8B

  • Transaction Date: Closed August 2022

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Fact Sheet

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  • Company Name: KeyBanc Capital Markets (part of KeyCorp)

  • Description: KeyBanc Capital Markets joins rich market research and analysis with an individualized advisory approach to deliver proactive, best-in-class investment banking and innovative capital markets solutions

  • Bank Category: Middle Market

  • Ticker: NYSE:KEY

  • Founded: 1924

  • Employees: 800

  • Chief Executive Officer: Andrew Paine

  • Headquarters: Cleveland, USA


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