Daily News: January 7, 2014

Barrier Advisors Renamed NexBank Capital Advisors

Restructuring firm Barrier Advisors announced it changed its name to NexBank Capital Advisors effective Monday, January 6, to better reflect its relationship as part of the NexBank Capital, Inc. brand.

The Dallas-based investment banking, restructuring, operations advisory and real estate advisory firm is a subsidiary of NexBank Capital, Inc., a company which also includes NexBank SSB, a regional commercial bank with over $1 billion in assets.

As NexBank Capital Advisors, the firm will continue to provide turnkey solutions to both well-performing and underperforming businesses including:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Capital Sourcing;
  • Financial Restructuring;
  • Operations Advisory;
  • Real Estate Advisory.
  • “NexBank Capital has experienced significant growth over the past few years,” said president and CEO of NexBank Capital, John Holt. “The rebranding of all business lines under one name delivers a clear message to the industry that NexBank is a leader in banking, corporate finance and institutional services.”

    Since 2001, NexBank Capital Advisors (formerly Barrier Advisors) has partnered with corporations, privately-held companies, financial institutions, private equity groups and debtors and creditors in distressed situations. The firm has experience in a wide range of industries and offers additional insight into energy, healthcare, aerospace, industrial, distribution and real estate.

    “This rebranding reaffirms our commitment to our clients, supporting them as one combined entity,” said Barrett D. Kingsriter, managing director and head of Investment Banking at NexBank Capital Advisors. “It signifies the expansion of our company and gives us the opportunity to deliver a more comprehensive service offering, leveraging the resources and capabilities of two strong businesses.”