Mesirow becomes an approved underwriter for the Inter-American Development Bank

“Mesirow’s ability to design financial solutions with an environmental/social/governance (ESG) lens makes it a strong partner for the Inter-American Development Bank. We welcome Mesirow to our group of dealers and look forward to continuing our partnership with them,” said Laura FanHead of Financing, Inter-American Development Bank.

“Since 1959, the Inter-American Development Bank has been the primary source of development finance for Latin America and the Caribbean,” mentioned George Barbar, Senior Managing Director, Mesirow Institutional Sales and Trading. “We are proud to join the IDB Dealer Group and partner with this leading institution to provide equitable and sustainable development solutions.”

With over 60 vendors and traders and $174 billion in annual transaction volume, Mesirow Institutional Sales and Trading is poised to make a significant contribution to the Inter-American Development Bank. As a business, Mesirow has a long history of working with its partners to provide investment options that incorporate ESG and social impact values. This approach aligns with the IDB’s strategic priorities of gender equality, inclusion and diversity as well as environmental sustainability.

This new relationship reflects Mesirow’s focus on expanding the company’s platform. With its headquarters at Chicago and offices in 18 locations around the world, including Miami and Boca RatonMesirow is now expanding its presence in Florida and the South East by raising awareness of the Mesirow brand, increasing the number of Mesirow professionals in this market and deepening its commitment to philanthropy and connectivity with the local business community in the region.

Over the next 2-3 years, the firm plans to grow its headcount in the region, initially focusing on capital markets, wealth management and investment advisory services, including corporate and government , while expanding its presence along the west coast of Florida. In the medium to long term, the objective is to expand in the greater South East region, opening offices in locations to better serve customers and to grow organically and through acquisitions. opportunistic and complementary and complementary acquisitions.

After one of the most successful years in Mesirow’s 85-year history, the company is well capitalized for future growth and looks forward to making the strategic investments necessary to serve a growing number of customers in Florida and throughout the Southeast as well as around the world.

About Mesirow

Mesirow is an independent, employee-owned financial services company founded in 1937. Headquartered in Chicago, with locations around the world, we serve our clients with a personal, personalized approach to achieving financial goals and acting as a force for social good. With capabilities spanning global investment management, capital markets and investment banking and advisory services, we invest in what matters: our clients, our communities and our culture. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Mesirow was recently named one of the best places to work in Chicago by Crain’s company in Chicago and one of the top 100 RIAs for 2021 by Barrons.


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