OUR FIRM

Cornerstone is a global asset, project and lease advisory firm. Our detailed focus, analytical team, and due diligence approach helps our clients minimize investment risks while maximizing returns. Cornerstone’s principals have extensive industry experience developed through many years of working in multiple industries and on complex domestic and cross border asset, project and lease financings.

The principals of Cornerstone have worked in structured finance for over 70 years as financial advisors, issuers, and principals. We have a strong reputation for utilizing our skills and abilities in originating, structuring, and executing asset financings. Our unique background of skills, combined with extensive transaction experience, enables us to identify and mitigate investment risks for our clients.

Our firm’s services have been provided on a broad range of domestic and foreign-based asset classes, including:

Energy:

Renewable energy generation facilities including wind, utility scale and distributed generation solar, biogas, geothermal, and fossil fuel energy generation facilities, including coal and natural gas

Infrastructure:

Electricity and gas distribution, transmission networks, rail and track systems

Equipment:

Transportation equipment, including commercial and freighter aircraft, rail cars and locomotives, and ocean-going vessels and barges

Real Estate:

Office, retail and industrial properties

Collectively, we have closed on transactions with total asset cost financed in excess of $25 billion. Our focus includes:

  • Economic analysis, structuring, project and financial modeling
  • Market analysis
  • Credit and industry analysis
  • Asset-related due diligence, including valuation
  • Accounting and tax considerations
  • Execution, including negotiation, documentation review, and project management