What makes us different?
Capstone is uniquely well-positioned to advise corporate clients in highly regulated industries. Our core policy analysis capabilities allow us to create value-added growth strategies, whether organic or acquisition-focused. We provide corporate clients with real-time and forward-looking policy analyses of legislative and executive branch actions that could present opportunities or create challenges. With our broad range of due diligence capabilities, our unique and varied public policy and industry relationships, and our propensity to go deeper in the weeds than anyone else, we are an ideal partner to help you solve complex policy and regulatory challenges.
We live in the weeds.
Our team leverages our deep and diverse policy subject matter expertise and our relationships with industry groups, regulators, policymakers, and third-party advocates to analyze the risk profile of corporate strategies and potential investments and create actionable best practices to mitigate risk and find opportunities.
Capital and Corporate Strategy
- Advise clients on acquisitions in highly regulated industries
- Provide comprehensive regulatory due diligence for acquisitions
- Advise on capital raises
- Industry analysis
- Consumer patterns and concerns
Policy and Political Analysis
- Provide access for corporate leadership to senior policymakers, including trips to Washington, DC for in-person meetings
- Provide real-time analysis of key political and policy changes with detailed analysis of industry impact
- International regulatory agency analysis and risk analysis
- Political risk audits
- Sanctions review
Our Latest Insights
Consumer Finance Monthly Rundown
Supreme Court Timing Will Hamstring CFPB into 2024; States Likely to Play Larger Regulatory Role By: John Donnelly, Jackie Davey, and Thomas Dee In this report, we highlight the latest consumer finance developments, that we think companies and investors should be...
UK Politics and the Silicon Valley Bank Fallout
By Mathew Gilbert, Head of Capstone’s European Practice March 19, 2023 - Prudential standards in the UK financial services sector have become an unlikely political football as politicians tussle with regulators over the balance between increasing UK competitiveness...
Outlook for US Outbound Investment Restrictions
By: Elena McGovern, Daniel Silverberg, and Tom Feddo March 13, 2023 Executive Summary Capstone believes the Biden administration’s much anticipated executive order (EO) establishing restrictions on US outbound investment to foreign countries of concern—most notably...