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
The Deindustrialization of Europe
By David Barrosse, Capstone CEO March 13, 2023 — At the peak of the energy crisis in Europe, scores of industries such as cement, glass, and petrochemicals were at 50% capacity or shuttered altogether. These companies could not operate in an environment where natural...
Steeling the Thunder: The Underappreciated Material Critical to Decarbonization
By Adam Cotterill, Capstone Energy Analyst March 6, 2023—The passage of two US energy bills in recent years—the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) in 2021 and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in 2022—have been described broadly as a new chapter in US...
The Inevitable Decoupling of Medicare Advantage and Medicare
By Grace Totman, Capstone healthcare analyst March 1, 2023 - Nearly half of all seniors are now enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA), the private alternative to traditional Medicare. MA attempts to both reduce costs and improve healthcare by paying private insurers a...