Charter Schools

                  Raymond James provides focused expertise to solve charter schools' facility financing needs and works with schools at all stages, from pre-opening single site to established, multi-site organizations. We are the only charter school underwriter who also maintains a dedicated USDA specialty group. Our team approach allows us to pursue a financing route specifically tailored to each school's unique situation.

                  Raymond James has served as underwriter on more than $500 million of charter school financings and placement agent or advisor on more than $80 million of USDA loans for charter schools.

                  Full-service Capabilities

                  • Underwriting
                  • Private placements
                  • USDA financing
                  • Rating agency strategy
                  • Debt portfolio analysis
                  • Investment of proceeds advisory
                  • Financial advisory
                  • Derivatives advisory


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