South Atlantic Enterprises, Inc. ("SAE"),
established in 1993, is a registered broker/dealer and a
member of FINRA. Robert L. "Sandy" Abbott, Jr. is the
founder and President of SAE. Mr. Abbott has over 25 years
of experience in the financial service industry, including
his time at Bear Stearns.
SAE specializes in helping middle market
companies obtain financing to recapitalize their balance
sheets and identifying private financing transactions for
Mr. Abbott launched SAE to source distressed debt
transactions for a hedge fund. Over time, SAE expanded its
transactions to include senior and junior loans, mezzanine
debt and private equity to help institutions invest capital
and to assist middle market companies in minimizing their
cost of capital. SAE has arranged transactions at the
various levels of the capital structure.
SAE has developed a niche in special
situation or “story” transactions. They are typically
one-off transactions requiring unconventional financing from
an alternative capital source because the company’s industry
is out-of-favor or the unique nature of the company’s assets
or the company’s credit issues.
Examples of Special Situation Transactions