Capital Markets

Seasoned professionals who understand the complexities of large-scale credit financing.

Who We Are

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Agribusiness Expertise

We represent one of the largest, most experienced sources of credit for agribusiness in the United States.

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Business-Centric Approach

Our seasoned professionals understand your business, customers and suppliers. Our solutions add value and recognize opportunities that contribute to your success.

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Strategic Financing

Our Capital Markets team provides deep expertise to develop strategic financing solutions tailored to the complexities of large-scale credit needs in agriculture.

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Collaborative Partnerships

Our commitment to creating value for rural America includes supporting the debt capital needs of the food, fiber and utility sectors through syndicated or participated arrangements involving multiple financial institutions.

Debt Investments

The Debt Investment team helps finance large-scale commercial, cooperative and multinational agribusiness enterprises through strategic "buy and hold" investments in syndicated credit facilities and other debt transactions.

Key relationships with multinational/large commercial lenders and the Farm Credit System provide the capacity necessary to meet the financing needs of regional, national, and international suppliers, marketers, processors and distributors serving large-scale commercial, cooperative, and multinational food, fiber, and utility enterprises.

Primary and Secondary Debt Markets Served

  • Investment Grade
  • Leveraged
  • Institutional

Investment Products

  • Senior Secured/Unsecured
  • Structured/Project Finance
  • Private Placement

Investment Targets

Hold Positions:Up to $210 million
Risk Profile:"B" to "BBB+" (used as proxy; public rating not required)
Structure:Syndications, participations, club, private placements
Collateral Type:Secured and unsecured loans
Pricing:Market competitive
Convention:Fixed or variable rate
Tenor:Revolver (up to 7 years) and term (up to 30 years)

Industry Concentration

Our experience, knowledge and financial strength enable us to serve the demands of capital-intensive commercial and cooperative enterprises. We are experts at analyzing commercial credit opportunities and working through the intricacies of partnering with financial institutions.

Featured Insights

The Rural Economist

The Dusty Winnemucca Road | Terrain

Terrain's rural economy analyst, Matt Clark, digs deeper into four common themes from his discussions with agricultural producers across the country:

  • The expansion of soybean crush facilities raises an important question about soymeal
  • Carbon capture confusion is causing farmers to leave money on the table
  • There are other angles to beef herd rebuilding that need to be considered
  • The conversation about U.S. agricultural exports is shifting from China to Mexico

Loan Syndications

The Loan Syndications team coordinates the structuring, arrangement and distribution of loans originated by Farm Credit Services of America. The Syndications team brings together Farm Credit System and commercial lenders knowledgeable in agriculture to meet the debt capital needs of our Agribusiness and Corporate customers.

Key relationships with multinational commercial lenders and the Farm Credit System provide the capacity necessary to meet the financing needs of regional, national and international suppliers, producers, marketers, processors and distributors that serve these sectors.

Loan Structures include:

  • Syndications
  • Participations
  • Club Structures
ag buildings in rural community

Portfolio Highlights

More than


multi-lender loan customers

Representing More Than

$7.5 billion

in sold commitments

Collaboration with more than


lending partners

Why Work With Us

  • Industry expertise and strong performance in all cycles
  • Sizeable hold positions
  • Ability to "match fund" most maturities
  • Diversifies funding access
  • No ancillary product sales to customers
  • Buy and hold

Capital Markets Contact

Contact us for more information.