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Loop Capital Markets


At a Glance


“Fantastic, entrepreneurial culture”

“Work/life balance”

“The diversity”


“Smaller firm so we don’t have the opportunity to lead on as many as deals as some other firms”

“No matching 401(k)”

“Underperforming colleagues”

About Loop Capital Markets

Loop Capital is a full-service investment bank, brokerage, and advisory firm that provides capital solutions for corporate, governmental, and institutional entities across the globe. Founded in 1997 by James Reynolds, Jr. and Albert Grace, Jr., the firm is headquartered in Chicago and has 20 other locations across the U.S., including main offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Since Loop Capital’s inception, the firm’s strategic capital solutions team has participated in over $2 trillion in corporate debt, equity, and hybrid underwriting, and has participated in over $300 billion in equity IPO and secondary offerings. Its services include corporate investment banking, public finance, sales and trading, transition management, and analytical services.

The firm has participated in transactions with more than 2,500 state and local governments, higher education institutions, transportation and housing agencies, and public power and utility clients across 49 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. In 2015, Institutional Investor ranked Loop Capital Markets among the Top Ten Global Brokerage firms in the country on its latest Transaction Cost Analysis survey, conducted by TCA analytics at Elkins/McSherry. The firm’s transition management division ranked No. 1 in the overall (unweighted) service standings for Chief Investment Officer’s 2016 Transition Management Survey.

Loop Capital is led by its chairman and CEO, James Reynolds, Jr., and its president, Kourtney Gibson.

Loop Capital Markets

111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1901
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 913.4900


Employer Type: Private
Chairman & CEO: James Reynolds, Jr.
2018 Employees (All Locations): 175

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cleveland, OH
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Houston, TX
Indianapolis, IN
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Oakland, CA
Philadelphia, PA
Ponte Verde Beach, FL
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Sausalito, CA

Major Departments & Practices

Investment Banking – Public Finance
Investment Banking – Corporate Finance, Fixed Income Sales and Trading, Global Equity Research, Sales and Trading, Transition Management, Analytical Services