About Us

Griffin Financial Group is the largest investment banking firm headquartered in Pennsylvania. We provide merger and acquisition advisory and strategic consulting services, and assist companies in obtaining financing through institutional placements of debt, mezzanine capital and equity. Our clients include both healthy and financially challenged businesses, including those operating under the protection of a bankruptcy court.

We also provide private equity placement and due diligence services, and assist clients, including banks, thrifts and insurance companies in public offerings, institutional placements, sales, syndication and other capital markets activities.

Although we have assisted clients operating in a diverse range of industries to meet their strategic objectives, we have particular segment expertise working in the financial services – banking and insurance – commercial and industrial, services, private equity, retail, technology, telecommunications and health care sectors. We also assist family-owned businesses in capitalizing on growth opportunities and assist international businesses in raising equity with large U.S.-based PEGs, hedge funds, venture capital companies and fund of funds focusing on developing companies.

Originally formed in 1996, we began operations as Griffin Financial Group LLC in 2001. Griffin is licensed by FINRA and is an SIPC member.

Capitalizing on Opportunities and Providing Creative Solutions to Complex Problems

Griffin Financial Group is part of Stevens & Lee/Griffin, a platform consisting of a group of affiliated professional services firms which together assist clients in capitalizing on opportunities and delivering creative solutions to complex business, legal and financial problems on a proactive basis. In each of our firms and service lines, we deploy vertically integrated industry teams of multidisciplinary professionals, armed with market analytics and diverse educational and occupational experiences. As a result, we are uniquely positioned to anticipate issues and develop innovative ideas to help your organization succeed.

In addition to Griffin, our professional services platform consists of the following:

  • Stevens & Lee: A full-service law firm – one of the 200 largest law firms in the nation
  • Griffin Stevens & Lee Consulting: A state and local government revenue and operations consulting business
  • Financial S&Lutions: A swap and derivative advisory business to state and local governments and non-profit institutions
  • Griffin/Stevens & Lee Tax and Consulting Network: A mature network of 25 tax, accounting, consulting and technology professional services firms, primarily operated by former Big Four professionals
  • Pinnacle Risk Services: A D&O and E&O insurance risk consulting business
  • A Government Affairs and Public Policy unit
  • Stevens & Lee/Griffin International: An international consulting firm focused on export assistance and international trade and investment

This multidisciplinary platform gives our clients access to a full range of services that, when needed, enhance our investment banking services and our ability to deliver the results our clients deserve from their investment bank.