Republic formed its Special Assets group in 1997. Since the group’s inception, it has completed more than 200 transactions with a face value in excess of $1.7 billion.
Republic purchases debt, both on a one-off and a pool basis, from a range of sellers. Republic also seeks unique investment opportunities including asset purchases, acquiring company debt, converting debt to equity, recapitalization and assisting companies with restructuring through bankruptcy. Republic takes a long-term view of an investment and adds value by a combination of dedicated personnel, support services, and financial resources. As a stakeholder, Republic works directly with sellers and partners to create value.