NEXA Advisors

Innovative Solutions for the World's Toughest Project Finance Challenges

NEXA Advisors provides corporate and strategic financial advisory services, and capital investment, to the aerospace, transportation, logistics and homeland security sectors.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The burgeoning UAS industry is challenging old business models and generating opportunities for newcomers. Disruptive technologies are being rapidly developed throughout the United States and abroad. With forecasted economic impact over the next decade in excess of $100 billion worldwide, much is at stake. As an aerospace investment bank, NEXA Capital’s team of knowledgeable experts can provide investors and businesses with opportunities and strategies for navigating a dynamic and competitive marketplace.

NEXA Capital has been providing advisory services and capital investment to the UAS industry since 2009 and we have seen the progression of market and technology trends of UAS businesses seeking guidance and investment. Business models have transitioned away from government contracts towards a growing opportunity of commercial revenues; Development and adoption of UAS technologies has outpaced promulgation of regulations, particularly in the US; and, merger and acquisition activities have accelerated as companies position for commercial markets and applications.

NEXA Capital is focused on value creation in three areas of the UAS industry:

  • Sourcing capital investment and building industry relationships
  • Commercial market opportunities for UAS businesses
  • Product and/or service expansion through the utilization of UAS for existing companies

Investment Community

Core UAS Businesses

UAS Enabled Businesses

Focus Areas

Venture and Private Equity

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Big data
  • Infrastructure
  • Aerospace & defense
  • Transportation

Types of businesses

  • Hardware and suppliers
  • Platforms
  • Software & technologies
  • Operators
  • Drone services
  • Data gathering & analysis
  • Network & communications
  • Training
  • Civil and public services


  • Infrastructure
  • Logistics
  • Service providers
  • Construction & engineering
  • Agriculture & natural resources
  • Environmental & wildlife
  • Oil & gas
  • Insurance
  • Legal


Find and invest in the next disruptive technologies and services.

Establish market leadership and attract investment capital.

Align existing business strategy with emerging UAS technologies.


Investment Opportunities

  • Proprietary deal flow
  • Deal syndication
  • Market insight and intelligence
  • Certified third party valuation and due diligence
  • Management placement
  • Exits and strategic buyers
  • Portfolio diversification

Business Strategy

  • Market assessment
  • Business plan and growth strategy development
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Management team
  • Regulatory and policy compliance
  • Investment Banking
  • Debt & equity capital placement
  • Investor sourcing
  • Strategic partnerships

Market Intelligence

  • Technology trends
  • Industry specific adoption
  • Regulatory developments
  • UAS Strategy
  • New products and services
  • Sourcing decisions (make vs. buy)
  • UAS transitions
  • M&A