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Securities Offered Through Growth Capital Services

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Culver Capital Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce that we are now associated with Growth Capital Services; a relationship which allows its employees to offer securities through GCS.
This new relationship will expand the range of products and services that we can offer our clients.

Securities offered through Growth Capital Services , member FINRA, SIPC
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Culver hires investment banking professional, David Chacon

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

David Chacon has over 15 years experience in sales, marketing, business development, finance and management. At the age of 27 he became senior-vice president of the world’s largest bank, Citigroup, perhaps its’ youngest. He was a vice-president at Credit Suisse. David has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Business [...]

Culver Capital closes $8,000,000 mezzanine debt transaction.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Culver Capital closed an $8,000,000 subordinated debt transaction for a Southern California based Client. Culver contacted several subordinated debt investors and secured 5 term sheets within 2 weeks.  After narrowing down the list to three term sheets, the company met with the top three lenders and decided to move forward with one investor based [...]

Another Strong Year Expected for U.S. Leveraged Loans

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

08 February 2011

Outlook positive after big comeback in 2010

NORWALK, CT — This year is expected to be another strong one for leveraged loans, said Sage Nakamura, managing director of loan syndications with GE Capital Markets, Inc. GE Capital, Americas is a leading provider of commercial loans and leases to mid-market businesses across diverse industries [...]

Asset-Based Lenders Helping to Fuel Economic Turnaround for U.S. Businesses

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Thirty-five percent of reporting asset-based lenders report increase in new credit commitments

The Commercial Finance Association released its Quarterly Asset-Based Lending Index, Q3 2010 revealing continued growth in new credit commitments and credit line utilization, further evidence that U.S. businesses continue to utilize options other than traditional bank [...]

Venture Capital Survey Reveals Improved Valuations in Third Quarter of 2010

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

November 22, 2010 (Mountain View, CA) – Fenwick & West LLP, one of the nation’s premier law firms providing comprehensive legal services to high technology and life science clients, today announced the results of its Third Quarter 2010 Silicon Valley Venture Capital Survey.
The Third Quarter 2010 survey analyzed the valuations and terms of venture financings [...]

GF Data’s latest valuations report shows a marked increase in purchase price multiples for small- and mid-market transactions.

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

November 18, 2010
The good news is that deal volume is moving incrementally higher, reflecting growing confidence among private equity buyers; the bad news is that prices are also rising, showing a “pronounced increase” according to GF Data Resources’ third-quarter report.
Philadelphia-based GF Data, which tracks transactions of 163 participating mid-market PE firms, reported that [...]

Culver Capital Opens Northern California Office

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Culver Capital is expanding and has opened a Northern California office in San Rafael.  We are excited about our new location. This will allow us to service many of our clients that reside in the bay area. The office will be staffed by Dick O’Connor and Mark Phillips who recently joined Culver Capital.  Both members [...]

Dick O’Connor joins Culver Capital

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

The Culver Investment Banking division of Culver Capital Group announces the appointment of Dick O’Connor as Senior Vice President. Mr. O’Connor will be located in our Northern California, San Rafael office and will focus on managed vendor lease programs and acquisition roll ups.
Mr. O’Connor brings a wealth of experience to Culver Capital.  Previously Dick was [...]

CEOs Most Optimistic on U.S. Profits in Bull Signal

Monday, November 8th, 2010

November 08, 2010, 10:15 AM EST
By Lynn Thomasson and Whitney Kisling
Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) — More U.S. executives than ever are increasing earnings forecasts compared with those lowering them, helped by almost $2 trillion of Federal Reserve spending and a recovery in the global economy.
EBay Inc., United Parcel Service Inc. and 196 other companies raised profit [...]

Corporate America Sitting on $1 Trillion

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

October 27, 2010
Nine hundred forty-three billion dollars, in the form of cash and short-term investments, is burning a hole in the collective pocket of non-financial US companies, according to research from Moody’s Investors Service. A significant portion of the nearly $1 trillion, dealmakers hope, will find its way into the M&A market.
Moody’s suggested [...]

Mark Phillips joins Culver Capital

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The Culver Investment Banking division of Culver Capital Group announces the appointment of Mark Philips as Senior Vice President.  Mr Phillips will be located in our San Rafael office and will focus on acquisition, due diligence and management of enterprise software companies.  Mark Phillips has successfully lead technology and software development efforts for more than [...]