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Jeffrey Sweeney is an investment banker with years of experience in direct lending and corporate finance for small- to middle-market companies. He is the chairman and CEO of US Capital Partners, an innovator in small- to middle-market business lending. US Capital Partners has been providing prompt, innovative, and reliable financing solutions across the United States and abroad for more than a decade.

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Tuesday
Jun282016

Andreea Porcelli Joins US Capital Partners as Managing Director

Leading private investment bank for the lower middle market appoints additional Managing Director to support the firm’s continued growth.

SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 2016 – US Capital Partners Inc. announced today that Andreea Porcelli has joined the firm as Managing Director, Investor Relations. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt investments, participates in debt facilities, and has wide distribution for debt and equity private placements for small and medium-sized businesses.

Ms. Porcelli is an international investment banker with over 20 years of experience in investor relations. Fluent in five languages, and having lived in numerous countries throughout Europe, she has raised over $1 billion in equity and debt financing for over 250 companies across four continents. She is the Founder and President of Monaco Growth Forums, an exclusive, invitation-only conference highlighting growth companies seeking capital or greater exposure.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Andreea to the firm,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “Andreea has joined the US Capital Partners as a Managing Director responsible primarily for the firm’s investor relations, including its targeted investor roadshows and presentations in the US and abroad. Andreea has represented companies from $25 million to $10 billion in market capitalization in developing their international investor base. Her experience raising capital and managing investor relationships will be a significant asset to the firm.”

Ms. Porcelli began her career at Barclays’s Investment Banking division in London in 1992. Moving to New York City in 1995, she became the youngest Syndicate Manager on Wall Street, at the age of 28, while at M.H. Meyerson & Co., Inc., a 500-broker firm and trading powerhouse in the 1990s. Ms. Porcelli founded Continental Advisors SA in 1998 as a Luxembourg-based boutique investment advisory firm.

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners Inc. has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies in the United States and abroad. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners, operating with its affiliate US Capital Global Securities Inc., is a full-service private investment bank with a wide distribution for debt and equity private placements. The group makes debt investments between $500,000 and $100 million, participates in debt facilities, and offers asset management, financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements, and capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about US Capital Partners, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call +1 (415) 889-1010.

Wednesday
Jun222016

US Capital Partners Will Co-Sponsor and Present at the Monaco Growth Forums Summer Edition in Monte Carlo on July 25–27th

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Chairman and CEO of US Capital Partners Inc. offers private wealth managers and family offices new perspectives on alternative investments at Monaco family office symposium.

SAN FRANCISCO, JUNE 2016 – US Capital Partners Inc. is co-sponsoring and will be presenting at the upcoming Summer Edition of the Monaco Growth Forums (“MGF”) at Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, Monaco on July 25–27, 2016. Hosted by Andreea Porcelli, Managing Director at US Capital Partners, MGF represents a unique platform for global growth companies to interact with international investors in Monte Carlo.

US Capital Partners is a private investment bank headquartered in San Francisco. Through its affiliated broker dealer, US Capital Global Securities, Inc., the firm facilitates equity private placements, makes direct debt investments and participates in debt facilities, and has a wide distribution for these services and financial products for small and medium-sized businesses.

Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners, said: “We look forward to sharing our unique investment perspective on small-cap and lower middle market alternatives, such as private placements, with heads of family offices, private wealth managers, high net worth individuals, and representatives of asset management firms at this important event in Monte Carlo. We will be hosting a booth at the event, and we very much look forward to meeting you.”

“The upcoming Summer Edition of MGF will focus on the healthcare, technology, social media, biotechnology, and biomedical sectors,” said Andreea Porcelli. “There will be over 200 international fund managers, biotech fund managers, and private asset managers in attendance. If you are planning to join us, we very much look forward to welcoming you in Monte Carlo.”

On Monday, July 25th, Mr. Sweeney will be presenting during the Kick Off Cocktail Reception, as well as on Tuesday, July 26th at 12:30pm CET. The Summer Edition of MGF will also include a “Growth Company Boot Camp” on Tuesday, July 26th at 4:00pm CET, featuring both Ms. Porcelli and Mr. Sweeney  speaking on the topic of “How to List or Finance Your International Company in North American Markets.”

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom financing solutions to private and public companies in the United States and abroad. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners, operating with its affiliate US Capital Global Securities Inc., is a full-service private investment bank with a wide distribution for debt and equity private placements. The group makes debt investments between $500,000 and $100 million, participates in debt facilities, and offers asset management, financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements, and capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about US Capital Partners, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call +1 (415) 889-1010.

Tuesday
Jun142016

US Capital Partners Funds Ongoing Education of 30 Girls in Rural India

San Francisco-based private investment bank for small and medium-sized businesses sponsors the education of 30 children in need.

SAN FRANCISCO, MARCH 2016 – US Capital Partners Inc. has a long and proud history of backing nonprofit and social enterprise causes. The firm is pleased to announce its continued financial support of Sandipani Muni School, which currently runs four nonprofit primary and secondary schools for some of the poorest children, especially girls, in Braj, India.


Thirty children sponsored by US Capital Partners Inc.

Thirty children sponsored by US Capital Partners


“I have no words to express my gratitude,” said Rupa Raghunath Das, founder of Sandipani Muni School. “It means a lot to us. It is very encouraging to know that you are with us in this wonderful opportunity to change lives and make history. Thank you so much for your support.”

Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to back Sandipani Muni School and the incredible work of Rupa Raghunath Das and his team. If any friends, partners, or clients are looking for a worthy philanthropic cause to support, I highly recommend this project.”

US Capital Partners actively supports local nonprofit organizations too, such as the San Francisco Food Bank and The Puente Project. The firm’s expanding Philanthropic Solutions group also helps provide intelligently structured, custom financing for nonprofits in the United States and abroad.

About Sandipani Muni School

Located in Uttar Pradesh, India, Sandipani Muni School provides education for more than 1,500 children in need, from kindergarten to secondary education. Sandipani Muni School is run by Food for Life Vrindavan, a humanitarian nonprofit organization officially recognized by the Indian government. For the last ten years, Food for Life has worked in the poorest villages in the area of Braj, south of New Delhi. Food for Life serves 66,000 free meals a month, provides basic medical assistance to about 1,000 people per month, offers assistance to the elderly and the disabled, and pursues a number of environmental projects in the area, including tree planting. 

About US Capital Partners Inc.

Since 1998, US Capital Partners (www.uscapitalpartners.net) has been providing well-structured, custom finance solutions to private and public companies with up to $250 million in top-line sales revenue or project size. Headquartered in San Francisco, US Capital Partners is a private investment bank that makes direct debt and equity investments between $500,000 and $100 million, participates in debt facilities, and has very wide distribution for debt and equity private placements. The firm also offers financial advisory services for buy-side and sell-side engagements and for capital formation, including early-stage financings requiring equity or debt.

To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call +1 (415) 889-1010.

Wednesday
Jun082016

Financing Expanding Businesses in the Technology Industry

US Capital Partners has provided or advised on over $200 million in flexible and scalable financing for technology companies across the United States in the last 24 months.

More than anything, technology companies are associated with innovation and invention. Technology is an industry that generally comes with higher R&D overheads and that can require significant levels of capital expenditure. Structuring and securing the right business financing is therefore essential.

Providing Custom Financing for Technology Companies

US Capital Partners’ technology finance team understands the changing technology marketplace and the challenges owners and CFOs of technology companies face. The firm has deep experience in financing businesses across a wide range of technology sectors, including semiconductors, enterprise and application software, internet content and services, networking and communications technology, electronics manufacturing and distribution, and consumer and industrial electronics.

“US Capital Partners has a reputation for being an innovator in the technology financing space,” said Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO at US Capital Partners. “In the last 24 months, the firm has already provided or advised on over $200 million in financing for small and medium-sized businesses serving the US technology industry. Our finance professionals understand the challenges and opportunities in the industry, and can design flexible solutions that fit the specific needs of your business.”

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To learn more about how your business can secure the funding it needs, email Jeffrey Sweeney, Chairman and CEO, at jsweeney@uscapitalpartners.net or call (415) 889-1010.

Wednesday
May252016

USCGS to Host Webinar for DelphX Corporation's Equity Raise

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DelphX


DelphX is building the next generation of bond and derivative markets. To learn more, sign up for the interactive webinar by clicking here.

SAN FRANCISCO, MAY 2016 – On June 1st, 2016 at 10AM PDT US Capital Global Securities is hosting an interactive webinar outlining its combined debt and equity raise for DelphX Corporation, an innovation leader in the financial technology (FinTech) space. Potential investors interested in learning how DelphX innovation is poised to markedly improve liquidity in the global credit markets are encouraged to attend.

Through its patent-pending utilities, DelphX® will uniquely enable market participants to:

  1. Confidentially view and execute tailored quotes and orders transmitted specifically to them by an array of dealers and other liquidity providers.
  2. Access continually-updating benchmark pricing for more than 25,000 securities including highly illiquid issues.
  3. Anonymously outline their potential buying, selling and other interests and privately interact and trade with others possessing complementary interests.
  4. Confidentially communicate with multiple potential counterparties simultaneously through encrypted messaging and on-demand auction/session functionality.
  5. Anonymously structure, buy and sell customized AAA-rated credit default protection for corporate, municipal, sovereign debt issuers and CMBS and RMBS issues.
  6. Incur no fees or costs when providing liquidity, and receive favored-pricing and other incentives when providig “Cached Inventory” resources to market makers.

The webinar will be hosted by a registered banker associated with USCGS on June 1st, 2016 at 10AM PDT and will include a Q&A session with the DelphX and USCGS teams. To register, click here and follow the instructions listed.

“We're excited about DelphX's unique market technology,” said Charles Towle, Division Head & Licensed Principal at USCGS. “Digitally streamlining the interaction of fixed income traders would greatly improve liquidity in the fragmented credit market, and this is a great opportunity to participate in the financial technology and company making it happen.”

To learn more about this recent engagement or about how your business can secure the investment banking services it needs, email US Capital Global Securities at info@uscgs.com or call +1 (415) 889­1010.