Bartow Street Capital raises capital for companies and funds and participates in sell side M&A transactions. The firm’s key professionals include: Cliff Lipscomb, Managing Director, and John Kilpatrick, Managing Director.
Our areas of expertise include:
We assist middle-market and emerging growth companies in accessing the dynamic private capital markets for equity and debt financing. Over the years, these markets have grown to encompass thousands of capital providers of varying quality and reputation. Growing middle market companies have numerous options to consider when evaluating how to grow their business. Two of the most important are finding value-added partners to invest in the company and executing a transaction at the appropriate valuation.
We represent clients as an agent in raising capital from institutional investors. The types of capital raising transactions we look for include venture capital for emerging growth companies, growth capital for more established companies, and leveraged acquisitions and recapitalizations for growth-oriented companies with strong cash flows.
Through this experience, we have formed relationships with hundreds of capital providers across the country and internationally who invest across industries and stages of a company’s lifecycle. While every capital raise introduces new relationships, we have built a broad network of contacts with reputable venture capital firms, capital raising groups, mezzanine funds, and senior lenders, many of whom view Bartow Street Capital as a proprietary source of deal flow for quality middle-market opportunities.
Since the market requires that a company represent a significant growth opportunity combined with a highly qualified management team, we are highly selective regarding our capital raising clients. We typically work with established companies, but we will assist companies at an earlier stage of development that have exceptional growth potential. In arranging a capital raising transaction, we assist our clients by:
Exclusive Sale Transactions: We represent sellers on an exclusive basis and manage the entire process of selling a company or one of its business units. This is a comprehensive, turnkey process. We assist our clients by:
On buy side transactions, we represent purchasers in acquiring a targeted business. The purchaser may be an individual, a company, or a capital raising group. We may initiate the transaction by bringing the potential acquisition idea to the client or the client may ask our assistance in completing a transaction with a target they have already identified or even with whom they have initiated discussions. Depending on circumstances, we assist our clients by:
We provide financial advisory services to top management, directors, and business owners. These services typically address critical strategic issues impacting shareholder value such as: