Southridge Capital is a private equity firm that offers structured financing for public and private companies. Their services include securities brokerage and investment banking for their clients who require a whole variety of solutions for their financial needs. Based in Connecticut, the company has recently done some restructuring to better deliver to clients. Southridge Capital has the advantage of being in the business for quite a while and as such has improved immensely on their knowledge.
Since 1996, Southridge Capital has invested over $1.8billion in growing firms including over 250 public companies. The company understands the various challenges involved in building a company and as such provide extra services to ensure client success. They get involved from the start by assisting the company to become public, options for financing the business and comprehensive balance sheet management. Balancing debt and equity is very important for the survival of any company hence good advice would hugely help startups.
Most firms that are growing are not ordinarily aware of all the financing options available for them. Southridge has a solution to this problem by increasing the creditworthiness of a firm, securitization, and financing solutions. A capital structure is created based on the liquidity levels of a company. Some of the answers they have is monetizing of assets through loans, collaborating directly with creditors to improve creditworthiness of clients, convertible debentures and allowing clients to raise capital regardless of the market conditions. The company also offers to assist with legal advice during mergers & acquisitions, coming out of bankruptcy and litigation. For more details visit LinkedIn.
To be able to achieve all that success it has taken the leadership of Stephen Hicks, Founder, and CEO of Southridge Capital. With an MBA from Fordham University in New York City, he has a vast experience in the investment industry spanning over 30 years. His responsibilities include the development of business and execution of the same. He has a passion for helping improve on the many firms that Southridge manages. Due to his philanthropy, he started the Daystar Foundation that collaborates with Southridge Capital to provide financial support to various charities around the world. You can visit their Facebook page.