My name is Dave Smith and I am Regional Manager of the Ventana Group, based in Foster City California.
The Ventana Group is an independent merchant banking group focusing on providing financial access to traditional types of financing such as real estate and equipment loans as well DIP financing, bridge loans and mezzanine financing.
Our focus is on private placements of debt to non-depository institutional investors.
We are looking for opportunities in the range from $2million to $100million, that are not bankable and not a start-up.
While we can arrange competitively priced capital for profitable companies, we specialize in helping clients through difficult transition periods.
Highly experienced marketing and business professional with extensive experience in factoring, asset based lending, risk management and equity financing. Held various senior management positions with AST, Canon USA and Ingram Micro.
Have lived in Orange County for 35+ years and am married to my wife Kathy, and have a Golden Doodle named Bentley.
Marketing Degree-University of Missouri-Columbia.