VD  Partners for Growth

http://www.pfgrowth.com





     Office Locations:

150 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-912-5894
Fax: 415-781-0510

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare

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    Description:

    Partners for Growth (PfG) provides custom debt solutions to private and public emerging growth technology and life science companies. On the technology side, PfG has been focusing on late-stage companies ($10 million and above in revenue) and customizes its financing to match the needs of the company. PfG's custom approach results in a variety of structures and terms including working capital lines of credit, term loans and convertible debt. PfG looks to share in the success of its clients by taking equity participation rights in the form of stock warrants or convertibility of its debt. Established in April 2004, PfG was formed by the former owners and managers of Hambrecht & Quist's venture lending business, which they started in 1983. Founders Don Campbell, Andrew Kahn and Lorraine Nield have over 50 years of combined experience and 20 years working together providing loans to emerging growth companies. PfG is organized as two private partnerships, Partners for Growth, LP and Partners for Growth II, LP, with over $100 million under management. SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB), the parent company of SVB Silicon Valley Bank (see profile), is the largest limited partner in Partners for Growth. PfG is currently investing out of its third fund, Partners for Growth III, L.P. SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB), the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank is the largest investor in Partners for Growth. PfG works closely with Silicon Valley Bank, whereby PfG provides incremental debt solutions to many of the Bank's clients.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Andrew Kahn Co-Founder and Partner
    Don Campbell Co-Founder and Owner
    Geoff Allan Portfolio Manager
    Jason Georgatos Co-Founder and Partner
    Kathy Adams Executive Assistant

     

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