Firm Overview


Larkspur Capital Corporation, a member of the NASD, is a private investment bank that provides financial advisory services for both private and public companies over a broad range of industries and specializes in private placements. Larkspur has been active since 1991 and maintains offices in New York and Palo Alto and has access to all levels of the institutional private debt and equity capital markets.

Larkspur has the knowledge and expertise to source and structure funding for all parts of a company’s balance sheet. The Firm has successfully raised funds in the form of common stock, preferred stock, PIPES (private investments in public companies), conventional bank debt, subordinated debt and senior debt. Larkspur’s expertise is to structure a transaction creatively; working with all parts of the balance sheet and building a capital structure that is appropriate for its clients and the markets. Among other advisory services, the Firm evaluates potential transactions based on the client’s sensitivity to dilution, risk, timing and external or competitive issues. Larkspur works in all sectors, including technology, healthcare and basic industries.


What Sets Us Apart


Larkspur Capital was founded with the goal of providing high quality and creative financing solutions to strong management teams seeking capital for expansion, acquisition and restructuring. The team at Larkspur takes a long-term approach to developing and maintaining client relationships, often working to meet the client’s multiple financing and strategic needs. Larkspur combines extensive Wall Street experience with a dedication to personal service, providing clients a high level of investment banking and advisory services as partners in the process.


The team at Larkspur Capital is a highly knowledgeable group of finance professionals with extensive transaction experience from major Wall Street firms including Salomon Smith Barney, Chase, Paine Webber, Morgan Stanley, Bank of Montreal, Drexel Burnham Lambert and Dean Witter.
Each of the Firm’s principals has 15 to 20 years of experience in domestic and international financial markets, raising in aggregate, more than $6 billion for high growth companies. The team has deep and extensive knowledge of the private debt and equity markets and has successfully executed numerous transactions across multiple structures and industries.
Larkspur Capital has strong relationships with many leading institutional investors including venture capital, private equity, mezzanine funds, LBO funds, banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, pension funds, corporate capital and non-bank financial institutions.
Senior bankers manage every aspect of our client’s capital raising process, from the first engagement through each negotiation and closing. The most experienced members of our team are intimately involved in every stage of your transaction.