What we do
We help clients raise capital for their alternative investment funds covering a variety of strategies and sectors, including buyout, venture capital, mezzanine, distressed, hedge funds, real assets, energy and other alternative products.
Value Added Services
As part of the fundraising process, we assist with track record analysis, marketing material preparation and compilation of due diligence materials in electronic format. We also advise clients on reporting and investor communications/relations.
Full Spectrum of Investors
We market to a full spectrum of institutional investors. Our network includes investors in the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and, on a selective basis, the Middle East and Asia. Typical investors include public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, funds-of-funds, family offices, banks, consultants/gatekeepers and government agencies.
We have expertise raising capital for North American, European and emerging market funds. Our experience ranges from mainstream private equity funds to niche products that require specialized approaches or geographic specialization.
Investment / Merchant Banking
We have deep experience in helping clients raise money through equity and debt issuances. We provide expert advice on deal tactics, develop financial models to determine deal viability and represent clients in negotiating favorable agreement terms. Our team also helps companies determine capital needs to meet their strategic objectives. We also provide mergers & acquisitions consulting services tailored to clients needs. We also perform merchant banking activities and will consider equity stakes in growth companies that meet our investment criteria.
Thomas Capital Group (“TCG”), a registered broker-dealer, was founded in 1998 to assist and guide alternative investment managers worldwide in structuring funds and raising capital. Working with a select group of fund managers, TCG has helped raise billions of dollars from leading investors from around the world.
TCG’s team of professionals possesses extensive placement and marketing experience, a global network of close investor relationships, and strong buy-side investment experience. We believe that this combination of skills and experience is rare in the placement industry. This expertise allows us to understand better our clients’ strategies and competitive advantages and more articulately communicate these attributes to the right investors. As an independent boutique placement firm with offices on both coasts and global distribution, we are able to tailor a value-added sales process for our clients and introduce them to appropriate investors. We prefer to participate early in each fund’s development, enabling us to contribute substantially to the structuring and pre-marketing phases that are essential to a successful offering.
Our objective is to help our clients establish long-term, multi-fund relationships with investors. Consequently, we invest the necessary time and resources to ascertain the correct structure and market positioning for our clients’ funds. Likewise, we invest significant time with investors to understand their portfolios and investment strategies. Our culture and style are highly collaborative and team-oriented. Our entire process is geared toward goal alignment among all parties involved.