Greater Access

In addition to providing a comprehensive suite of banking services, the Equity Fund Resources group fosters an eco-system for equity fund partners, CFOs, managers, and their portfolio companies – working to bring forward creative networking and mutually-beneficial opportunities for growth.

Our team is led by Guy Simpson, an industry veteran and tech lending expert who has worked integrally with venture capital call lines of credit, SBIC funds, and other credit facilities. He joined Western Alliance’s Bridge Bank in 2017 and has more than 20 years of tech lending experience in Silicon Valley and other innovation centers.

Guy Simpson, Regional President Equity Fund Resources, Bridge Bank
Guy Simpson
Head of Equity Fund Resources

Created as a resource platform for fund managers and partners, our group builds on the success of Bridge Bank as a leading technology lender by expanding its robust offering of banking services to PE/VC funds to include:

  • Capital Call Lines to enhance capital efficiencies
  • Management Company Flexibility Lines to help manage fund expenses
  • A full suite of sophisticated Treasury Management Tools
  • Creative solutions to assist general partners with capital contributions
  • Innovative end of fund solutions

All offers of credit are subject to credit approval.

Equity Fund Resources
About Us

Bridge Bank’s Equity Fund Resources is a central hub for the Private Equity and Venture Capital communities, acting as a resource and providing services for investment funds and their portfolio companies. Created to serve fund managers and partners, this group offers sophisticated banking services and solutions to PE/VC funds, including capital call lines and management company flexibility lines, along with other innovative financing for general partners. Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.