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.
Bridge Bank’s Equity Fund Resources Group 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.GET IN TOUCH