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THE FAMILY CHOICE FUND
Unique Private Equity Fund From California Capital Partners

June 5th 2013
Irvine, CA…The Family Choice Fund is a special purpose private equity fund that addresses legacy and continuity in family offices and closely-held enterprises. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC MOVES TORONTO OFFICE

January 2nd, 2012
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap) a seasoned venture capital manager, ... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



WILL VENTURE DEBT REPLACE THE TRADITIONAL VENTURE CAPITAL MODEL?

December 12th 2011
Los Angeles, CA… With the launch of its subsidiary, Transaction Capital, LLC, (TransCap), California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), has increased the scope of services it provides to its clients. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



CALCAP PARTNERS BROADENS FINANCIAL SERVICE OFFERINGS
WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS TRANS CAP SUBSIDIARY

November 14th, 2011
Los Angeles, CA… With the launch of its subsidiary, Transaction Capital, LLC, (TransCap), California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), has increased the scope of services it provides to its clients. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CALCAP PARTNERS INTRODUCES FUNDS MANAGEMENT SERVICE TO ACCELERATE RETURNS OF CAPITAL TO LPs

October 17th, 2011
Los Angeles, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC,  (CalCap), an international merchant bank, has introduced a funds management service to accelerate the return of capital to Limited Partner investors in non-performing venture funds. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


DECISION POINT FACILITATES MISSION-CRITICAL GUIDANCE, RESPONSIVENESS TO CHANGE

December 27th, 2010
Newport Beach, CA… Decision Point, a portfolio company of California Capital Partners, is the “go-to” provider of facilitated decision-making.  Backed by years of multi-industry experience, Decision Point provides clients with turn-key processes that are tailored to precise client specifications – known collectively as Competitive Interactive Strategic Simulations (CISS™) . CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC MERGES TWO INVESTMENT FUNDS,OPENS TORONTO OFFICE WITH GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKETS, INC.

August 03, 2010
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap) a seasoned venture capital manager, with offices in Southern California and New York City, has opened a new office in Toronto in the Exchange Building in conjunction with Global Capital Markets, Inc., a highly regarded middle market investment banking firm with offices in the United States, Canada, and Asia..
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EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO STAMPEDE LIGHT PLUS LICENSED BY VITAL BRANDS, LLC

January 20, 2010
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC, (Cal Cap), and an investment syndicate assumed the assets of Stampede Brewing Co. Inc., a Dallas, TX headquartered company on August 3, 2009.  The Company transferred the exclusive rights for Stampede Light Plus™ to VitaL Brands, LLC, a marketer and purveyor of healthier alternative lifestyle brands.. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES FOR TURBULENT TIMES

July 31, 2009
Newport Beach, CA… CalCap’s Managing Director John R. Nelson presented a webinar on “Alternative Investment Strategies for Turbulent Times” for the 900 members of Wealthy Now last week. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


MARK MANSFIELD NAMED MANAGING DIRECTOR IN CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

July 22, 2009
Newport Beach, CA… Mark Mansfield of Laguna Niguel, CA has been named a Managing Director in California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), effective July 1, 2009.  He had been a Venture Partner with Cal Cap since January 1, 2007.

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VENTURE DEBT:  IS IT TODAY’S VIABLE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT?

June 29, 2009
Will Venture Debt Replace the Traditional Venture Capital Model?
Newport Beach, CA…Should accredited and institutional investors look to venture debt as a viable alternative investment in today’s market?
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STAMPEDE BREWING CO. RECEIVES FUNDING FROM CALIFORNIA CAPITAL INVESTORS, LLC (CCI)

September 25, 2008
Newport Beach, CA… Stampede Brewing Co. Inc., a Dallas, TX headquartered unique, vitamin-enhanced light beer manufacturer, has received a bridge-note that California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap) led, and in which California Capital Investors, LLC (CCI) participated.  The note matures six months from receipt with a six-month extension at the option of the bridge lenders. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CAL CAP PARTNERS:  VENTURE DEBT WITH A VENTURE EQUITY MENTALITY

July 14, 2008
Newport Beach, CA… Venture debt is growing.  According to VentureOne, venture lenders loaned almost $2 billion in 2006, up from $434 million in 2002.  Debt comprised 7% of the funds invested in U.S. venture-backed companies in 2006, up from 2% in 2002.  Most venture debt transactions tend to be completed by ex-bankers who have, by their training, a commodity approach to the deal. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



WHAT VCS AND ENTREPRENEURS HAVE IN COMMON:
BOTH MANAGE OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY

June 30, 2008
Newport Beach, CA…”Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have more in common than most of them realize… they both manage OPM (other people’s money),” observed John R. Nelson, managing director of California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), a venture capital firm focused on small- to medium-sized technology and life sciences companies. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS DEBT FUND REACHES OUT TO UNDERSERVED MARKETS

May 12, 2008
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC, a venture capital firm focused on small- to medium-sized technology and life sciences companies, invests through an innovative fund, the California Ventures Debt Fund (CalVen), with special emphasis on serving the underserved markets. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



PETMEDICUS RETIRES VENTURE DEBT OBLIGATION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE; CALIFORNIA CAPITAL INVESTORS RECEIVE DISTRIBUTION

February 14, 2008
Newport Beach, CA… PetMedicus Laboratories, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the formulation, clinical testing, federal registration, manufacture, and sale of drug products for the companion animal market, has retired ahead of schedule a line of venture debt from California Capital Investors, LLC (CCI) totaling $1,000,000. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



HEY, BROTHER, CAN YOU LOAN ME AN IPO?
WHY VENTURE DEBT IS BECOMING OPTION

December 18, 2007
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), a venture capital firm focused on small- to medium-sized technology and life sciences companies, understands how difficult it can be for development stage companies to get financing and a fair valuation. CalCap’s managing directors – industry veterans Mark Mansfield, John R. Nelson and Philip B. Smith – have a cumulative 75 years of senior management and investment experience. Now, they are using their combined expertise and market knowledge to contribute to a growing financing trend: venture debt.
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LOOKING FOR VENTURE CAPITAL FINANCING? HERE ARE 10 TIPS FROM THOSE WHO KNOW

November 20, 2007
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC (CalCap), is the manager of venture capital funds specializing in investing in small- to medium-sized technology-based business with high growth potential.  Understanding the financing challenges of a growing company, CalCap’s managing directors – industry veterans Mark Mansfield, John R. Nelson and Philip B. Smith – have a cumulative 75 years of senior management and investment experience. With the myriad of issues for entrepreneurs to consider, from financial plans to elevator pitches, the 10 tips below will provide even savvy start-ups with some candid, effective insights into what it takes to get venture capital funding. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


PETMEDICUS RECEIVES FUNDING FROM CALIFORNIA CAPITAL INVESTORS TO TREAT CANCER IN COMPANION ANIMALS

October 29, 2007
Newport Beach, CA… PetMedicus Laboratories, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the formulation, clinical testing, federal registration, manufacture, and sale of drug products for the companion animal market, has received a line of venture debt placement from California Capital Investors, LLC (CCI) totaling $500,000. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS FORM DEBT FUND

October 15, 2007
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners, LLC, a venture capital firm focused on small- to medium-sized technology and life sciences companies, will now be investing through an innovative new fund, the California Ventures Debt Fund (CalVen). Click here to read more


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS RETAINS THE BLAINE GROUP AS ITS MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY

August 7, 2007

Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners (CalCap), www.calcappartners.com, has selected The Blaine Group, a total communications agency, as its marketing/communications firm.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS NAMES BLAINE AS A VENTURE PARTNER

December 18, 2006
Newport Beach, CA… California Capital Partners (CalCap) (www.calcappartners.com) has selected Devon Blaine, president and CEO of The Blaine Group, a total communications agency, as one of their Venture Partners. Click here to read more


CALIFORNIA CAPITAL PARTNERS

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California Capital Partners, LLC (“CalCap”), an international merchant bank, has managed capital in Limited Partnerships (institutional funds, corporations, family offices, and high-net worth individuals) for optimized capital gains through private equity investments such as venture debt and venture capital. . CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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