Flexible Technology Growth Capital

What We Do

Tailored, flexible growth capital solutions for technology and technology-enabled service companies

Growth Debt

  • Term Debt
    Bridge and Standby Facilities

Growth Equity

  • Minority Preferred
    Convertible Instruments

Target Company Profile

Growth stage, seeking expansion capital

INDUSTRY FOCUS
Technology & Technology-Enabled Services (Broadly Defined)

GEOGRAPHY
Across North America

PREFERRED SECTORS
Enterprise Software (SaaS) & Key Verticals (Fintech, Security, Healthcare, Others)

REVENUE
$10+ million run-rate

PROFITABILITY
Not required, growth prioritized

INVESTORS
Bootstrapped or VC / PE backed, private or public.

Background

Funding Use Cases

Expansion

Organic growth initiatives

Acquisitions

Standby or committed
facilities

 Bridging

Between equity rounds, pre-IPO or exit

 Liquidity

Recapitalizations or buyouts of existing shareholders

 Refinancing

Nearing maturity, covenant concerns, or commencement of amortization

Why Vistara Capital?

Flexible, tailored growth capital solutions

Unique ability to invest across the capital structure as debt and/or equity

$3-10 million per investment (ability to syndicate larger deals)

Less dilutive, growth oriented structures. Will also subordinate to existing senior lenders

Flexible duration (1-5 years) and attractive interest only structures

Highly responsive with streamlined and transparent process to close

Industry experienced and connected team

Funded by leading technology executives, family offices, foundations and entrepreneurs

Background

Current Portfolio

ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

Video app development platform

TECH ENABLED SERVICE

Connected car technology and marketplace

ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

Offender, probation and community management

FINTECH

Relationship banking solutions

FINTECH

Wealth management and digital investment products

ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

Mobile commerce and engagement platform

ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE

Agile development planning and automation

Team

Randy Garg

Founder & Managing Partner

Noah Shipman

Vice-President, Investments

Contact

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Vistara Capital Partners

Suite 680 – 1285 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3X8

(604) 449-5620

info@vistaracapital.com

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Randy Garg

Founder & Managing Partner

Randy has over two decades of experience in corporate finance, M&A, venture capital and private equity and debt investing across a broad spectrum of the technology industry.

Prior to Vistara Capital, Randy co-founded and was Managing Partner of Beedie Capital Partners (2011-2015). During that time he completed numerous growth capital financings with particular emphasis on the technology and technology enabled services sectors.

He previously spent six years with PwC Corporate Finance (2004-2010), as Managing Director for the Western Canadian technology practice executing on numerous corporate finance, M&A and financing mandates.

He spent over 10 years as a principal with Discovery Capital (1993-2004) co-managing its family of technology venture capital funds, where he was responsible for structuring and managing direct equity investments, and served as advisor or on the Boards of a number of portfolio companies.

Randy received his BBA from York University, his MBA from University of British Columbia, and is a CFA Charterholder.

What else?
Randy has also been known to travel to various parts of the world in pursuit of great golf courses, music and sporting events, wine, yoga classes, and vegetarian food, when not in Vancouver trying to do exactly the same while enjoying family life with his wife and two children.

Noah Shipman

Vice-President, Investments

Noah has eight years of experience in corporate finance, M&A, and strategic planning, having worked as an advisor to as well as in-house for both public and private companies.

Prior to joining Vistara Capital Partners, Noah was Principal at Garibaldi Capital Advisors, a technology-exclusive boutique investment bank. While at Garibaldi, he successfully executed growth capital and secondary financings, as well as buy and sell side M&A mandates for a variety of technology and technology enabled service companies.

He was previously Senior Associate, Corporate Development at Viterra, where he helped lead an active acquisition-focused growth strategy. During his tenure, the company financed and deployed approximately $2.5 billion in transactions across multiple continents.

He began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in Genuity Capital Markets’ Diversified Industries group, where he supported private equity related mandates for clients in technology, media and service sectors.

Noah received his Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and is a CFA Charterholder.

What else?
Noah is an avid traveller to obscure destinations in search of high mountain peaks, deep sea dives and spicy food. He can otherwise can be found enjoying live music, on a golf course, or exploring the local mountains by foot or ski.

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