Capital Markets Practice

Bridgeforce Capital Markets offers business optimization solutions to private equity firms and investment banks with investments in the financial services sector. We help clients navigate the ever-changing investment industry across a variety of objectives including:

  • Due diligence and investment screening
  • Post investment performance analysis
  • Transformational investment execution
  • Comprehensive industry evaluations

As the investment industry evolves, exciting opportunities materialize—with this evolution brings new challenges requiring the need to take strategic, efficient actions to move business forward. We work closely with clients to understand their unique objectives and together create positive outcomes.

Capital Needs – Stages

Businesses go through different stages of capital needs and we are prepared to help both companies and investors at every step.

The different stages of capital needs shows four numbered vertical boxes. The first box represents seed investment. An arrow connects that to the second stage, which is venture capital, an arrow connects this stage to the third stage of private equity which then finishes with an arrow connecting to the fourth stage of investment banks.

"Get it Done" Approach

A reputation of success and integrity has allowed Bridgeforce Capital Markets to develop a network of relationships in the investment community. Our client base extends from Wall Street to London and includes many of the industry’s largest players.

Bridgeforce Capital Markets applies an execution-focused approach to client opportunities. You’ll experience hands-on executives who are heavily involved in your project from end-to-end. Extending beyond identifying needs and causes, we will develop a plan, implement strategies, and review strategy performance. Our work is not simply an intellectual exercise, it’s a results-focused, roll-up our sleeves and “get it done” approach.

We are prepared to work with our clients in all aspects of the investment:

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  • Marketing & Prospecting A man in a suit is meeting with someone else and they are going over paperwork to represent marketing and prospecting.

    Marketing & Prospecting

    • Marketing Collateral
    • Response Rates/Strategies
    • Cost Per Application/Strategies
    • Channel Performance/Strategies

  • Underwriting Underwriting is represented by a hand writing on a piece of paper in this image.

    Underwriting

    • Credit Scorecards/Strategies
    • Automated and Judgmental Lending
    • Channel Performance/Strategies
    • Line Assignments and Pricing
    • Post Decision Tracking/Refinements

  • Portfolio Management Portfolio Management represented by showing an ordered carousel of files.

    Portfolio Management

    • Activation Trends/Strategies
    • Usage Trends/Strategies
    • Pricing and Promotional Strategies
    • Cross-Sells, Top-Offs, Line Management, & Product Re-Offers
    • Vintage Performance & Fraud Prevention

  • Loss Mitigation & Collections Loss Mitigation & Collections, represented with calculators, forms, dollars and house imagery.

    Loss Mitigation & Collections

    • Vendor Management
    • Process and Platform Optimization
    • Multi-Channel Contact Strategies
    • Customer Messaging and Scripting
    • Early Warning/Preemptive Strategies

  • Recoveries & Liquidations Recoveries and Liquidations as a young plant coming out of the ground, surrounded by coins.

    Recoveries & Liquidations

    • Vendor Management
    • Multi-Channel Contact Strategies
    • Recovery Optimization Strategies

Practice Leadership

Our Capital Markets team is comprised of management consultants and industry experts who use their skills and backgrounds to bring insightful, strategic solutions to our clients. Our access to a team of Bridgeforce consultants and our partnership with Bridgeforce Law uniquely positions us to offer proven expertise across the entire investment life cycle.

John Sanders, Managing Director, Capital Markets/Non-Bank LendersBridgeforce Co-Founder and Director of Non-Bank Lending and Capital Markets leans against a wall and smiles.

John Sanders has over 20 years of professional experience including progressive management positions in the financial services industry and entrepreneurial leadership roles in early stage companies. Sanders has spent his career successfully starting and profitably running new business ventures including co-founding Bridgeforce Inc, co-founding Collections Marketing Center (CMC), and serving as Managing Partner for White Optics, LLC. Since 2014, John has been concentrated on growing the Bridgeforce Capital Markets Practice with a focus on providing business optimization solutions to the investment community on a pre and post investment basis.

Bo Backerman, Director, U.S. Practice

Bridgeforce director, Bo Backerman, listens during a meeting.

Bo has more than twenty years of professional experience, the majority in banking. Bo most recently served as division manager at Wilmington Trust, where he had retail banking responsibility. Prior to Wilmington Trust, Bo worked as a management consultant for Mitchell Madison Group and Three Points Group, where he was involved in both transactional and business operations efforts. He joined Bridgeforce in August 2012. Bo holds an MBA in Finance, Marketing and Strategic Planning from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University.