Instant Bioscan could seek exit in 2-3 years, sponsor says
Instant Bioscan, a new portfolio company of Capstone, could seek an exit through a sale or IPO within two to three years, said Darin Pastor, chairman and CEO of Capstone. This article was written by Mergermarket, the leading provider of forward-looking M&A intelligence and data to M&A professionals and corporations. Read More.
Protecting Assets in a Messy Divorce
The client was a wealthy executive who was separated from his wife. The separation begun amicably, but had turned tense before the couple had begun formal divorce proceedings. He asked his adviser, Darin Pastor, for help securing assets for his heirs. Read More.
Clean Tech Pipeline Keeps Capstone Busy
A robust pipeline of investment banking opportunities in clean-tech companies, along with plans for strategic buys of local wealth management firms, is keeping Irvine-based Capstone Financial Group Inc. plenty busy. The company, whose aim is to make debt investments and arrange equity placements for "small to lower-middle market companies," is headed by Chief Executive Darin Pastor. Read More.
Irvine Wealth Manager to Go Public
Shares of Capstone Financial Group Inc., an investment banking and wealth management firm headquartered in Irvine, are expected to begin trading publicly on the OTC Bulletin Board. Rather than pursue a traditional initial public offering, Capstone is going public in an unorthodox way. Read More.
The Pied Piper
Financial advisors frequently break out of wirehouses and go independent. But few of them double the size of their assets in a matter of months. Capstone Affluent Strategies has done just that, in just under a year. And the leaders of the Irvine, Calif., firm are predicting even more fast-paced growth in the near future. Read More.