More Runway for Venture Capital Liftoffs

By: Jeffry S. Pfeffer :: May 6, 2015

In this twenty-first century phenomena of cheap money, interest rates have never been this low for such a long period of time. American business has been sitting on cash with some estimates placing the amount at $1.8 trillion. But now, with continued signals of U.S. economic improvement, investments by businesses are now forecast to reach a record $1.5 trillion in 2015. Combine low interest rates with a growing number of increasingly confident small- to medium-sized businesses focused on making equipment improvements and the result: more capital moving to specialized niches of the debt capital space.

CapX Partners’ Jeffrey Pfeffer writes in ABL Advisor on how non-traditional funding sources such as venture capitalists are exploring opportunities in the equipment finance sector.

Jeffry S. Pfeffer, Managing Partner

In 1999, Jeff co-founded CapX and is the firm’s Managing Partner. His responsibilities include firm management, leading new business development, and serving as CFO for CapX.

Jeff has over three decades of small to midsize business finance experience focusing on delivering superior risk-adjusted returns to CapX’s investors. He co-founded the firm during an investment vintage when alternative secured financing strategies were deemed not “sexy.” He and his partners raised over $450...