Brent Bertino

Principal

Panelist

Trilogy/ESW Capital

Brent is has been M&A Principal for Acquisitions & Debt Originations for Trilogy and ESW Capital since May of 2022. Prior to Trilogy and ESW he was at Cadence Bank as a Senior Vice President and Credit Executive from August 2021 to November 2021. Brent spent time from December 2002 to March 2020 at JPMorgan Chase Bank as a Vice President Senior Banker, Senior Vice President - Technology Banking, Executive Director and Credit Executive - Leveraged and Investment Grade North America Corporates. In April 1995 to December 2002 he worked as a Commercial Banking Officer and Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo. He received his M.B.A in Banking and Corporate Finance at the Southern Methodist University. He also received his BBA in accounting at the University of Texas of San Antonio.

12:00 PM - 12:35 PM

Friday March 31, 2023

Fundraising For Venture Debt Funds

  • Explaining the value of your strategy to prospective investors
  • Working with pension fund managers
  • Promoting private credit venture debt funds as an attractive but separate asset class
  • Focusing the fund on a specific market sector to attract savvy investors
  • Partnering with VC firms: pros and cons
  • Biggest concerns that equity investors and companies have when raising venture debt