Former Horizon Technology Finance Managing Director Brings over 20
Years of Commercial Banking Experience to Hercules
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) ("Hercules"), the leading specialty
financing provider to innovative venture growth stage companies backed
by leading venture capital firms, today announced the appointment of
Paul Gibson as Managing Director in the Technology Group in Hercules'
Washington DC office.
"I am pleased to welcome Paul to Hercules and to have such a seasoned
investment professional join our industry-leading originations team,"
stated Manuel A. Henriquez, chairman and chief executive officer of
Hercules. "Paul's depth of banking experience and industry knowledge,
coupled with his strong network is reflected in his proven track record
of identifying, building and managing a high-quality technology
portfolio. Paul has the right combination of skills to make significant
contributions to our originations team as we continue to work with
leading technology companies backed by some of the most prominent
venture capital firms. I am confident Paul will make numerous
contributions to our company and our efforts to continue to drive
Mr. Gibson is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of commercial
banking experience, including more than 13 years in venture lending,
focused on structuring financial transactions for growth technology and
life sciences-related companies. Most recently, Mr. Gibson served as
Managing Director at Horizon Technology Finance, and was responsible for
business development in the technology market. Prior to Horizon, Mr.
Gibson served as Senior Vice President, Regional Market Manager at
Bridge Bank in Reston, Virginia and established Bridge Bank's Eastern
Region. Prior to joining Bridge Bank, Mr. Gibson worked in a number of
finance and business development roles at Square 1 Bank, Silicon Valley
Bank and California State Bank. Mr. Gibson began his career at Security
Pacific Bank. Mr. Gibson received a Bachelor of Arts in Political
Science from Seaver College at Pepperdine University.
About Hercules Capital, Inc.
Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) ("Hercules") is the leading and
largest specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured
venture growth loans to high-growth, innovative venture capital-backed
companies in a broad variety of technology, life sciences and
sustainable and renewable technology industries. Since inception
(December 2003), Hercules has committed more than $6.1 billion to over
350 companies and is the lender of choice for entrepreneurs and venture
capital firms seeking growth capital financing. Companies interested in
learning more about financing opportunities should contact firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call 650.289.3060.
Hercules' common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
under the ticker symbol "HTGC."
In addition, Hercules has three outstanding bond issuances of:
7.00% Unsecured Notes due April 2019, NYSE listed under the symbols
7.00% Unsecured Notes due September 2019, NYSE listed under the
symbols "HTGY," and
6.25% Unsecured Notes due July 2024, NYSE listed under the symbols
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