Raising Capital is Difficult

Preparation is the Key
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About Bridgewater

We are an In-House Investment Banking, & Capital Markets Advisory Group.

Preparation | Partnership | Capital Access

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Southern California, Bridgewater Capital Corporation and its’ team have established themselves as key innovators in preparing and exposing growth companies both public and private to the capital markets. Our clients benefit from the Bridgewater teams collective skill sets coupled with proven real-world experience.

We offer today’s high growth companies innovative yet practical advice and insight into the capital market landscape. Preparation is the key to success and our team enables management teams, entrepreneurs and C-level executives to be successful with their initiatives.

Bridgewater’s team has represented more than 125 companies with a total transactional value of greater than $1.0 billion.

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Do what you do best - Hire the rest.
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Our Service

We take the entire capital raise process off of management’s plate, essentially bringing an investment banker in-house. This path is a more holistic, time efficient & cost effective approach than that of directly approaching investment banks.

Capital Markets Advisory

Creation. Vetted diligence packages, investor marketing materials, & pitch prep, leading to a focused business model.

Corporate Development

Building. Value through revenue creation opportunities, M&A strategies coupled with business development.

Network Exposure

Access. Introductions & pre-marketing exposure to over 50 collective years of high value capital markets contacts.

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Expertise

Where we specialize. Learn about how we cater to specific industries.

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Some Fun Facts

After thousands of deals reviewed, countless hours of conference calls and more handshakes than we can count we have tallied some of our favorite stats.

18541

Cups of Coffee Consumed 

7341

Business Plans Read 

125

Sucessful Engagements 

14422

Business Cards Received 

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Our Team

Our team has represented more than 125 unique companies with a total transactional value of greater than $1.0 billion.

Learn more about our principals.

Andre Peschong

Andre Peschong

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Andre Peschong

Andre Peschong

Partner

As an investment banking professional, Mr. Peschong has an extensive background in the creation and evaluation of specialized derivative financial instruments. With years of deal structuring, from due diligence to gauging key risks associated with institutional equity positions within potential investment candidates, to various exit strategies, Mr. Peschong has extensive skills in capital structuring, investment banking and institutional placements. As a frequent speaker and panelist, he is able to easily convey the current state of the equity market with an energetic and thoughtful style. Mr. Peschong is part of two Angel Investor groups based in Southern California.As a founding partner of this boutique merchant/investment banking firm, Mr. Peschong has honed his skills for more than 20 years in the creation and evaluation of specialized derivative financial instruments. Mr. Peschong takes an active role in the negotiations between companies and institutional investors and then coordinates subsequent equity infusions into the respective client companies. While at Bridgewater, Mr. Peschong has been instrumental in the completion, through “PIPE” (Private Investment in Public Equity) transactions, of over $300 million in equity related capital infusions for client companies. Additionally, he has completed M&A transactions with over $100 million in enterprise value, spearheaded the transition of ten companies from privately held companies to publicly traded companies with a value creation of over $500 million. Mr. Peschong, along with the two other co-founders of Bridgewater has co-managed three different special situations hedge funds.

Jack Thomsen, CPA

Partner

Mr. Thomsen is the CFO of Bridgewater Capital Corporation where he oversees day to day operations. He has also been the CFO of a number of companies, both public and private, with an emphasis on financial re-structuring, turn-around management and financial statement analysis. Mr. Thomsen has a deep understanding of what it takes to build functional and practical business models. During Mr. Thomsen’s tenure as a co-founding partner and CFO of Bridgewater Capital he was involved with the co-management of three different special situations hedge fund strategies. Prior to co-founding Bridgewater, Mr. Thomsen was the Chief Financial Officer and investment banker with Bentley, Richards and Associates. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. Thomsen was a licensed CPA for local, national and international accounting firms such as Arthur Young and Company and McGladrey & Pullen. Mr. Thomsen has a degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.

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