James River CapitalBlair Richardson is CEO of Bow River Capital, and has held executive positions in international sales and trading of public equity and debt securities for nearly 25 years. Our proprietary acquisitions platform, combined with capital investments into three leading real estate service providers in the Southeast, uniquely enables us to identify and capitalize on substantial investment opportunities and maximize the returns on each and every investment.
The Henrico-based company, which provides lease-to-own consumer financing for furniture, mattresses, appliances, tires and HVAC purchases, announced last week the completion of a $7 million haul of convertible debt led by Summit Action Fund, a venture capital firm in Goochland that's making its first investment in a local company.
The younger Saunders spent stints at Citigroup in New York and hedge fund Pleasant Lake Partners before launching Summit Action James River Capital with several of the founders of Summit Series, a company that puts on business and technology conferences and speakers series.
Prior to joining Bow River Capital, Rich spent thirteen years at Denver-based Westfield Company where he led the capitalization of numerous real estate investments exceeding $1 billion in total value. At St. Charles he oversaw the company's retail development and land acquisitions, as well as 2.1 million SF of third party real estate services.
With our flexible investment mandate, River Capital is not restricted to opportunities that fit a narrow set of criteria. James River operates this blog to share company news and market insights. Before joining Bow River Capital, he founded a real estate development company with Mr. Richardson.
Today the NASD fined Paul Saunders, a registered rep, CEO and majority owner of James River Capital Corporation (JRCC) in Richmond, Va., $2.25 million. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, he worked as an Investment Analyst at Mariner Real Estate Management, an opportunistic real estate private equity firm.
Where appropriate, River Capital issues funded offers that anticipate closings within 90 days. Pine River Capital Management has two affiliates - Two Harbors Investment Corp. Contact Details for James River Capital Corp. Mr. Davis serves as Bow River's Chief Financial Officer.