SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – January 22, 2021 – Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors , today announced that it has entered into a warehouse financing agreement with 1Sharpe Capital, a leading investment management firm with over $1 billion in assets under management, led by founders and investors of prominent fintech and proptech businesses.
“SVB has a great reputation for supporting its clients and is at the intersection of many innovative businesses and capital. There is great synergy between our respective firms, and SVB already works with other companies within our ecosystem such as Roofstock and Zibo. We look forward to building and growing 1Sharpe’s business ecosystem with SVB,” said Gregor Watson, co-founder of 1Sharpe Capital.
"We are pleased to offer this tailored financing solution to 1Sharpe Capital, giving them greater financial security in these turbulent markets to continue to deliver solid returns to their investors," said Nick Christian, Head of Specialty Finance at Silicon Valley Bank. "1Sharpe and its principals are leading investors and innovators in the real estate space, and we are proud to expand our relationship with the team."
SVB's specialty finance group provides revolving lines of credit and term loans to companies and funds active in the consumer and enterprise sectors. The specialty finance team has deep, proven expertise providing custom credit solutions, such as warehouse facilities.
About 1Sharpe Capital
1Sharpe Capital is a leading investment management firm with over $1 billion of assets under management. Founded in 2016, 1Sharpe manages assets on behalf of institutional and qualified investors across a range of credit and real estate investment strategies. The 1Sharpe team has decades of experience surrounding real estate, real estate lending, and fixed income investing, with a clear focus on deliver strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For more information, visit 1sharpe.com.
About Silicon Valley Bank
For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Learn more at svb.com.