Attract Capital is a financial advisory firm dedicated to the growth of mid-sized companies throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. Our firm has been built upon a foundation of corporate finance expertise, practical experience, and legendary customer service. Our consulting services and solutions are aimed at increasing the efficiency of capital raising for mid-sized companies. Attract Capital is one of the first financial consultant firms to develop its own mezzanine funding solution for private companies. We are known for creatively utilizing corporate finance concepts to develop new ways of funding private companies.
Our founder, Mr. David Barnitt, has been involved in over 125 transactions over the past 23 years, totaling over $1.2 billion. Mr. Barnitt is widely regarded as an expert in the private debt and mergers and acquisitions markets. With prior experience as a financier, equity investor, C-Level executive, and entrepreneur, Mr. Barnitt has experienced capital raising and M&A from all sides. On the corporate side, he has worked at Ernst & Young, JP Morgan Chase, GE Capital, Bank of America, and Greyrock Capital Group. On the entrepreneurial side, he was a CEO, CFO, and Chief Acquisition Officer for a variety of companies including health care, technology, manufacturing, and distribution companies. This multidisciplinary knowledge base has powered the firmâ€™s growth as a premier financial consultant firm. Our services span a wide spectrum and typically coalesce into an integrated solution for our clients. With broad financial consultant experience, we understand the underlying needs of most growing, midsized companies.
Since starting Attract Capital in the year 2000, the firm has become a leader in middle market mezzanine finance. We are typically engaged as financial consultants by clients. We have become trusted advisors to scores of companies who have come to repeatedly rely on the quality of our counsel and consistency of our execution. Mr. Barnitt is a frequent lecturer on private equity and mezzanine debt throughout the United States. He has created learning forums to help business owners better understand the power of mezzanine finance. These include the New York Mergers & Acquisition Council (NYMAC) and Private Equity Growth Forums. He has taught numerous classes to Vistage members throughout the US. He has conducted joint seminars and webinars with companies such as Goldman Sachs, Nixon Peabody, Capital One Bank, McGladrey LLP, and HSBC Bank. He has authored a learning program on helping business owners understand investors. Mr. Barnitt is a graduate of Georgetown University and has an MBA from the Columbia Business School.