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Rich Jasen is a Managing Director, Co-Head of the Capital Markets Group and a member of the Management Committee at GCA. He joined GCA at its inception and has 21 years of experience assisting growth companies raise equity and debt capital. In his role, Rich sources and executes private capital transactions, primarily focusing on digital media, technology and other high-growth companies.
Throughout his career, Rich has advised on almost 100 transactions, raising more than $4 billion. His clients have included Zynga, Legendary Pictures, ReachLocal, FastClick, XOJet, TOA Technologies, MediaMath, Yext, Innovation Interactive, TouchTunes and Centro. His investor relationship network spans from early-stage venture capitalists to growth-focused private equity, later-stage buyout firms, and cross-over hedge funds. In addition, he works with lenders at all levels of the balance sheet.
Prior to joining GCA, he was at SoundView Technology Group, leading the firm’s West Coast private equity effort. Previously, Rich worked in corporate finance at Lehman Brothers and served as a corporate attorney with a Silicon Valley practice at Cooley Godward, advising startups and working with venture capitalists.
Rich received a BS in business and economics from UCLA and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School. He has served as a board member and advisory board member for several of his clients and regularly speaks at industry events about raising private capital.