Our Firm: Committed to Transparent Compliance
Comprehensive Support for your capital raise at reasonable market rates.
Whyte & Co. is a team of seasoned professionals that has a well-deserved reputation of excellence and experience. With a growing group of professionals the Firm has experience in many sectors of the economy. We have an expert for your project, and if we don't we will tell you.
Capital raising is our life, it is all we do. We work with the most successful companies across America. From Private Equity to Family Offices to working with professionals on Opportunity Zones, we strive to reach successful closing events.
We also have a deep understanding of the Opportunity Zone sector, and work with projects that meet the requirements of the IRS and aim to protect investors, their capital gains and potential grown of communities using the Opportunity Zone rules.
We provide advice and mentorship to companies seeking funding. On a global basis we help investors consider and invest in the right projects, ones that are compliant with securities rules, that lead to successful completion and funding of your project.
Through our worldwide connections with Private Equity firms, Family Offices or various agencies and investment professionals, we can make the right introductions to get your project funded.
From Hong Kong to London… from Rio to Dubai, we have the connections to present your project to international funds.
We can help identify all of your financing requirements, including the placement of interim funding for your project. Equity, debt or investment from overseas, we can make the process smoother leading to a successful closing.
ALL transactions should have detailed due diligence to comply with securities regulations. And a complete investment package that covers all matters concerning the investment.
Our team’s expertise and depth and breadth of experience will help ensure your project will be completed in a cost efficient and timely manner and with the highest standards and ethics.
Our Team - Whyte & Co. is an Advisor Associate of LightPath Capital, Inc. Together we are just over Thirty (30) Managing Directors that have a vast range of experience from real estate, capital raising, private equity capital, media and communications, consumer products and many other types of business including public company capital fund raising including shell company structure and general fund raising plus debt. Call us for more information as one of our professionals should be able to help. Member FINRA and SIPC
Our team is headed by Robert K. Whyte. He is a FINRA General Securities Principal (Series 24, 79, 7, and 63). Robert is an entrepreneur’s investment banker. Having been an investment banker for more than 25 years before starting his own consumer products company, funded by EB-5. As the leader at Whyte & Co., he oversees the firm’s professionals and all work related to investment banking.
In 2002, Robert founded the Los Angeles office of Morgan Joseph & Co. as Managing Partner, specializing in SPAC’s, PIPE’s, high yield debt, institutional private equity and IPO’s. His transactions ranged in size from $50 to $300 million.
Robert was also one of the founding partners of the Home Shopping Network and in 1986, led the company as its CEO through its Initial Public Offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange and its US affiliate on the American Stock Exchange.
Robert understands funding new or established projects. Originally from Canada, he went through the immigration process, twenty-five years ago with a “O” visa specializing in investment banking. He is a speaker at global fund raising conferences .
Stacy Hong (CFO) is our talented Chief Financial Officer, a Certified Public Accountant with over 15 years of accounting and corporate finance experience. She has worked as a tax accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, as a financial analyst responsible for operational costs at Nestle USA, and as a budgeting and planning operations manager at Smart and Final a food and beverage chain. She also founded and worked with various start-up companies managing the day-to-day general accounting & operation needs. She leveraged her accounting skills within a variety of industries, including consumer products, manufacturing, retail, beauty, aircraft leasing and entertainment. Stacy now oversees the financial projections and employment requirements of the firms clients that are seeking investors.