C. Chris Hastings

C. Chris Hastings

Managing Director

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Mr. Hastings brings more than 25 years of experience raising capital to Signal Hill and leads its Private Capital Group, focusing on growth-stage companies across the technology, healthcare, and business services sectors. He has closed over $5 billion in private capital raises over the course of his career. 

The Private Capital Group  recently announced third private growth capital raise in 2017, and its sixth since April 2016. Signal Hill has raised over $270 million in growth capital for its clients over that period of time.

Mr. Hastings worked for Bear Stearns for nine years and was the head of the private placement group through 2007 when he joined the private placement group at Credit Suisse.  He subsequently joined Cantor Fitzgerald to start its private placement group. Mr. Hastings was most recently a Principal at BerchWood Partners, a boutique investment firm   that raises capital for private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Mr. Hastings also worked in the private placement groups at Bank of America and Prudential Securities. 

Mr. Hastings received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University.

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