American Discovery Capital LLC (“ADC”) is an independent merchant banking firm based in Los Angeles, CA. As a merchant bank, we provide M&A, Restructuring and Capital Raising Services for growth companies and also invest our own capital in our clients’ companies or in leading family-owned and middle-market companies in selected high-growth sectors.
Our Founding Partners and Professionals each have decades of transactional, operational, capital markets and private equity experience, including as Global Heads of leading businesses at some of the world’s preeminent financial institutions, such as UBS Investment Bank, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Moelis & Company. In addition to growth capital, we assist our clients with industry experience, operational execution and an extensive network of professional relationships.
Through our Finra-registered broker-dealer, we provide M&A advisory services to leading publicly-traded and privately owned companies, including corporate sales, divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, joint venture/partnership, and private capital solutions. For over two decades, our Founding Partners have advised middle-market clients, private equity firms, and large domestic and international corporations on hundreds of the largest and most prominent M&A and capital markets transactions representing tens of billions of dollars of transaction value.