Garry Michael Kann has been a prominent corporate finance professional on both Coasts for over 20 years. As an investment banker he has completed more than 50 transactions exceeding $2 billion in value. Previously, while in senior management positions for a wide variety of financial institutions serving the middle market, he structured and completed more than 200 transactions exceeding several billion dollars in value.
Mr. Kann chairs the Capital Markets Group at Mosaic Capital LLC and Mosaic Capital Securities LLC – Member FINRA / SIPC. He draws on many years of experience, both as a direct lender and as an investment banking intermediary, in underwriting, structuring, and closing complex financings involving multiple capital layers. To his credit, he has been integral in the creation of a number of innovative financing programs including the securitization of third party medical insurance receivables, as well as credit enhanced middle market corporate asset backed securities; these represented a viable alternative to traditional asset backed and cash flow lending.
For the 17 years prior to joining Mosaic Capital, Mr. Kann successfully operated his own corporate finance firm, Kann Capital Ltd. Among Mr. Kann’s previous corporate finance success stories are eMachines, Hemdale Communications, Weslock-National, Koch Trucking, International Producers Alliance, Talent Metal Products, and Prologic Management Systems.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kann was the Senior Vice President and served on the credit committee at Medical Funding Corporation. In addition to developing their credit underwriting policies, Mr. Kann was part of the team that developed a $50,000,000 AAA rated securitization of medical receivables assets which they used to finance client receivables.
Prior to Medical Funding, Mr. Kann was the New York tri-state area underwriter for the First California Capital Market Group’s VISTAS financing program (Variable Interest Short Term Adjustable Securities), which was a capital markets alternative to traditional bank/asset based and cash flow financing for middle market companies. Among his clients financed under this program were Alamo Rent-A-Car and U.S. Computer Systems Leasing.
Prior to First California, Mr. Kann was the Vice President of Operations for United Funding Capital Corporation (UFCC). UFCC specialized in providing non-conforming business financing to small and lower middle market companies. Mr. Kann was a member of the credit committee. In addition, he was responsible for underwriting programs for UFCC’s primary financing product, as well as developing relationships with secondary market buyers of the company’s loans once originated and closed.
Mr. Kann received his Bachelors degree from Kean University in New Jersey. He is certified by FINRA as a Registered Representative, holding Series 7, Series 79 and Series 63 licenses as well as a Series 24 Securities Principal License. In addition, he is a member of ProVisors (www.provisors.com), the leading alliance of trusted advisors and respected professionals serving middle market companies and their owners.
Mr. Kann is a member of The Board of Directors for Gameworks Entertainment, a location based entertainment company, Alpha Media Group, a specialty travel company and is a Vice President of Parigi Equity Partners, a private equity fund based in Milan, Italy.