MIAMI AND LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rainmaker Securities, a leader in the secondary market for the stocks of late-stage private equity issuers, today announced its highlights for 2021, a momentous year marked by significant growth, industry disruption and a leadership in secondary trading. In addition to annual revenue growth of more than 60% in 2021, the company saw a 75% increase in transaction volume compared to the previous year. Rainmaker has also grown its team of experts by almost 25% and its network of brokers to more than 60 partners globally, as the firm has expanded its global footprint to provide access to investments in private stage companies. start-up.
60% annual revenue growth year over year
Recorded a 75% increase in transaction volume; productivity per rep increased 46% year over year
Increase in headcount by nearly 25%, expanding its team of experts to serve its growing clientele
Expanded global presence with more than 60 partner brokers in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific
Demonstrated thought leadership in the industry with weekly research and market commentary in mainstream media
Despite the continued challenges posed by the global pandemic, Rainmaker made great strides in 2021 by gaining significant market share and capitalizing on growing client demand for private securities transactions. The company saw a whopping 60% increase in revenue over 2020 and a 75% increase in trading volume on its platform. The growth, driven by a 46% increase in productivity per individual Rainmaker rep, included outsized contributions from reps Greg Capello, Jack Richardson, Michael Grenier, Brent Lawrence and Chad Garcia.
Glen Anderson, Co-Founder and President, said, “At Rainmaker, our clients rely on the deep financial and technology expertise of our team to help them seize the huge potential opportunity of private markets. This year’s massive trading volume and expansion are not only signals of growing demand for an advanced platform that provides liquidity in a traditionally illiquid market, but also demonstrates the valued and trusted partnership we have. cultivated with our institutional and individual clients around the world.
Co-Founder and Managing Director Greg Martin added, “Our achievements in 2021 demonstrate our vision and dedication to providing an exceptional platform that gives global investors access to high-growth companies in private markets. . We are delighted with the incredible adoption of our platform over the past year, and we are well positioned to continue this momentum in our next phase of growth, which will see more partnerships with brokers around the world and services enhanced for our growing customer base.
Rainmaker has further invested in its private market expertise, growing its team of bankers, advisors and analysts by nearly 25% in 2021. Going forward, the company plans to aggressively add more talent to deliver its global customer base with world-class consulting services and capabilities. With its growing network of over 60 broker partners around the world, Rainmaker has expanded its global reach to cover the US, Europe and APAC. In the United States, the company has offices in Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago and Silicon Valley.
Rainmaker has also shown significant thought leadership in the industry, publishing its latest weekly aftermarket news, to bring late-stage business news and analysis to the public, and comprehensive research reports on shares to its customers. Additionally, Rainmaker’s leadership team has become a trusted voice in private and public markets in mainstream media, with appearances and commentary in CNBC, Bloomberg, Reuters, Fortune Magazine, Barrons, Cheddarand more.
About Rainmaker Securities
Rainmaker Securities, LLC, a leader in the secondary market for the stocks of late-stage private equity issuers, is a FINRA-registered broker-dealer and a member of SIPC. Rainmaker Securities is engaged by its clients to connect buyers and sellers of high growth private company securities. Its platform provides additional liquidity in the traditionally illiquid late-stage private equity market, helping buyers resolve the informational issues, restrictions and transparency issues characteristic of private securities transactions, and helping sellers to obtain liquidity for assets that are otherwise difficult to value and value. to sell. Rainmaker provides transaction structures designed to create liquidity, including special purpose vehicles, mortgage, and direct title transfer. For more information, please visit www.rainmakersecurities.com.