Private Placements / Investment Banking


Dole Capital, LLC ("Dole Capital") is a specialty investment banking firm, registered as a Broker/Dealer in accordance with Section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., and the State of Hawaii.

Utilizing a growing institutional network, activities are targeted for the private placement of debt and equity capital for various purposes to institutions, qualified corporations and accredited individuals, and mergers and acquisitions consulting. The scope of Dole Capital's work for its private capital clients may include, among other things, the analysis of its capital requirements, the design of securities to be offered in light of market conditions, negotiating financial terms and conditions, marketing to potential investors, and assistance in the closing the transaction.

Dole Capital's securities activities also consist of mergers & acquisitions consulting and related financial advisory services, in connection with business and securities valuation, including the valuation of both publicly held and privately held business enterprises for a variety of purposes, including employee stock ownership trusts, mergers and acquisitions, federal gift and estate taxes, buy-sell agreements and other estate planning, valuations involving litigation, and other purposes.

Dole Capital's Principal is Richard B. Dole, ASA, CFA, an experienced business broker and business appraiser specializing in Hawaii businesses. Mr. Dole is a past Hawaii State director of the American Society of Appraisers ("ASA"), and past president of the Honolulu Chapter of the ASA. In addition, he is a previous Regional Governor for the Hawaii, Pacific and Far Eastern Region of the ASA. The American Society of Appraisers is a self-regulatory organization testing and certifying appraisers in the specialty of business valuation as well as other appraisal disciplines.  His reaccredidation from the American Society of Appraisers remains valid through June 17, 2015.  He also completed the 1985-2012 accreditation program and is current with all continuing education offered by CFA Institute, and is one of 20 out of 80,000 CFA Charter-Holders to complete 20 years of participation in CFA Institute's Professional Development Program. Mr. Dole holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona with a major in finance.  He has specialized in the valuation of publicly traded and closely held businesses and business interests since 1969

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