High West’s team treats each other like we treat our clients: like family. Our teams around the globe work individually or as one to make sure every customer need is addressed.
Stefan Banach joined HWCP in 2019 and is an associate with a focus on Special Situation and Structured Products. He is responsible for the design and execution of a variety of financing products that provide custom liquidity solutions for institutional investors, public listed companies, corporate officers and other high net worth individuals throughout Latin America, Europe and the Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining HWCP Stefan spent many years in private wealth management offering individual financial planning, pension consulting, estate planning, structured settlement planning, and providing financial education to employees of government agencies and municipalities. Stefan graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Accounting. He spent several years working in the accounting field before transitioning into a career in finance and the capital markets. Stefan worked in several positions as a tax consultant, business consultant, accounting director and CFO for small to medium size companies in the U.S. In his spare time Stefan enjoys nature, photography, traveling, exploring different cuisines around the world, and is an avid cyclist.
Daniel Giancola is currently a Senior Associate at HWCP covering APAC, Europe and MENA regions with a focus on securities-back financing. Structuring over USD 500mm for micro, small and medium-sized publicly listed companies and specializing in cross border transactions providing liquidity to public corporations, concentrated shareholders and accredited investors across multiple sectors and marketplaces.
Before working in the capital markets, Daniel was a financial advisor with a fortune 100 company offering financial solutions to a mix of clients. Holding degrees in Economics and Finance, Daniel also has numerous financial accomplishments including a Series 7 license. Daniel has spent much time abroad and works in regions such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and across Southeast Asia.
Eric Disbrow is an associate at High West Capital Partners, where he has focused primarily on Structured Finance. He has extensive experience in securities backed lending as well as structuring innovative financing deals. His recent activities include financing a major confectionery company and hotel group in south east Asia. He has 15 years of successfully completing transactions valued at over $100 million. This would include financial products, real estate, green tech, innovative equipment, renewable energy, and agriculture.
Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Eric focused on developing and Co-founding corporations in multiple industries. During this time, he structured a successful green tech project as well as raised capital for the corporations through private placement memorandums and membership investments. Eric also has successfully completed many real estate transactions. Eric graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He is also a United States Marine Veteran and a Licensed Realtor.