Risk Management Strategies, Inc. Receives Investment from Alpine Investors

Pat Pollard – Managing Director, Allegiance Capital

Allegiance Capital Corporation, a Dallas-based private M&A investment bank that specializes in middle-market transactions, announced today that it has  facilitated  an  investment in its client, Risk Management Strategies, Inc. (RMS), from Alpine Investors. Alpine, a San Francisco, CA based private equity firm targets in- vestments in founder-owned companies in the software, online/Internet, and business services industries. The firm is currently investing out of a $406 million fund raised in 2014. Allegiance Capital Corporation served as the exclusive financial advisor to RMS.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in La Mesa, CA, RMS provides trust banks and private fiduciaries a platform to fully outsource the employment and administration of caregivers and ancillary house employees that serve the beneficiaries of special needs and wealth trusts.

“Since our inception in 2003 with a single trust bank client, RMS has established a reputation for service excellence, professionalism, and adherence to the strict confidentiality and privacy standards set by the nation’s leading trustee banks,” said Arthur Candland, Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer.  “Our partnership with Alpine Investors will allow the company to pursue strategic growth initiatives and ensure that we will continue to meet the high expectations of our current and future clients.”

Patrick Keavy – Vice President, Allegiance Capital

“We believe there are tremendous growth opportunities in this highly underserved and rapidly growing industry,” said Dan Sanner, a partner at Alpine Investors.  “RMS’s strong leadership team, technical capabilities, and reputation for quality service, coupled with this increased financial flexibility, will advance our position as an industry leader.”

“Allegiance Capital was a great partner throughout the entire transaction process,” said Terry Keating, Co-Founder, President and COO of RMS.  “Their ability to identify a strong, compatible investor that appreciated the unique dynamics of both the company and our industry was exceptional. Their guidance throughout the entire transaction process was invaluable.”

Pat Pollard, Patrick Keavy, and Tim Lackie of Allegiance Capital Corporation managed the transaction. Allegiance Capital Corporation is currently involved in several engagements with other companies. To view a list of current engagements, visit www.AllCapCorp.com.