Growth Capital Services | Registered Private Placement and M&A Securities Firm
Amar Deva | Growth Capital Services Supervisory Principal

Amar Deva

Amar Deva is a Supervisory Principal. He is responsible for the supervisory review of private offerings, advertising, and sales material. Mr. Deva also conducts compliance functions such as regulatory filings and special projects as part of the GCS compliance team.

Mr. Deva has extensive experience working as a licensed regulatory consultant for broker-dealers and investment advisers. Mr. Deva has been a chief compliance officer, compliance director, supervising principal, and AML officer for large and small firms, including Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, TD Waterhouse, Prudential Securities, Union Planters Bank Securities (PFIC), Mutual Securities and AFA Financial.

Mr. Deva holds FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations. On his days off, Mr. Deva enjoys hiking and scuba diving.

What We Value

  • Entrepreneurs who maintain their own office and brand identity, source, and execute their own deals
  • Collaboration with others on our platform to expand distribution efforts as appropriate
  • Long term relationships - win-win partnerships that keep our best producers loyal to our platform
  • Culture of professional cooperation with a focus on investor protection

How We Work

  • Platform built by practitioners for practitioners
  • Independent contractor model allows latitude regarding investment mandates
  • Proprietary software supports many private placement deal types
  • Accessible and experienced Compliance team equipped to supervise most private investments
  • Chaperone service enables foreign placement agents to show mandates to U.S. institutional investors

What We've Done

  • Over $2 billion in U.S. dollar transaction value
  • Over $500 million equivalent in foreign currency transaction value
  • Over 2,000 transactions
  • Over $50 million commissions generated by reps
  • Over 1,000 investors served​

Who We Are

  • Providing consistent service since 2003
  • Supervised thousands of successful private placements in a large variety of industry sectors
  • Specializing in capital raises, M&A opportunities, and secondary sales of private stock
  • Registered in all 50 states and 2 U.S. territories
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, with registered representatives located throughout the U.S.