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with City National's Food & Beverage Group


Farm to Fork & Coast to Coast

City National's Food & Beverage group combines financial expertise with an insider's understanding of opportunities, challenges and trends. We get in the fields, the manufacturing plants and the warehouses to discover what our clients face, day in and day out. Because we're more than transactions — we get out from behind the desk and into our clients' world. From processing and manufacturing to production and distribution, we'll provide you with the solutions and advice you need to achieve your strategic financial objectives. 

Custom Financing

The ups and downs of the food and beverage industry require flexible financing solutions. We're here to provide the most effective strategy for your evolving needs.

  • Cash flow financing
  • Asset-backed financing
  • Unitranche financing
  • Equipment financing
  • Real estate financing
  • Supply chain financing

Treasury Management

Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. We'll help you manage your company's finances with innovative products and services so you can look beyond your bottom line.

  • Payment solutions
  • Accounting integration
  • Fraud prevention
  • Deposit services

Investment Banking

Our affiliate, RBC Capital Markets, offers robust investment banking solutions, including leveraged finance and food and beverage research, to help you identify ways to increase profits.

  • Equity and debt capital markets
  • Leveraged finance
  • Merger and acquisition advisory
  • Food and beverage research

Your Food & Beverage Team

Jennifer Braasch Managing Director Midwest & Great Lakes Region
Zachary Chubb Managing Director Northeast Region
Justin D'Affronte Managing Director Southern California & Southeast Region
Mike Dallape Managing Director Northern California & Mountain/Midwest Region
Shahe Kassardjian Managing Director Southern California & Southeast Region
Joel Keating Managing Director Northern California & Northwest Region
Jack Lampert Senior Syndications Manager

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