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Coast to Coast & Farm to Fork

Our 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. 

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. Because we're more than transactions — we get out from behind the desk and into our clients' world.

Custom Financing¹

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 financing2
  • 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

Our Recent Transactions

Your Food & Beverage Team

David Hasenbalg Group Head, Senior Managing Director
Jennifer Braasch Managing Director Midwest & Great Lakes Region
Zachary Chubb Managing Director Northeast Region
Justin D'Affronte Managing Director Southern California & Mountain Regions
Mike Dallape Managing Director Northern California & Pacific Northwest Regions
Shahe Kassardjian Managing Director Southern California & Southwest Regions
Eric Viergutz Managing Director Southeast Region
Jack Lampert, CFA Managing Director, Senior Syndications Manager
Steve Ramirez Relationship Manager Southwest Region

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1. All loans, lines of credit and other credit products are subject to credit approval. Additional terms and conditions apply.

2. Equipment financing and leasing are offered by First American Equipment Finance, a subsidiary of City National Bank, and are subject to credit approval by, and documentation acceptable to, First American Equipment Finance. For California clients: Loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license.