Lawrence R. Goldfarb


Lawrence (Larry) Goldfarb is a former hedge fund manager and CEO of the LRG Capital Group. Larry attended George Washington University and earned a B.A. in International Economics. Following George Washington University, he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law School as cum laude and wrote for the Georgetown Law Journal.

Lawrence Goldfarb began his career as an attorney for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. Afterwards, he continued his career as an attorney specializing in financing, mergers and recapitalizations. Later on, Lawrence Goldfarb moved to San Francisco and became a Partner and Director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation representing clients such as Cisco, Microsoft and Intel.

Through his experience at Credit Suisse as a Technology Investment Banker, Goldfarb formed the Hedge Fund BayStar Capital Management, LLC in 1998; specializing in funding publicly traded technology and biotechnology companies. BayStar Capital funded and invested in a variety of companies like World Online, XM Satellite Radio, Sirius Radio, MySpace, VirtualScopics, GlasshouseTechnologies, ViroPharma, Peer, and Napster. Goldfarb was well known for being one of the most foremost investors and experts in Private investment in public equity, also known as PIPEs.

In 2005, he founded LRG Capital Group in Larkspur, California. LRG Capital Group is a global investment, banking and advisory Company that focuses on public and private companies in the technology, life sciences, hospitality, real estate and entertainment sectors. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York City, Miami, and now Des Moines, Iowa, LRG Capital Group does relationship-focused guidance and financing.

Goldfarb was also an Associate Professor in Financial Arbitrage at the Hass School of Business Master’s of Financial Engineering at University of California, Berkeley.