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Mr. William R. Erickson

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Capital Markets Principal

The Advent Group Inc
1101 Dove Street, Suite 120
Newport Beach , California 92660
United States


Employment History

  • President
    Viking Capital LLC
  • President - CoFounder
    Craig Capital Corporation
  • Principal
    Craig Capital Corporation
  • Owner
    Craig Capital Corporation

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.S. , Business Administration
    Bowling Green University
8 Total References
Web References
Advent Capital Partners, 6 Aug 2014 [cached]
William Erickson, Principal
William Erickson, Principal
William Erickson is the founder of Viking Capital, LLC, a real estate investment banking firm in Southern California focused on raising debt and equity capital for acquisition, disposition, recapitalization and development for commercial real estate assets and portfolios.
Mr. Erickson brings approximately 20 years of extensive real estate acquisitions, finance, development and joint venture equity investment experience. Mr. Erickson was involved in nearly $1 billion of commercial real estate investments involving a variety of product types, geography and investment structures on behalf of numerous clients.
Prior to joining Viking Capital, Mr. Erickson co-founded Craig Capital Corporation, a real estate investment banking firm primarily responsible for work with pension funds, institutional investors and lenders for joint venture equity, financial restructuring, junior and senior debt placement on a variety of product type and investment vehicles throughout the U.S. In that position, he was involved in approximately $750 million of transactions involving a variety of clients across the U.S. ranging from acquisitions, ground-up developments, equity recapitalizations and dispositions.
Mr. Erickson holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the Bowling Green University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California.
Viking Capital LLC, 12 Feb 2015 [cached]
Biography: William R. Erickson
Managing Member
Viking Capital LLC
Bill is a successful business executive and entrepreneur, spending the early part of his career (1976-1994) in executive sales, marketing and management with two Fortune 500 companies located in Southern California (Owens/Corning Fiberglas and Raychem Corporation). In 1994, Bill became an equity/managing partner in the acquisition of Deanco Inc., a top 20 U.S. electronics distribution and contract manufacturing company. The partners eventually sold and merged the company with the largest company in that market sector creating a significant return for shareholders and investors.
In 2001 Bill relocated with his family back to California land co-founded Craig Capital Corporation, which became a successful boutique real estate investment banking firm specializing in financing real estate development, debt and equity placement and structuring joint ventures. Since 2001, Bill has successfully financed over $650 Million in residential, master planned, commercial and mixed use development projects.
In 2005, Bill founded Viking Capital LLC to expand his business in real estate investment services, debt and equity placement and real estate development. Many of the same clients that Bill began working with in Craig Capital have followed Bill in the creation of Viking Capital LLC.
Bill graduated from Bowling Green University with a B.S. in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Bill is married with three children. He is an active member of the Southern California Building Industry Association, Boy Scouts of America and serves on the Advisory Boards of Biola University's Torrey Honors Institute and Eagle Ridge Camps LLC.
Viking Capital LLC, 7 July 2009 [cached]
William Erickson has over 20 years experience in various aspects of real estate acquisition, construction and development. Mr. Erickson was a founder of Craig Capital Corporation and has successfully funded in excess of $650 Million in real estate transactions in the past 6 years. Mr. Erickson has developed and maintained relationships with a large network of lenders and equity sources. He is an active member of the Southern California Building Industry Association (BIA).
Real Estate Investment Banking at Craig Capital, 21 Oct 2006 [cached]
Our Principals Bill Erickson and Dean Sweeney Jr. have over 30 years combined experience in all facets of real estate.
Welcome to BIASC/Riverside Chapter, 3 Mar 2005 [cached]
Contact: Bill Erickson
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