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Corestone Capital is a merchant bank focused on investing in, guiding, and driving businesses across the financial services, real estate, agriculture, and technology sectors.

Corestone Capital is a merchant bank focused on investing in, guiding, and driving businesses across the financial services, real estate, agriculture, and technology sectors.

We have holdings from venture investments to public equities, from the most high-growth industries to the most stable assets, and from emerging economies to the developed world.

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In today’s world there is no shortage of capital chasing good ideas, but our ability to add institutional leadership and global execution to our investments sets us apart.
Will McDonough - Founder
In today’s world there is no shortage of capital chasing good ideas, but our ability to add institutional leadership and global execution to our investments sets us apart.
Will McDonough - Founder
About the Founder

Will McDonough

Will McDonough is Chairman and CEO of Corestone Capital.

As an investor and entrepreneur, Will’s career ranges from sports management to global finance. In 2014, Will led the IPO for Atlas Mara (ATMA:LSE), which he co-founded with former Barclays CEO, Bob Diamond. Prior to founding Atlas, Will and his team in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs managed more than $17 billion in private capital of the firm’s current and retired partners. Before that, he partnered with New York-based Avenue Capital Group to co-found a $250 million distressed debt fund of funds.

Since 2001, he has run his own highly successful management company called MMG, where he represented The Estate of Nelson Mandela, New England Patriots Quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, and supermodel/activist Gisele Bundchen. MMG also co-founded a children’s entertainment company with Andy Heyward, Warren Buffett, Martha Stewart, Stan Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger to build educational content for children.

About the Founder

Will McDonough

Will McDonough is Chairman and CEO of Corestone Capital. As an investor and entrepreneur, Will’s career ranges from sports and entertainment to global finance and technology. Will has been an early adopter of blockchain technology, creating the first ever smart contract adjudication protocol for blockchain transactions in 2017. Prior to that, he led the IPO for Atlas Mara (ATMA:LSE), which he co-founded with former Barclays CEO, Bob Diamond, acquiring banks across Africa. Prior to founding Atlas, Will and his team in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs managed more than $17 billion in private capital of the firm’s current and retired partners. Before that, he partnered with New York-based Avenue Capital Group to co-found a $250 million distressed debt fund of funds.

Since 2001, he has run his own highly successful management company called MMG, where he has represented The Estate of Nelson Mandela, New England Patriots Quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, ESPN analyst and Patriot Hall of Famer Tedy Bruschi, and supermodel/activist Gisele Bundchen. MMG also co-founded a children’s entertainment company with the creator of Inspector Gadget, Andy Heyward, partnering with Warren Buffett, Martha Stewart, Stan Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger to build educational content for children (NASDAQ:GNUS).

The Team

Led by seasoned financial services professionals

The Team

Led by seasoned financial services professionals

Portfolio

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