Eldorado Bancshares

Company

Eldorado Bancshares is a leading community bank located in Southern California. The bank, with assets of $1.3 billion, grew through a consolidation strategy led by the management of a previous Northwood portfolio company.

Location

Laguna Hills, CA

Sector

Financial Services

Position

Realized

Transaction

Northwood invested in 1995, before Eldorado identified its first acquisition, as well as in all subsequent rounds of financing. Eldorado completed a $25 million initial public offering in April 1999. The bank was sold for stock in 2001 to the California Bank & Trust division of publicly traded Zions Bancorporation.  calbanktrust.com