Transforming Tomorrow
Through Sustainable Finance

Peritus Capital is a minority-owned and operated boutique investment firm that invests in, supports, and finances the global development of early-stage and established companies that integrate Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) principles into their business models. We are a global team with an extensive network of international investors able to invest across multiple geographies.

Peritus Capital LLC is a broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of FINRA.

As a team, we’re incredibly proud of our collective integrity and work ethic in striving for the absolute best for our clients. This is what defines us."

principles

The foundation of our relationships

We aren’t constrained by one-size-fits-all thinking and, instead, take an entrepreneurial mindset and nimble approach to problem solving.

parity

Performance based incentives align our interests with the long term goals of our clients, ensuring that we share in the risk as well as the reward.

ingenuity

Business challenges are solved by money and original concepts; capital will always follow expertise, creativity, and a strong network.

sustainability

Financial rewards are achievable alongside socially conscious goals--protecting the environment, responsible corporate citizenship, and sustainable economic development.

knowledge base

Specialized knowledge within niche ESG industries

Interested in what we are focused on? 

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solutions

Focused on your sustainability

Unlike traditional investment banks, we possess specialized knowledge within niche markets and have an ability to offer wholly unique debt and/or equity solutions based on a client’s specific needs.

Our Solutions...

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What we're thinking about

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When the leader of the Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) movement speaks, it makes sense to listen. So, recently, when Atlantic Sapphire shared its interest in growing steelhead trout on a 2Q21 earnings call, our team was compelled to learn more.

November 29, 2021

RAS: Steelhead vs. Salmon

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The world's largest corporations are under attack and frequently at that. Using ransomware, a type of malicious software that blocks users from accessing their own data, digital extortionists are encrypting files, adding extensions to attacked data and holding it "hostage" until the demanded ransom is paid.

June 23, 2021

Seafood Industry Cyberattacks on the Rise

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SeafoodSource

Led by a former managing partner at Norwegian asset finance firm Lighthouse Finance, New York City, U.S.A.-based Peritus Capital hopes to provide financing to aquaculture operations with a sustainability focus.

November 20, 2020

ESG the focus in launch of aquaculture-focused Peritus Capital

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CFA Society of New York

Peritus Capital CEO Howard Tang, CFA moderated an ESG panel entitled "ESG Creates Value, Not Just Investment Returns" on behalf of CFA Society New York. Howard was joined by Aniket Shah, PhD, Mariela Vargova, Ph.D., Lisa Hayles, and Kate Ahern to discuss how an effective #ESG proposition links to higher value creation.

November 16, 2020

ESG Creates Value, Not Just Investment Returns

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Companies we've worked with

GIS Ventures, Inc.

GIS Ventures is pioneering the application of aqueous concentrated dissolved oxygen solutions into medical and critical animal fields. The company’s base IP is a mass gas transfer system that can exchange nitrogen for oxygen in an aquatic environment increasing oxygen levels by 4 times and with zero change in total pressure.


GIS Ventures has identified dozens of potential applications that could benefit from super saturated oxygen solutions including areas such as wound care, organ transplants, and equine wounds. Peritus Group invested in and financed the R&D capital for the development of these new applications.

Gas Infusion Systems Inc.

Gas Infusion Systems Inc. (GIS) is a St. Andrews, New Brunswick-based innovator of unique aquaculture and transportation applications for fish health and welfare. GIS has partnered with a top aquaculture and pharmaceutical company in the commercialization of its solutions.


The company’s key technology is an aqueous gas exchange system that can extract nitrogen and replace it with oxygen in a 1-for-1 molecule exchange. The solution is bubble-less, super saturating fluids with oxygen while maintaining a constant total gas pressure. This creates an ideal environment for rearing and transporting fish.


Peritus Group has directly invested in and financed the development of GIS. We continue to support the founders in the expansion of their innovative solutions across the seafood sector.

Rype Office

Rype Office returns high quality used furniture to as-new condition and makes innovative furniture from waste materials. They also offer award-winning sustainable office design assistance.

Furniture is the biggest source of carbon emissions in a commercial building. Rype Office reduces this by 80% while saving clients money and creating jobs for those with disabilities.

Peritus Capital supported the growth of Rype Office by financing its working capital with an equity private placement.

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Executive Team

Howard Tang

Ching Ryan

Edward Liu

Courtney Bosh

Ketur Patel

Where we started


Prior to Peritus, the Founders launched a small business lender using proprietary software to source lending opportunities, later exiting its loan portfolio at a profit and producing attractive returns for investors. This was followed by an investment in Lighthouse Finance, an aquaculture focused asset finance firm headquartered in Norway. The Founders were instrumental in rebranding the business, expanding it into North America, Europe, and Asia, significantly growing its portfolio, and resulting in a 8x return to the Founders in less than three years.

While Peritus expands its investment mandate to other sectors and financial instruments, it continues to guide and support the development of Lighthouse.

The Founders have held key executive roles and contributed to the transformation of a venture capital-backed start-up to a billion-dollar business. The business continues to be a critical provider of business intelligence and research to a broad audience of hedge funds, financial advisors, and institutional investors.

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