Financing Content Across Formats
Equity, Gap, Mezz, Hybrid and More: Where to Find It and How to Close the Deal
David Acosta is a senior vice president and team leader at City National Bank, running the bank’s film, television and sports entertainment group. Mr. Acosta and his team of nearly a dozen colleagues are responsible for
sourcing and structuring single- and multiple-picture film financings, financing for television productions, and financings for sports teams and other media businesses.
Mr. Acosta has more than a decade of experience in the
entertainment and media financing business. Prior to his current role, he served as a senior vice president, head of the entertainment, sports and syndicated finance group, and head of mid-corporate banking for Israel Discount Bank of New York.
Mr. Acosta earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Columbia University in New York.