Mr. Singal is the Founder and President of Valtus Capital Group and has over 25 years of investment banking experience.  He is an expert in merger and acquisition advisory, capital raising and debt restructuring.  Mr. Singal began his career in New York City and Los Angeles, spending 10 years at Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns working in the real estate, lodging and gaming group and private equity group.

Valtus Capital Group is an established investment banking firm with a 10-year track record.  The firm is known for providing hospitality and real estate investment banking services.

Mr. Singal is a recognized leader in merger and acquisition advisory, private debt and equity capital raising and debt restructuring.  His business relationships include CEO’s, Presidents and CFO’s of established companies, top debt and equity providers as well as a number of securities law firms.

Mr. Singal went to business school at the University of Southern California before beginning his career in investment banking.  Mr. Singal is married with two children and is a contributor to the Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation and Three Square charities.


Donny Perach is Managing Director of Valtus Capital and has over 10 years of finance and principal investment experience with extensive practice in mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, private placements and restructurings across a variety of industries including the real estate, gaming, hospitality and transportation sectors.

Prior to Valtus Capital, Mr. Perach served as Vice President of Investments and Real Estate for Marnell Companies and was responsible for evaluating investment opportunities within the strategic investment division of Marnell Companies, and was involved in the acquisition, disposition and asset management of projects within company’s real estate and gaming portfolios.

Prior to joining Marnell Companies, Mr. Perach worked in KeyBank’s investment banking division within the Real Estate Private Equity Group in New York City. In addition, Mr. Perach also worked within Hartford Mezzanine Investors I, a joint venture mezzanine finance fund co-managed by KeyBank Real Estate Capital and Hartford Investment Management in Seattle, WA and within KeyBank’s Income Property division in Las Vegas, NV. Subsequent to his work at KeyBank, Mr. Perach served as Finance Associate for Monument Capital, the parent company for Astoria Homes in Las Vegas, NV at the time, the largest private residential real estate development company in southern Nevada.


Mr. Perach graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics and is a member of the Investment Committee for the Endowment Foundation for the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas and has also served on the Board of Directors of Jewish Federation’s Young Leadership Division.


Storm Ainsley is Senior Vice President at Valtus Capital Group. Prior to joining Valtus, Storm worked in Corporate Finance at Caesars Entertainment, one of the world’s largest gaming and entertainment companies. While there, he focused on evaluating and executing on strategic and M&A opportunities; and helped restructure the company’s balance sheet through capital raises which included secured and unsecured bonds, convertible notes, bank financing, and equity. Storm started his investment banking career in New York City, interning with HSBC. Storm received a B.S. in Finance from Cornell University.


Imran Jiwa is the Vice President at Valtus Capital Group. Prior to joining Valtus, Imran was the Senior Vice President of Freed Corp, one of Canada’s largest real estate developers focused on large-scale projects, hotels and resorts, and service companies. Imran is highly respected across the real estate private equity, development and hospitality industries having closed the largest hotel and logging transaction in Canada in 2021 ($350 MN) and having raised $1.5 BN of debt and equity financing for real estate projects. Imran currently serves on several profit and non-profit boards and is a graduate of the University of Waterloo.

Anthony Gord is an Associate at Valtus Capital Group. Prior to joining, Anthony served as Finance Manager for his family-owned business, where he maintained company accounting records and provided financial forecasts to senior management. Prior to that, Anthony completed internships at two investment banks, Union Gaming Securities, a boutique firm focused exclusively on global gaming, and, a web-based firm focused on merging technology with traditional investment banking. Anthony received a B.S.B.A in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Adrian Trapp is an Associate at Valtus Capital Group. Prior to joining, Adrian worked for Roland Berger’s Investment Banking/M&A division in Germany, where he worked on international sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions. Prior to that, he worked for a number of Germany-based Investment Banks and M&A Advisors.

Over the course of his professional career, Adrian worked on 30+ projects across multiple industries, including consumer goods, industrials, TMT and healthcare as well as various company situations. He advised large (listed) corporates, small and mid-size enterprises, private equity firms, entrepreneurs, governments and start-ups.

Adrian holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain with a semester at Yale School of Management, a master’s degree (rer. soc. oec.) from Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Master of Science in Real Estate from Chapman University. He also completed semesters abroad at Harvard University and Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.


Milica Jovanovic is the Office Manager at Valtus Capital. Milica graduated from University of Nevada – Las Vegas  with a degree in Finance. Before graduating, Milica was a student analyst for Rebel Investment Group expected to research investment opportunities, generate investment ideas, and propose buy, sell, or hold recommendations based on her analysis.


Rutt Premsrirut is a Principal Partner of Valtus Real Estate LLC, which is a licensed Nevada real estate broker, and is also a Senior Advisor with Valtus Capital. Mr. Rutt Premsrirut has over 14 years of real estate investment and brokerage experience. Prior to forming Valtus Real Estate LLC, Mr. Premsrirut was the Vice President of a family-owned company, Prem International Inc., in which he assisted the management by advising several hundred million dollars of transactions. On the principal side, over $50 million of real estate assets currently remains in co-management. Mr. Premsrirut also acts as a Senior Advisor to one of Asia’s top multi-billion dollar conglomerates, Lippo Group. Recent transactions include the tallest building in the western United States, the US Bank Tower in Downtown LA, for $367.5m.

Prior to joining Valtus, Mr. Premsrirut assisted his family and previous investors in assembling numerous parcels in the Vegas Valley, particularly in the southwest in an area currently known as Mountain’s Edge, owned by Focus Property Group. Also, while at Prem International Inc., he was involved in the assemblage of 3,500 acres in Sandy Valley, CA, which his family now controls. The Premsrirut family and previous investors generated significant returns capitalizing on the Las Vegas land market. Mr. Premsrirut holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Financial and Real Estate Services from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Mr. Premsrirut is also an active philanthropist and is one of the founders of the Las Vegas Children Foundation, whose mission is to raise the standard of living for children in developing countries. Mr. Premsrirut is also a political activist and a large supporter of the Democratic Party and was on the National Finance Committee for Senator Hillary Clinton.


Mr. Smolarz joined Valtus as a Senior Advisor in April 2020. Since February 2019, he also is Managing Director of RS Global Gaming Finance LLC (Las Vegas), where he advises on real estate and hospitality M&A transactions. He previously was a Managing Director with Growth Capital Services/ Atalyst Financial Group, a FINRA licensed broker-dealer, from 2015- 2019, where he maintained a gaming and real estate investment banking practice.  He also concurrently served as Of Counsel on international corporate matters to the national Wilson Elser Law Firm in their Las Vegas and New York offices (2015-17).  He principally focuses on the real estate, lodging and gaming sectors regarding M&A, joint ventures, due diligence and debt and equity financings. Mr. Smolarz has over 35 years of corporate legal and financing experience, principally working with gaming, hospitality, multifamily development and homebuilding companies.

Mr. Smolarz is admitted and active in the New York and New Jersey Bars and is a CPA. He received his JD degree from Seton Hall University Law School and maintains the following FINRA registrations: Series 7, 63 and 65. He is a frequent speaker at real estate and gaming industry conferences sponsored by IMN and the American Bar Association.  He also is a graduate of Bernard Baruch College, School of Business, where he received a BBA with high honors.

Mr. Smolarz presently resides in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada and New York