When Cobalt Sports Capital was in business it was led by a former NFL and CFL player, Cobalt combines the power of institutional lending with the respect and attention of a trusted individual in providing powerful capital solutions to professional athletes.
Grant Carter is Founder and President of Cobalt Sports Capital. Previously he was the Executive Vice President of GSC, where he led a specialty finance business in the professional sports industry. Prior to his role at GSC Mr. Carter developed and led a niche business for RBC Financial Group providing financial solutions to professional athletes from 2001 to 2008. In his role at RBC in Atlanta, GA., Mr. Carter leveraged his relationships with the highest profile agents, business managers and athletes to build a world-class base of the over 700 professional athlete clients under RBC financial management, providing fully comprehensive banking, mortgage and investment services through this specialized segment.
In addition to his roles with Cobalt, Mr. Carter moonlights for Rogers Sportsnet in Canada as a color analyst for CFL Football telecasts. His insight and passionate style have earned him notice as a top young broadcaster in the industry. Business partner
Prior to entering into the financial services industry Mr. Carter spent eight seasons playing professional football in the NFL and the Canadian Football League. The San Diego Chargers signed him as a free agent in 1994. Upon heading to the CFL, Mr. Carter was the defensive captain of the 1995 Grey Cup Championship team, the Baltimore Stallions. He played five more seasons in the CFL with the Montreal Allouettes, Winnipeg BlueBombers and Edmonton Eskimos. He was named to the CFL All Star team in the 1996 and 1998 seasons as well as being a two-time Eastern Division All Star selection.
Mr. Carter played his collegiate football at the University of the Pacific as an outside linebacker where he was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 1993 and was a three-time All-Big West selection. In addition to his football accolades, Mr. Carter was twice named as a Big West Conference Scholar Athlete for his performance in the classroom.