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GCA Advises Takara Bio USA Holdings on its Acquisition of Rubicon Genomics

Deal Status: Pending

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GCA Advises Piper and Founders on sale of Loungers

Deal Status: Closed

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GCA Advises Collective Bias on its Sale to Inmar

Deal Status: Closed

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GCA advises boohoo.com on the acquisition of PrettyLittleThing

Deal Status: Pending

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GCA advises RIMED on a minority investment by Luxempart German Investments

Deal Status: Closed

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GCA ADVISES DAIDOH ON ITS MAJORITY STAKE ACQUISITION OF PONTETORTO

Deal Status: Closed

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Operative Media Sale to SintecMedia Advised by GCA

We are pleased to announce that our client, Operative Media, Inc. (“Operative”), has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by SintecMedia, a portfolio company of Francisco Partners. Operative provides a leading SaaS-based platform that maximizes advertising revenue and ...

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Collective Bias Sale to Inmar Advised by GCA

We are pleased to announce that our client, Collective Bias, Inc., has been acquired by Inmar, Inc.  The transaction expands the companies’ capabilities for connecting brands with consumers to drive in-store sales and enhance focus on campaign measurement and analytics. ...

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CrowdStar Acquired by Glu Mobile

We are pleased to announce that our client, CrowdStar, has sold a controlling interest in the Company to Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) in an all-cash transaction. Both Glu and CrowdStar develop free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets, and the combination of ...

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AutoForm Acquired by Astorg

We are pleased to announce that GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of AutoForm, a leading provider of software solutions for die design and sheet metal forming simulation, on the sale of a majority stake to French ...

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Akamai Acquires Soha Systems

We are pleased to announce that our client, Soha Systems, Inc. (“Soha”), a leading cloud-based enterprise application security software company, entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM). Soha has built an innovative security ...

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Mergers & Acquisitions
We are distinctly positioned to assist our clients in achieving their strategic objectives through thoughtfully executed transactions.
Sell-side Advisory
We leverage our independence, breadth of industry knowledge and global track record in our sell-side advisory roles.
Buy-side Advisory
We have a strong record of successful buy-side advisory assignments with both public and private target companies.
Cross Border Advisory
Our sector expertise, transaction experience, and global/local footprint make us ideal partners to our clients in developing strategic opportunities in foreign jurisdictions.
Strategic Alliances
The current global environment of short product lifecycles, low-cost production outsourcing and increased technology specialization continues to justify strategic alliances as a top business priority for many corporations.
Special Committee Advisory & Fairness Opinion Assignments
Our team has expertise in guiding Special Committees to optimal outcomes, advising on high profile, sensitive and discreet situations.
Corporate Preparedness & Takeover Defense
GCA is regularly engaged to advise our clients – their boards of directors and management teams – in response to activist shareholders or other unsolicited shareholders activity.
IP Advisory
The speed of innovation in the technology industry has created significant opportunities for patent-rich companies. Our firm has been one of the more active investment banks in the highly specialized Intellectual Property sector.
Equity Capital Markets
Our team serves as an advisor, agent and advocate on behalf of private and public growth clients across our industry sectors.
Debt Capital Markets
Our team serves as an advisor, agent and advocate on behalf of private and public clients across our industry sectors.
Private Funds Advisory
Our team serves as a financial advisor, agent, and advocate to private fund sponsors and limited partners worldwide.
Recapitalization & Restructuring Advisory
Our team is qualified to guide companies through the complexities of financial recapitalization and when appropriate restructuring processes.
GCA Capital
We opportunistically invest alongside our clients.