GCA becomes part of Houlihan Lokey

Services

Mergers & Acquisitions

We are distinctly positioned to assist our clients in achieving their strategic objectives through thoughtfully executed transactions.

We leverage our extensive sector expertise and transaction experience to provide our clients with balanced and insightful judgment. Our team delivers a comprehensive range of advisory services for public and private companies, including buy-side, sell-side and going-private transactions, special committee advisory services, fairness opinions as well as corporate preparedness and takeover defense, strategic alliances, recapitalizations and restructurings.

Lastly, our deep understanding of the complexities involved in successfully completing cross-border transactions is well-respected by our clients.

Capital Markets

Our team serves as an advisor, agent and advocate on behalf of private and public growth clients across our industry sectors.

We leverage our 100 years of combined transaction experience and more than 500 financings to create innovative equity and equity-linked capital solutions for our public and private company clients. We provide a comprehensive range of capital markets services including placement of common and preferred stock, equity-linked debt, and equity lines for acquisitions and roll-ups. In addition, we provide advisory services to growth companies contemplating pursuing an initial public offering in domestic and international capital markets.

Our sources of capital range from traditional venture and crossover firms to more non-traditional sources like hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, public mutual funds and family offices. GCA’s commitment to this market enables our senior professionals to understand the dynamics that have an impact on private financing activity and to provide our clients with unbiased and informed advice.

Private Funds Advisory

Our team serves as a financial advisor, agent, and advocate to private fund sponsors and limited partners worldwide.

GCA’s Private Funds team leverages over 80 years of combined transaction experience and multiple successful fundraisings for a variety of private equity strategies, including domestic and international buyout, venture capital, mezzanine, restructuring/turnaround, growth capital and real asset funds. We also provide secondary market liquidity to limited partners.

Our clients benefit from our experience-based advice and proven ability to customize the fundraising strategy to expedite their success The PFG team is committed to understanding the dynamics impacting private markets and to provide our clients with unbiased and experience-based advice.

Debt Advisory

Our team serves as an advisor, agent and advocate on behalf of private and public clients across our industry sectors.

We provide a comprehensive range of debt market solutions focusing on debt capital sources that are adept at servicing growth companies’ needs. They include not only traditional commercial banks, but also non-traditional sources such as business development corporations (BDCs), hedge funds, credit funds and private sources of debt capital.

Our commitment to this market enables our senior professionals to understand the dynamics that have an impact on private financing activity and to provide our clients with unbiased and informed advice.

Asset Management

We opportunistically invest alongside our clients.

GCA combines the experience of our senior professionals with our global network to identify compelling investment opportunities in both direct investments and in venture capital and private equity funds.

In addition, we are actively involved in multiple segments of the principal investing market in Japan, largely through our mezzanine financing fund, Mezzanine Corp., which has invested over $500 million.