Offices: Los Angeles, California & London,
GRP Partners has funded innovative entrepreneurs
who have changed the consumer landscape.
They formed GRP Partners in 1996 and now
manage approximately $650 million on behalf
of more than 150 limited partners in North
America and Europe. GRP Partners has a global
perspective when serving their portfolio
companies and seeking investment opportunities.
Offices: San Francisco, California
Gryphon Investors is a well-respected private
equity firm focused on making $25 million
to $75 million equity or equity-linked investments
in the middle market. They have over $900
million of capital under management, a blue-chip
cast of limited partners, and have executed
over 50 middle market equity transactions
since their founding in 1995. Gryphon actively
seeks companies in which they believe strong
growth results can be achieved.
Offices: Florham Park, New Jersey
The vision of GSC Group is to be a leading
institutional investment manager of alternative
assets with a full spectrum of complementary
investment product offerings, significantly
increased assets under management and a
roster of sophisticated and substantial
investors. GSC applies rigorous discipline,
detailed credit analysis and thorough due
diligence in all of their investment decisions.
GSO Capital Partners
Offices: New York, New York
GSO Capital Partners is a registered alternative
investment manager with approximately $8
billion in assets under management. The
firm draws on the skills and experience
of its 115 employees worldwide to invest
in a broad array of public and private securities
across multiple investment strategies. Key
areas of focus include leveraged loans,
distressed investments, special situations,
capital structure arbitrage, mezzanine securities
and private equity.
Offices: Beijing, China & Menlo Park,
GSR Ventures seek investment opportunities
that have very large market opportunities,
strong management teams and disruptive intellectual
property, business models or market positions
that will give them a competitive advantage
to successfully compete in the global market.
They are willing to invest in early stage
companies with talented entrepreneurs to
help build great technology companies.
Offices: Woodside, California
GSV Capital is a publicly-traded investment
management company, investing principally
in the equity securities of rapidly growing
companies—privately-held, VC-backed companies
as well as select publicly-traded companies.
GSV seeks to create a low-turnover portfolio.
They invest through private secondary market
transactions, direct investments in their
portfolio companies, and through transactions
executed on public securities exchanges.
Offices: Chicago, Illinois
GTCR is one of the oldest and most successful
private equity firms in the country. Founded
in 1980, they pioneered the strategy of
identifying and partnering with outstanding
executives to build leading companies. This
strategy has proven exceptionally enduring,
as illustrated by successful investments
in more than 150 companies in a wide variety
of industries over the last 20 years.
Offices: Montreal, Quebec
GTI Capital selects early-stage technology
companies that have what is required to
grow into high-performance businesses and
provides the financing, strategic, and networking
support that allows them to realize the
full potential of their business vision.
With $100 million in capital under management,
GTI Capital focuses on early-stage companies
evolving in the information technology and
Offices: New York, New York
GTI Group works with corporate partners,
management teams and entrepreneurs to build
world-class companies. GTI invests in venture
capital, growth equity and lower middle
market leveraged buyout opportunities. They
are a team of company founders, executives,
entrepreneurs, financiers and advisors.
They come from diverse backgrounds and have
experience across many different industries.
Guardian Capital Partners
Offices: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Guardian Capital Partners is a private equity
that makes control investments in lower
middle market manufacturing and service
companies. They partner with management
teams and provide business and liquidity
solutions to sellers of family-owned businesses
or non-core divisions of larger corporations.
Their team has a comprehensive background
in operations, finance and leveraged buyouts.
Offices: Chicago, Illinois & New York,
Guggenheim Partners is a global, independent,
privately held, diversified financial services
firm with more than $100 billion in assets
under supervision. They provide investment
management services and products, investment
advisory services, and investment banking
and capital markets services. Guggenhiem
employ more than 800 professionals.
GVTA Angel Network
Offices: Scranton, Pennsylvania
The Great Valley Pennsylvania Angel Network
(GV-PAN) is a group of affiliated investors
who provide early-stage financing to regional
start-up businesses. Each member of GV-PAN
makes his or her own investment decisions.
To be a member of GV-PAN an individual must
be an accredited investor. The group meets
on a quarterly basis to review business
plans, and to network with firms looking
for Angel investments.