Transactions

GT Securities’ personnel have participated in hundreds of financing and business purchase and sale transactions. Below are some representative clients.

In April 2017, GT Securities advised the Eugene, Oregon provider of maintenance management software through a strategic sale to JDM Technology Group, a global group of leading software providers for the architecture, engineering and construction industries.

Los Angeles-based provider of pay-per-click advertising audit and fraud detection technology. GT Securities assisted company management in drafting the business plan and refining the business model, and then through GT Securities, made introductions to investment partners including ITU ventures, who led a $5 million Series A financing round into the company.

GT Securities advised NDG Holdings, a child-friendly, South Central U.S.-based pediatric services company, through its first round of institutional financing with Atlanta – based private equity firm EDG Partners.

Through its affiliate management consultancy Growthink, advised the CEO of Good Samaritan, one of the largest hospitals in Southern California (1,300 employees, 450 nurses, and 625 medical staff) as to strategic and growth alternatives. 6-Month Assignment.

GT Securities led the auction process that resulted in a mid-8 figure sale of the telecommunications company to American Capital Partners (NASDAQ: ACAS), a publicly traded buyout and mezzanine fund with capital resources of approximately $7.7 billion.

GT Securities acted as the broker-dealer in the sale of the custom lighting manufacturer to a strategic acquirer.

GT Securities advised NuORDER, a Los Angeles-based startup that aims to bring the wholesale fashion business online, through a $3,000,000 million investment round led by Upfront Ventures, with Greycroft, Aileen Lee, David Tisch, Creative Artists Agency, Brian Spaly, Mortimer Singer and Rachel Zoe participating in the round.

GT Securities advised Ometric, a Sequoia Capital backed industrial process analytical technology company, through their sale to Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) for an eight figure sum.



Through its affiliate network, GT Securities advised Planet Fitness, through its acquisition by private equity firms Exaltare Capital Partners LLC and Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC.

GT Securities advised Premier Funeral Management Group – an Indiana – based owner and operator of independently owned funeral homes – through its first round of institutional capital with Kansas based private equity firm Great Range Capital.

Through its technology boutique platform GTK Partners, advised Qualcomm on the sale of SWAGG, its mobile loyalty/gift card business. The buyer, a major mobile commerce player, wishes to remain confidential. Qualcomm's subsidiary Qualcomm Retail Solutions developed and launched the SWAGG mobile application in 2010. It was recognized as “Most Innovative Prepaid Program” at the prepaid industry’s 2011 Paybefore Awards.

GT Securities advised Research Scientists, a contract research organization, on its sale to Research Pharmaceutical Services, a large pharmaceuticals contract research solutions provider, for $7,500,000.

Building on market and competitive research completed by GT Securities affiliate management consultancy Growthink, Apex by Sunglass Hut developed an expansion plan upon which they executed and expanded from 10 to 22 mall locations in the U.S. and Australia from 2013 to 2014.

Through its technology boutique platform GTK platorm, served as exclusive financial advisor to Milpitas, California-based Silicon Turnkey Solutions, a leader in the high-reliability ("hi-rel") semiconductor test sector, through its acquistion to Micross Components, a global provider of distributed and specialty electronic components for military, space, medical, and demanding industrial applications.

GT Securities assisted Telverse, a Voice over IP (VoIP) software company, in raising its first venture capital round. The company was subsequently sold to Level 3 Communications for a mid-8 figure sum.

GT Securities advised Thrombovision, a provider of biomedical research and development services, on its investor promotion process and introduced Thrombovision to private equity firm National Healthcare Services, who led a $4 million Series A convertible preferred stock financing into the company.

GT Securities acted as the broker-dealer of record for Tollgate Venture LLC, in consummating a $35 million financing toward the construction of hotel and casino with Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNTY) in Central City, Colorado.

GT Securities advised Whitley Products – a Warsaw, Indiana supplier of fabricated tubular products serving the diesel engine, agricultural and off highway industries – through the funding of an $8.925 million senior secured credit facility by Keltic Financial Services, consisting of a $7.5 million revolving line of credit, a $925,000 term loan and a $500,000 CAPEX loan.

GT Securities developed the strategic business plan for XCOM, a Long Beach, CA-based developer of radio frequency (RF) MEMS technology for improved signal routing, and then through GT Securities, introduced XCOM to Ardesta Venture Capital of Ann Arbor, MI, with whom they completed their Series A financing round.

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