Transactions

Over 250 transactions, representing an aggregate deal value of greater than $4 billion, have been completed on our platform.

Below are some representative deals.

Strategic M&A

Agro Logistic Systems Inc., an organic pesticide company to was advised by a GT Securities platform banker to secure a strategic buyer. The client has established line of trademarked products and strong customer base of farms growing conventional and organic fruits, vegetables and nuts in the USA and Mexico.

The sale was facilitated to MGK, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company, as a complement to its botanical portfolio.

Strategic M&A

Inworks is a fintech AP automation platform. Intelligent Pay, Inworks’ fully automated payment platform, includes dynamic discounting, virtual cards, ACH, checks, and other payment methods.

Via a GT Securities platform banker introduction and deal facilitation, Inworks was acquired by Paymerang – a leading innovator in financial payment automation.

Strategic M&A

Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries (ROSF) and Suncoast Seafood are leading seafood processors and wholesale distributors in Canada. 

GT Securities affiliate bankers advised the two clients and facilitated the sale of ROSF and Suncoast to ACON Investments LLC, a global private equity firm based in Washington, DC.

Strategic M&A

Van De Wetering Greenhouses Inc. is a wholesale greenhouse company with cultivation site and state-of-the-art greenhouse in New York. 

A team of GT Securities affiliate bankers advised the client to secure a strategic buyer for their real property and cultivation site. The team facilitated the sale to Columbia Care, one of the largest cultivators, manufacturers and providers of medical and adult use cannabis products and services in the U.S.

Strategic M&A

Custom Foods is formulator, manufacturer, processor and packer of blended dry mix food products. The Company is a one-stop shop for R&D, formulation and manufacturing of blended products. The Company offers wholesale distributors, food markets, retailers, restaurant chains, specialty shops, national brand companies and warehouse store operators the opportunity for product development. 

Envisage Advisors, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, acted as the exclusive financial advisor and sole placement agent on the acquisition of two companies in its industry. 

Strategic M&A

Metropolitan Skin Clinic is a leading cosmetic clinic in Minnesota that offers a variety of anti-aging, beauty, and wellness services.

Growthink Capital, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, was retained exclusively to develop a strategic business plan to guide management through its growth plan, including facilitating the Management Buy Out of the clinic and attending real estate.

The team of affiliate bankers worked with various debt sources to support the financing of the transaction. The full financing for the business acquisition and real estate acquisition was completed and the team remained involved as Interim CFO.

Strategic M&A

The Oxford Group is a Minnesota based family office building a portfolio within the B2B metal and wood fabrication space. The group is well funded, brings tremendous experience and strategic value to the table and provides premium offers.

Growthink Capital, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, identified targets, carried out valuation, conducted financial and operational DD, and interfaced with lenders. The process successfully led to the first acquisition (a local truss business).

Strategic M&A

MPulse (dba SpecTech) provide world-class reliable software scheduling, tracking, and reporting tools for equipment and facilities maintenance organizations. MPulse serves more than 2,500 customers in 24 countries.

A GT Securities platform banker was retained to run an exit planning and subsequently a sell-side process on behalf of MPulse. The process resulted in MPulse being successfully acquired by a global software business focused on delivering business software systems for the architecture, engineering and construction industries with over 50,000 users served in 40 countries on 6 continents. 

 

 

Strategic M&A

Ometric utilizes its patented Mutivariate Optical Computing platform to provide real-time, in-line process control and final product testing to a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, agriculture, food and beverage, pet nutrition, environmental, and plastics.

A GT Securities platform banker was retained to run an advisory and  sell-side process on behalf of Ometric and the company was acquired by Haliburton (NYSE: Hal) for an eight figure sum.

 

Funding

SUPER 73 is a SoCal lifestyle adventure brand and direct-to-consumer manufacturer and e-tailer of electric motorbikes primarily for the Millennial and Gen Z markets.

A team of GT Securities affiliate bankers advised and secured $30M in growth capital in two institutional funding rounds over the last three years, including $20M Series B round.

Funding

Blue Whale Materials recycles lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) to reclaim cobalt, nickel, lithium and manganese suitable for reuse in LIBs or other applications. 

A GT Securities platform banker helped the client secure expansion capital to build five LIB recycling plants across the US and Europe from a leading private equity firm Ara Partners.

Funding

Spinn is a connected coffee lovers and roasters marketplace. The community of 500+ local roasters is enabled by its smart coffee maker: a zero-waste, IoT connected device, where coffee is automatically brewed to roaster settings and re-ordered when the bean count is low.

Growthink Capital, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, advised on a $15mil. Series A round from institutional investors.

Debt Facility

Lief Organics is a full-service contract manufacturer of powders, capsules, tablets, and chewables for the nutraceutical industry. With over 10,000 kilograms of blending capacity at a given time, Lief Organics is a leading provider of powders in the United States with more third-party certifications than other facilities.

 Envisage Advisors, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, acted as the placement agent in a debt capital raise for the Company, providing additional liquidity for working capital and other general corporate purposes.


Debt Facility

Soberlink Healthcare, LLC is the premier alcohol monitoring system in the family law and healthcare (addiction treatment) markets. Soberlink partners with over 200 addiction treatment facilities in US, Canada, and Europe. Its cutting-edge FDA-cleared Breathalyzer Device and robust cloud-based recovery portal document client sobriety in real-time.

Envisage Advisors, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, acted as the placement agent in the refinancing of existing debt of the Company. 

Transaction Advisory

BlackBerry Limited is a Canadian software company specializing in cybersecurity. Originally known as Research In Motion, it developed the BlackBerry brand of interactive pagers, smartphones, and tablets.

Tech+IP, which clears its securities transactions through GT Securities, acted as the exclusive financial and transaction advisor in connection with a transaction of BlackBerry IP Licensing assets.

The $600M transaction, involving the sale of BlackBerry patents and related licensing assets, is believed to be the largest such underwritten deal of its kind.