Our Industry Focus

GCA strives to provide balanced and insightful advisory services to a broad client base across all key industry sectors.

We have a particular focus on growth companies across industries related to Technology, Internet, Consumer & Retail as well as Industrials. Our senior professionals have significant experience in their respective sectors and have executed many complex transactions for leading companies globally.

Technology

We provide advisory services to growth companies across technology industries and consider this sector to be one of our key areas of expertise.

The team’s experience encompasses various sub-sectors, including semiconductors and electronics, software, financial technology and healthcare IT.

Digital Media and Media

Our clients benefit from the hybrid experience and multiple perspectives of our team, not just in media, but also in the related fields of consumer commerce and technology.

Our bankers work with industry leaders in all areas of media, including ad-tech, digital content, E-commerce, filmed entertainment, gaming and mobile, as well as broadband service providers.

Furthermore, we have significant transaction experience across the communications sector, including services, software and equipment, and strong relationships with leading players in these industries. Our bankers work with industry leaders in all areas of communications, including traditional network providers, managed services providers, wired and wireless infrastructure companies, content providers, and systems and storage vendors.

Consumer, Retail, E-commerce and Leisure

We have expertise and relationships across all areas of Consumer & Retail.

We advise clients on E-commerce, specialty retail, apparel, action sports and consumer tech. Our bankers deliver the insight and judgment that comes with experience, serving clients ranging from global public companies to emerging brands.

Healthcare

Our team delivers valuable insights into the effects that innovative healthcare models and new technologies have on the continuum of care.

Our healthcare team works with clients in several main sectors of the healthcare industry: biopharmaceuticals, diagnostics & research technology tools, medical devices, healthcare IT, care services, and buy and build and roll out concepts.

Industrials and Industrial Technology

Our Industrials team has significant experience across the industrial technology, industrial products and industrial services spaces.

Specifically, we advise on areas including aerospace & defense, test & measurement, distribution, motors, engineering & construction, specialty chemicals, energy & cleantech, metals & mining services, transportation & logistics and home building.

Business Services

We have solid experience in BPO, facility management, governmental services, customer experience as well as human capital management.

Since the Business Services field is becoming increasingly technology-driven, our thorough understanding of information and internet technology gives us an edge in this thriving services space.

Financial Technology and Services

The Financial Technology team has significant experience across multiple subsectors in this fragmented industry, which includes payments, banking technology, transaction processing, exchanges, securities technology, risk and analytics, financial outsourcing, and insurance technology.

The growth and ubiquity of the internet, mobile infrastructure, and related technologies over the past 20 years have led to a proliferation of Financial Technology companies that are enhancing and stimulating the decades-old financial services and payments ecosystem touched by businesses and consumers on a daily basis. Characterized by recurring revenue and high incremental margins, these innovative companies have sparked a wave of M&A and investment activity with private equity, venture capital, and strategic parties, including some of the world’s largest and most advanced technology leaders.

Our bankers deliver the insight and judgment that comes with many decades of combined experience, serving clients ranging from massive industry leaders to emerging innovators around the globe.