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 & Tech-enabled services

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.

Media, Digital Media & Communications

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, eCommerce, 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

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

We advise clients on eCommerce, 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 & Industrial Technologies

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 Institutions

Our financial institutions team leverages its deep industry knowledge to provide advice to the global financial institutions sector.

Our financial institutions team leverages its deep industry knowledge to provide advice to the global financial institutions sector, one of the largest sectors of the global economy.

We have strong M&A and capital raising experience across each of the following sub-verticals:

  • Asset management, including private equity, alternative asset management, private banking, ultra-HNW and traditional asset management models
  • Broker/dealers, including advisory, full service, retail, independent, insurance-owned and RIA models
  • Market structure, including proprietary trading firms, inter-dealer brokers, exchanges and OMS/EMS, and related software and services vendors
  • Insurance, including insurance services and risk technology, insurance brokers and MGAs, wholesalers, reinsurers and primary carriers
  • Bank and broker technology, including clearing, trust and custody, TAMP and related technology innovators