We focus on corporate strategy, operational excellence and capital allocation

Our strategy and approach

We provide customized capital solutions to help finance the specific needs of our investee companies

Role

We seek to lead and be an engaged, value add capital partner with a focus on corporate strategy, operational excellence and capital allocation to deliver financial performance throughout the business cycle.

Flexible Capital Solutions

We provide customized capital solutions to help finance the specific needs of our investee companies, making investments across their capital structure. Our investments include common and preferred stock, convertible stock and bonds and other equity-like investment structures.

Funding uses

GPI Capital provides capital to its investee companies for a wide array of uses.

Transformational capital

Organic initiatives

Funding corporate projects, geographic or product/service expansion, penetrating new or existing markets, platform extensions and growing teams

Mergers & acquisitions

Funding acquisitions, bolt-on new capabilities or verticalize technology stacks and supply chains

Liquidity solutions

Funding governance changes, ownership transitions and recapitalizations

Investment criteria

We invest in late stage growth and mature companies, primarily in North America, that have achieved scale, typically with revenues over $100 million and equity values between $750 million and $5 billion across technology, consumer and industrial sectors.

Industry focus

Technology

  • Internet
  • Social/marketplaces
  • E-communications
  • Software and services

Consumer

  • Retail/e-commerce
  • Consumer finance
  • Travel/leisure
  • Services

Industrial

  • Multi-industry/services
  • Equipment/machinery
  • Transport/logistics

Value creation approach

We work closely in partnership with our portfolio companies’ stakeholders and management to drive significant financial and operational improvements. We have a wealth of knowledge, best practices and a large supportive network to share with our portfolio companies. Each engagement is highly customized to the respective needs of the companies.

Strategy

Commercial

Go-to market strategies and market assessment to drive rapid topline growth

Corporate development

M&A, capital allocation and liquidity analyses

Operational

Technology

Best practices and infrastructure

Talent

Organization, people and vendor search

Cost savings

Best practices to maximize profitable growth

Business & market

Industry landscape

Competitive analysis and industry insights and product disruption risks

Corporate partnerships

Leverage extensive and deep network to drive incremental growth and operational efficiencies

Long term, sustainable growth - ESG

GPI Capital integrates Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into its diligence and analysis. We believe that an ESG analysis is key in the exercise of our fiduciary duty to protect our investors’ long-term interest by providing additional tools and lenses through which we can identify risks and opportunities of our investments.