Representative Investment Banking Engagements
Growthink 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 GRP Partners, with Greycroft, Aileen Lee, David Tisch, Creative Artists Agency, Brian Spaly, Mortimer Singer and Rachel Zoe participating in the round.
Through its affiliate network, Growthink Securities advised Planet Fitness, through its acquisition by private equity firms Exaltare Capital Partners LLC and Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC.
Planet Fitness is a leading health club operator with 15 clubs in Connecticut and is one of the the fastest-growing fitness operators in the United States by providing its members low-prices, unbeatable value in a relaxed Judgment Free® atmosphere that allows all people, at all fitness levels, the opportunity to pursue an active, healthy lifestyle.
Growthink Securities advised NDC 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 network, Growthink 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.
Premier Funeral Management Group
Growthink 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.
Growthink Securities advised Ometric, a Sequoia Capital backed industrial process analytical technology company, through their sale to Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) for an eight figure sum.
Growthink Securities acted as the broker-dealer of record for the sale of the semiconductor company to Synopsis (NASDAQ: SNPS).
Los Angeles-based provider of pay-per-click advertising audit and fraud detection technology. Growthink assisted company management in drafting the business plan and refining the business model, and then through Growthink Securities, made introductions to investment partners including ITU ventures, who led a $5 million Series A financing round into the company.
Growthink Securities co-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.
Growthink Securities acted as the broker-dealer in the sale of the custom lighting manufacturer to a strategic acquirer.
Growthink 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.
Growthink 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.
Growthink 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.
Tollgate Venture LLC
Growthink 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.
Growthink 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 Growthink Securities, introduced XCOM to Ardesta Venture Capital of Ann Arbor, MI, with whom they completed their Series A financing round.