GESD Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

GESD Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arefood (67%) and restaurants (34%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (67%) and secondary buyout (34%). In total, GESD Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 1

GESD Capital Partners

50 FRANCISCO STREET SUITE 235,
San Francisco, California 94133
United States
(415) 477-8200
www.gesd.net

GESD Capital Partners is a private equity firm that targets investments in public and private middle-market, service-based companies. GESD looks to invest in businesses with annual revenues of $25 to $200 million and EBITDA up to $20 million. Sectors of interest consumer, food/beverage, restaurant, entertainment, and business services. Target companies generally have a diversified customer base and strong customer relationships. GESD Capital Partners was formed in 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Media, Restaurants

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 200
Target EBITDA - 20
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Gold Coast Bakeries Co., Inc. 2017-07-07 - Secondary Sale
Santa Ana, California · www.goldcoastbakery.com
Golden County Foods, Inc. 2007-11-12 - Secondary Sale
Plover, Wisconsin · www.goldencountyfoods.com
Milton's Baking Company LLC 2007-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Del Mar, California · www.miltonsbaking.com
Forklift Brands, Inc. 2004-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Francisco, California
Golden County Foods, Inc. 2002-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Plover, Wisconsin · www.goldencountyfoods.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 1 (50%) - 2 (67%) -
Restaurants 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 3 (100%) -
  California 2 (100%) - 2 (67%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (50%) - 2 (67%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (50%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 2 - 3 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)

FAQ

When was GESD Capital Partners founded?

GESD Capital Partners was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is GESD Capital Partners?

GESD Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is GESD Capital Partners headquartered?

GESD Capital Partners is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

How much capital does GESD Capital Partners have under management?

GESD Capital Partners has 250M USD under management.

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