Meeting Open to all GPSEG Members.
Members - $35
How the Pros Source & Value PE Deals
Founder, Private Capital Research and Co-Manager of GF Data
Graeme Frazier, founder of Private Capital Research, and Co-Manager of GF Data®, will discuss how his firm sources deals for its private equity clients and he will also provide an update on the current market environment including valuations and leverage data for lower middle market PE transactions. Graeme will discuss various deal sourcing strategies, and also provide a glimpse of market statistics using GF Data's database of over 2000 transactions completed by private equity sponsors with enterprise value between $10M and $250M. This will be an excellent opportunity to explore how deals are originated, analyzed and valued in the current market environment.
About Graeme Frazier
Graeme founded Private Capital Research LLC in 2001 and he is also a founder and Co-Manager of GF Data Resources LLC, a searchable proprietary database of transaction data on private equity-sponsored M&A transactions with $10 to $250 million in total enterprise value.
Prior to PCR, Graeme was Director of Research for the Private Capital Group of Berwind Financial Group LP, (a subsidiary of the Berwind Corporation). Prior to Berwind, he was a founding shareholder in an investment company that specialized in acquiring underperforming middle market manufacturing companies and turnaround situations. Graeme started his career in finance at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation as a regional institutional account representative.
Graeme has a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and an M.B.A. from Temple University (Executive Program), where he received the Dean’s Certificate of Excellence and was elected to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.
About Private Capital Research
Private Capital Research (PCR) is a unique investment and consulting organization that provides high quality investment opportunities for private capital investors in the lower end of the middle market. PCR works only on the buy-side for a select number of private equity investors and corporate clients to source and originate investment opportunities that fit their criteria on both a generalist, opportunistic basis and a specific search basis, and PCR co-invests in deals closed. Learn more about Graeme and PCR at www.pcrllc.com.
About GF Data®
GF Data provides data on private equity-sponsored M&A transactions with enterprise values of $10 to 250 million. More than 225 PE firms have provided GF with detailed information on their acquisitions. GF Data provides PE firms and others more reliable external information to use in valuing and assessing M&A transactions.
Save The Date
January 12 – A new year tradition, we welcome back Paul Sloate, founder and chief investment officer of Green Drake Advisors. Paul will share his always thorough and insightful forecast of what’s ahead for the economy, how the private equity market will fare and where capital will flow to and from.
Members are encouraged to go the GPSEG website
to register for our January meeting before its sells out.