Our Practice Areas
Gibraltar Foundation is a private equity fund and provider of strategic management that invests in and manages small to medium sized middle-market businesses in the US and Europe. Gibraltar’s partners have extensive investment, transactional and management experience in a broad range of industries and functional disciplines.
Gibraltar’s investment and management activities are focused in practice areas, each headed by a Gibraltar partner. Gibraltar’s partners are highly seasoned senior executives with a minimum of 25 years of transactional and relevant general management experience.
Gibraltar’s practice areas include:
- Basic Manufacturing and Distribution
- Restructuring, Turnarounds and Insolvency
- Financial Services
- Commercial and Industrial Real Estate
- Heavy Industry and Natural Resources
- Construction & Building Materials
Among Gibraltar’s largest practice areas is Restructuring, Turnarounds and Insolvency. This area includes Gibraltar’s distressed investing and strategic restructuring activities. Gibraltar brings the necessary funds to properly recapitalize its portfolio companies as well as the strategic and operational management experience needed to ensure successful restructuring, long-term stability and future growth. Gibraltar’s distressed investing and strategic restructuring professionals have extensive functional experience in corporate finance, operations management, strategic planning, sales and marketing and international business. Gibraltar’s distressed investing partners and professional staff understand the unique financial, management and critical timing needs of corporate turnaround situations and insolvencies.
Gibraltar’s Service and Technology practice areas specialize in early stage funding of emerging service and technology businesses as well as growth funding for financial service businesses. Gibraltar’s Service and Technology professionals have extensive venture capital, investment and management experience in development funding.
Gibraltar’s Commercial Real Estate practice focuses on the acquisition and management of commercial and industrial properties for high-grade industrial, distribution and retail tenants. Gibraltar’s Commercial Real Estate practice often works with other Gibraltar partners in structuring sale-leaseback transitions for recently acquired portfolio additions.
Gibraltar’s Heavy Industry & Natural Resources practice includes investments in forging, fabrication, natural gas extraction and alternative energy companies. This emerging practice area has seen a dramatic increase in recent activity.
Gibraltar’s other major practice areas include Construction and Building Materials and Retailing.
Each of Gibraltar’s practice areas is led by one or more Gibraltar partners who sponsor merger and acquisition transactions and oversee portfolio investments within their respective practice areas.