With deep sector expertise, strong industry relationships, and a focus on innovation, our team sources unique investment opportunities in industrial services.

For over two decades we have actively managed ventures to successful exits.

GEC AT A GLANCE

With 20+ years of investing experience, GEC actively collaborates with management teams to grow companies globally.

We invest private equity capital in dynamic innovation.

We have a diverse set of limited partners, including family offices, university endowments and sovereign wealth funds.

GEC has a proven track record of successfully partnering with executives in global markets.

We are lower middle-market specialists with extensive private investing experience.

We have completed the sales of all our portfolio companies during the primary term of our partnerships by selling to industry buyers or larger private equity firms.

We are headquartered in the global energy hub of Houston.

GEC TRACK RECORD

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Our most recent fully-realized fund delivered top quartile net returns to investors.1

Our investment strategy does not depend on commodity pricing: we have outperformed public and private benchmarks through multiple cycles.

REPRESENTATIVE INVESTMENTS

Invested: Dec 2012
Realized: Jan 2019
Buyer: Ansell (ASX: ANN) Patents: 120 at exit

Invested: Nov 2011
Realized: May 2018
Buyer: NOV (NYSE: NOV) Patents: 64 at exit

Invested: Nov 2013
Realized: Nov 2017
Buyer: Quantum Energy Partners
Patents: 5 at exit

 

Invested: Oct 2008
Realized: July 2012
Buyer: Alfa Laval (Stockholm: ALFA)
Patents: 13 at exit

INVESTMENTS

GEC invests private equity capital in dynamic companies. We invest either controlling or influential minority stakes in companies led by management teams that are motivated and incentivized to grow companies organically, through acquisitions, or by both strategies.

GEC is located in the global energy hub of Houston.

1 Source: Cambridge Associates Private Equity Index (as of March 31, 2019). Based on compiled data from 1,357 funds formed between 1994 and 2017. Net returns to investors for GEC’s most recent fully-realized fund were in the top quartile of all 2011 vintage funds surveyed.