TRANSACTIONS

For over 30 years,Gelband & Company has provided corporate finance and advisory services to emerging and middle-market companies in more than 20 industries, including healthcare, technology, and financial services. Select transactions include:

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Recent Transactions


Five Guys, Inc.

Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries has obtained $15,000,000 Series A Preferred Stock. Alan Gelband Company, Inc., an affiliate of Gelband & Company, acted as the advisor for Five Guys in the transaction.

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Michigan University wrote an article about Five Guys transformation from a small group of local restaurants to an international franchise. The article also describes Gelband & Company's role in helping Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries secure funding for the venture.

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Metro Franchising Commissary, LLC (a Dunkin Donuts Franchisee)

Gelband & Company Inc. is pleased to announce it served as financial advisor for Metro Franchising Commissary, LLC "Metro" and its related entities. The Investor was Quilvest Private Equity, an International Investment Firm that has participated in more than $5 billion in transactions over the past 30 years. The relationship will support the growth plans of Metro as they build additional Dunkin Donuts locations.

Commenting on the transaction, Stuart Cohen, the CEO of Metro said "Over the years we have had many investor groups interested in investing in our company, but Alan Gelband found a world class Investor who really understands our business, appreciates the growth opportunity and will support our efforts going forward. Throughout the process, Alan was always available to provide the guidance and advice we needed."

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Big Lake Services, Inc.

The Management of Big Lake Services, Inc. together with Alan Gelband and Capital Point Partners, have purchased the assets of Big Lake Services, Inc. A new company named Big Lake Services Co Newco, Inc. was formed. Gelband & Company structured the transaction, acted as advisor to management, and raised the capital. Capital Point Partners provided mezzanine financing and Citibank NA provided the senior term debt and a revolver.

About Big Lake Services Co Newco, Inc. (BLSCO NewCo): BLSCO Newco is an oil services company located in Midland, Texas. The company specializes in service rigs used for oil well maintenance and currently has 11 workover rig pulling units fully deployed and in operation throughout the Permian Basin area. Such rigs are used for virtually all downhole services, repairs, and completions.

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More Transactions


Whitmire Distribution Corp.

$250,000,000 has been acquired by MD Investor, LP a partnership formed by JP Morgan Partners and Apollo Investors

Gelband & Co. acted as financial advisor to the Acquiror


Capital Dimensions Corp.

$30,000,000 has been acquired by Medallion Financial Corp.

Gelband & Co. acted as financial advisor to the Acquiror


Gemco Ware, Inc.

$18,000,000 has been acquired by Triumph Capital Group

Gelband & Co. acted as financial advisor to the Acquiror


Mannle-Nolan, Inc.

$10,000,000 has been acquired by Aida Services, Inc.

Gelband & Co. acted as financial advisor to Mannle-Nolan


Pan American Electronics

$6,000,000 has been acquired by Figure Flattery, Inc.

Gelband & Co. acted as financial advisor to Pan American


Services Acquisition Corp. International

$138,000,000 IPO / SPAC Financing

Gelband & Co. participated as agent in this transaction


Endeavor Acquisition Corp.

$129,285,960 IPO / SPAC Financing

Gelband & Co. participated as agent in this transaction


Great Wall Acquisition Corp.

$27,095,850 IPO / SPAC Financing

Gelband & Co. participated as agent in this transaction


Platinum Energy Resources Inc.

$115,200,000 IPO / SPAC Financing

Gelband & Co. participated as agent in this transaction