Brian J. Lobo

Managing Director

Brian joined GulfStar in 2006 and has more than 14 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience.  As a Managing Director, he is responsible for all aspects of the deal process, including transaction sourcing, structuring, negotiation and execution, while also serving as an integral part of the firm’s business development efforts.  Since joining the firm, he has been involved in the successful closing of more than 45 assignments, including sell-side and buy-side M&A, recapitalizations, and debt and equity private placements.  His experience ranges across a variety of industries, including industrials, energy, consumer products, aerospace and business services and across numerous business models, including manufacturing, distribution and service.  Prior to joining GulfStar, Brian worked in the New York office of Lazard Middle Market, where he represented private equity-backed and privately owned companies in M&A transactions, primarily in the consumer and automotive industries.  Previously, Brian was an analyst in the corporate treasury group of Advanced Micro Device, Inc. (AMD).

Recent Transactions

    • ParFab Companies
      Has Completed a Recapitalization With

      Trive Capital

    • The Infinity Group
      Has Been Acquired By

      Wood Group

    • QIC, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      RINA Services S.p.A.

    • Sullivan, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Fort Point Capital

    • Arlington International Aviation Products, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Fastener Distribution Holdings

    • Noble Logistics, Inc.
      has been acquired by

      Gladstone Investment Corporation

Recent Transactions

  • ParFab Companies
    Has Completed a Recapitalization With

    Trive Capital

  • The Infinity Group
    Has Been Acquired By

    Wood Group

  • QIC, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    RINA Services S.p.A.

  • Sullivan, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Fort Point Capital

  • Arlington International Aviation Products, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Fastener Distribution Holdings

  • Noble Logistics, Inc.
    has been acquired by

    Gladstone Investment Corporation