Webinar: Private Equity Breakfast Speaker Series with Platte River Equity
Virtual Series Co-Sponsored by Cadence Bank, Lockton Companies, and Weaver
GulfStar, Lockton and Platte River Equity presented at the virtual Private Equity Breakfast Speaker Series on May 11, 2021. The webinar included a firm overview from Mark Brown, which highlighted Platte River's industrialist investment approach, target sectors, portfolio, current market observations and case studies. Colt Luedde and Jeff Henningsen moderated the fireside chat, which followed the presentation.
The Private Equity Breakfast Speaker Series is a premier middle market virtual series where senior members of leading private equity firms are invited to present their perspectives on the private equity arena. This event is geared towards senior-level equity investors, investment bankers, lenders, attorneys and other financial services professionals.
Mark Brown, Managing Director, Platte River Equity
About Platte River Equity
Founded in 2006 and based in Denver, Colorado, Platte River Equity is a private equity firm focused on investments in established lower middle market operating companies with enterprise values of up to $250 million. The firm invests in target sectors where it has substantial operating and investing experience, including aerospace and transportation, industrial products and services, energy products and services, and agriculture and chemicals. Platte River utilizes conservative capital structures in order to invest in future growth opportunities and withstand changing economic environments. The firm also provides significant on-going support to its portfolio companies through dedicated resources across functional areas. The firm has raised funds with committed capital in excess of $1.3 billion and is currently investing out of its $625 million fourth fund. Platte River’s employees are the largest collective investor across its funds, deeply aligning the firm with its investors and portfolio company management teams.
About GulfStar Group
GulfStar is a leading middle market investment bank headquartered in Houston. GulfStar specializes in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, institutional private placements of equity and debt, and general corporate finance advisory services to companies with revenues or enterprise values generally ranging from $25 million to $350 million. Since its formation in 1990, GulfStar has completed more than 700 transactions in 36 states and 16 foreign countries across a variety of industries.