Brian J. Lobo

Managing Director

Brian joined GulfStar in 2006 and has more than 15 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 50 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

    • Blue Link Wireless, LLC
      has secured a new senior credit facility with

      Woodforest National Bank

    • W&W Energy Services, Inc.
      Has Been Acquired By

      Petrofac Limited

    • Amtel, LLC
      Acquisition Financing Provided By

      Amegy Bank, Woodforest National Bank and Bank of Texas

    • GDS Holding, Inc.
      Has Been Acquired By

      Moran Environmental Recovery, LLC

    • SupplyKick, LLC
      Has Secured a New Senior Credit Facility With

      Encina Business Credit, LLC

    • MSI Supply, Inc.
      Has Been Acquired By

      Winsupply Inc.

Recent Transactions

  • Blue Link Wireless, LLC
    has secured a new senior credit facility with

    Woodforest National Bank

  • W&W Energy Services, Inc.
    Has Been Acquired By

    Petrofac Limited

  • Amtel, LLC
    Acquisition Financing Provided By

    Amegy Bank, Woodforest National Bank and Bank of Texas

  • GDS Holding, Inc.
    Has Been Acquired By

    Moran Environmental Recovery, LLC

  • SupplyKick, LLC
    Has Secured a New Senior Credit Facility With

    Encina Business Credit, LLC

  • MSI Supply, Inc.
    Has Been Acquired By

    Winsupply Inc.