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 Completed a Financing With

      Woodforest National Bank and Hancock Whitney Bank

    • Blue Link Wireless
      Has Acquired

      Live Mobile

    • CE Workforce, LLC
      has completed a management buyout

      Woodforest National Bank/Mighty Equities

    • Wireless World
      Has Been Acquired By

      Verge Mobile

    • 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

Recent Transactions

  • Blue Link Wireless LLC
    Has Completed a Financing With

    Woodforest National Bank and Hancock Whitney Bank

  • Blue Link Wireless
    Has Acquired

    Live Mobile

  • CE Workforce, LLC
    has completed a management buyout

    Woodforest National Bank/Mighty Equities

  • Wireless World
    Has Been Acquired By

    Verge Mobile

  • 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