The core tenants of GVW’s investment approach are:
GVW is an opportunistic investor in companies and assets that can be built into
platforms for growth. We seek situations where our operational expertise can be
used to create value from business assets, including carve-outs of businesses, product
lines acquisitions, distressed turnarounds, and early-stage financings. We seek
to work with existing management teams, but also have deep access to a network of
uniquely capable management talent. We also seek acquisitions to augment our current
We believe in working closely with management to minimize execution risk, leverage
other portfolio companies and relationships, and provide fresh insight from an outsider’s
perspective. In order to best facilitate the relationship between GVW and its operating
companies, GVW makes control and non-control investments in its operating companies.
GVW works with management teams to provide support for large opportunities or potential
large issues, so the management team can focus on delivering its strategic objectives.
Management ownership of equity is an important aspect of our investment approach.
At GVW, we cultivate an exciting, entrepreneurial environment that fosters growth
through new “out-of-the-box” ideas. This culture permeates throughout our firm and
our operating companies and drives innovation to unlock full value potential. With
GVW’s support, this attitude creates momentum that has transformed markets and turned
overwhelming barriers into immense opportunities.