GRAYS PEAK CAPITAL

A Global Investment Firm

Grays Peak Capital is a global alternative investments firm currently managing assets for a diverse investor base of high-net worth individuals, family offices and institutions. Our portfolio includes multinational brands that have created value by disrupting mature industries and embracing technological innovation.

Strategy

A Global Investment Firm

Grays Peak has a flexible mandate to invest in both private and public transactions across the capital structure of transformative consumer and technology companies. Grays Peak has a differentiated approach to sourcing and diligence which utilizes a diverse ecosystem of operating partners across verticals from contract manufacturing to e-commerce to branding and marketing.

LEAD

Our goal is to partner with seed to late-stage private and public companies that use technology to catalyze change.

Elevate

Along with our financial and operational expertise, we help companies to achieve superior brand recognition and increased market share by leveraging our integrated eco-system of operating partners across verticals.

Elevate

Through our hands-on approach, we help our portfolio companies scale faster and achieve increased profitability with a focus on creating long-term value.

A NETWORK OF PROFESSIONALS

The team at Grays Peak team has over 60 years of interdisciplinary investment and strategy experience comprised of hedge fund, venture capital, financial & advisory, investment banking, market research, and portfolio management. In addition, we have built a network of professionals with technical and executive talent, top media and marketing resources as well as manufacturing expertise.

Differentiated Platform

Our Portfolio

Grays Peak principals have partnered with innovative businesses and have had a successful long-term track record across many sectors.
Grays Peak principals have partnered with innovative businesses and have had a successful long-term track record across many sectors.

Team

Scott Stevens

Partner
Scott has over twenty years of global investment experience in finance, technology, consulting and M&A. Prior to Grays Peak, Scott was a Portfolio Manager at some of the leading equity long/short hedge funds spanning a successful sixteen year career in public market investing. He began his hedge fund career at Coatue Capital as one of the early investment professionals and then held key positions at Ivory Capital, Strata Capital, SAC Capital and JAT Capital. During his tenure Scott managed multibillion-dollar portfolios in the technology, media and telecom sectors. Before joining the buy-side, Scott was an Analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group where he completed over $20 billion of transactions in various sectors including aerospace/defense, media, healthcare, and energy. He also worked in Merrill’s Global Communications Group where he served as an Analyst for the Taurus Fund, a private equity fund specializing in early to mid-stage telecommunications investments. Scott graduated from the University of Michigan (BA Economics).

BOBBY WHALEN

Partner
From 2004 until 2008, Bobby was a Group Vice President for American Express. He led over 600+ Financial Advisors & Staff and 14+ Billion in AUM. In 2006, he earned the prestigious “American Express Outstanding Leader of the Year Award”. During 2005-2006 American Express spun off their financial services division, which at the time was the fifth largest IPO in U.S. business history, Ameriprise Financial Services. Bobby was critically responsible for the re-branding and the successful launch of what became the 4th largest Broker Dealer in the Financial Services industry.

From 1997 until 2001, Bobby was a Field Vice President for American Express where he led 250 Independent Financial Advisors from Michigan and Ohio to become the largest producing group within American Express. In 1991 he began his career as a financial advisor with American Express Financial Advisors in Boston, MA. Bob holds a B.A. in Finance and Management from Merrimack College in North Andover, MA and completed Executive Management Program from Harvard University in 2000.

Chris Bridges

Partner
Chris has over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and investor. Most recently he co-founded VITAL Card. VITAL is a Millennial & Gen Z focused credit card that is revolutionizing customer acquisition though referral & gamification + daily engagement to encourage spending. Prior to VITAL Card Chris founded Vessix, a B2B payment solution provider in the aviation industry. Vessix was an FBO Management/POS platform + virtual credit card issuing business that was acquired in early 2017. Chris began his career at Merrill Lynch, has served on the board of a public companies and vast experience working in highly regulated business segments. His skills include business strategy, scaling capital markets, general business operations, major contract negotiations, and partnerships.

Gurpreet Oberoi

Vice President
Gurpreet currently focuses on high growth businesses with a global vision as an investor and operator. He has worked on highly visible projects throughout Africa and the Middle East as an operator and financier focused on technology, energy and healthcare. He was part of a consortium which was short listed for $20bln of infrastructure assets in Nigeria and has worked with the Asset Management Company of Nigeria in privatizing non-performing loans. Gurpreet has raised both debt and equity for VC backed companies and has also done large blocks of private placements for unicorn technology companies. Gurpreet previously held advisory roles with Bank of Montreal, UBS, Macquarie, Credit Suisse and Citigroup on capital markets strategy and regulatory technology. He started his career at Rice Financial Products where he helped the firm win over $5bln of Senior Managed deals and oversaw the firms derivatives portfolio. He has received a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University and has also attended the London School of Economics.

Contact

Grays Peak is always exploring new opportunities, investments, partnerships and collaborations. Contact us to learn more.

Call Us

212-506-7050

Visit Us

320 Park Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Email Us

info@grayspeakcapital.com

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