Grays Peak Capital https://grayspeakcapital.com Global Investment Firm Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:55:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2 https://grayspeakcapital.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-grays-peak-capital-site-header-logo-only-20190120-v3-32x32.png Grays Peak Capital https://grayspeakcapital.com 32 32 Portfolio Diversification https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/portfolio-diversification/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:25:14 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=683 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.

Grays Peak invests in all sectors, public and private and has reach in multiple markets.

This ensures a diverse portfolio, diversification is the practice of spreading your investments around so that your exposure to any one type of asset is limited. This practice is designed to help reduce the volatility of yourportfolioover time.Essentially, reducing risk of loss and this aims to maximize return by investing in different areas that would each react differently to the same event. Most investment professionals agree that, although it does not guarantee against loss, diversification is the mostimportantcomponent of reaching long-range financial goals while minimizing risk.

To showcase some of Grays Peak principal’s, they have partnered with innovative businesses and have had a successful long-term track record across many sectors. Some examples:

 

Winc-Not your average wine of the month club. Winc connects you to a world of exclusive wines tailored to your tastes and offers wine delivery right to your door. This carefully curated wine is based on your answers to a tasting quiz

Discover Your Bottles-We make great wine.

Let Us Deliver To You-Straight to your doorstep.

We Learn Your Palate-Recommendations improve with your ratings.

 

Jason Markk-Sneaker Care. It’s no secret that sneakerheads care about what is on their feet at all times. In 2014, Jason Markk opened the “World’s First Drop-Off Shoe Care Service” and retail boutique in Historic Little Tokyo District of Los Angeles.Since then, over 50,000 pairs of shoes have been treated professionally by Sneaker Care Technicians. The brand also sells a full line of shoe care products from cleaning kits to shoe fresheners.

 

Mamma Chia-Despite their small size,chia seedsare full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. They are dedicated to offering the highest quality organic plant-based superfoods and beverages that provide vitality, energy, and strength. And as a conscious and sustainable company, we strive to continue to honor and uplift both the soul of humanity and the soul of the planet!

 

JUUL-The E-Cigarette created as a satisfying alternative to Cigarettes. Their mission to improve the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by eliminating cigarettes. Aimed to be a revolution in smoking, this portable, rechargeable E-Cigarette has taken the smoking industry by storm.

 

 

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https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/apples-iphone-launch-amazons-prime-discount/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:09:32 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=708

Edmund Lee, Re/code managing editor, and Brian Blair, Grays Peak Capital, weigh in on Apple’s big launch of the iPhone 6s and share their thoughts on Amazon Prime’s deep discount.

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Source: CNBC

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SHOULD APPLE LEASE THE IPHONE? https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/should-apple-lease-the-iphone/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:05:23 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=699 Leasing smartphones have become a trend with mobile carriers, and Brian Blair, co-founder and principal of Grays Peak Capital, thinks that’s where the practice should stay.

Source: CNBC

 

 

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SHOULD MAIN ST. FOLLOW APPLE BET? https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/should-main-st-follow-apple-bet/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:03:39 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=693 3:17 PM ET Mon, 16 May 2016

Brian Blair, Grays Peak Capital Principal, and Max Wolff, Chief Economist at Manhattan Venture Partners, debate whether investors should follow Warren Buffett into Apple stock.

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News Release https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/grays-peak-capital-scott-stevens/ Tue, 09 Apr 2019 21:30:10 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=674

Grays Peak Capital Partner, Scott Stevens Featured in CIVILIAN Magazine

NEW YORK, NY (April 4, 2019)- The 2019 Spring issue of CIVILIAN Magazine will feature Grays Peak Capital’s very own CEO, Scott Stevens. The article will focus on his business endeavors and professional success. Civilian is a bi-monthly print/digital magazine with quality-art content featuring fashion, lifestyle and culture.

 

CIVILIAN has an innovative editorial direction that will profile 10+ influencers in all professions and expertise – from celebrities and professional athletes to business leaders, politicians, fashion designers and pop-culture stars. The 2019 Spring I issue spotlights stars likeRumer Willis,Peter Facinelli,Allen Leech,Ben Barnes, Estelle,Haley Reinhart,Dinah Jane, Jess Glynne,Tyler Rich, Agnez Mo, Dr.Tom Coburn,Cara Santana,Margaret Cho,Aidan Alexander, Scott Stevens, Dr.Mehmet Oz, and Pierson Fod.

 

“The launch of his investment firm, Grays Peak Capital, has inspired Scott Stevens to devote into the ever-growing market of CBD.” Stevens will discuss his diverse portfolio and with Jason Markk, JUUL, Mamma Chia, Winc and how he became an early pioneer and in current CBD gold rush. https://civilianmag.com/

 

Scott graduated from the University of Michigan (BA Economics) and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Portfolio Manager at Grays Peak Capital LP. Mr. Stevens founded the firm. Stevens 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.

 

About Grays Peak Capital

Grays Peak Capital (www.grayspeakcapital.com) is a global investment firm that is focused on identifying emerging business trends and technologies across a variety of industries. It endeavors to invest in companies that are creating imbalances and disruption within their respective industry and short the companies that are negatively impacted by this disruption. Principals of Grays Peak believe that a rigorous and extensive data-driven due-diligence process should allow it to validate its investment thesis before investing.

The firm has several strategic partnerships and investments currently in place and is actively pursuing additional partnerships and strategic growth opportunities.

Contact:

Scott Stevens-CEO

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AMAZON EARNINGS MISS EXPECTATIONS https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/amazon-earnings-miss-expectations/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 03:25:57 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=103 Grays Peak Capital’s Brian Blair talks Amazon’s earnings and Microsoft with CNN’s Maggie Lake.

Source: CNN

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ANALYST: TWITTER CEO ‘WORTH GETTING ON’ https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/analyst-twitter-ceo-worth-getting-on/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 03:24:04 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=99 Grays Peak Capital’s Brian Blair urges investors to be patient and give Twitter’s CEO six to twelve months to turn share prices around.

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APPLE EARNINGS TO DETERMINE WHOLE MARKET’S FATE? https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/apple-earnings-to-determine-whole-markets-fate/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 03:22:36 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=96 Apple’s October earnings report could be a big factor in determining whether or not U.S. stocks get a fourth-quarter rally.

Source: CNBChttps://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/05/ngs-to-determine-whole-markets-fate.html

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Valore Ventures and Grays Peak Capital buy McMurray Stern https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/valore-ventures-and-grays-peak-capital-buy-mcmurray-stern/ Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:00:14 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=190 Valore Ventures and Grays Peak Capital have acquired Santa Fe Springs, California-based McMurray Stern Inc, a provider of storage, workplace, and records management solutions. No financial terms were disclosed.

LOS ANGELES (October 2018)Valore Ventures and Grays Peak Capital purchased McMurray Stern Inc., a storage, workplace, and records management solutions enterprise in Santa Fe Springs, California, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction marks the first joint acquisition for the two firms.

McMurray Stern plans, designs and executes custom solutions for commercial, government, and military installations, across diverse sectors such as industrial, office, healthcare, public safety, education and athletics. Its specialties include high density mobile storage, automated storage and retrieval systems, weapons storage, evidence lockers, library shelving, climate-controlled vaults, mobile shelving systems, and modular workroom furniture.

“We expect McMurray Stern to reach approximately $15 million in revenues this year,” said Kenneth De Angelis, principal of Valore Ventures. “Space optimization is a major market driver and concern for every organization. Globally, the office storage and organization market, alone, is expected to double by 2025. McMurray Stern’s 40-year experience in providing customized solutions will be key in capturing some of that forecasted growth.

“Currently, McMurray Stern has a pipeline exceeding $20 million of transactions, including projects with the future Los Angeles Rams stadium and Kaiser Permanente,” said Greg Gawin, executive vice president of McMurray Stern. “We are very excited to work with Valore and Grays Peak executives whose experience and resources have benefited major national companies.”

Scott Stevens, CEO of Grays Peak Capital, stated, “We strategically look to add value and have identified key opportunities to expand the business and enhance customer service, including developing new product lines, continuing to improve its technology capabilities, and adding to the regional sales force.”

Servicing Southern California since 1980, McMurray Stern’s diverse customers have included the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority, U.S. Army Reserve Center, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Western Science Center, and University of California-Santa Barbara’s Library and Department of Special Research Collections.

About Valore Ventures
Valore Ventures(www.valore-ventures.com) is a boutique firm that invests in operating companies, as well as commercial real estate, redeveloping diverse value-add properties in select locations across the U.S.

About Grays Peak Capital
Grays Peak Capital (www.grayspeakcapital.com) is a global investment firm that is focused on identifying emerging business trends and technologies across a variety of industries. It endeavors to invest in companies that are creating imbalances and disruption within their respective industry and short the companies that are negatively impacted by this disruption. Principals of Grays Peak believe that a rigorous and extensive data-driven due-diligence process should allow it to validate its investment thesis before investing.

The firm has several strategic partnerships and investments currently in place and is actively pursuing additional partnerships and strategic growth opportunities.

Safe Harbor Statement
Except for historical information contained herein, statements in this release may be forward-looking and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend” and similar expressions, as they relate to Valore Ventures or Grays Peak Capital (the “Company”) or its management, identify forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company’s business based, in part, on assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may, and probably will, differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous factors, including those described above and those risks discussed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include such factors as (i) the development and protection of our brands and other intellectual property, (ii) the need to raise capital to meet business requirements, (iii) significant fluctuations in marketing expenses, (iv) the ability to achieve and expand significant levels of revenues, or recognize net income, from the sale of our products and services, (v) the Company’s ability to conduct the business if there are changes in laws, regulations, or government policies, (vi) management’s ability to attract and maintain qualified personnel necessary for the development and commercialization of its planned products, and (vii) other information that may be detailed from time to time in the Company’s filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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MICROSOFT AND SALESFORCE.COM: DEAL OR NO DEAL? https://grayspeakcapital.com/news/microsoft-and-salesforce-com-deal-or-no-deal/ Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:12:39 +0000 https://grayspeakcapital.com/?p=714 Dissecting M&A in the tech space with Brian Blair, Grays Peak Capital.

Source: CNBC

 

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