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Strategic Advisor

Long-Term Partner


Growth Venture Partners (GVP) is a specialized middle market investment bank, with deep domain expertise focused primarily on growth companies and investors in the Technology, Media, Telecom, Manufacturing, and Aerospace sectors, and Private Equity opportunities across all industries.  As a trusted Advisor, we adhere to high standards and place strong emphasis on establishing long-term relationships with investor and corporate clients, originating value-add ideas to help achieve strategic objectives and maximize shareholder value, and performing world-class execution that yields timely results.

GVP builds strong credibility with its investor and corporate clients through a commitment of delivering top tier investment banking services, including corporate finance (private placements and PIPEs) and strategic M&A advisory.  Our distinguished services are unique in its capabilities of combining timely execution of transactions, creative deal structuring, complex negotiations, perceptive market insight, and in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses.

Additionally, GVP maintains a comprehensive database of fundamental industry knowledge and framework of sectors and subsectors, which are used to identify forward-looking trends and drivers, track emerging companies and strategic opportunities, and originate unique ideas which help define the future of the market.


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GVP’s Corporate Finance advisory division is responsible for assisting private and public companies raise debt and equity through:

  • Equity: Private Placement and Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs), as per Regulation D and applicable state securities laws
  • Leveraged Finance: Revolving Credit Facilities, Bridge Loans, and Mezzanine Debt
  • Restructuring & Recapitalization: Restructuring Advice, Distressed Capital Raising, and Recapitalization


GVP’s Mergers and Acquisitions division offers private and public companies a variety of Sell-side and Buy-side strategic advisory services, including:

  • Exclusive Sale & Divestiture
  • Acquisitions
  • Acquisition Financing Alternatives
  • Merger Advisory
  • Management Buyouts
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Valuation Analysis
  • Going Private
  • Distressed M&A


Note: Transactions not consummated by GVP


GVP - Founder

Eli Gabay

Eli Gabay is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Growth Venture Partners and is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s business. Eli has a strong track record of successful capital raise and M&A transactional experience, as well as domain, strategic, operational, and financial expertise that augment emerging growth companies and complement its management teams.

Prior to founding GVP, Eli was a senior banker that helped develop SGC’s Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking practice, which was the firm’s largest investment banking division. At SGC, Eli worked on the firm’s most significant transactions, and was responsible for all aspects of its business, including transaction origination and execution, strategic focus, marketing, management, and recruiting.

Prior to SGC, Eli was an investment banker at Rutberg & Company and helped develop the firm’s Wireless and Digital Media practice. He helped originate and execute the firm’s most high-profile transactions, and establish the firm’s presence in its respective markets. Prior to Rutberg, Eli held various engineering positions at Thornton Tomasetti, where he worked on prestigious, multi-million dollar skyscraper, sport stadium, and other large commercial projects.

Eli serves as an advisor to a number of growth venture and middle market companies, and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Masters in Engineering from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude) from Polytechnic Institute of New York University, where he has graduated from each institution with honors and distinction.

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