Investment Banking

GA’s Investment Banking Group provides traditional investment banking services primarily to the global sports industry. Our firm operates with a keen focus on mining the right opportunities for the right investor and providing world-class value to our clients throughout the entire process. Services include the following: 

  • Sell-side Advisory

  • Buy-side Advisory

  • Minority & LP Representation

  • Valuation Services

Jay Stein Colorado rockies lp owner Greenwich Advisory Investment Baking, Merchant Banking, other advisory services, capital raise, debt advisory

I speak to Rick often, I always gain valuable insight, up to date information and a perspective that I value.”

- JAY STEIN

LP OWNER, COLORADO ROCKIES

In addition to its traditional investment banking services, GA endeavors to provide comprehensive solutions for its clients throughout the entire investment process and beyond closing. As such, GA has forged strategic relationships with the very best in class professionals in the industry. GA’s suite of other services include the following:

Principal Investing

In addition to GA's traditional Investment Banking services and Merchant Banking services, GA engages in Principal Investing. GA strives to always align its interests with its clients. As such, GA will routinely offer to directly co-invest with its clients in the form of the following:

  • Debt Investing

  • Preferred Equity Investing

  • Common Equity Investing

Memphis Grizzlies Jason Levien lp owner Greenwich Advisory Investment Baking, Merchant Banking, other advisory services, capital raise, debt advisory

“Rick Perna has a wealth of experience in a diverse range of sports deal-making. His perspective, expertise and relationships in the industry are highly valuable attributes.”

- JASON LEVIEN

LP OWNER MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES, DC UNITED AND SWANSEA FC

Merchant Banking

GA’s Merchant Banking Group is engaged in providing corporate advisory services and capital raise capabilities to companies and investors within the sports industry from early to late stage concepts. Services include the following:

  • Capital Raise

  • Debt Raise

  • Debt Advisory

  • Investor Representation

Gavin Maloof sacramento kings, las vegas golden knights owner Greenwich Advisory Investment Baking, Merchant Banking, other advisory services, capital raise, debt advisory

“I have known Rick for years and worked with him both on team related transactions and on the private equity side.  Rick has a depth of knowledge across several professional sports leagues.  He is straightforward, creative and exhibits solid judgement as an investment banker that goes all-in and makes each deal personal.”

- GAVIN MALOOF

OWNER, SACRAMENTO KINGS &

LP, OWNER LAS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS