Live Oak, Capital, LLC was created through the association of Ed Gregor and John Pullo Sr. Live Oak Capital’s sole and only focus is filtration (all aspects) , textiles (fibers, woven and nonwovens) and performance polymers/compounds, which gives Live Oak Capital an unique understanding of the nuances of both industries, including infrastructure, domestic and global markets, contacts, inner-workings and in-depth technical knowledge. This knowledge combined , provides our clients confidence that they can rely on the support and advice of an experienced partner to assist in achieving strategic objectives.
Live Oak Capital assists both public and private companies, both large and small, with the common goal of maximizing returns for all stakeholders, including company founders, ready to retire and “cash-in” or to make an acquistion. Live Oak Capital’s ethos, above all, honor values, respectful of trust, company legacies and creating opportunities in a professional and confidential manner with utmost respect for all parties concerned.
Further, Live Oak Capital also assists investment banking, private equity firms and venture capital companies to identify potential acquisition or divestiture candidates. Our market knowledge of fibers, textiles, nonwoven fabrics, along with performance polymers/compounds and the filtration marketplace is extensive, including many personal relationships with senior executives at North American companies and in some cases globally in the focused market segments.
Global M&A and Consulting Partnership
Edward C. Gregor & Associates, LLC international presence is complemented by our business partner Gherzi Textil/Gherzi Engineering/Gherzi Finance [ www.gherzi.com ] based in Zürich, Switzerland. Gherzi formed in 1929, provides us with invaluable contacts, knowledge and experience in foreign markets in filtration, fibers, textiles and nonwoven fabrics with offices and staff in Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. Edward C. Gregor & Associates, LLC represents Gherzi’s M&A and consulting interests in North America with Gherzi representing our interests overseas. The relationship provides clients seeking global growth a wide industry reach, not generally available elsewhere.
If your business interests involve any aspect of textiles or filtration, our in-depth experience, market and technical knowledge is broad-based, while having a grasp of the minutia, which we believe invaluable when clients make their final decision.