Grant Marcks Principal, Head of Business Development - Atlantic Street Capital

Grant focuses on transaction sourcing for both new platforms and add-on acquisitions for the existing portfolio, as well as relationship management among the firm’s various constituencies. Grant joined Atlantic Street in July 2015. Prior to joining Atlantic Street, Grant spent five years with The Riverside Company as a member of their Origination team, where he was responsible for evaluating new investment opportunities, developing intermediary relationships and executing on strategic initiatives for new business sourcing. Prior to Riverside, Grant worked for the New York County District Attorney’s office as part of their frauds investigation practice. He received his B.A., Cum Laude, in Economics from Colgate University.

Presenting in the following seminars/workshops:

Thursday, May 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Private Equity Investing and Franchising

Room: 1B05

Moderated by: Gary Occhiogrosso, Managing Partner, Franchise Growth Solutions

Panelists: Grant Marcks, Principal, Head of Business Development, Atlantic Street Capital; Josh Smith, Head of Franchising, Riverside Company; Michael Iannuzzi, Citrin Cooperman; Scott Porter, Brightwood Capital Advisors

This session will consist of a panel discussion covering how to position your franchise company for Private Equity investment and what PE firms look for in a Franchisor acquisition or strategic partnership. In addition, there will be plenty of "networking" time for both Franchisors and Private Equity attendees to meet & network. This is a great opportunity for Investors and Franchisors to meet face to face and discuss current and future opportunities. .
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