“Gerry Robitaille has a unique combination of advisory experience and having been an operational executive and a business owner.”
Gerry’s experience ranges from basic industrial services businesses to connected instrumentation developers and manufacturers. Not only has Gerry assisted his clients in developing strategies and completing acquisitions, but he has led the business units and entire companies. He has successfully grown businesses in high pressure situations and successfully executed turnarounds. More than an advisor providing recommendations or reports, Gerry will roll up his sleeves and become part of the team as required by his clients. This has included putting up his own funds to assist the business and make equity investments.
Gerry has filled a variety of roles that included sourcing transactions, proposing equity and debt structures to acquire control of small and mid-sized entities. In addition, there were day-to-day executive roles within operating entities.
Of Demonstrated Success
Focused primarily on buy-side, intermediary work for both public and private corporations. Involved in transactions with enterprise values up to $260,000,000.
Successfully turned around building products group which experienced significant losses from fallout of 2008 housing crisis and poorly implemented ERP system.
To further optimize operations, guided organization, management and team through transition from owner-operator mentality to a corporate approach.
Through successful leadership, strategic insights, driving greater efficiencies and maximizing operations, was able to achieve a 75% EBT growth over 2 years.
Spearheaded initiative to new, more stable sensing technology and wireless devices – further driving value and efficiencies throughout the company.
Led transactions in a wide variety of industries including constructions, engineering, services, fabrication, distribution and manufacturing.
NOTABLE CLIENT LIST
Worked for industry-leading and recognized clients such as PCL Constructors Inc., Norterra Inc., TOM Capital, BW Technologies, and Finning (Canada).
Through Assurgo, Gerry was President & CEO of Unified Valve, successfully navigating the company through the prolonged energy downturn until it was sold in 2018.