Consumer Products

GLC provides advice and investment capital across the Consumer Products sector.  Our Partners have made investments in or have been either Board of Directors or Board of Director Observers in a variety of consumer companies, including Bare Escentuals, Books are Fun, Do+Able Products, Ducati, Knowledge Universe, MedTech Products, and RedHawk Foods. 

With close to 50 years of collective experience advising and investing on a range of complex transactions including buyouts, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity and debt financing, and restructurings, our Consumer Products Partners focus on building long-term relationships that add meaningful value for our clients, including corporations, family-owned and closely-held companies, financial sponsors, creditors and other institutional investors.

Industry Sectors

  • Apparel
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Footwear
  • Food & Beverage
  • Hardlines, Softlines & Specialty Retail
  • Consumer Services, including travel, leisure, health & wellness
  • Restaurants


Lee Buckner

Managing General Partner
Global Leveraged Capital

San Francisco

Bob Swindell

Managing Director
GLC Advisors & Co.

New York

Don Stanners

Senior Advisor
Global Leveraged Capital

San Francisco