Global M&A’s Cleveland and Chicago office was founded in 1989 to address the specific investment banking needs of a growing middle market - a market underserved by larger Wall Street firms.

Our corporate finance experts offer middle market companies a comprehensive set of services including mergers and acquisitions advisory services, private placements of debt and equity, financial restructuring advisory services, fairness opinions, business valuations and more.

Our advisory team comes from a variety of backgrounds and bring a world of specialized industry experience and personal insights into the businesses we serve in the consumer products and retail services, healthcare and life sciences, human capital management, industrials, metals and metals processing, plastics and packaging, and real estate. We have closed over 220 transactions in the past 25 years.

Clients include owner/operators, private equity firms and leading corporations.

Recent transactions include: ATI Physical Therapy, H20+ Skincare.

Global M&A United States - Cleveland/Chicago is known locally under the name Brown Gibbons Lang & Company.

Key Contact

Mike gibbons
Michael E. Gibbons
+1 216 241 2800
+1 216 244 3649

Mr. Michael Gibbons is founder of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL). Mr. Gibbons provides an active senior role to client engagements and business development opportunities. Immediately prior to forming BGL, Michael was president and CEO of Underwood, Neuhaus & Company, a leading regional securities and investment banking firm in Houston, Texas. While with this firm, he also held positions as executive vice president, head of capital markets and manager of corporate finance. Before joining Underwood, Mr. Gibbons was a senior vice president and served on the operating management committee of McDonald & Company Securities, Inc., in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Gibbons serves on multiple governing boards for both public and private companies and nonprofit organizations. He is past chairman of Global M&A Partners, Ltd. He has a Juris Doctorate, Masters of Science in Management and Bachelor of Arts, cum laude.