Jun 26, 2024

Capstone Partners’ Technology, Media, & Telecom Group Deepens Specialization in Media Sector

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Boston, MA – Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking firm, is enhancing its Technology, Media, & Telecom (TMT) Industry coverage with the recent addition of Managing Director Gretchen Tibbits. Tibbits offers in-depth knowledge of the Media sector, leveraging extensive experience working with consumer-facing and content-driven companies in the space. Her expertise adds significant breadth to the firm’s TMT Group and complements its existing areas of specialty.

Tibbits, based in New York, NY, joined the firm from DC Advisory, an international investment banking firm, where she led the U.S. Media and Entertainment practice. Prior to her career in investment banking advisory, Gretchen held various leadership and operational roles over 25 years at a diverse group of companies in the Media sector. Most recently, she served as President and COO of lifestyle publishing company LittleThings.

Notable transactions Gretchen has advised on include Trusted Media Brands’ merger with Jukin Media and a series of ten acquisitions made by Outside, an active lifestyle media company.

Tibbits commented, “I am excited to being my experience as both an operator and a banker in Media & Entertainment to Capstone Partners. My focus on content complements the strengths of Capstone’s existing TMT team.” She continued, “The past few years have brought significant disruption to the Media & Entertainment industry. Those of us immersed in the segment expect continued evolution over the next five years. Capstone’s strength in and commitment to the middle market aligns with the opportunities in the Media & Entertainment segment as this next generation of businesses are emerging.”

“We are very excited that Gretchen has joined our team,” David Michaels, Head of Capstone’s TMT Investment Banking Group, added. “Gretchen brings a wealth of experience in Media & Entertainment that strengthens our industry coverage and positions Capstone to be a leading advisor to content-driven companies as well as companies playing an enabling role in the Creator Economy.”


For over 20 years, the firm has been a trusted advisor to leading middle market companies, offering a fully integrated range of investment banking and financial advisory services uniquely tailored to help owners, investors, and creditors through each stage of the company’s lifecycle. Capstone’s services include M&A advisory, debt and equity placement, corporate restructuring, special situations, valuation and fairness opinions, and financial advisory services. Headquartered in Boston, the firm has 175+ professionals across the U.S. With 12 dedicated industry groups, Capstone delivers sector-specific expertise through large, cross-functional teams. Capstone is a subsidiary of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN). For more information, visit www.capstonepartners.com.

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