GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Financial Private Capital was named to the University of Florida's 2016 Gator100 list of fastest-growing companies. The firm was honored on Feb. 19, during a ceremony at UF's J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
Global Financial ranked #20 out of 100 firms with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 46.4% over a 3 year time frame.
Sponsored by UF, the Warrington College of Business and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, the Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young calculated each company's CAGR over the past three years to generate the ranking.
Global Financial is an independently owned SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) with $4.5 Billion in assets under management (AUM). The firm's president, Geoff Frazier, graduated from the UF's Warrington College of Business in 1989 with a degree in finance with actuarial studies.
"We are proud to receive this accolade as we continue to expand our network of financial advisors around the country," said Mr. Frazier. "I am grateful to our team for making this growth possible through their ongoing dedication and diligence."
In December 2015, Global Financial ranked #17 out of 100 firms included in WealthManagement.com's Top 100 RIAs of 2015. In June 2015, Global Financial was named to the Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisors.
"The Gator100 is an important initiative that recognizes entrepreneurial excellence," said Dr. Michael Morris, the Academic Director of the entrepreneurship program at UF. "It is open to any and all companies founded or run by Gator alumni, and recognizes those who are achieving growth, innovating, and making a difference in their communities."
To qualify for the Gator100, companies must have been in business for five years or more as of Oct. 1, 2015, and have had verifiable annual revenues of $250,000 or more in 2012. Additionally, a UF alumnus or alumni must have met one of the following three leadership criteria:
- Owned 50 percent or more of the company from Jan. 1, 2012, through Oct. 1, 2015; or
- Served as company's chief executive from Jan. 1, 2012, through Oct. 1, 2015; or
- Founded the company and been active as a member of the most senior management team from Jan. 1, 2012, through Oct. 1, 2015.
View the full list of Gator100 honorees at gator100.ufl.edu.
About Global Financial Private Capital, LLC
Global Financial Private Capital, LLC is an independently owned, SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) whose goal is to restore investor trust and confidence in the financial system through the creation of client relationships based on full fiduciary disclosure and transparency of action. As an independent organization, it has the freedom to offer unbiased advice without the potential for conflicts of interest often present within larger broker dealers. Global Financial comprises a number of special areas of expertise, all of which work together to provide comprehensive wealth management solutions.
Visit www.gf-pc.com for more information.
Dukas Linden Public Relations
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