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Automotive

Our Automotive team maintains coverage of the broad automotive sector, including automotive supply chain, automotive aftermarket, and the on- and off-highway commercial vehicle sectors.

We have executed numerous transactions for private, public, or institutionally backed companies, including mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, and capital raising.

The team brings a unique perspective, having spent time as operators and advisors to the sector, leading to deep and entrenched sector relationships.

Categories of experience and specific areas of expertise include:

Automotive aftermarket

  • Non-discretionary replacement parts
  • Enthusiast products
  • Asset light manufacturing & distribution models
  • Varied go-to-market strategies

Tiered vehicle suppliers

  • Advanced technologies
  • Components produced with various materials
  • Highly engineered systems
  • Mixed OE supply & aftermarket models

Specialty & vocational vehicles

  • Commercial vehicle components & system suppliers
  • Specialty vehicle manufacturers
  • On- and off-highway applications

Key Contact

Our teams are at your disposal to add value to your transactions

Todd r cassidy
Todd R. Cassidy
Phone
+1312.658.4786
Cell
+1312.330.8849

Todd R. Cassidy is a Managing Director with BGL. In addition to general industrial coverage, Todd leads BGL’s the firm’s automotive supply chain and aftermarket practice, which includes mergers & acquisitions and capital markets for the on- and off-highway commercial vehicle sectors.

Todd has nearly 20 years of professional experience in middle-market investment banking and industry. Prior to joining BGL, he led the North American Automotive and Aftermarket practice at Raymond James, covering the vehicular supply chain, aftermarket, commercial vehicle, and specialty vehicle markets. His prior experience also includes 10 years in the Industrials Group at William Blair, where he founded and led the firm’s coverage efforts in its Automotive and Aftermarket Group. Todd also held positions in product planning, program management, and engineering at Ford Motor Company, as well as engineering roles at DaimlerChrysler and Boeing.

Education
Graduate of Concordia University, Montreal