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Merchant and Investment Bankers


Our group has extensive experience with seafood businesses spanning the full arc of the industry. Our current interests range from aquaculture to wild-harvest, from primary production to value-added processing and marketing, investments in quota and vessels in limited-access fisheries, producers and processors of organic, MSC-certified, ready-to-eat and value-added seafood, producers of premium products (e.g., caviar, eel products, smoked seafood), seafood waste reprocessing, and developers of novel breeding techniques and genetics.

Energy and technology

In the energy field, our team has many years of experience both building businesses based on new technologies for electricity generation, and in developing, financing, and operating utility-scale generation projects, including conventional and alternative energy, in a multi-national setting. In the technology field, our group has played an instrumental role in development of businesses in the fields of therapeutic and diagnostic medical equipment, immunodiagnostics and other areas of biotechnology, medical devices, microprocessor-based products, conventional and quantum optics, and consumer electrics and electronics.

A.P.Gould & Co. is a principal investment, venture banking, and advisory firm that traces its roots to Laidlaw & Co. (private bankers, established in 1842) and to Hambros Bank, the principal shareholder of Laidlaw at the time of A. P. Gould & Co.'s formation. Working both with companies and entrepreneurs who approach us and with management teams whom we recruit, we help develop, finance, and provide strategic support to new business ventures in two areas:

We are based in New York, with partners from industry, finance, and marketing throughout the U.S. and in Israel and China. We bring a strong international perspective: we are multi-lingual and bring to our work many years of experience in international banking, trading, manufacturing, and business management working with large and small companies.