Greg Imbruce is a portfolio manager covering special situations in energy, real estate and technology with a focus on public and private opportunities across the corporate lifecycle, from venture capital to special situations. Greg is a restructuring and bankruptcy specialist, investing growth capital in the form of debt and equity to unlock value via financially engineered solutions.
Prior to Roar Capital, Greg was a Principal at Glenrose Holdings, a private investment firm, where he managed energy and technology assets and directed acquisitions and investments across the corporate capital structure. He was previously the Portfolio Manager for Talek Investments (BBT Fund LP, for which Sid Bass was the primary investor), where he unwound a prior manager’s $1.2 B troubled portfolio and managed a $200 million energy portfolio consisting of long/short equities, high yield, as well as a volatility concentrated derivatives portfolio. Greg also worked at Jefferies from 2001-05, where he was the Senior High Yield Energy / Power analyst and involved in over $10 B in new high yield issuances, debt swaps, and restructurings that included Enron, Calpine, Northern Offshore and Mission Resources, among others. While at Jefferies, Greg also engineered and traded the first Enron trade claim resulting from hedges held by certain oil and gas companies, structuring and trading a total of approximately $300 MM in claims. Greg began his career covering special situations while working as a Senior Analyst for Wexford Capital from 1995-98, where he worked directly with its Chairman, Chuck Davidson, in trading equities and high yield, in addition to acquiring assets directly and via distressed debt and bankruptcies. From 1994-95, Greg was a financial analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse in the Power and Infrastructure Group.
Greg is an adviser to Rapid Oxygen Company among other energy and technology companies, which included Qwiki, a software application company sold to Yahoo in 2014. He also serves on the Board of the Oxygen Foundation and previously served on the Board of the National Emphysema Foundation from 2009-16. Greg graduated from Lehigh University with an Economics degree, where he won the Musser Entrepreneurial Award and also helped establish the sailing team.